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Double-file Viburnum - These are no ordinary flowers. They sit up above the leaves, almost as if they are floating several inches above the branch. So even though doublefile viburnum is a large shrub with coarse-textured leaves, when it’s in flower it looks light and airy. The flowers typically last 3 – 4 weeks. In the fall, small berries appear but they are not overly ornamental. The leaves turn a deep purple in the autumn before falling off for the winter.
Honey bush (Melianthus major, USDA Hardiness Zones 8-11), 'Magilla' perilla (Perilla 'Magilla', annual), and a dark elephant ear (Colocasia esculenta cv., Zones 8-11).