Clianthus punicens Alba
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June
Evergreen, climbing shrub with dark green leaves and lobster-claw-like, white flowers. April to June. Best in sun and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter and protection in winter.
Crinodendron hookerianum (Lantern Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Stunning, evergreen with toothed, elliptic, dark green leaves. Pendant, crimson to deep carmine-pink flowers, mostly as lantern-shaped buds, along stems. May to August. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for woodland gardens. Protect in cool greenhouse or conservatory in cold areas.
Iris Sable (Tall Bearded and Intermediate Bearded)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Scented flowers. Black-purple falls with purple standards. A lighter centre is highlighted by an orange-tipped blue-purple beard. June to July. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Best in a hot, sunny and well-drained position.
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.