Osmanthus heterophyllus Goshiki (False Holly)
- Usually Flowers : September, October
Evergreen shrub with glossy-green, holly-like leaves, tinted pink and variegated cream when young, turning gold-flecked green with age. Fragrant, white flowers, September to October on established plants. Ht. 2mt.(6ft.). Small black berries might form after flowers. Best grown in moist, well-drained, fertile soil and partial shade.
Viburnum x bodnantense Dawn
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, November, December
Upright, deciduous shrub with dark green, toothed, leaves. Dense clusters of fragrant, dark pink flowers on bare stems. November to March. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Spherical blue-black or purple fruits after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for back of borders, near pathways or woodland settings.
Viburnum x burkwoodii (Burkwood Viburnum)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
- Suitable for cut flowers
Bushy, semi-evergreen, open shrub bearing gloosy, dark green leaves. Rounded heads of very fragrant, tubular, pink then white flowers. April to May. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Red fruit ripening to black after flowers. Grow in full sun or part shsde and moist, well-drained fairly fertile soil. Can tolerate full shade. Good for borders especially next to pathways.