- Usually Flowers : May, June
Spreading, deciduous shrub with branches in whorls, bearing toothed leaves clustered towards twig ends. Pendulous racemes of bell-shaped, cream flowers with pink veins. May to June. Ht.4.5mt.(15ft.). Leaves turn fiery shades of red and orange in autumn. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, acid to neutral soil. Good for woodland areas.
Nandina domestica (Sacred Bamboo)
Evergreen or semi-evergreen, upright shrub with narrow, lance-shaped, dark green leaflets. Large panicles of small, star-shaped white flowers. July to August. Ht.2m.(6ft.). Leaves purplish-red when young and in autumn. Spherical, red fruits after flowers. grow in sun or part shade and well-drained soil with some shelter. Good for specimen plant or in border.
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.