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.
Knautia Thunder and Lightning
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
- Wildlife Friendly
An upright perennial with cream and soft green variegated foliage forming a bushy clump; and bearing reddish purple flowerheads in Summer. Prefers a well drained soil.