Aucuba japonica Rozannie (Japanese Laurel)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Compact, evergreen shrub with lush dark green leaves. Red-purple flowers in small clusters from April to May. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Large, bright red berries after flowers. Grow in full sun or full shade in moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of any position especially dry shade. Berries better with male form nearby.
Escallonia Gold Carpet
Low growing evergreen of spreading, compact, habit with golden foliage that turns lime in winter. Many red flowers july to October. Best in sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Very good for containers.