Plants: 110

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
COTONEASTER genus shrub c. 8in -20ft (20-6m). Evergreen or deciduous. Leaves oval or narrow, sometimes white beneath. Small flowers, white or pink. Rounded fruits are yellow, pink or red (not edible). Frost hardy, -5, to fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. Evergreens also like partial shade. Yes
Cynoglossum amabile Hound's Tongue annual 18in (45cm). Narrow, downy, greyish leaves. Tubular, bright blue flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun. No
Dianthus chinensis Indian Pink annual 12in (30cm). Narrow, pale leaves.Tubular flowers, single or double according to variety, in white, pink or red with notched edges. Fully hardy. Sun and alkaline soil preferred. No
Dianthus deltoides Maiden Pink perennial, rock plant 6in (15cm). Evergreen. Forms carpets of small, narrow leaves. Flowers are in various shades from white to red. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Duranta erecta Pigeon Berry, Skyflower shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Narrow leaves. Llilac-blue flowers in summer, then yellow fruit. Frost tender, 13C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Echium vulgare biennial 12ins (30cm). Narrow, dark green leaves. Tubular flowers in spikes, shades of white, pink or blue in summer. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Elaeagnus pungens "Maculata" shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Dark green leaves, centres splashed with yellow. Sweet-scented, cream flowers in October and November. Orange or red fruit. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. Good for hedging. Yes
Erica arborea "Albert's Gold" shrub 6ft (2m). Golden foliage. Occasionally produces white flowers. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, humus-rich soil. No
Erigeron "Charity" Fleabane perennial 2ft (60cm). Narrow-leaved clumps of pink, daisy-type flowers throughout the summer. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained site. Sun and well-drained site.Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained site. Fully hardy. Sun an No
Erigeron "Dunkelste Aller" Fleabane perennial 32in (60cm). Narrow, oval, grey-green leaves. Abundant daisy-like flowers, dark violet with yellow centres, in summer. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained site.Likes to be damp in summer, dry in winter. No
Erigeron "Quakeress" Fleabane perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Oval, greyish green leaves forming clumps. Daisy-type, pale lilac pink with yellow centres. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained site.Likes to be damp in summer, dry in winter. No
Escallonia "Donard Seedling" shrub 10ft (3m). Egergreen. Small, glossy, dark leaves. Abundant pale pink flowers in May and June. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and fertile soil. Needs shelter in cold areas. Yes
Escallonia "Iveyi" shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Glossy, dark leaves. Clusters of scented, tubular, white flowers in June and July. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and fertile soil. Needs shelter from cold winds. Yes
Escallonia "Langleynsis" shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Small, glossy leaves. Covered with rose-pink flowers in June and July. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and fertile soil. Needs protection from cold winds. Yes
Euonymus japonicus "Macrophyllus" Japanese Spindle shrub 12ft (4m). Evergreen. Large, oval, glossy leaves. Small, grenish flowers in summer, followed by round, pink fruit. Poisonous. Frost hardy. Sun or partial shade. Useful for hedging. Yes
Euphorbia characias subsp. Characias Spurge shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Narrow, greyish leaves. Pale, yellow-green flowers with reddish-brown centres in from April to June. Poisonous. Frost hardy. Sun or partial shade, moist soil No
Euphorbia characias wulfeni Spurge shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Greyish leaves and yellow-green flowers produced in alternate years. Poisonous. Frost hardy. Sun or partial shade, moist soil. No
Fabiana imbricata "Prostata" shrub 3ft (1m). Evergreen. Heath-like needles. Covered in small white flowers in June. Frost hardy. Needs shelter in cold regions. No
Felicia amelloides Blue Marguerite annual, sub-shrub, shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Dark green leaves, with blue, daisy-like flowers in summer and autumn. Half hardy: 0C. Grown as annual. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Ficus macrophylla Australian Banyan, Moreton Bay Fig tree 70-100ft (30-40m). Evergreen. Large, oval leaves, glossy green. Frost tender. Sun or semi-shade. No
Ficus pumila Creeping Fig climber 25ft (8m). Evergreen. Heart-shaped leaves becoming oval, long. Fruits are orange, turning to purple (only in warm regions). Frost tender, 5C.Sun or partial shade, fertile soil. No
FORSYTHIA genus shrub c. 5-10ft (1.5-3m). Deciduous. Abundant yellow flowers in spring, followed by oblong, serrated leaves. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
GAZANIA genus annual, perennial c. 6-10ins (15-25cm). Evergreen. Carpet-forming. Long, narrow leaves. In summer, daisy-like flowers: colours include white, yellow, pink or red. Half hardy, -0C. Sun and sandy soil. No
Genista hispanica Spanish Gorse shrub 5ft (1.5m). Deciduous. Narrow leaves, profusion of golden pea-type flowers from May to July. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Geranium sanguineum Bloody Cranesbill perennial 12in (30cm). Forms clumps of deeply divided leaves. Open, deep pink flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun. Useful in rock gardens and for ground cover. No

Plants: 110

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