Corylus avellana Contorta (Corkscew Hazel)
- Usually Flowers : January, February
Deciduous, bushy shrub with curiously twisted shoots and broad, sharply toothed, mid green leaves. Pendant, pale yellow catkins cover bare branches in late winter. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Grow in full sun or partial shade on fertile, well-drained soil. Good specimen plant.
Lysimachia ciliata Firecracker (Loosestrife)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
- Suitable for cut flowers
Clump-forming plant with burgandy-purple leaves and upright stems bearing nodding, star-shaped yellow flowers. July to August. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for moist borders, bog gardens, bees and butterflies.