Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca Citrina (Scorpion Vetch)
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April
Small, rounded, compact, evergreen shrub with pinnate, blue-grey leaves. Fragrant, small, pea-like pale yellow flowers from February to April. Ht.1.5mt.(4ft.). Frost hardy. Best in full sun on light, well-drained soils, preferably against a wall. Requires shelter.
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia Creeper)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Rampant, tendril climber that has mid-green leaves turning to brilliant shades of crimson-red in autumn. Up to 15mt.(48ft.). Insignificant flowers in June to August give way to dark purple berries in autumn. Grow in sun for best colours but will equally grow in shade. Needs well-drained soil. most suitable for high walls.