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.
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June
An evergreen perennial with bright variegated foliage- emerging with dark green edges, maturing to golden and softening to cream. Violet-blue flowers in spring. Full sun/ shade in a moist, well drained soil. Excellent for low maintenance ground cover to brighten up a dull area.
Vinca minor 'Bowles'
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June, July, August, September
An evergreen mat of dark green glossy leaves and lovely large violet-blue flowers borne on trailing stems in Spring. Great for ground cover. Sun/part shade in a moist but well-drained soil.