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.
Leptospermum scoparium Red Damask (Tea Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Eye catching, dense, evergreen shrub with narrow, dark green leaves. Masses of fully double, deep red flowers. May to July. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for back of warm borders or as specimen plant.
Pieris japonica Forest Flame
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Bushy evergreen with new leaves bright red turning pink then cream to green. White lily-of-the-valley type flowers. April to May. Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in sun or shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Best if sheltered from cold winds. Good for containers or woodland borders.