Plants: 132

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Colutea orientalis shrub 6ft (2m). Deciduous. Bluish-grey leaves divided into leaflets. Copper flowers with yellow markings in summer. Green seed pods turning to brown. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Colutea x media shrub 10ft (3m). Deciduous. Greyish-green leaves divided into leaflets. Clusterse of copper and yellow flowers in summer. Bladder-shaped, reddish seed pods. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained 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
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
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
Cytisus x spachianus shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Dark leaves, divided into 3. Fragrant, bright yellow flowerheads in spring. Half hardy, 0C. Sun. Thrives in poor soil. 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
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
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
Ercilla volubilisis climber 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Heart-shaped leaves. Flowers with greenish-purple sepals and white stamens, in spring. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or semi-shade. 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
Erica cinerea "Eden Valley" Bell Heather shrub 8in (20cm). Evergreen. Dark green needles, deep pink flowers from June to September. Fully hardy. Sun, well-drained soil. No
Erica vagans "Lyonesse" Cornish Heath shrub 18ins (45cm). Evergreen. Dark green needles. White flowers from July to October. Fully hardy. Sun, well-drained 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

Plants: 132

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