These shrubs are useful for shady places, and like a moist, peaty soil. Procumbens, the Partridge Berry, only grows a few inches high and has white flowers in summer, followed by dark fruit. Shallon is an evergreen, grows up to four feet high, and has white flowers in May; there is a form of this called acutifolia. Nummularioides (syn. nummularifolia) white or pale pink flowers in spring, is also offered.
The wild Cherry.
See Chapter 17. Biloba, the Maidenhair Tree, is the same as Salisburia adiantifolia. There are several garden forms, including a drooping and a variegated, but they are not generally offered. It is a deciduous Conifer, and does well in towns. Ordinary soil.