Piptanthus nepalensis (Evergreen Laburnum)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Semi-evergreen or deciduous, open, upright and tender shrub with leaves of three dark blue-green leaflets. Upright, terminal racemes of pea-like, vanilla-scented, bright yellow flowers emerge from hairy buds May and June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Pendant green seed pods form after flowers August to September. Best grown in full sun and well-drained soil. Grow against a warm wall and protect from cold winds.
Schisandra grandiflora var. rubriflora (Magnolia Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Deciduous, twinning climber with dark green lanceolate leaves. Clusters of vivid, bright red flowers. March to April. Ht.10mt.(30ft.). Pendant clusters of scarlet fruit on female plants after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold. Good for walls, fences or sheds.