Albizia julibrissin Rosea
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Deciduous large shrub or small tree with light green mimosa-like foliage. Terminal clusters of spectacular, fluffy, pink flowers. July to September. Best in hot sunny positions with good drainage. Protect from hard frosts.
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.
Papaver Patty's Plum
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Delicious large plum purple blooms with ruffled petals on tall strong stems above mid green foliage. Prefers a well drained soil.
Schisandra grandiflora var. rubriflora (Magnolia Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Deciduous, twinning climber with dark green lanceolate leaves. Clusters of vivid, bright red flowers. March to April. Ht.10mt.(30ft.). Pendant clusters of scarlet fruit on female plants after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold. Good for walls, fences or sheds.