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.
Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'
- Usually Flowers : August, September
Rosettes of rigid green leaves with bold yellow, central stripe. Tall spikes of large creamy-white flowers on mature plants. Clump forming. Good for borders, courtyards and containers. Grow in sun and well-drained or dry soil.