Akebia quinata (Chocolate Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Semi-evergreen twining climber up to 10mt.(12ft.). Leaves have a purple tinge in winter. Vanilla-scented flowers produced from March to May, maroon-chocolate in colour. Large sausage-shaped fruit can follow in warm climates or positions. Needs a moist, well-drained soil in sun or part shade.
Camellia japonica Turandot
Large, double, paeony-form flowers, rose-red with yellow anthers. February to April. Ht.90cm. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained acidic soil. Good for containers.
Deutzia scabra Pride of Rochester
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Upright, deciduous shrub with arching stems, peeling pale brown bark and dark green leaves. Dense panicles of honey-scented, pink flushed white flowers. June to July. Ht.3m.(10ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders, containers, bees and butterflies.
Jasminum officinale Fiona Sunrise
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August, September
Fragrant white flowers May to September. Ht.12mt(40ft). Golden foliage is deciduous. Frost hardy but can grow in partial shade.