Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Deciduous, rounded, bushy shrub or small tree bearing large elliptic mid- to dark green leaves. Large, fragrant, goblet-shaped, purple-flushed flowers. April to May. Ht.6m.(20ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained acidic soil. Good for small gardens as specimen plant or in borders.
Polygonum baldschuanicum (Mile-a-minute plant)
Polygonum (syn. Fallopia)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Very vigorous, deciduous woody-stemmed twining climber with rounded triangular leaves. Drooping panicles of tubular, pink-tinged white flowers produced from summer to early autumn. Ht.15mt.(50ft.). Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Very tough.