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.
Pittosporum tenuifolium Abbotsbury Gold
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Large, rounded, bushy evergreen bearing young leaves with bright greenish-yellow central blotches which fade as they mature. Fragrant chocolate-purple flowers. May to June. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Good for borders, against warm walls, as hedging or near coastal areas.