Roses In the spring and early summer the garden is awash with magnolia, corylopsis
, snowdrops, tulips and hellebores.
A little later, corylopsis
, the earliest viburnums, fothergillas and flowering quince do the trick.
Hall's two historic plant shipments contained the first introduction of many Japanese species and cultivare into North America, including the following flowering trees and shrubs: Japanese maple (Acer palmatum and several of its cultivare), variegated kousa dogwood (Cornus kousa variegata), buttercup winterhazel (Corylopsis
pauciflora), Japanese raisin tree (Hovenia dulcis), peegee hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata var.
(Fagales: Betulaceae), Betula species (Fagales: Betulaceae), and Corylopsis
species (Saxifragales: Hamamelidacea) are larval host plants used by S.
Shim et al., "HPLC analysis, optimization of extraction conditions and biological evaluation of Corylopsis
coreana uyeki flos," Molecules, vol.
POUR AVOIR PECHE Mon coeur est un Corylopsis
Try rosy dwarf rhododendron praecox with dreamy corylopsis
pauciflora, with hazel like twigs and drooping primrose flowers.
Here, in the Okanagan Highlands, numerous groups of animals and plants make their first appearances in the fossil record; for example, genera such as hazel (Corylus) and hornbeam (Carpinus) in the birch family (Betulaceae); the oldest known service-berry (Amelanchier), snow-wreath (Neviusia), and cherry (Prunus) in the rose family (Rosaceae); winter-hazel (Corylopsis
) and witch-alder (Fothergilla) in the witchhazel family (Hamamelidaceae); and beech (Fagus) in the beech family (Fagaceae) (e.g.
In more southerly zones, camellias, bottlebrush buckeye, eastern redbud, sweet bay magnolia, corylopsis
and euonymus grow in light to medium shade.
SHADY CUSTOMERS: Trillium and narcissi under a canopy of corylopsis
, left, add colour and texture to any woodland or shady patch while snowdrops, above, push through the leaf mould to bring early life PRIM AND PROPER: Carol Klein believes our native primrose is a plant worth fighting for as it carpets woodland with sunny yellow flowers