- Usually Flowers : June, July
Deep pink plumes and mid green foliage. Great for the border. Prefers a moisture retentive soil in part shade.
Astilbe Jo Ophorst
- Usually Flowers : July, August
A vigorous clump forming variety with tall airy plumes of deep rose-purple flowers above a mound of large lobed green foliage. Plant in moist, fertile soil in full sun or part shade.
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.
Hibiscus syriacus Duc de Brabant (Tree Hollyhock)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
Erect, deciduous shrub with dark green leaves. Deep pink, double flowers turn more purple later. August to October. Ht.3m.(10ft.). Grow in sun and moist, well-drained, slightly alkaline soil. Good for mixed borders and as specimen plant.