Passiflora caerulea (Blue passion flower)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Evergreen climber with attractive, dark green, lobed leaves. Exotic looking purple, blue and white flowers in July to September. Ht.10mt.(32ft.). Followed by edible(but not tasty)orange-yellow egg-shaped fruit. Best in a moist, sheltered and sunny position but will tolerate partial shade. May need some winter protection.
Passiflora caerulea White Lightning (White Passion Flower)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Vigorous tendril climber up to 10mt.(32ft.). Evergreen. Ivory white flowers with light violet filaments darkening to purple at base, produced from late May-on. Green and black stigma's in centre. Egg-shaped orange-yellow fruit in autumn. Needs sunny position in well-drained, fertile soil.
Piptanthus nepalensis (Evergreen Laburnum)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Semi-evergreen or deciduous, open, upright and tender shrub with leaves of three dark blue-green leaflets. Upright, terminal racemes of pea-like, vanilla-scented, bright yellow flowers emerge from hairy buds May and June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Pendant green seed pods form after flowers August to September. Best grown in full sun and well-drained soil. Grow against a warm wall and protect from cold winds.