Buddleja alternifolia (Butterfly Bush)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Deciduous, arching shrub with slender, pendant shoots and narrow, grey-green leaves. Neat clusters of fragrant, lilac-purple flowers in June to July. Ht.4mt.(14ft.). Can be trained as a weeping tree. Best in full sun and moist, well-drained soil.
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Spreading, deciduous shrub with branches in whorls, bearing toothed leaves clustered towards twig ends. Pendulous racemes of bell-shaped, cream flowers with pink veins. May to June. Ht.4.5mt.(15ft.). Leaves turn fiery shades of red and orange in autumn. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, acid to neutral soil. Good for woodland areas.
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June
Bushy, deciduous, erect shrub or small tree. Fragrant, narrow goblet flowers of burgandy outsides and paler insides from dark burgandy buds. April to June. Ht.4mt.(13ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, acid soil. Will tolerate alkaline soils. Good specimen for smaller gardens.
Solanum laxum Aureomarginatum (Potato Vine)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Vigorous, twining, semi-evergreen climber with golden variegated green leaves. Good clusters of fragrant, white flowers during summer. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Frost hardy. Best in full sun and moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for walls, fences, large shrubs or small trees. Can be grown in containers especially in cold areas.