Elaeagnus pungens Maculata (Silverberry)
- Usually Flowers : September, October, November
Dense evergreen shrub slightly spiny with young shoots covered in brown scales. Leaves have boldly marked dark yellow centres with dark green edges with scaly undersides tinged white and brown. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Very fragrant, urn-shaped creamy-white flowers, from mid to late autumn. Copes with most soilo types in sun or shade. Good as hedging plant.
Lonicera japonica Mint Crisp
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September, October
Vigorous, evergreen climber with cream and green speckled variegated leaves, which have a pink hue in cold weather. Scented, white flowers that age to rich creamy-gold from June to October. Ht.3.5mt.(12ft.). Grows in full sun or partial shade on moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Good for walls, arches; especially good near pathways.