Cercidiphyllum japonicum Pendulum (Weeping Katsura Tree)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Lovely weeping tree with heart-shaped leaves that are tinted red when young and mature lush green. Ht.10m.(30ft.). Leaves turn to fantastic shades of yellow and red in autumn with burnt sugar aroma. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained acidic soil. Shelter from strong winds. Spectacular specimen tree especially when grown next to ponds or streams.
Luma (Myrtus) apiculata Glanleam Gold (Variegated Myrtle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright, bushy, evergreen shrub with peeling, reddish-brown and creamy-white bark, bearing aromatic, glossy, dark green leaves with creamy-yellow margins that are pink-tinged when young. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Small white flowers produced from July to September giving rise to round, purple-black fruit autumn and winter. Frost tender. Best in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil, with shelter from cold winds. Good in containers.