Eriobotrya japonica (Loquat)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, November, December
Evergreen shrub or small tree with large, almost leathery, dark green leaves. Fragrant, self-pollinating, yellow flowers. November to March. Ht.4m.(13ft.). Golden-orange fruit after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Can withstand salty aspects. May need some frost protection. Good for mediterranean type gardens.
Hedera algeriensis Gloire de Marengo
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Vigorous evergreen climber with large dark green leaves edged creamy-white. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Yellow-green flowers produce black berries in autumn. Prefers moist, well-drained soil in sun or shade, but shelter from cold winds helps reduce damage to leaves.