Amelanchier lamarckii (Juneberry)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Deciduous, spreading shrub or small tree. Young bronze leaves unfold in conjunction with abundant sprays of star-shaped white flowers from mid to late spring. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Foliage matures to dark green, then turns brilliant red and orange in autumn.
Leycesteria formosa Purple Rain (Himalayan Honeysuckle)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October, November
Large, arching, spreading, deciduous shrub. Purple and white flowers in large clusters are produced from summer to autumn. Ht.1.8mt.(6ft.). Shiny purplish-black berries after flowers. Grows in full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Drought resistant. Good for back of borders or as a screen.