Ajuga repens 'Black Scallop'
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June, July
Black glossy foliage with spikes of blue flowers in the early summer. Full sun/part shade. Ht. 6' to 12' (15cm - 30cm) Spread. 1ft to 3ft (30cm -90cm)
Ajuga reptans 'Catlins Giant' (Bugle)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Large mats of evergreen, bronze-purple foliage spikes of rich blue flowers. May to June. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good ground cover, especially for front of borders.
Loropetalum chinensis f. rubrum 'Fire Dance' (Chinese Fringe Flower)
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April
- Suitable for cut flowers
Evergreen, bushy mound with purple foliage. Sweetly scented pink witch-hazel-like flowers from February to April. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Frost hardy. Grow in part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained, humus rich soil. Best if given shelter from cold or winter protection. Good for cutting, containers or front of border.