Exochorda macrantha The Bride (Pearl Bush)
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Deciduous, arching, gorgeous, dense shrub with soft green leaves that turn delicate shades of yellow and orange in autumn. Large white flowers smother the branches in April and May. Ht.2mt.(6ft.). Grow in sun or light shade on moist, well-drained soil. Can be trained as a wall shrub.
Luma (Myrtus) apiculata Glanleam Gold (Variegated Myrtle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright, bushy, evergreen shrub with peeling, reddish-brown and creamy-white bark, bearing aromatic, glossy, dark green leaves with creamy-yellow margins that are pink-tinged when young. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Small white flowers produced from July to September giving rise to round, purple-black fruit autumn and winter. Frost tender. Best in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil, with shelter from cold winds. Good in containers.