Plants: 131

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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
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
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
Saxifraga paniculata perennial, rock plant 12in (30cm). Evergreen. Rosettes of lime-encrusted, oval leaves. Star-shaped, white flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun and gritty, alkaline 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
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
Senecio cineraria perennial 1ft (30cm). Leaves are deeply divided, silver-grey and downy. Insignificant yellow flowers in summer. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and well-drained 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
Tabebuia chrysotricha Golden Trumpet Tree tree 30ft (10m). Deciduous. Dark leaves divided into leaflets. Large, bright yellow flowers in February and March. Frost tender, 16C. Sun and moist position. No
Thevetia peruviana Yellow Oleander tree 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Narrow leaves, yellow flowers in winter, spring and summer. Poisonous. Frost tender, min 16C. Sun. No
Tipuana tipu Pride of Bolivia, Tipu Tree tree 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Long leaves divided into leaflets. Large, pea-like, orange flowers in spring, then winged pods in autumn. Frost tender, 10C. sunshine. 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
Tropaeolum "Alaska" climber 12in (30cm). Annual. Round, variegated leaves. Trumpet-shaped flowers with spurs, yellow to red, from May to September. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Tropaeolum tuberosum climber 10ft (3m). Lobed, greyish green leaves. Orange-yellow flowers from July to September. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Tropaeolum tuberosum var. lineamaculatum "Ken Aslet" climber 8ft (2.5m). Tuberous. Glaucous-green leaves. Red and orange flowers from July to September. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and well-drained soil. Store tubers under cover in cold areas. No

Plants: 131

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