Bursting into bloom just when the garden is in most need of some colour, Camellias are quite simply Queen of the winter flowers. There are numerous species of these evergreen shrubs, but the most commonly grown are Camellia sasanqua, Camellia japonica, and hybrids of these. The young leaves of another […]
Hydrangea macrophylla or the big leaf hydrangea has beautiful mopheads of colour. It is best grown in rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in part shade. Tolerates full sun only if grown in consistently moist soils.