Choisya ternata C. ternata is a rounded, medium-sized bushy evergreen shrub upto with dark, glossy green leaves divided into three broad leaflets. Flowers pure white, scented, often appearing fitfully into winter
"An all-time favorite perennial. The sweet scent of Lily-of-the-Valley will fill the garden in early spring. Each stem produces as many as 25 blooms. Easy to grow in shady areas, but will also thrive in partial sun." My favorite flower.
concha ceanothus, medium size shrub, full sun ok, California native plant; one of the best California lilacs for the garden with dark-green leaves all year; showy, deep blue flowers with reddish bracts bloom in spring;