Ceanothus thyrsiflorus repens (Californian Lilac)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Low growing, mound forming evergreen with dark green leaves. Masses of fluffy, powder-blue flowers. May to June. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, well-drained soil with some winter protection. Good for front of borders, rock garden or container.
Forsythia x intermedia Nimbus
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Compact, upright, dense and bushy plant. Smothered with large, bright yellow flowers. March to April. Ht.70cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or dappled shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for mixed border, containers or low hedge.
Pachysandra terminalis Green Carpet
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Spreading evergreen sub-shrub with glossy dark green, coarsely toothed, obovate leaves. Small white flowers on erect spikes. June to July. Good for grond cover in a shady aspect.
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Nodding cream white bell shaped flowers held on upright stalks. Heart shaped foliage. Flowers from early to late Spring. Sun. Well drained soil. Ht. 24' (60cm) Spread 12' (30cm)