Aronia melanocarpa Viking (Chokeberry)
- Usually Flowers : May
Vigorous, large, deciduous shrub with glossy, toothed, dark green leaves. Masses of fragrant, white flowers. May. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Leaves turn purple-red in autumn. Edible black berries after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed borders and containers. Fruit very good for jam, jellies and wine.
Knautia Thunder and Lightning
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
- Wildlife Friendly
An upright perennial with cream and soft green variegated foliage forming a bushy clump; and bearing reddish purple flowerheads in Summer. Prefers a well drained soil.