- 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.
Polygonum baldschuanicum (Mile-a-minute plant)
Polygonum (syn. Fallopia)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Very vigorous, deciduous woody-stemmed twining climber with rounded triangular leaves. Drooping panicles of tubular, pink-tinged white flowers produced from summer to early autumn. Ht.15mt.(50ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Very tough.
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.