Plants: 141

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
NEPETA genus Catmint perennial c.14ins-3ft (35-90cm). Narrow, or oval, toothed leaves. Tubular flowers, in shades of blue, in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Nerium oleander Oleander shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Dark, leathery leaves. . Clusters of open flowers in shades of white, pink, red, yellow, in spring and summer. Poisonous. Frost tender, 10C.Sun. Likes a south-facing wall. No
Origanum laevigatum Dittany shrub, rock plant 12in (30cm). Deciduous. Forms carpet of small, aromatic leaves. Covered in tiny minute, bright pink flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, and alkaline soil. No
Oxalis enneaphylla Scurvy Grass perennial, rock plant 3in (7cm). Bulbous roots. Folded, greyish leaves divided into oval leaflets. Funnel-shaped flowers, white or pink, in June and July. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. No
Pandorea jasminoides climber 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Twining. Leaves divided into leaflets. Clusters of funnel-shaped, white flowers with pink centres. Frost tender. 5C. Sun. No
PAPAVER genus Poppy annual, biennial, perennial c. 4ins-3ft m-1m). Oval or narrow leaves, often hairy. Flowers are single or double, in summer. Colours include white, pink or red. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
PENSTEMON genus annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub, shrub c. 3ins-4ft (8cm-1.2m). Mostly semi-evegreen or evergreen. Narrow or oval leaves. Tubular or funnel-shaped flowers in summer. Colours include white, pink, red, purple or blue. Half hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil.. No
Peperomia obtusifolia Pepper Face perennial 10in (25cm). Evergreen. Reddish stems, dark, metallic green leaves, with red midribs on underside. Frost tender, 10C. Sun or partial shade. No
Pericallis x hybrida perennial 2ft (60cm). Evergreen clumps with oval, toothed leaves. Big daisy-type flowers, single or double and in shades of pink, white or blue. Frost tender, 5C. Sun or semi-shade. No
PHACELIA genus annual, biennial, perennial c. 8-24ins (20-60cm). Oval or feathery leaves. Blue, bell-shaped flowers in summer or early autumn. An irritant. Frost hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Phlox subulata "Marjorie" Moss Phlox perennial, rock plant 4in (10cm). Evergreen. Forms clumps with small leaves. Covered in pink or purple, star-shaped flowers in June. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, with fertile and moist soil. No
Phormium "Dazzler" New Zealand Flax perennial 4ft (1.2m). Evergreen. Leathery, sword-like leaves which are bronze with stripes from orange to red. Erect flower stems carrying dark red flowers. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade, moist soil. No
Phormium tenax New Zealand Flax perennial 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Long, sword-like leaves. Clusters of tubular, dull red flowers on short stems. "Variegatum" group has cream stripes, "Purpureum" group has purplish-bronze leaves. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun. Tolerates any exposure to salt winds - ideal `pioneer'. No
Pilea cadierei Aluminium Plant perennial 12ins (30cm). Ebvergreen, oval leaves with silver `quilting'. Frost tender, 10C. Likes shade. No
Pinus contorta Lodgepole Pine, Beach Pine tree 50ft (15m). Evergreen. Bright green needles. Small, oval cones. Fully hardy. Tolerates wet conditions. No
Pinus nigra, subsp. Nigra Black Pine, Austrian Pine tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Dense, dark green needles. Fully hardy. Sun. Tolerates dry conditions. No
Pinus radiata Monterey Pine tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Dark trunk, bright green needles. Fully hardy. Sun. No
Pittosporum tobira Japanese Pittosporum, Mock Orange shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Oval, dark, glossy leaves. White, orange-scented flowers in May to July, turning to pale yellow. Frost hardy, -5C. Needs south- or west-facing wall in cold regions. No
POTENTILLA genus perennial, shrub c. 4ins-5ft (10cm-1.5m) Leaves are strawberry-like, sometimes greyish. Flowers are saucer-shaped, mainly in summer. Colours include yellow, orange, red or maroon. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. Tolerates hot, sunny places, but flower colour may be paler. No
Pseudosasa japonica Arrow Bamboo, Metake grass 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Hollow stems (`culms'). Broad leaves. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, moist soil. Yes
Romneya coulteri "White Cloud" Tree Poppy perennial 6ft (2m). Deeply lobed, greyish leaves. Large, scented, white flowers with gold centres. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and sheltered position. 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
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
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
Schlefflera actinophylla Queensland Umbrella Tree tree 50ft (15m). Evergreen. Large leaves divided into leaflets. Big clusterse of small red flowers in summer and winter. Frost tender, min. 16C. Sun or partial shade. No

Plants: 141

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