Muscari latifolium (Grape Hyacinth)
Bulbous perennial with solitary, semi-erect, inversely lance-shaped, mid-green leaves. Dense racemes of oblong or urn-shaped violet-black flowers and crowns of paler, sterile flowers. March. Ht.15cm.(6in.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Good for edge of borders, woodland areas or containers.
Pileostegia viburnoides (Climbing Hydrangea)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Slow growing, self clinging, evergreen climber, with leathery, dark green leaves. Dense, fluffy panicles of tiny, creamy-white flowers during summer. Ht.8mt.(25ft.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for a north wall.
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.