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.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii (Black-Eyed Susan)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Strong, upright growth with toothed leaves. Deep yellow flowers have blackish-brown centre cones. July to September. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Very free flowering and some drought tolerance. Good for middle of border. Excellnt cut flower.