January/February

Mahonia x media 'Arthur Menzies'
An elegant, towering shrub that is guarded by resident hummingbirds.
Eranthis hyemalis
Winter aconite. Diminutive, bright ephemerals from the buttercup family. European natives.
Jasminum nudiflorum
Winter jasmine. A very hardy, reliable perennial shrub with an arching growth habit.
Ribes laurifolium
A native to SW China, this shrub is well-suited to a wall or slope that encourages an arching, ambling growth pattern.