Cornus mas (Cornelian Cherry)
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April
Deciduous, spreading, open shrub or small tree. Fully hardy. Dark green leaves turn reddish-purple in autumn. Masses of small yellow flowers from February-on, followed by edible, red cherry-like fruits. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Best in sun or partial shade, on moist, well-drained soil. Useful hedgerow plant or as a specimen plant.
Heptacodium miconoides (Seven Sons Flower)
- Usually Flowers : September, October, November
Large deciduous shrub or small tree. Light tan, thin, papery bark exfoliates in strips or sheets. Upright and spreading. Large displays of fragrant, white flowers. September to November. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Good for specimen plant. Attractive to butterflies.