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.
Senecio compacta Drysdale
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September, October
Rounded, evergreen shrub bearing silvery grey-green leaves with bright yellow, daisy-like flowers. July to October. Grow in sun and well drained soil. Good for courtyards, mediterranean gardens and borders. May need winter protection in some areas.