Akebia quinata Amethyst Glow
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Twining, evergreen climber with interesting divided leaves. Masses of red-purple and pink flowers in spring. Vanilla scented. Prefers sun or part shade. Sausage-shaped dark purple fruit after flowers if summer hot.
Cordyline australis Torbay Dazzler
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Fantastic foliage plant with spiky green leaves striped cream. Best grown in full sun and well-drained, light soil. Scented, ivory-white flowers on branched stems in June to July on mature plants. Needs shelter and protection from hard frosts. Excellent for containers.