Cupressus macrocarpa Goldcrest (Monterey Cypress)
Columnar, evergreen tree with golden-yellow, scale-like leaves and flaking, scaly bark. Bears small, spherical, female cones. Ht.2.5m.(8ft.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for containers, Specimen plant and hedging.
- 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.
Parahebe catarractae Delight
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September, October, November
Compact, bushy, evergreen with shiny, finely serrated leaves on mahogany stems. A profusion of blue flowers with magenta centres. June to November. Ht.40cm.(1.5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for front of borders, rockeries and containers.