Cydonia sinensis

This was until recently known as Pseudocydonia sinensis or the mock Chinese quince and it has to be the best small tree that one could have! It has attractive pink blossom in late spring that in summer become large egg shaped yellow -green fruit which can be used for jelly or as I found out …

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Canarina canariensis

This is a bit of horticultural tautology as its name  means a Canary Islands plant from the Canary Islands! It is a herbaceous perennial winter growing climber that can reach about 3metres and its rich orange bells hang from its succulent stems all late winter and spring.I use it up deciduous shrubs in my garden …

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