Akebia quinata Amethyst Glow
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Twining, evergreen climber with interesting divided leaves. Masses of red-purple and pink flowers in spring. Vanilla scented. Prefers sun or part shade. Sausage-shaped dark purple fruit after flowers if summer hot.
Griselinia littoralis Green Horizon (New Zealand Broadleaf)
- Usually Flowers : May
Fast-growing, evergreen, upright shrub of dense habit with glossy, dark green leaves. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Grows in sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Very good hedging plant. Copes well in coastal regions.
Hedera colchica Sulphur Heart (Persian Ivy)
- Usually Flowers : October, November
Vigorous, self-clinging evergreen bearing large, mid green, heart-shaped leaves with yellow splashes that deepen with age. Large green flowers. October to November. Ht.5mt.(15ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Best if alkaline. Good for walls, large structures or ground cover.