Anchusa azurea 'Loddon Royalist' (Alkanet)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Rosettes of coarsely hairy basal leaves. Sturdy, branching stems carry intense blue flowers. May to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil. Can be cut back hard after flowering to give repeats. Good for borders. Attractive to bees.
Anchusa azurea 'Opal'
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Elliptic leaves. Mound forming habit. Pale blue tubular flowers. Fully hardy. Moist but well drained soil. Full Sun. Ht 90cm Spread 60cm.
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.