Luma (Myrtus) apiculata Glanleam Gold (Variegated Myrtle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright, bushy, evergreen shrub with peeling, reddish-brown and creamy-white bark, bearing aromatic, glossy, dark green leaves with creamy-yellow margins that are pink-tinged when young. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Small white flowers produced from July to September giving rise to round, purple-black fruit autumn and winter. Frost tender. Best in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil, with shelter from cold winds. Good in containers.
Lychnis coronaria Atrosanguinea Group (Campion)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
- Suitable for cut flowers
Rosettes of silvery, woolly leaves with branched stems bearing vivid, velvety, magenta flowers. July to August. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, coastal areas and as cut flower. Will readily self-seed.
Polygonum baldschuanicum (Mile-a-minute plant)
Polygonum (syn. Fallopia)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Very vigorous, deciduous woody-stemmed twining climber with rounded triangular leaves. Drooping panicles of tubular, pink-tinged white flowers produced from summer to early autumn. Ht.15mt.(50ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Very tough.