Camellia, with its glossy evergreen leaves and large cupped flowers, blooms when few other plants do—in late winter to early spring. Plant partial-shade-loving camellias such as this 'Rubescens Major,' in slightly acidic soil that drains well.
Camellia Japonica - February 2013. Evergreen shrubs with beautiful solitary or clustered flowers appearing early in the year with glossy, leathery leaves. http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=299
Love hummingbirds? There are many different flowering plants you can add to your garden or balcony to attract and nourish these beautiful birds. Have a look at the suggestions and see what would work in your yard. Hummingbirds, like bees and butterflies,