Gelsemium sempervirens (Yellow Jessamine)
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April
Evergreen, twining vine with glossy, lanceolate leaves. Very fragrant, yellow, trumpet-shaped flowers. February to April. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Brown fruit after flowers. Fairly vigorous. Best grown in sun and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Needs shelter from cold winds and severe cold. Good for walls, fences, pergolas etc. Very good for butterflies.
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.