Looking good in August

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We have plants of all shapes and sizes, here are our top choices for August:

Climbers

Hydrangea petiolaris (climbing variety)

Fruit

  • Ficus carica (Fig)
  • Olea europaea (Olive)
  • Prunus domestica (Common plum)
  • Vinis vinifera (Grape)

Herbaceous perennials

  • Achillea (Yarrow)
  • Coreopsis
  • Echinacea purpurea
  • Erigeron karvinskianus
  • Gaura
  • Gaura lindhemeri
  • Geum
  • Helenium
  • Penstemon
  • Rudbeckia
  • Salvia leucantha (Mexican bushsage)
  • Salvia
  • Scabiosa
Penstemon

Hardy Exotics

  • Cordyline australis
  • Musa basjoo
Cordyline australis

Shrubs

  • Abelia
  • Ceanothus
  • Hebe
  • Heptacodium miconioides
  • Hydrangeas
  • Lavender
  • Pittosporum tobira (for scent)
Lavender

Trees

  • Acers
  • Catalpa bignonioides ‘Aurea’
  • Cornus kousa
  • Cotinus ‘Royal Purple’
  • Cotoneaster
  • Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’
  • Juglans regia (walnut tree)
  • Magnolia grandiflora
  • Paulownia tomentosa
Walnut tree