Plants: 131

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Clarkia amoena annual 12ins (30cm). Narrow leaves. Single or double flowers, according to variety, in spikes. Various colours including shades of pink or red. Fully hardy. Sun and light soil. No
Coreopsis tinctoria Tick-Seed annual 3ft (1m). Narrow leaves. Large, daisy-type flowers, bright yellow with red centres from June to September. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Cortaderia selloana Pampas Grass grass 7ft (2.1m). Evergreen. Clump-forming. Long, sharp-edged leaves. Silver-white flower plumes in August, September. Frost hardy, 5C. Tolerates most conditions, even grows on the seafront. No
Crambe cordifolia perennial 6ft (2m). Cushions of crumpled, dark green leaves. Abundant small white flowers, scented, in summer. Fully hardy.Likes sun and sandy soil. No
Crambe maritima Sea Kale perennial 2ft (60cm). Silver-green leaves, clusters of small, white, scented flowers in summer. Leaf shoots are grown for food use. Fully hardy.Likes sun and sandy soil. No
CRINUM genus bulb Around 2ft(60cm). Strap-like leaves. Funnel-shaped flowers. Colours include white, cream or pinkish-red, in summer. Poisonous. Fully hardy to frost hardy. Sun, shelter and rich soil. No
Crocosmia x crocosmiflora "Star of the East" corm 30in (70cm). Sword-like basal leaves. Deep orange, funnel-shaped flowers in August to September. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and well-drained soil. Useful for cutting. No
CYCLAMEN genus tuberous perennial c. 4-12ins (10-30cm). Some are evergreen.Tuberous. Heart-shaped, serrated leaves. Flowers have reflexed petals, and colours include white, pink, red or lilac, in spring, summer or autumn. Poisonous. Frost tender, -5C, to fully hardy. No
Cynoglossum amabile Hound's Tongue annual 18in (45cm). Narrow, downy, greyish leaves. Tubular, bright blue flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun. No
Dahlia "Coltness Gem" annual 18in (45cm). Deeply lobed leaves. Daisy-type flowers in several colours during summer and autumn. Half hardy, 0C. Store tubers if frosts are likely. 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
Dorotheanthus bellidiformis Livingstone Daisy, Ice Plant annual 6in (15cm). Mat-forming, succulent leaves. Daisy-type flowers open in sunshine: vivid shades of white, pink, red or yellow. Half hardy, 0C. Likes hot, dry, sunny position. No
Draba aizoides Yellow Whitlow Grass perennial, rock plant 1in (2.5cm). Semi-evergreen. Clumps of narrow, hairy leaves. Bright yellow, cross-shaped flowers in spring. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and gravelly soil. No
Draba mollissima perennial 3in (8cm). Evergreen. Rounded cushions of greyish green, bristly leaves. Masses of tiny hellow flowers. Fully hardy. Sun and very well-drained soil, e.g. gravel or shingle. 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
Echium wildpretii biennial 8ft (2.5m). Narrow, greyish, hairy leaves. Dense spires of red flowers in spring and summer. Poisonous. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Epilobium glabellum Willow Herb perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Semi-evergreen. Clumps of oval leaves.Cup-shaped white flowers in summer. Variety "Sulphureum" has pale flowers. Fully hardy. Useful for ground cover. 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
Eryngium alpinum Sea Holly perennial 3ft (1m). Basal leaves are heart-shaped and glossy, with jagged edges. Purplish-blue floewr heads with blue bracts. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. Good for cutting and drying. No
Eryngium giganteum Sea Hollly perennial 4ft (1.2m). Basal leaves are heart-shaped. Large, thistle-like flower heads are blue with silvery bracts, in August. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Eryngium tripartitum Sea Holly perennial 3ft (90cm). Forms clumps of glossy, dark green leaves. Small rounded, violet-blue flowers with greyish-blue bracts, from July to September. Fully hardy. Tolerates sandy soils. Good for cutting and drying. No

Plants: 131

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