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.
Cyclamen hederifolium Ivy Ice
- Usually Flowers : October, November
Perennial with large, flattened tubers, and variable, triangular to heart-shaped, patterned, dark green leaves. Flowers, sometimes scented, in shades of pink, rose or white. Mid and late autumn. Ht.13cm.(5in.). Grow in part shade and fertile, well-drained soil. Good for underplanting trees or shrubs. Mulch in areas of prolonged frost.
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.
Rhododendron (syn. Azalea)
- Usually Flowers : May
Evergreen, compact, dwarf shrub with interesting foliage. Trusses of scented white flowers from pink buds. Early May. Ht.40cm.(16in.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for containers and woodland areas.