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.
Phygelius x rectus Devil's Tears (Cape Figwort)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
- Suitable for cut flowers
Suckering semi-evergreen with erect, long spikes bearing pendent, tubular, red flowers with yellow throats. June to September. Ht.70cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed border, patios or containers.