Crinodendron hookerianum (Lantern Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August
Stunning, evergreen with toothed, elliptic, dark green leaves. Pendant, crimson to deep carmine-pink flowers, mostly as lantern-shaped buds, along stems. May to August. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained acid soil. Good for woodland gardens. Protect in cool greenhouse or conservatory in cold areas.
Cytisus scoparius Burkwoodii (Broom)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Upright and arching deciduous shrub with small green leaves. Deep pink to maroon flowers with gold margins. May to June. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Drought resistant. Good for borders.