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.
Tiarella Sugar and Spice (Foam Flower)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Compact mound of pretty mid-green, glossy foliage with prominent maroon central markings. Upright racemes of pink flowers. May to July. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders or woodland gardens.