Try berberis, buddleia, cotoneaster, elderberry, escallonia, forsythia, jasmine, philadelphus
, weigelia, privet and box.
GIVEN a little spare time you can take a wide variety of hardwood cuttings at this time of the year such as currant, gooseberry, Weigelia, Philadelphus
Shrubs that fall into this category include cornus (dogwood), willow, ribes (flowering currants), spiraea, kerria, philadelphus
Alison J Best's exhibition, called Blossoming Out: The Art of the Garden, is in her own words a celebration of the joy of flowers and plants with her depictions of snowdrops seen growing beside a road in Burnopfield, forsythia, iris, Canterbury bells, honeysuckle, daisy, colchicums, stitchwort, clover, toadflax, spring hellebore, foxglove, star of Bethlehem, wood anemone, rudbeckia, tulip, celandine, speedwell, daffodil and philadelphus
CUT back straggly shoots on philadelphus
, jasmine and weigela to strong new growth immediately after all the flowers have faded.
1 Plant late flowering clematis viticella varieties to scramble through spring and summer-flowering shrubs such as philadelphus
I'm attacking our philadelphus
today because it's squashing the wife's bloomers.
Clematis `Marie Boisselot' will produce huge paper-white flowers, while philadelphus
will fill your garden with a rich scent in the evening, as well as visual interest from its soft white flowers.
Buddleia, Ceanothus, Cotoneaster, Hosta, Holly, Lavetera, Honeysuckle, Daffodils, Philadelphus
, Potentilla, Rhododendron, Skimmia, Spiraea, Viburnum.
Shrubs such as Forsythia, Philadelphus
or Mock Orange and Ribes or Flowering Currant are good examples.
Use plants such as purple cotinus and golden- leaved philadelphus
to form a strong backdrop against which summer bulbs, herbaceous plants and ornamental grasses will shine.
TAKE cuttings from the likes of clematis, weeping fig, ceanothus, scabious, passion flower, fuchsias and philadelphus