Daphne odora Rebecca
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, December
Evergreen shrub bearing leathery, olive-green glossy leaves with a broad creamy-yellow edge. Pink buds open to creamy-white, sweetly scented, flowers in clusters. December to March. Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained, fertile soil with shelter from coldest weather.
Sorbus aria Lutescens (Whitebeam)
- Usually Flowers : May
Striking deciduous tree bearing silvery young leaves, covered in fine yellow down, on purple shoots. Clusters of fragrant, white flowers. May. Ht.10mt.(33ft.). Leaves age to grey-green. Dark red berries after flowers. Grow in sun or dappled shade and well-drained soil, even chalk. Good garden tree. Attractive to birds.
Sorbus aucuparia Joseph Rock (Rowan)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Pretty, upright, deciduous tree with red leaf buds and small, narrow, green leaves. Corymbs of fluffy white flowers followed by creamy-yellow berries. April to May. Ht.9mt.(30ft.). Leaves flushed red, copper and purple-brown in autumn. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for small gardens, specimen, bees and birds.