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.
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Vigorous climber with dark green leaves baring a small purple flower in spring. Flowers sometimes develop into a sausage like fruit. Ht. 7m (22ft) Spread. 365cm (12ft) Sun or Part Shade
Holboellia latifolia (Sausage Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March
Vigorous, evergreen twining climber with dark green leaves. Strongly scented, white with sometimes purple tint, bell-shaped, female flowers borne in clusters. March. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Edible, purple, sausage-shaped fruit in autumn. Male flowers greenish-white. Frost hardy. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter.