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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
Corokia cotoneaster Wirenetting Bush shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Intertwining twigs with dark green leaves. Scented yellow flowers in May, followed by red fruits in autumn. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and fertile soil, shelter from cold winds. No
Corokia x virgata shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Long, glossy leaves with white undersides. Yelllow flowers in April, followed by oval, orange fruits. Frost hardy. Good for hedging. Yes
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
Cytisus carariensis shrub See Cystisus x spachianus No
Cytisus racemosus shrub See Cytisus x spachianus 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
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
Duranta plumieri shrub See Duranta erecta. No
Duranta plumieri shrub See Duranta erecta. No
Duranta repens shrub See Duranta erecta. No
Elaeagnus aureovariegata shrub See Elaeagnus pungens "Maculata". 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
Erica arborea "Albert's Gold" shrub 6ft (2m). Golden foliage. Occasionally produces white flowers. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, humus-rich soil. 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
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
Escallonia rubra "Crimson Spire" shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Oval, dark green leaves. Deep red flowers in summer. Frost hardy. Needs some shelter in cold regions. Excellent hedging plant. 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

Plants: 131

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