- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Small pincushion crimson flowers on slender tall stems. Grow in full sun. July to September. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Likes well drained soil. May need support.
Knautia Thunder and Lightning
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
- Wildlife Friendly
An upright perennial with cream and soft green variegated foliage forming a bushy clump; and bearing reddish purple flowerheads in Summer. Prefers a well drained soil.
Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Unusual black to dark green grass like leaves. In summer it bears pale purplish white flowers followed by glossy black fruit. Grow in full sun to part shade. Leaves 10-35cm long (4-14in). Grow in well drained to moist soil.
Ht 20cm (8in) Spread 30cm (12in)
Good for the front of the border or rock garden.
Scopolia c.ssp. hladnikiana
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Rare plant from Slovene. Drooping bell shaped flowers are yellowish green. Likes damp shade. This plant is similar to deadly nightshade. Ht 24' 60cm