Amelanchier lamarckii (Juneberry)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Deciduous, spreading shrub or small tree. Young bronze leaves unfold in conjunction with abundant sprays of star-shaped white flowers from mid to late spring. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Foliage matures to dark green, then turns brilliant red and orange in autumn.
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Rare plant as it bears small, green-purple, dioecious flowers, from purple-red buds, in the centre of leaves. April to May. Black fruits in autumn if both sexes grown. Grow in sun or shade in moist soil.
Ligularia Britt Marie Crawford
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
- Suitable for cut flowers
Good clumps of large, rounded, glossy, dark mahogany leaves. Tall stems with clusters of star-like, dark orange flowers with dark centres. June to August. Ht.100cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, fertile soil. Good for back of border or waterside, large containers and cutting.