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.
Solanum laxum Aureomarginatum (Potato Vine)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Vigorous, twining, semi-evergreen climber with golden variegated green leaves. Good clusters of fragrant, white flowers during summer. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Frost hardy. Best in full sun and moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for walls, fences, large shrubs or small trees. Can be grown in containers especially in cold areas.