Helenium Mardi Gras
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
A shorter variety on stiff stems and forming a neat mound with yellow daisy blooms, splashed with orange-red, gradually turning more orange as they age. Prefers a well drained soil. Great towards the front of a border.
Lythrum virgatum Dropmore Purple (Purple Loosestrife)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Clumps of lance-shaped leaves. Tall, slender spikes of intense, purple-red flowers. July to August. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile soil. Good for moist borders, watersides and damp woodland areas.
Pittosporum tobira nanum
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Compact, tender, dwarf, evergreen shrub bearing attractive glossy, spoon-shaped dark green leaves. Orange-blossom scented creamy-white flowers May and June. Ht.0.6mt.(2ft.). Grows in full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Needs a warm wall and shelter from cold winds. Flowers better under protection. Good for patio's, containers or front of border.