Plants: 107

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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
Crataegus x lavallei "Carrierei" tree 22ft (7m). Oval, glossy, serrated leaves, red in autumn. Clusters of white flowers in June, followed by orange-red fruit in autumn. Fully hardy. Sunshine. Tolerates damp positions. No
Crataegus laevigata "Paul's Scarlet" Hawthorn, May tree 30ft (10m). Deciduous. Glossy, serrated leaves with double, crimson flowers in May. Fully hardy. Sunshine. Tolerates damp positions. Yes
Crocosmia "Lucifer" corm 3ft (1m). Bright green, sword-like leaves. Brilliant red flowers on spikes in July, Other varieties include "Emily McKenzie" (orange) and "Lady Hamilton" (yellow). Frost hardy, -5C. Sun. Needs shelter in cold areas, or lift corms in October. No
CROCUS genus corm c. 4ins (10cm). Narrow basal leaves with white middle line. Flowers are funnel- or tube-shaped, in spring or in autumn. Colours include white, yellow, purple, pink, often with darker markings. Frost hardy, -5, to fully hardy. Sun. Useful for rock gardens. No
Cupressocyparis x Leylandii Leyland Cypress tree 120ft (35m). Evergreen. Flattened, scale-like leaves. Rounded, dark, glossy cones. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. Yes
Cupressus macrocarpa Monterey Cypress tree 70ft (20m). Evergreen. Scale-like, dark green leaves. Rounded, glossy cones. Fully hardy. Sun. 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
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
Echinacea purpurea Coneflower perennial 4ft (2m). Narrow leaves. Large, daisy-type flowers with purplish red petals and yellow centre cones, from July to September. Fully hardy. Likes 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
Elaeagnus x ebbingei shrub 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Oval, glossy leaves, silver underneath. Sweet-scented, cream flowers from July to November. Oval, orange or red fruits. Fully hardy. Sun, fertile soil. Ideal for hedging. Yes
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
Erica arborea "Alpina" Tree Heath shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Bright green needles. Scented white flowers from February to May. Frost hardy. Sun, tolerates sandy soil. 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
Eucalyptus coccifera Tasmanian Snow Gum tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Blueish grey, peelling bark. Grey-green leaves, aromatic. White clusters of stamens in May and June.. Frost hardy. Full sun. Protection from cold winds. No
Eucalyptus coccifera Tasmanian Snow Gum, Mount Wellington Peppermint tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Peeling grey and white bark. Narrow, blue-green leaves, becoming green. White flowers in May and June. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, protect from cold winds. Prune to encourage juvenile leaves. No
Eucalyptus globulus Tasmanian Blue Gum tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Peeling bark, Oval, silver-blue leaves, becoming green. Clusters of white stamens from summer to autumn. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and shelter from cold winds. Prune to promote juvenile foliage. No
Eucalyptus gunnii Cider Gum tree 100ft (30m). Evergreen. Young leaves are rounded, silver-blue, turning narrow, blue-green. White flowers in July. Frost hardy. Full sun. Likes neutral to acid soil. No
Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. Niphophila Snow Gum tree 50ft (15m). Evergreen. Flaking bark, blue and white. Young leaves are glaucous, becoming greyish with red edges. White flowerse in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, protect from cold winds. Prune to encourage juvenile foliage. No
Euonymus fortuneii radicans climber 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Oval, dark green leaves. Tiny greenish flowers from June to July. Fully hardy. Sun, well-drained soil. Useful for ground cover. No

Plants: 107

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