1) Azara lanceolata
- This large shrub is native to Chile and Argentina.
- In spring, it is covered with fragrant yellow flowers.
- Azara lanceolata can be found near parking lots #4 and #5 along Arboretum Drive.
2) Cytisus x praecox Broom
- C. multiflorus x C. purgans
- Pale yellow flowers are produced in axillary clusters.
- Many Brooms and related plants are blooming now along Arboretum Drive in our legume collection.
3) Deutzia x rosea
- D. gracilis x D. purpurascens
- In spring to early summer, this four foot shrub is covered in a profusion of white flowers with a pink-to-red tinge on the outside.
- Many Deutzia can be seen blooming in our Sorbus collection on the east side of Arboretum Drive.
4) Embothrium coccineum Chilean Fire Tree
- In late spring into early summer, this suckering tree bursts into a flaming beacon.
- Two young specimens can be found in the Pacific Connections Chilean Entry Garden.
5) Sophora microphylla
- This medium-size tree with tiny leaflets resembles a rising sun at this time of year, due to its profusion of yellow flowers.
- Large specimens can be seen in the legume collection as well as on the east side of Arboretum Drive across from the New Zealand Garden.