Itea virginica Henry's Garnet (Sweetspire)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright deciduous shrub with arching branches bearing lustrous dark green leaves. Slender, pendent racemes of fragrant, greenish-white flowers. July to September. Ht.1.5m.(5ft.). Leaves turn rich burgandy in autumn. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, slightly acidic soil. Good for borders, woodland settings or watersides.
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.