Alchemilla mollis (Lady's Mantle)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Mounds of bright green, sculptured leaves that hold water droplets. Frothy haze of sulphur yellow flowers held above. June to September. Ht.45cm.(18in.). Grow in sun or shade and fertile soil. Great for ground cover or edging. Deadhead to prevent self-seeding. Drought tolerant.
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.