Acer shirasawanum Jordan (Japanese Maple)
Deciduous, upright shrub or small tree with pastel orange leaves when young that turn red-orange in autumn. Ht.1.5m.(5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. Protect young growth from frost. good for containers, patios or woodland settings.
Pittosporum tenuifolium Tom Thumb
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Compact evergreen with small, wavy, dark purple leaves and dark grey stems. Honey-scented, dark purple flowers sometimes produced. May to June. Ht.1m.(3ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with winter protection. Good for small gardens, tubs or balconies.