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.
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June
An evergreen perennial with bright variegated foliage- emerging with dark green edges, maturing to golden and softening to cream. Violet-blue flowers in spring. Full sun/ shade in a moist, well drained soil. Excellent for low maintenance ground cover to brighten up a dull area.
Vinca minor Bowles
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June, July, August, September
An evergreen mat of dark green glossy leaves and lovely large violet-blue flowers borne on trailing stems in Spring. Great for ground cover. Sun/part shade in a moist but well-drained soil.