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.
Photinia x fraseri Red Robin
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Evergreen shrub with glossy, dark grteen leaves that are billiant red when young. Round heads of ivory flowers appear April and May. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Frost hardy. Best in full sun or partial shade, infertile, well-drained soil. Good for hedges or topiary. Plant against a warm wall in cold areas.