Cercidiphyllum japonicum (Katsura Tree)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Fast-growing, spreading, deciduous tree, or very large shrub, bearing heart-shaped, leaves that are pink-tinged when young; then rich green turning to a stunning yellow, then orange to purple in autumn, especially on acid soils. Ht.20mt.(65ft.). Has insignificant red flowers. Fallen leaves have distinctive smell of burnt toffee. Grow in sun or partial shade on moist, well-drained soil. Best if sheltered from cold winds. Good specimen plant.
Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter Jasmine)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March
Bright yellow flowers appear on leafless green shoots, January to March. Ht.3mt(10ft). Deciduous. Can grow in partial shade.
Jasminum officinale Aureovarigatum
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Vigorous, twining climber with green leaves that are marked with yellow. Bears small fragrant white flowers in summer. Ht 3.5m (12ft) Spread 1m (3ft)
Grow in full sun or part shade. Free draining soil.
Jasminum officinale Fiona Sunrise
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July, August, September
Fragrant white flowers May to September. Ht.12mt(40ft). Golden foliage is deciduous. Frost hardy but can grow in partial shade.