Helianthus 'Lemon Queen'
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
- Wildlife Friendly
- Suitable for cut flowers
Clump forming perennial with veined dark green leaves. Pale lemon large daisy-like flowers. Height 1.7m (5.5ft) Flowers late summer to mid autumn. Grow in full sun. Moist but free draining soil. But can tolerate dry soil.
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.
Meconopsis betonicifolia (Himalayan Blue Poppy)
Rosettes of glaucous green, hairy, toothed leaves. Tall stems carry single, fragile, sky-blue flowers with golden stamens. May. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and humus-rich, moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. Good for woodland plantings.