Leycesteria formosa (Himalayan Honeysuckle)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Vigorous, deciduous, thicket-forming shrub with dark green leaves. Pendant racemes of white flowers inside dark red bracts. June to September. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Fragrant, purple-red berries after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders and woodland settings.
Leycesteria formosa Purple Rain (Himalayan Honeysuckle)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October, November
Large, arching, spreading, deciduous shrub. Purple and white flowers in large clusters are produced from summer to autumn. Ht.1.8mt.(6ft.). Shiny purplish-black berries after flowers. Grows in full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Drought resistant. Good for back of borders or as a screen.
Verbascum Dark Eyes
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
- Wildlife Friendly
A neat, compact, semi-evergreen perennial with short spires bearing lovely creamy yellow flowers with maroon eyes. Easy to grow and highly attractive to pollinators. Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil.