Beautiful deciduous shrub, raised in the USA, and noted for its uusualy large, double and scented white flowers in early summer. Best in full sun or light shade on good rich soils that are moist and well drained. Cut back old wood hard after flowering. Fully hardy. H:1-3m depending on pruning.
Upright deciduous shrub, with golden yellow foliage, very fragrant off-white single flowers in early summer. Best in light shade to prevent foliage burning. H:2-3.5m. Prune old wood hard after flowering.
Striking evergreen shrub with markedly cream/green variegated leaves. Very small pale yellow fragrant flowers in spring. Prefers any good soil in full sun or light shade. H: up to 2m but can be clipped back as required.
Large upright bushy shrub or small tree, with handsome glossy dullish green, usually evergreen foliage. Honey scented flowers in early summer. Healthy and trouble free this easy to grow plant is happy in full sun or light shade and in a reasonably fertile soil. Fully to frost hardy it is probably not best planted where cold winter winds can scorch foliage. Good subject for a pot as it can easily be clipped to keep compact. H: 1-4m
A new variety of pittosporum, with a compact and conical habit, requiring minimal pruning. Mid-green evergreen foliage, small fragrant purple flowers in spring and early summer. Enjoys full sun to part-shade and will grow well on most soils. Final height may be about 1 to 1.2m
Large bushy shrub or small tree, with handsome shiny grey-greenand usually, in a mildly sheltered site, evergreen foliage. Honey scented flowers in early summer. Full sun or light shade. Frost to fully hardy, especially after 2-3 years maturity. . H: 1-4m depending on pruning.
Very attractive evergreen shrub with large glossy dark green leaves. Slow growing eventually making a large shrub. Very fragrant large cream flowers in early summer. An excellent wall shrub. Full sun. Well drained soil.
Plumbago auriculata is an evergreen shrub, often grown as a climber, attaining considerable size in the wild, but often much smaller in cultivation, perhaps 1 or 2m. Leaves are glossy green on long, thin, and climbing stems. The flowers are pale blue in the case of these plants, although white and deep blue variants are known and are produced in abundance in summer. Happy in a pot in a warm and sheltered position when all risk of frost has passed. Half-hardy, so protect from frost at all times.
Plumbago auriculata is only half-hardy and must over-wintered in a frost free conservatory of heated glaas house.