Leptospermum scoparium Red Damask (Tea Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Eye catching, dense, evergreen shrub with narrow, dark green leaves. Masses of fully double, deep red flowers. May to July. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for back of warm borders or as specimen plant.
Phygelius x rectus Devil's Tears (Cape Figwort)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Suckering semi-evergreen with erect, long spikes bearing pendent, tubular, red flowers with yellow throats. June to September. Ht.70cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed border, patios or containers.
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.