Aquilegia vulgaris var.s. Bordeaux Barlow
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Clematis-flowered Columbine. Flowers are double petaled and a deep burgundy in colour. Soft feathery foliage. Flowers from mid spring. Sun- part shade. ht 36' 90cm spread 18' 46cm A good cottage garden plant that contrasts with other foliage leaf shapes. seeds freely.
Synthyris missurica stellata
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Evergreen, rhizomatous perennial forming mounds of rounded, kidney-shaped, deep green leaves. Abundant spikes of bell-shaped, dark violet-blue flowers. March to May. Ht.25cm.(10in.). Grow in part to full shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for woodland plantings, front of shady borders, rock gardens and peat beds.