Cupressus macrocarpa Goldcrest (Monterey Cypress)
Columnar, evergreen tree with golden-yellow, scale-like leaves and flaking, scaly bark. Bears small, spherical, female cones. Ht.2.5m.(8ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for containers, Specimen plant and hedging.
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.