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.
Olearia haastii Fairlie Fragrant (Daisy Bush)
- Usually Flowers : June, July
Compact, upright, evergreen shrub with small, curved, leathery foliage. Masses of fragrant, daisy-like flowers. Mid- to late-summer. Ht.1.2mt.(4ft.). Leaves show good weather resistance. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Good for borders or containers.