Clianthus punicens Alba
- Usually Flowers : April, May, June
Evergreen, climbing shrub with dark green leaves and lobster-claw-like, white flowers. April to June. Best in sun and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter and protection in winter.
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.