Cyclamen hederifolium Ivy Ice
- Usually Flowers : October, November
Perennial with large, flattened tubers, and variable, triangular to heart-shaped, patterned, dark green leaves. Flowers, sometimes scented, in shades of pink, rose or white. Mid and late autumn. Ht.13cm.(5in.). Grow in part shade and fertile, well-drained soil. Good for underplanting trees or shrubs. Mulch in areas of prolonged frost.
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Vigorous climber with dark green leaves baring a small purple flower in spring. Flowers sometimes develop into a sausage like fruit. Ht. 7m (22ft) Spread. 365cm (12ft) Sun or Part Shade
Holboellia latifolia (Sausage Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March
Vigorous, evergreen twining climber with dark green leaves. Strongly scented, white with sometimes purple tint, bell-shaped, female flowers borne in clusters. March. Ht.5mt.(16ft.). Edible, purple, sausage-shaped fruit in autumn. Male flowers greenish-white. Frost hardy. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, well-drained soil with shelter.