A perennial with dainty, bright green, maidenhair-like foliage from which tall flowers stalks arise and branch outwards. The flowers are pale lilac. Best planted away from strong winds. Fully hardy. Any moist soil Sun or dappled shade.
Tricytris Blue Wonder. 2lt
Toad lily with erect to scandent stems to 60cm with attractive green leaves blotched with purple spots. Orchid like flowers in late Summer with a bluish to purple hue heavily spotted.
Vernonia missurica 2lt
Perennial that should be more commonly grown, related to Aster family but not so prone to mildew. Tall up to 2m in height and a riot of vivid purple flowers in late Summer/Autumn.
Vincetoxicum sp. aff. nigrum 3lt deep
Black swallow-wort. A twining/climbing herbaceous perennial with veined deep green leaves and clusters of rusty-brown to black flowers with yellowish throats in summer. Showy silky seeds later.
Wachendorfia thyrsiflora 3lt
Semi evergreen from South Africa. Broad pleated leaves with red/orange tinge at base. The roots are bright orange/red leading to its common name red root. Tall flower stems with yellow star flowers.
Zingiber mioga 'Crüg's Zing' BSWJ4379 3lt
A collection made by Crug Farm of this ginger which is traditionally grown for its edible flower buds and flavoursome shoots. Green/yellowish stems to 1m tall, bearing slender dark green leaves 40cm long. Lilac-pink flowers form at the base of the leaf stems in late summer.