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.
Indigofera kirilowii (Chinese Indigo)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Spreading, deciduous, rhizomatous shrub. Pendant racemes of pea-like, pink flowers. June to July. Ht.1.5m.(5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed borders.