Ajuga repens Black Scallop
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June, July
Black glossy foliage with spikes of blue flowers in the early summer. Full sun/part shade. Ht. 6' to 12' (15cm - 30cm) Spread. 1ft to 3ft (30cm -90cm)
Ajuga reptans Catlins Giant (Bugle)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Large mats of evergreen, bronze-purple foliage spikes of rich blue flowers. May to June. Ht.30cm.(1ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good ground cover, especially for front of borders.
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.