Calycanthus floridus (Carolina Allspice)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Well branched deciduous bush with aromatic, glossy, apple-green leaves. Very aromatic red-purple flowers. June to July. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with protection from severe frost. Good for sheltered borders, specimen or woodland plantings.
Sorbus aria Lutescens (Whitebeam)
- Usually Flowers : May
Striking deciduous tree bearing silvery young leaves, covered in fine yellow down, on purple shoots. Clusters of fragrant, white flowers. May. Ht.10mt.(33ft.). Leaves age to grey-green. Dark red berries after flowers. Grow in sun or dappled shade and well-drained soil, even chalk. Good garden tree. Attractive to birds.