Elaeagnus pungens Maculata (Silverberry)
- Usually Flowers : September, October, November
Dense evergreen shrub slightly spiny with young shoots covered in brown scales. Leaves have boldly marked dark yellow centres with dark green edges with scaly undersides tinged white and brown. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Very fragrant, urn-shaped creamy-white flowers, from mid to late autumn. Copes with most soilo types in sun or shade. Good as hedging plant.
Ilex aquifolium Golden van Tol
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Evergreen, upright, female shrub with puckered, almost spineless, dark green leaves with irregular clear yellow margins, on purple stems. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Sparse crop of red berries produced in autumn and winter. Grows in sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Good as a hedging plant or as a specimen.
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.