1 Flowering from October to the frosts, these are elegant shade-tolerant plants that don’t mind heavy soil as long as it doesn’t get too dry.
2 They come in white and different shades of pink, with a central boss of golden stamens.
3 They reach about H and S1.2m (4ft) with ease
4 They come from Japan and western China.
5 Popular cultivars include the white-flowered ‘Honorine Jobert’