Lysimachia candela (Loosestrife)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
- Suitable for cut flowers
Rhizomatous plant producing compact rosettes of green leaves and elegant spikes of white, saucer-shaped flowers. July to August. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grows in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Flowers open from base upwards and are better in full sun. Good for bees and butterflies amd as cut flower.
Schisandra grandiflora var. rubriflora (Magnolia Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Deciduous, twinning climber with dark green lanceolate leaves. Clusters of vivid, bright red flowers. March to April. Ht.10mt.(30ft.). Pendant clusters of scarlet fruit on female plants after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold. Good for walls, fences or sheds.