Crinodendron hookerianum (Lantern Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Stunning, evergreen with toothed, elliptic, dark green leaves. Pendant, crimson to deep carmine-pink flowers, mostly as lantern-shaped buds, along stems. May to August. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for woodland gardens. Protect in cool greenhouse or conservatory in cold areas.
Erica darleyensis Mixed (Winter Heath)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, December
Evergreen, spreading growth with green or golden-green foliage. Pink, lilac red or white, bell-shaped flowers. Winter-Spring. Ht.20cm.(8in.). Grow in sun and moist, well-drained soil. Good for ground cover.
Miscanthus sinensis Zebrinus (Zebra Grass)
- Usually Flowers : October
Deciduous grass. Graceful clumps of long arching green leaves with large cream bands. Striking, erect buff-silver flower plumes. October. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in full sun and moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Good at back of borders or as specimen plant. Very attractive in winter.