Dipelta floribunda (Rosy Dipelta)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Strong, upright, deciduous shrub. Clusters of lightly fragrant, funnel-shaped flowers, pale pink with a yellow throat, appear from May to June. Ht. 4mt.(12ft.). Attractive flaking bark on mature bushes. Grow in full sun or partial shade on fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Best if sheltered from cold winds.
Luma (Myrtus) apiculata Glanleam Gold (Variegated Myrtle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright, bushy, evergreen shrub with peeling, reddish-brown and creamy-white bark, bearing aromatic, glossy, dark green leaves with creamy-yellow margins that are pink-tinged when young. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Small white flowers produced from July to September giving rise to round, purple-black fruit autumn and winter. Frost tender. Best in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil, with shelter from cold winds. Good in containers.