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.
Sanguisorba menziesii (Burnet)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Handsome, clump-forming plant with delicate, feathery, blue-green leaflets. upright stems of bottlebrush-like heads of vivid, deep purple-red flowers. May to August. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for moist border or as specimen.