Bog Myrtle Myrica gale
Bog-myrtle is a distinctive shrubby deciduous plant of 60 – 250 cm high spread by suckers. It has dark green, waxy leaves which are generally 2-6cm long with conspicuous scattered shining yellowish sessile glands on both sides. Twigs of the plant are red brown and scattered with yellowish glands.
Marsh mallow Althaea officinalis
A Perennial growing to 1.2m by 0.75m.It is hardy to zone 3 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from July to September, and the seeds ripen from August to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees. The plant is self-fertile.
Bog Asphodel Narthecium ossifragum
Bog Asphodel is a striking yellow and orange spiky-looking flower of boggy, wet grassland.