Leptospermum scoparium Red Damask (Tea Tree)
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Eye catching, dense, evergreen shrub with narrow, dark green leaves. Masses of fully double, deep red flowers. May to July. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for back of warm borders or as specimen plant.
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.