Muscari latifolium (Grape Hyacinth)
Bulbous perennial with solitary, semi-erect, inversely lance-shaped, mid-green leaves. Dense racemes of oblong or urn-shaped violet-black flowers and crowns of paler, sterile flowers. March. Ht.15cm.(6in.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Good for edge of borders, woodland areas or containers.
Pittosporum tobira nanum
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Compact, tender, dwarf, evergreen shrub bearing attractive glossy, spoon-shaped dark green leaves. Orange-blossom scented creamy-white flowers May and June. Ht.0.6mt.(2ft.). Grows in full sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Needs a warm wall and shelter from cold winds. Flowers better under protection. Good for patio's, containers or front of border.