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.
Prostanthera cuneata (Apple Mint Bush)
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August
Compact, aromatic, evergreen with clusters of tubular white flowers clearly marked purple and yellow. June to August. Ht.90cm.(3ft.). Grow in sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter from hard frosts. Good for mixed borders.