Drimys aromatica (Mountain Pepper)
- Usually Flowers : April
Dense, upright, evergreen with dark red shoots and aromatic, leathery, dark green leaves. Clusters of fragrant, cream or pale yellow flowers. April. Ht.4m.(14ft.). Spherical black fruit in autumn after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, acid to neutral soil with some shelter. Good for woodland areas or specimen.
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Vigorous, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves bronzing slightly in winter. Large racemes of fragrant, tubular, white flowers are produced from June to September. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Best in a sunny,fertile, well-drained position. Good in coastal regions and as a hedging plant.
Weigela Black and White
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Compact, low-growing, deciduous shrub bearing dark green leaves on plum-tinted shoots. Masses of fragrant, trumpet-shaped, white flowers with red throats. May to June. Ht.50cm.(20in.). Leaves become plum tinted during summer. Grow in sun and moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders.