- Usually Flowers : July, August
Variegated bear's breeches with enormous deep lobed cream and green leaves with spires of cream-white flowers tinged with pink. Stunning for architecture. Grow in well drained, fertile soil in part shade.
Lavandula stoechas Pedunculata
- Suitable for cut flowers
Tall, upright evergreen wuth aromatic grey-green leaves. Dark plum aromatic flowerheads with long pale purple tufts. May to October. Best in sun and well-drained soil. Good for borders, small hedges and containers.
Meconopsis Lingholm (Himalayan Blue Poppy)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Broadly lance-shaped, dark green leaves. New ones and stems have rusty-brown hairs. Beautiful, rich blue flowers from June to July. Ht.100cm.(3ft.). Fertile form producing long, narrow seed pods. Grow in part shade and moist, fertile soil. More perennial and tolerant of slightly drier conditions than others. Good for damp, shady, corners.
Pulmonaria Roy Davidson
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April, May
- Wildlife Friendly
Narrow green leaves splashed with silver spots. The pale blue and pink flowers are displayed neatly on a clump forming plant. To encourage fresh new leaves, trim off old leaves and dead flowers after flowering. A good source of early nectar for bees.