Lavatera Magenta Magic
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Bushy, semi-evergreen shrub with grey-green leaves and dark stems. Large magenta flowers produced from black buds. June to August. Ht.1.2mt.(5ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil preferably with some shelter. Good for borders.
Lythrum virgatum The Rocket
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Moisture loving perennial. Upright spikes of deep rose pink flowers. June to September. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Deadhead to prevent seeding. Grow in sun or part shade and moist soil. Good for damp borders, cottage gardens, watersides and boggy areas. Attractive to bees and butterflies.