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.
Oenothera 'Summer Sun' (Evening Primrose)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Green leaves flushed red and with red tips. Upright stems with bright, saucer-shaped, fragrant yellow flowers. June to August. Ht.80cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Good for borders or patios.