This korean species is up to 1.50 m larger than the japanese one. The large, pale yellow flowers, which open from late August to early October, spread wider than the Japanese species and stand on erect flower stems. The decorative, maple-like foliage is blue-green and slightly frosted. The compact growing, long-lived species grows slowly and is ideal for half-shady locations on humus, not completely dehydrating soil.
A very long-lived, compact growing semi-shade to shadow perennial from Japan, which forms a large deciduous bush up to 1 m in height. From the end of August to the beginning of October, many large, pale yellow bellflowers with solid, waxy petals form on long, overhanging flower stems. Ideal on humus, nutrient-rich soil, very nice with other shade perennials such as Cimicifuga, Polygonatum or Lamium orvala.
This selection of the Japanese wax bell grows in our experience even a tick more compact than the pure species, but carries just as many flowers in late summer on long, elegantly over-leaning stems. The special here is the contrasting with the light yellow of the flowers color of the almost black flower stalks. Very rare and special.
When you hear Lamium, you involuntarily think of the aggressive ground coverers who overgrow everything and belong better to the outdoors. But not Lamium orvala! It is a robust solitary perennials for the dry shade with large, decorative flowers. And the insects love them!
Leucosceptrum have received the somewhat misleading name "forest mint". Customers who encounter these plants for the first time, always rub (!) First on the leaves, whether they smell of mint. This is not the case. But mints and forest mints come from the same family, the labiate or Lamiaceae, which is why the flowering areas are very similar. They are uncomplicated, valuable wild shrubs that enhance every garden with their elegant, decorative foliage and their unobtrusive nature.
An uncomplicated and rarely planted leaf ornamental perennial from Japan with elegant, golden foliage, which also makes the darkest garden corners shine. It forms a compact deciduous bush up to a height of 40 cm and produces white flower candles on the shoot tips starting in September. These look very similar to a mint blossom, hence the german trivial name. Very attractive in connection with Hostas.
A fantastic foliage ornament from Japan that enchants with its yellow-green variegated foliage. In the course of October mint-like flower candles develop at the shoot tips. Clumpy growth up to 50 cm high, very slow-growing.
A selected form of this very rare shade perennial, which differs from the pure species by its greater robustness and better growth. It forms up to 2 m tall inflorescences with palm-sized, yellow flowers from July to August. Extremely rare in culture, with very large, deeply slotted, palm-like leaves. From Kyushu in Japan. Clumpy growth up to 1 m wide. Habitat in full shade, forest plant, very hardy.
A variety that is very interesting due to its foliage color. The foliage drifts with dark purple spots, which are getting bigger, until the whole foliage is tinted black-purple. Dark purple flowers from March to May on up to 60 cm high stems. Striking fruit decorations in autumn. Sometimes sold as 'Rosemary Verey'. One year old, but sows very reliable.