September

 

Anemone x hybrida Honorine Jobert

A gloriously reliable autumn flowering anemone for your autumn borders. This variety bears masses of single pure white flowers borne elegantly on slender stems above a clump of pretty vine shaped dark green leaves. This will happily grown in sun or shade and flowers from August to October. Left to its own devises it will meander through a border over time and looks lovely in dappled shade lighting up dark corners. Its fully hardy and grows in most conditions.

Anemone Honorine Jobert
Anemone Honorine Jobert
 

 

Styphnolobium japonicum

Commonly known as the Japanese Pagoda Tree, this wonderful tree flowers late in the year delivering interest at a time when there is little going on making it even more spectacular. It is a large, well shaped deciduous tree with a rounded head and low branching habit. It flowers in late summer into autumn (August -September), bearing long, fragrant, creamy white pea-shaped flower panicles at the end of the branches which later become beaded seed pods. The bees absolutely love this tree and it positively hums when in flower!  The leaves are pinnate and similar in look to an ash. Ideally this tree needs a sunny spot but will tolerate most aspects. It's also tolerant to urban pollution. It is best planted in nutrient rich, well drained soil. 

Styphnolobium japonicum  Japanese Pagoda
Styphnolobium japonicum  Japanese Pagoda