Anchusa azurea 'Loddon Royalist' (Alkanet)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Rosettes of coarsely hairy basal leaves. Sturdy, branching stems carry intense blue flowers. May to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil. Can be cut back hard after flowering to give repeats. Good for borders. Attractive to bees.
Anchusa azurea 'Opal'
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Elliptic leaves. Mound forming habit. Pale blue tubular flowers. Fully hardy. Moist but well drained soil. Full Sun. Ht 90cm Spread 60cm.
Verbascum 'Helen Johnson' (Mullien)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Rosettes of grey-green leaves. Tall spikes of saucer-shaped, bold, coppery-orange flowers. June to September. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Sourced from the original clone. Best in full sun and well-drained, poorish, alkaline soil. Good for rose borders.