Amelanchier lamarckii (Juneberry)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Deciduous, spreading shrub or small tree. Young bronze leaves unfold in conjunction with abundant sprays of star-shaped white flowers from mid to late spring. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Foliage matures to dark green, then turns brilliant red and orange in autumn.
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.