- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Spreading, evergreen shrub with spiny, glossy, dark green holly-like leaves. Long, drooping, catkin-like racemes of vanilla-scented greenish-white flowers from July to September. Ht.5mt.(15ft.). Grows in sun or partial shade on fertile, well-drained soil. Frost hardy. Good trained against a sunny, sheltered wall.
Prunus padus Le Thoureil (Bird Cherry)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Vigorous small deciduous tree or large shrub. White flowers in long racemes during April and May. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Grows in any moist, well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Leaves colour bronze in autumn. Useful free standing shade tree.