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.
Trachelospermum asiaticum (Chinese Jasmine)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Evergreen twining climber with glossy green leaves that redden in cold conditions. Up to 6mt.(20ft.). Flowers are fragrant and jasmine-like, creamy-white maturing to yellow, from July to August. Frost hardy. Best grown in sun or part shade in fertile, well-drained soil and in a sheltered position. Good for walls and containers.