Crinodendron hookerianum (Lantern Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Stunning, evergreen with toothed, elliptic, dark green leaves. Pendant, crimson to deep carmine-pink flowers, mostly as lantern-shaped buds, along stems. May to August. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for woodland gardens. Protect in cool greenhouse or conservatory in cold areas.
Hedera colchica Sulphur Heart (Persian Ivy)
- Usually Flowers : October, November
Vigorous, self-clinging evergreen bearing large, mid green, heart-shaped leaves with yellow splashes that deepen with age. Large green flowers. October to November. Ht.5mt.(15ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Best if alkaline. Good for walls, large structures or ground cover.