- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Vigorous climber with dark green leaves baring a small purple flower in spring. Flowers sometimes develop into a sausage like fruit. Ht. 7m (22ft) Spread. 365cm (12ft) Sun or Part Shade
Holboellia latifolia (Sausage Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March
Vigorous, evergreen twining climber with dark green leaves. Strongly scented, white with sometimes purple tint, bell-shaped, female flowers borne in clusters. March. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Edible, purple, sausage-shaped fruit in autumn. Male flowers greenish-white. Frost hardy. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter.
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.
Saxifraga x urbium Variegata (Londons Pride)
- Usually Flowers : September, October, November
Rosettes of spoon-shaped leaves splashed with gold. Elegant, upright wiry stems have loose panicles of small pink flowers with red and yellow dots. May to June. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, rockeries and edging.