Helenium Mardi Gras
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
A shorter variety on stiff stems and forming a neat mound with yellow daisy blooms, splashed with orange-red, gradually turning more orange as they age. Prefers a well drained soil. Great towards the front of a border.
Lythrum virgatum Dropmore Purple (Purple Loosestrife)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Clumps of lance-shaped leaves. Tall, slender spikes of intense, purple-red flowers. July to August. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile soil. Good for moist borders, watersides and damp woodland areas.