Prunus incisa Kojo-no-mai (Fuji Cherry)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Compact, rounded to spreading delicate looking deciduous shrub. Wiry twigs burst into life with crimson buds opening to pale pink flowers from March to April. Young leaves long and pale green, darkening with age. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Leaves turn to glowing shades of red and orange in autumn. Grows in full sun on moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Good for containers.
Tamarix ramosisima Pink Cascade (Tamarisk)
- Usually Flowers : August, September
Deciduous shrub or small tree with arching stems bearing filigree-type foliage. Pink flowers are very small that smoother the stems like feathery plumes from August to September.Ht.3mt.(10ft.). Grow in full sun and well-drained soil, avoiding chalk. Very good coastal windbreak or hedge, or as specimen plant.