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.
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.
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.