Exochorda racemosa Niagara (Pearl Bush)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Very compact deciduous shrub with arching stems. Masses of white flowers. April to May. Ht.1.5m.(5ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and well-drained soil. Good for borders, ground cover, low hedging or containers.
Loropetalum chinensis f. rubrum Fire Dance (Chinese Fringe Flower)
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April
- Suitable for cut flowers
Evergreen, bushy mound with purple foliage. Sweetly scented pink witch-hazel-like flowers from February to April. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Frost hardy. Grow in part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained, humus rich soil. Best if given shelter from cold or winter protection. Good for cutting, containers or front of border.