Feijoa sellowiana; syn. Acca sellowiana (Pineapple Guava)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Evergreen, bushy, shrub or tree bearing dark green leaves with white undersides. Dark red flowers with white-edged petals mid-summer. Ht.3mt(10ft). Flowers followed by edible, red-tinged, green fruits. Best in full sun and well drained soil with shelter. Frost hardy.
Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Unusual black to dark green grass like leaves. In summer it bears pale purplish white flowers followed by glossy black fruit. Grow in full sun to part shade. Leaves 10-35cm long (4-14in). Grow in well drained to moist soil.
Ht 20cm (8in) Spread 30cm (12in)
Good for the front of the border or rock garden.