Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter Jasmine)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March
Bright yellow flowers appear on leafless green shoots, January to March. Ht.3mt(10ft). Deciduous. Can grow in partial shade.
Ribes oderatum (Buffalo Currant)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Spineless, erect, deciduous shrub with hairy young shoots. Leaves 3- to 5-lobed, bright green and toothed. Tubular, fragrant yellow flowers in pendant racemes up to 5cm.(2in.) long, mid- to late-spring. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Leaves turn red and purple in autumn and spherical black fruit follow flowers. Grow in sun or partial shade on fertile, light soil.
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Densely branched, upright shrub. Good crops of firm, pale-yellow berries in long bunches. Mid- to late-summer. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. Best when sheltered from frost and cold winds. Excellent for jelly, summer pies, soft drinks and home-made wines.