- Usually Flowers : July, August
A striking variety with clumps of narrow arching leaves- maturing to a coppery-bronze colour. Brown flower spikes are borne midsummer. Great architectural form in a herbaceous border. Full sun/ part shade in a well drained soil.
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.