Bergenia Overture (Elephants Ears)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Fine, compact selection with oval, green leaves that turn rich claret-red in winter. Striking magenta-red flowers on tall scarlet stems from March to April. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade. Good for ground cover or edging.
Bergenia Spring Fling
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June
A mass of stunning bright magenta-pink flowers on erect stems above waxy evergreen foliage. Interest through to the winter with the glossy leaves taking on purple-black colouring.
Piptanthus nepalensis (Evergreen Laburnum)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Semi-evergreen or deciduous, open, upright and tender shrub with leaves of three dark blue-green leaflets. Upright, terminal racemes of pea-like, vanilla-scented, bright yellow flowers emerge from hairy buds May and June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Pendant green seed pods form after flowers August to September. Best grown in full sun and well-drained soil. Grow against a warm wall and protect from cold winds.