Aucuba japonica Rozannie (Japanese Laurel)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Compact, evergreen shrub with lush dark green leaves. Red-purple flowers in small clusters from April to May. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Large, bright red berries after flowers. Grow in full sun or full shade in moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of any position especially dry shade. Berries better with male form nearby.
Pittosporum tenuifolium Tom Thumb
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Compact evergreen with small, wavy, dark purple leaves and dark grey stems. Honey-scented, dark purple flowers sometimes produced. May to June. Ht.1m.(3ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with winter protection. Good for small gardens, tubs or balconies.