Ribes x gordonianum (Gordons Currant)
Upright, deciduous shrub with aromatic foliage. Pendant clusters of coppery-red and yellow flowers. Late spring. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed borders.
Trachycarpus fortunei (Chusan Palm)
- Usually Flowers : June
Evergreen palm with stout trunk and deeply lobed, palmate leaves. Arching sprays of pale yellow flowers. June. Ht.3m.(10ft.). Globose fruit after flowers on female plants. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Hardy in most areas. Good for small gardens, specimen plant or container.
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Densely branched, upright shrub. Good crops of firm, pale-yellow berries in long bunches. Mid- to late-summer. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. Best when sheltered from frost and cold winds. Excellent for jelly, summer pies, soft drinks and home-made wines.