Fremontodendron Californian Glory (Flannel Bush)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August, September, October
Large, fast-growing evergreen shrub. Large, saucer-shaped bright yellow flowers produced from late-spring to mid-autumn. Ht.8mt.(25ft.). Half-hardy. Best against a warm wall in full sun and on any fertile, well-drained soil, with protection from cold winds.
- 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.