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.
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.