Magnolia grandiflora Gallissoniere (Bull Bay)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Large evergreen bearing leathery, glossy, dark green leaves with reddish-brown, hairy, undersides. A profusion of very fragrant, cup-shaped, white flowers. July to August. Ht.6m.(20ft.). Fruit in October after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained, slightly acid soil with protection from severe cold. Good as specimen or wall shrub.
Magnolia stellata Royal Star
- Usually Flowers : April
Compact, much branched, deciduous shrub. A profusion of pure white, double, star-shaped, fragrant flowers. April. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, slightly acid soil. Good specimen plant for smaller gardens.
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.