Leptospermum “Wiri Joan” (Manuka), a beautiful mid sized, deep red flowered Manuka.
Viburnum opulus ‘Sterile’ is available too. One of the best deciduous large shrubs to buy. Eventually, a thicket of branches become smothered in large green to white pom pom flowers from late Spring.
Hedging plants like Corokia ‘Red Wonder’ are looking large and full of height and Buxus sempervirens has a mass of new fresh green growth on top.