Daphne odora Aureomarginata
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March
Evergreen shrub with lustrous, dark green leaves edged with pale yellow. Clusters of small, sweetly scented, pale-pink flowers emerge from purple-pink buds from January to March. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Spherical red fruit after flowers. Nearly hardy. Grows in full sun or partial shade on fertile, well-drained soil. Requires shelter. Good for front of border near pathways.
Feijoa sellowiana; syn. Acca sellowiana (Pineapple Guava)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Evergreen, bushy, shrub or tree bearing dark green leaves with white undersides. Dark red flowers with white-edged petals mid-summer. Ht.3mt(10ft). Flowers followed by edible, red-tinged, green fruits. Best in full sun and well drained soil with shelter. Frost hardy.