Myrtle. Evergreen shrub with small shiny evergreen leaves, a compact, rounded habit and masses of fragrant white flowers in summer. Plant in a sheltered, well-drained and warm location; prune lighlty in spring to maintain shape. Hardy to -15°C. H: about 1.2m
Neillia is a lovely deciduous shrub grown for profuse clusters of pink-white flowers in the spring and early summer and a graceful arching habit. Prefers moist soil in sun or part shade. Fully hardy. Prune old wood hard after flowering to encourage fresh flower-bearing stems the following year. H:2m
Rounded evergreen shrub with oval glossy dark green leaves and clusters of fragrant tubular white flowers in mid-late spring. Fully hardy and easy to grow in either full sun or partial shade on moist but well-drained soil. Prune after flowering. Could be used as a very ornamental, somewhat rounded hedge. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. H:1-3m depending on pruning.
Unusual Mock Orange with distinctly marbled foliage. Very fragrant single white flowers in early summer. Prune older wood hard after flowering. Best in light shade with a moist but well drained soil. H:2m. Fully hardy.
Beautifully fragrant deciduous shrub. Dark green and glossy leaves and a super-abundance of pure white double flowers in early summer. Prune old wood hard after flowering. Happy in full sun or light shade in moist and fertile soils. Fully hardy. H:1-1.5m
A rare form of this hardy shrubby perennial with grey felty leaves. Whorls of pure white flowers in mid summer. Thrives in hot, full sun and in well drained soils. Drought tolerant. Cut back in spring if necessary to keep tidy. Will attract both bees and butterflies. H: 60cm.