Anchusa azurea Loddon Royalist (Alkanet)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Rosettes of coarsely hairy basal leaves. Sturdy, branching stems carry intense blue flowers. May to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil. Can be cut back hard after flowering to give repeats. Good for borders. Attractive to bees.
Erica darleyensis Mixed (Winter Heath)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, December
Evergreen, spreading growth with green or golden-green foliage. Pink, lilac red or white, bell-shaped flowers. Winter-Spring. Ht.20cm.(8in.). Grow in sun and moist, well-drained soil. Good for ground cover.
Sorbus Eastern Promise (Rowan)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Upright, deciduous tree with dark green fern-like foliage. Beautiful corymbs of fluffy, white flowers followed by coral-pink berries. May to June. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Leaves turn dark purples and reds in autumn. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for small gardens, specimen, bees and birds.