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.
Cytisus scoparius Burkwoodii (Broom)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Upright and arching deciduous shrub with small green leaves. Deep pink to maroon flowers with gold margins. May to June. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Drought resistant. Good for borders.