Plants: 126

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Garrya eliptica "James Roof" shrub 12ft (4m). Evergreen. Oval, dark leaves. Long, greyish green catkins in February and March. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, ideal for south- or west-facing wall. 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
GYPSOPHILA genus annual, perennial c1in -2.5ft ( 2.5cm-75cm). Small, dark or greyish leaves. In summer, clusters of single or double flowers on wirey stems. Colours include white or pink. Fully hardy. Sun. Tolerates dry, sandy soils. No
Halimium lasianthemum formosum shrub 3ft (1m). Evergreen. Oval, greyish leaves. Open, bright yellow flowers with red markings, in May and June. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and well-drained soil. Needs shelter in cold regions. No
Hebe "Autumn Glory" shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Rounded bush. Bronze shoots, dark green leaves, edged with red. Spikes of purple-blue flowers from July to December. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and well-drained soil. Yes
Hebe "Great Orme" shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergtreen. Narrow, glossy, dark green leaves with purple shoots. Deep pink flowers, fading to white, from July to October. Enjoyed by bees. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, needs shelter in cold areas. No
Hebe "White Gem" shrub 5ft (1.5m). Small leaves, abundant white flowers in June. Fully hardy. Sun, well-drained soil. No
Hebe cupressoides "Boughton Dome" shrub 12ins (30cm). Evergreen. Rounded. Dark, greyish-green foliate like Cypress. Small, bluish-white flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, tolerates sandy soil. Needs shelter in cold areas. Yes
Hebe salicifolia shrub 8ft (2.5m). Evergreen. Pale, narrow leaves, spikes of white or lilac flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, well-drained soil. No
Hebe x "Franciscana" shrub 2ft (60cm). Evergreen. Oblong leaves, majve/blue flower spikes from July to November. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun Useful in rock gardens. No
Hedera canariensis algeriensis Algerian Ivy climber 20ft (6m). Self-clinging. Oval, glossy leaves on purplish stems. Poisonous. Half hardy, 0C. Alkaline soil. Likes south- or west-facing wall. No
HELIANTHEMUM genus Rock Rose shrub, sub-shrub c.3-9ins (7-23cm). Evergreen. Small narrow leaves. Saucer-shaped flowers in spring and summer. Colours include yellow, orange, pink and red. Frost hardy, -5, to fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil, Useful for rock gardens. No
Helichrysum italicum Curry Plant shrub 2ft (60cm). Evergreen. Aromatic, silvery leaves. Small bright yellow flowers during summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, likes south-facing wall. No
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis shrub 8ft (2.5m). Evergreen. Oval, toothed leaves. Large, crimson flowers. Frost tender, 0C. Sun. No
Hippophe rhamnoides Sea Buckthorn shrub 20ft (6m). Deciduous. Spines. Narrow, greyish leaves. Insignificant, yellow flowers in April. Bright orange fruit in autumn. Fully hardy. Sun, thrives in sandy soil. Male and female plants required for fruit. Ideal for hedging. Yes
Hydrangea macrphylla shrub 5ft (1.5m). Deciduous. Oval, serrated leaves. Many varieties. Flower In pH below 5.5, pink or red flowers. In pH above 5.5, blue or purple flowers. White not affected by pH. Poisonous. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. Remove dead flower heads. No
HYPERICUM genus perennial, sub-shrub, shrub 2ins-5ft (5cm-1.5m). Deciduous or evergreen. Oval leaves. Bright yellow, cup-shaped flowers in summer and autumn. Half-hardy, 0C to fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Iberis sempervirens Candytuft shrub, rock plant 8in (20cm). Evergreen. Narrow, dark green leaves. Rounded heads of white flowers in May and June. Fs Fully hardy. Sun, thriving on poor soils. No
Impatienswalleriana "Novette" Busy Lizzie annual 6in (15cm). Evergreen. Oval, pointed leaves. Spurred red flowers with white markings. Half hardy, 0C. Sun or partial shade, damp soil. No
Lampranthus aurantiacus perennial 20in (50cm). Semi-cylindrical, greyish leaves. Vivid orange daisy-type flowers opening in sunshine, in summer. Frost tender, 7C. Likes sunshine and dry conditions. No
Laurus nobilis Bay Tree tree 40ft (12m). Evergreen. Oval, dark green, leathery leaves. Small yellow flowers in spring, round black fruits. Frost hardy, -5C. Sunshine, sheltered from cold winds. No
Lavatera "Rosea" shrub 10ft (3m). Semi-evergreen. Lobed leaves and large, deep pink flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. No
Leptospermum scoparium Manuka, Tea Tree shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Narrow, dark green leaves. Double, red flowers from May to August. Frost hardy, -5C. Needs south- or west-facing wall in cold regions. No

Plants: 126

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