Exochorda macrantha The Bride (Pearl Bush)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Deciduous, arching, gorgeous, dense shrub with soft green leaves that turn delicate shades of yellow and orange in autumn. Large white flowers smother the branches in April and May. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in sun or light shade on moist, well-drained soil. Can be trained as a wall shrub.
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Compact evergreen with large, toothed, deep green leaves. Masses of bright white flowers with purple mark at base of each petal and small green eye. June to August. Ht.40cm.(16in.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, rock gardens and containers.
Physocarpus opulifolius Lady in Red
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Compact, thicket-forming deciduous shrub with wine-red young leaves turning red-purple with age. Flowers pale-pink in clusters June and July. Ht. 1.5mt.(5ft.). Pale brown-red fruit in autumn after flowers. Requires full sun to part shade in fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil.