Period plants of interest (July 2010)
- Astrantia major (1596) – in allusion to the star like flower heads. (Great Masterwort) Native to Europe and Asia
Location in garden: Eagle House & Exedra Borders
Repeat flowers after cutting back
- Lychnis coronaria ‘Alba’ (1596) White Campion – grows to 30in with numerous white flowers, and silver-hairy ever-grey leaves and stems. (Rabbit proof!)
Location in garden: Long Border, Eagle House Border & Exedra Garden
Flowers: July-August – easily grown from seed, short lived perennial.