Eleutherococcus sieboldianus Variegatus
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Deciduous, arching shrub with slender, spiny stems bearing bright green leaflets margined creamy-white. Solitary umbels of star-shaped, greenish-white flowers, May to June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Spherical, black fruit after flowers. Grow in full sun or part shade and well-drained, dry, poorish soil. Good for awkward corners or in border.
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.
Tricyrtis hirta Taiwan Atrianne
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Spidery petals that have maroon spots and a deeper blotch at the tip of the petal. Humus rich soil. Part Shade. Ht. 1m (3ft)
Tricyrtis latifolia Hototogisu
The Toad Lily. Flowers of light mauve-purple that are spotted. Needs water retentive soil. Full or part shade. Ht. 1m (3ft)