Berberis x stenophylla (Golden Barberry)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Vigorous, evergreen shrub with long arching stems bearing spine tipped, dark green leaves. Profuse clusters of scented, deep yellow flowers in short racemes. April to May. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Spherical glaucous blue-black berries after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Very good for hedging but also for shrubberies and coastal regions.
Choisya ternata Sundance (Mexican Orange Blossom)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, August, September
Evergreen, compact shrub with glossy, golden foliage, scented when crushed. Fragrant white flowers in clusters from May to June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Best in full sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soil.
Pittosporum tenuifolium Abbotsbury Gold
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Large, rounded, bushy evergreen bearing young leaves with bright greenish-yellow central blotches which fade as they mature. Fragrant chocolate-purple flowers. May to June. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Good for borders, against warm walls, as hedging or near coastal areas.