Arbutus unedo (Strawberry Tree)
- Usually Flowers : September, October, November
Large, bushy, evergreen shrub or small tree, bearing glossy, dark green, leathery leaves and shredding brown bark. Pink-tinged creamy-white lily-of-the-valley type flowers from September to November. Ht.8mt.(25ft.). Flowers appear as last season's strawberry-like fruit ripens to red. Grow in full sun and fertile, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Good on coasts, as specimen plant or in large border with shelter.
Lophomyrtus Magic Dragon
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Striking new variegated, evergreen, compact shrub with deep burgandy leaves splashed cream and pink. Ht.0.5mt.(18'). Flowers small but nicely scented from June to July. Best in full sun and on well-drained soil. Good as a patio or container plant.