Lemonwood - Pittosporum Euginoides
As you go through the archway to the Jelly Bean Border you'll first pass a Lemonwood tree, or Pittosporum Euginoides. This tree has wavy green leaves which shine in the sun and smell like lemons. It's one of my most favourite New Zealand native evergreens.
This early photograph shows one of my most inspired planting combinations - a lemonwood pittosporum under-planted with soft lime green hostas. Better not mention that the Pittosporum grew too big, sustained too much wind and snow damage, and is now (sadly) a stump. But hey! It's sprouting...