To 40 cms. Upright slender, long spurred, tubular blue flowers with whitish throats late spring to early summer. May be summer dormant, then autumn flowering. Rhizomatous ground cover for shade. Winter dormant.
Younger but choice woodland plants to 55 cms. Divided, ferny foliage. Slender, elegant spikes bear nodding, opalescent flowers that are white with ametheyst/violet. Humus-rich, semi-shaded, moist but well drained soil. Winter dormant.
To 45 cms in height. Low maintenance with long lasting sprays of bright blue flowers. Although it is a slow grower, the green leaved species will eventually spread by creeping rhizomes and self-seeding to form a thick and nice ground cover. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in part shade. Prefers consistently moist, organically rich soild in shady areas. Winter dormant.
(Burning Bush). Plants are 2 years old. Mature plants are up to 90 cms in height. Purple-mauve flowers with darker veins early summer, highly fragrant lemon scented leaves. A beautiful plant when in flower and a favourite of mine. Lovely as specimen plant where you can brush past it. Usually take 4 years to flower. Winter dormant.
COLLECT SEPTEMBER ONWARDS.To 1.5 metres. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils . Grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. Moist soil. Winter dormant.