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.
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.