To 20 cms. Cute wee geum that is dwarf in nature with small deep pink flowers in spring and spasmodically throughout the season. Sun is best, suits rockery or edge of border. Semi dormant in winter.
1 - 2 metres. One of the showiest of the meadow rues. From mid-summer to autumn, tight pompom-like clusters of lilac-mauve sepals on purple tinted stems and delicately textured foliage. Back of border plant - best staked. Suits near streams, borders, wild/woodland gardens. Part shade, moist soil. Winter dormant.
Height to about 40 cms. Evergreen. Large white flowers with a green eye. Leathery type foliage. Good drainage essential. Suitable for under Rhododendrons or deciduous trees.
Height to 70 cms. Stunning raspberry-purple flowers from late spring, over many months. Sun and good drainage.
Seldom seen in New Zealand. 30-60 cms in height. The 1-1.5 in flowers grow in whorls on an inflorescence about 30 cms long. The name castanea, which means 'chestnut coloured', refers to the purplish-maroon flowers. Summer flowering. Sun. Winter dormant.