Bergenia Spring Fling
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June
A mass of stunning bright magenta-pink flowers on erect stems above waxy evergreen foliage. Interest through to the winter with the glossy leaves taking on purple-black colouring.
Crinodendron hookerianum (Lantern Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Stunning, evergreen with toothed, elliptic, dark green leaves. Pendant, crimson to deep carmine-pink flowers, mostly as lantern-shaped buds, along stems. May to August. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for woodland gardens. Protect in cool greenhouse or conservatory in cold areas.
Miscanthus sinensis Zebrinus (Zebra Grass)
- Usually Flowers : October
Deciduous grass. Graceful clumps of long arching green leaves with large cream bands. Striking, erect buff-silver flower plumes. October. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Good at back of borders or as specimen plant. Very attractive in winter.