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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Pulsatilla vulgaris Pasque Flower perennial, rock plant 9in (23cm). Feathery leaves. Cup-shaped flowers in spring, on long stalks. Various colours, with yellow centres. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and rich, well-drained soil. No
Pyrocantha coccinea Fire Thorn shrub 12ft (4m). Evergreen. Oval, dark green leaves. Clusterse of small white flowers in June and July, then round, red fruits. Poisonous. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and shelter. No
Pyrostegia venusta Flame Flower, Flame Vine, Golden Shower climber 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Tendrils. Tubular, orange-yellow flowers from autumn to spring. Frost tender, 15C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Rhamnus alaternus Italian Buckthorn shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Oval, greish, glossy leaves with white margins. Minute, yellowish flowers in May to July, then red,round fruit turning black. Poisonous. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. No
Rosa pimpinellifolia Burnet Rose, Scotch Rose shrub 3ft (1m). Deciduous. Pricky. Dark, fern-like leaves. Double, cream-coloured flowers in June. Fully hardy. Sun and moist, fertile soil. No
Rosmarinus officianalis Rosemary shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Narrow, aromatic leaves. Small blue flowers from April to June. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Salix alba White Willow tree 50ft (15m). Deciduous. Silver-grey leaves Fully hardy. Sun, doesn't tolerate dry conditions. No
Salix reticulata Net-Veined Willow shrub, rock plant 4in (10cm). Deciduous. Rounded, strongly veined leaves, with white undersides. Erect, pinkish catkins in spring, much liked by bumblebees. Fully hardy. Sun, tolerates poor soils that are not too dry. Good ground cover. No
SALVIA genus Sage annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub, shrub c.12ins- 6ft (30cm-2m). Oval or narrow leaves, sometimes hairy beneath. Flowers are tubular, 2-lipped, in summer and autumn. Frost tender, 5C, to fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Sambucus racemosa Red-berried Elder shrub 10ft (3m). Deciduous. Leaves divided into leaflets. Clusters of cream flowers, followed bny round, red fruits which are poisonous when raw.. Fully hardy. Sun and moist, fertile soil. No
Santolina chamaecyparissus Cotton Lavender, Lavender Cotton shrub 2ft (75cm). Evergreen. Narrow, greyish, serrated, leaves. Bright yellow flowers in July and August. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, thrives in poor soil. No
Schinus molle Californian Pepper Tree, Peruvian Mastic Tree tree 25ft (8m). Evergreen. Fern-like leaves with many leaflets. Clusters of small yellow flowers, February to August, then little pink fruits. Frost tender, min. 5C. Sun. No
Schisandra rubriflora climber 20ft (6m). Deciduous. Twining. Leathery, serrated leaves. Small, bright red flowers from April to May. Pendant red fruits. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade, rich soil. Useful for growing against walls. Grow male and female plants for fruit. No
Sedum spathulifolium "Cape Blanco" Stonecrop perennial, rock plant 2in (5cm). Evergreen. Succulent rosettes of greyish-white leaves, sometimes tinged with purple. Minute yellow flowers in May and June. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile, well drained soil. No
Sempervivum arachnoideum Cobweb Houseleek perennial, rock plant 5in (12cm). Evergreen. Forms carpet of globular rosetteses, tipped red and covered in white hairy web. Clusters of star-shaped rose-reddish flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun and gritty soil. No
Silene maritima "Robin Whitebreast" Double Sea Campion perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Fully hardy. Narrow, grey-green leaves. Globular, double, white flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Silene schafta Campion perennial, rock plant 6in (15cm). Narrow leaves. Magenta-pink flowers from May to November. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Solandra maxima Copa de Oro, Golden-Chalice Vine climber 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Scrambler. Glossy leaves. Scented, yellow flowers from April to June. Frost tender, 16C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Sorbus aria Whitebeam tree 50ft (15m). Deciduous. Oval, serrated leaves with silver undersides. Small white floweres in May, then brown-speckled, red fruits. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, damp soil. No
SPIRAEA genus shrub c. 3-10ft (1-3m). Deciduous or semi-evergreen. Narrow or rounded leaves.Clusters of 5-petalled flowers in spring or summer. Colours include white or pink. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Tamarix ramosissima "Pink Cascade" Tamarisk shrub 20ft (6m). Deciduous. Very small, narrow, glaucous leaves. Feathery, pink flowers in August and September. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil.Tolerates very exposed conditions. Yes
Thevetia peruviana Yellow Oleander tree 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Narrow leaves, yellow flowers in winter, spring and summer. Poisonous. Frost tender, min 16C. Sun. No
Tradescantia fluminensis Spiderwort perennial 2in (5cm). Trailing evergreen. Thick, oval leaves without stems, purplish undersides. Variegated varieties have white stripes lengthwise. Minute pink flowers. Frost tender, 15C. Sun or partial shade. No
Trypterygium regelii climber 30ft (10m). Deciduous. Twining. Oval leaves. Clusters of small, whiteish flowers in August. Then winged, green fruit. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. No
VERONICA genus perennial, sub-shrub c 6ins-4ft (15cm-1.2m). Some are evergreen or semi-evergreen. Leaves are narrow or oval, sometimes hairy. Flowers are saucer- or star-shaped, in summer. Colours include pink, blue or purple. Frost hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil, but some prefer partial shade and moist soil. No

Plants: 126

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