Drimys aromatica (Mountain Pepper)
- Usually Flowers : April
Dense, upright, evergreen with dark red shoots and aromatic, leathery, dark green leaves. Clusters of fragrant, cream or pale yellow flowers. April. Ht.4m.(14ft.). Spherical black fruit in autumn after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, acid to neutral soil with some shelter. Good for woodland areas or specimen.
Kniphofia Percy Pride
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
This plant was bred for Alan Bloom by Percy Piper. Strong growing form of Red Hot Poker with statuesque large, yellow pokers. Grow in full sun at the back of the border. Height 120cm Spread 90cm. Can be used for cut flowers. Flowering August to October.
Kniphofia Shining Sceptre (Red Hot Poker)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September, October
Clumps of evergreen, spiky, upright, bluish-green leaves. Glowing, amber-cream pokers. July to October. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun and moist, well-drained soil. Very free flowering. Good for mixed borders.
Lamium maculatum Red Nancy
- Usually Flowers : May, June
- Wildlife Friendly
A semi evergreen ground cover plant for sun or full shade. Silver leaves with a mid green margin. Reddish purple flowers.
Synthyris missurica stellata
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Evergreen, rhizomatous perennial forming mounds of rounded, kidney-shaped, deep green leaves. Abundant spikes of bell-shaped, dark violet-blue flowers. March to May. Ht.25cm.(10in.). Grow in part to full shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for woodland plantings, front of shady borders, rock gardens and peat beds.