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.
Gelsemium sempervirens (Yellow Jessamine)
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April
Evergreen, twining vine with glossy, lanceolate leaves. Very fragrant, yellow, trumpet-shaped flowers. February to April. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Brown fruit after flowers. Fairly vigorous. Best grown in sun and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Needs shelter from cold winds and severe cold. Good for walls, fences, pergolas etc. Very good for butterflies.
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.