Cirsium rivulare Atropurpureum
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
An ornamental thistle with burgundy red thistles on elegant upright stems above spiny green foliage. Prefers a sunny spot in well drained soil. Good for borders, damp meadows and wildlife gardens.
Lathyrus vernus (Spring Pea)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Low growing, compact clump with dark green leaves. Short racemes of scented, blue-purple. pea-like flowers in clusters. April to May. Ht.40cm.(16in.). Foliage dies down after flowering. Grow in sun or light shade and fertile, well-drained soil. Good for front of boders and containers.