Laurus nobilis (Bay Laurel)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Evergreen, conical tree or large shrub with aromatic, glossy, dark green leaves. Flowers small, greenish-yellow in clusters. March to April. Ht.12mt.(38ft.). Black berries after female flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for borders, containers, topiary and cooking.
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Compact evergreen with large, toothed, deep green leaves. Masses of bright white flowers with purple mark at base of each petal and small green eye. June to August. Ht.40cm.(16in.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, rock gardens and containers.
Parahebe catarractae Delight
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September, October, November
Compact, bushy, evergreen with shiny, finely serrated leaves on mahogany stems. A profusion of blue flowers with magenta centres. June to November. Ht.40cm.(1.5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, rockeries and containers.
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May, June
- Wildlife Friendly
Rosette of basal leaves. Erect stems of orange, candelabra flowers. May to July. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or shade and cool, moist soil. Good for watersides, boggy areas or damp borders. Deciduous.