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.
Prostanthera cuneata (Apple Mint Bush)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Compact, aromatic, evergreen with clusters of tubular white flowers clearly marked purple and yellow. June to August. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from hard frosts. Good for mixed borders.