- Usually Flowers : June
Vigorous, semi-evergreen, arching shrub or small tree. Clusters of white flowers in June, followed by masses of bright red berries in autumn. Ht.8mt.(25ft.). Grows in full sun or partial shade on fertile, we-drained soil. Good hedging or screening plant, or as small specimen tree.
Cotoneaster horizontalis (Cotoneaster)
Spreading, dwarf, deciduous shrub bearing small, glossy, dark green leaves on regularly branched stems. Pink-tinged flowers during May. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). In autumn, leaves turn orange-red and red berries follow flowers. Bare stems give 'herringbone' pattern. Grow in full sun or part shade and well-drained, fairly fertile soil. Drought resistant. Good for ground cover, banks and walls.
Francoa sonchifolia Pink Giant (Bridal Wreath)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Rosettes of deeply lobed, evergreen leaves. Long spikes of long lasting, large, pink bi-coloured flowers. July to September. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for borders, woodland plantings or as cut flower.