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.
Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina (Tarentum Myrtle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August
Dwarf, compact, rounded evergreen shrub with small, glossy, dark green leaves. Deliciously-scented, large, saucer-shaped, pink-tinted, white flowers from July to August. Ht.1.5mt.(5ft.). White berries form in autumn. Frost hardy. Best in full sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from cold winds. Good for containers.