Clerodendrum bungei Pink Diamond (Glory Flower)
- Usually Flowers : August, September
Compact, deciduous shrub with beautiful heart-shaped, lime-green leaves variegated in shades of cream and white. Huge clusters of fragrant, pink flowers from ruby-red buds. August to September. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with protection from cold. Good for warm borders and containers.
Clerodendrum trichotomum fargesii (Glory Flower)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
Large shrub or small tree with dark green leaves, bronzed when young. Masses of fragrant, starry white flowers with green sepals. August to October. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Bright blue berries after flowers, surrounded by rich maroon, star-shaped calyces. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter. Good for back of boder or as specimen.
Eriobotrya japonica (Loquat)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, November, December
Evergreen shrub or small tree with large, almost leathery, dark green leaves. Fragrant, self-pollinating, yellow flowers. November to March. Ht.4m.(13ft.). Golden-orange fruit after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Can withstand salty aspects. May need some frost protection. Good for mediterranean type gardens.