Cordyline australis Torbay Dazzler
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Fantastic foliage plant with spiky green leaves striped cream. Best grown in full sun and well-drained, light soil. Scented, ivory-white flowers on branched stems in June to July on mature plants. Needs shelter and protection from hard frosts. Excellent for containers.
Corylus maxima Purpurea (Purple Leaved Hazel)
- Usually Flowers : January, February
Vigorous, deciduous shrub or small tree with deep purple leaves. Purplish catkins with yellow anthers hang from bare branches in late winter. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Edible nuts form in autumn. Grow in full sun or partial shade on fertile, well-drained soil. Good for hedging or as specimen plant.