Calycanthus floridus (Carolina Allspice)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Well branched deciduous bush with aromatic, glossy, apple-green leaves. Very aromatic red-purple flowers. June to July. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with protection from severe frost. Good for sheltered borders, specimen or woodland plantings.
Phormium Chocomint (New Zealand Flax)
Clumps of evergreen, arching leaves of deep chocolate brown and broad, mint green margins. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders, containers or patios.
Phormium Cream Delight (New Zealand Flax)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Evergreen, architectural plant with green, strap-shaped leaves, marked with a broad, central cream band and narrower cream stripes towards the edges. Ht.1.0mt.(3ft.). Yellow flowers during July. Requires full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders and coastal regions.