Plants: 110

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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 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
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
HYMENOCALLIS genus bulb c.12-32ins (30-80cm). Narrow basal leaves. Flowers are almost daffodil-shaped, white or greenish-white, in winter, spring or summer. Frost tender, 15C, to frost tender, 0. Sun or partial shade, some shelter. 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
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
Leycesteria formosa Himalayan Honeysuckle shrub 6ft (2m). Deciduous. Oval, dark green leaves. Funnel-shaped, white flowers with red bracts from July to September. Purple-blackish fruits. Frost hardy, -5C.Sun or partial shade. No
LIGUSTRUM genus Privet shrub, tree c. 10-30ft (3-10m). Deciduous or evergreen. Oval, glossy leaves. Tubular flowers in loose clusters, white or cream, in summer. Black, rounded fruits. Poisonous. Frost hardy, C, to fully hardy. Sune or partial shade. Yes
Lonicera pileata shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Spreading shrub with narrow dark leaves. Pale yellow flowers in May, then purplish berries.Poisonous. Fully hardy. Useful for ground cover. No
Lycium barbarum Duke of Argyll's Tea Tree, chinese Box Thorn shrub 8ft (2.5)m. Deciduous. Spiny. Narrow, greyish leaves. Funnel-shaped pink or purple flowers, then orange-red berries. Fully hardy. Sun. Thrives in poor, dry soil. Useful for hedging. Yes
Malvaviscus arboreus Sleepy Mallow shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Downy, bright green leaves. Red flowers in summer and autumn. Frost tender, 16C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Melaleuca viridiflora rubriflora Paper-Bark Tree tree 20-40ft (3-6m). Evergreen. Peeling bark. Small white or pinkish `bottle brushes' in spring. Frost tender. Sunshine and poor soil. Tolerates waterlogging. No
Muehlenbeckia complexa climber 3ft (1m). Deciduous. Twining. Wiry stems, oval leaves. Minute greenish flowers in July, then round, white fruit. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or shade. No
NEPETA genus Catmint perennial c.14ins-3ft (35-90cm). Narrow, or oval, toothed leaves. Tubular flowers, in shades of blue, in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No

Plants: 110

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