Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider Gum)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Evergreen, conical tree. Round juvenile leaves are silver-blue maturing to long blue-green ones. White flowers in clusters with numerous stamens. July to October. Ht.25mt.(78ft.). Attractive peeling cream, pinkish and brown bark. Better grown as multi-stem tree. Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. May need some protection in cold areas. Good for specimen plant and flower arranging.
Weigela Black and White
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Compact, low-growing, deciduous shrub bearing dark green leaves on plum-tinted shoots. Masses of fragrant, trumpet-shaped, white flowers with red throats. May to June. Ht.50cm.(20in.). Leaves become plum tinted during summer. Grow in sun and moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders.