Azalea Betty Ann Vos
Azalea (syn. Rhododendron)
- Usually Flowers : May
Compact evergreen of dense, mounded habit. Large, double, light pink-purple flowers. May. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for patios, woodland borders and containers.
Viburnum carlesii Aurora
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Dense, bushy, deciduous shrub with dark green leaves that are bronze when young and turning red in autumn. Domed, terminal clusters of very fragrant, tubular, pink flowers from April to May. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Red fruit after flowers that turn black in autumn. Grow in sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Good for shrub border near a path.
Viburnum x bodnantense Charles Lamont
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, November, December
Upright, deciduous shrub bearing bronze tinged young leaves turning dark green. Dense clusters of strongly fragrant, bright pink flowers on bare stems, from November to March. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grows in full sun or partial shade, on fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Some shelter helps prevent frost damage to flowers. Good in shrub borders or as a specimen plant, near a pathway.