Akebia quinata Amethyst Glow
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Twining, evergreen climber with interesting divided leaves. Masses of red-purple and pink flowers in spring. Vanilla scented. Prefers sun or part shade. Sausage-shaped dark purple fruit after flowers if summer hot.
Heptacodium miconoides (Seven Sons Flower)
- Usually Flowers : September, October, November
Large deciduous shrub or small tree. Light tan, thin, papery bark exfoliates in strips or sheets. Upright and spreading. Large displays of fragrant, white flowers. September to November. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Good for specimen plant. Attractive to butterflies.
Viburnum opulus Roseum (Snowball Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Vigorous, deciduous shrub with light green, maple-like leaves that turn purple-tinted in autumn. Pure- or green-tinted- white snowball-like clusters of flowers smother branches from May to June. Ht. 5mt.(16ft.). Grow in full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Good ornamental shrub.