Hydrangea paniculata Grandiflora (Peegee Hydrangea)
- Usually Flowers : August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Vigorous, deciduous shrub with arching stems bearing large conical clusters of creamy-white flowersat tips. August to September. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Flowers turn pinky as they age. Good for back of border, informal hedge and dried flower heads.
Hydrangea villosa (syn. H. aspera Villosa) (Rough Leaved Hydrangea)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Deciduous, upright, rounded shrub with coarse, hairy, dark green leaves. Flattened heads of tightly packed, blue-purple flowers surrounded by glowing, mauve florets from August to September. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Displays peeling bark. Grows in full sun or partial shade on fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Very good specimen plant.
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.