Winteri yields winter's bark, which is used as a substitute for cinnamon. It is not quite hardy, and must have a sheltered place. An evergreen with a large oval leaf, and brown stem. Height up to thirty feet. White flowers in May. Loam and peat for preference, but will succeed on clay.
Chrysantha (syn. papyrifera) a shrub with yellow scented flowers in spring, height up to three feet, is offered in some lists of hardy deciduous shrubs, but it is best grown in the greenhouse.
Wild Olive. The evergreen species are the most appreciated, such as glabra and its variegated and yellow forms; macrophylla, and pungens and its forms aureo-maculata, aureo-picta and variegata. Argentea (good for seaside) longipes and umbellata are deciduous. Longipes is the same as multiflora, and is a large handsome creamy shrub in the gardens of the Royal Horticultural Society at Wisley. Ornamental berries follow the flowers. Ordinary soil.