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.
Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September, October
Semi-evergreen clumps of lance-shaped, bright green leaves and elegant racemes of small, tubular, magenta-blue flowers with a metallic sheen. July to October. Ht.60cm.(2ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders.
Penstemon heterophyllus 'Electric Blue'
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
- Wildlife Friendly
Striking electric blue flowers. Excellent for the middle of a border. Silvery green foliage and a great plant for pollinators. Bushy upright habit and prefers sun/part shade.