Here Comes Summer
Cardiocrinum gigantium Giant Himalayan Lily
Delphinium elatum ‘var’. Delphinium
Delphinium elatum ‘Belladonna group’. Delphinium
Aconitum napellus ‘Newry Blue’ Monkshood
Aconitum wilsonii Monkshood
Dicentra formosa Bleeding Heart
Heuchera Coral Flower
Achillea filipendulina ‘Coronation Gold’ Yarrow, Milfoil
Centaurea Montana Cornflower, Knapweed
Acanthus spinosus Bear’s Breeched
Eryngium variifilium Sea Holly
Stachys lanata Lamb’s Ear
The Mood of Spring
Papaver Commutatatum “Poppy”
Ceanothus arboreus A.T. Johnson Californian Lilac
One of the best blue flowering shrubs. A native of California likes a chalky, well drained soil in a sheltered spot.
Viola tricolor ‘Sunny Boy’ “Pansy”
Spiraea x arguta "Bridal Wreath"
The arching sprays of white flowers of Spireae x arguta flower prolifically between April and May. It is easy to see why it is commonly called the “Bridal Wreath”.
Paeonia officinalis ‘Rubra-Plena’
The aristocratic herbaceous perennial of the Paeonia officinalis is an old cottage garden favourite with its attractive deep cut mid green leaves and large crimson flowers, produced between May and June.
Endymion nonscripyus "Blue Bells Common"
Prunus ‘Kanzan’ is one of the most popular ornamental cherries and can be seen in many of our city parks and open spaces. The large purplish pink flowers create a magnificent cloud of blossom.
Magnolia x soulangiana
Between April and early May the large tulip shaped flowers of the Magnolia x soulangiana with its distinctive rose-purple stained bass blooms before the plant comes into leaf.