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LUPINE Lupinus hybrids 36/24 in. 90/60 cm various
sun or part shade 3 June to Aug.
Many varieties of tall spikes of flowers; good for cutting
Name Comments
Botanical Name Sun or Shade
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’
Height/Spread Zone
16/24 in. 40/60 cm 4
16/12 in. 40/30 cm
Flower Colour Blooms
pink, purple June to Aug.
May to June
May to July
purple, white July to Sept.
orange June to July
Flower spikes and foliage are fragrant; good cut flower
LEOPARD’S BANE Doronicum cordatum sun or shade
2 Daisy-like flowers and heart shaped leaves; good cut flower, moist
LEWISIA Lewisia cotyledon 6-8/6 in. 15-20/15 cm sun or shade 4
Succulent evergreen foliage; alpine plant requiring good drainage
LIATRUS-BLAZING STAR Liatrus spicata 18-36/18 in. 45-90/45 cm sun 2
Tall, long lasting flower spikes, grassy leaves; good cut flower
LIGULARIA Ligularia dentata ‘Desdemona’ 3/4 ft./90/120 cm .2/- 2/3 ft.60/90 cm part shade 4
Large round, purple foliage with tall daisy-like flowers flower spikes, moist
LIGULARIA Ligularia stenocephala ‘The Rocket’ 4/6 ft 120-180 cm 2/3 ft 60-90 cm yellow
part shade 4 Large, maple-shaped green leaves with purple-black stems, moist
LILY Lilium x hybrida 2-5/1 ft. 60-150/30 cm part shade 2
Many varieties of bell/star-shaped flowers, some fragrant; good cut flowers
LOBELIA Lobelia x hybrida 36/12 in. 90/30 cm sun to shade 4
Sturdy spikes of red or green foliage with tender roots needing winter protection, moist
LOOSESTRIFE-GOOSENECK Lysimachia clethroides 36/36 in. 90/90 cm sun or shade 2
Named for bent flower spikes; also known for colourful fall foliage, moist
LOOSESTRIFE-YELLOW Lysimachia punctata 36/24 in. 90/60 cm sun to shade 2
Bushy mounds with star shaped flowers formed in leafy spikes
LUNGWORT Pulmonaria hybrids 10 /12 in. 25 /30 cm part shade 3
June to Aug.
various June to July
red, blue Aug. to Sept.
July to Aug.
June to Aug.
April to May Low, silver spotted foliage with clusters of bi-coloured flowers; grown mostly for foliage, many varieties

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