Eleutherococcus sieboldianus Variegatus
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Deciduous, arching shrub with slender, spiny stems bearing bright green leaflets margined creamy-white. Solitary umbels of star-shaped, greenish-white flowers, May to June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Spherical, black fruit after flowers. Grow in full sun or part shade and well-drained, dry, poorish soil. Good for awkward corners or in border.
Exochorda macrantha The Bride (Pearl Bush)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Deciduous, arching, gorgeous, dense shrub with soft green leaves that turn delicate shades of yellow and orange in autumn. Large white flowers smother the branches in April and May. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in sun or light shade on moist, well-drained soil. Can be trained as a wall shrub.