Aucuba japonica Rozannie (Japanese Laurel)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Compact, evergreen shrub with lush dark green leaves. Red-purple flowers in small clusters from April to May. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Large, bright red berries after flowers. Grow in full sun or full shade in moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of any position especially dry shade. Berries better with male form nearby.
Potentilla fruticosa Abbotswood
Deciduous bushy shrub with small dark grey-green leaves, and small white flowers in late spring. Ht. 100cm. Flowers last longer in partially shaded, moist soils. Good for banks, coastal areas and ground cover. Drought tolerant.
Potentilla fruticosa Goldfinger (Shrubby Cinquefoil)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August, September, October
Spreading, deciduous shrub with light green leaves bearing fine hairs on upper surface. Globe-shaped, golden yellow flowers from May to October. Ht.0.9mt.(3ft.). Very resilient. Grows in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil.