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.
Pileostegia viburnoides (Climbing Hydrangea)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Slow growing, self clinging, evergreen climber, with leathery, dark green leaves. Dense, fluffy panicles of tiny, creamy-white flowers during summer. Ht.8mt.(25ft.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for a north wall.