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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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
Euphorbia characias wulfeni Spurge shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Greyish leaves and yellow-green flowers produced in alternate years. Poisonous. Frost hardy. Sun or partial shade, moist soil. No
Euphorbia mellifera Honey Spurge shrub 6ft (2m). Evergreen. Rounded shape. Bright green leaves with light midrib. Clusters of honey-scented tan-coloured flowers in May. Poisonous. Frost hardy, -5C. Sunny but sheltered position, sandy soil. No
Fallopia baldschuanica Mile-a-Minute, Russian Vine climber 40ft (12m). Deciduous. Scrambling. Leaves divided into leaflets. Trumpet-shaped, pink or white flowres from August to September. Very fast growing. Fully hardy. Grows in most places. Useful for screening. No
Felicia amelloides Blue Marguerite annual, sub-shrub, shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Dark green leaves, with blue, daisy-like flowers in summer and autumn. Half hardy: 0C. Grown as annual. Sun and well-drained soil. No
FORSYTHIA genus shrub c. 5-10ft (1.5-3m). Deciduous. Abundant yellow flowers in spring, followed by oblong, serrated leaves. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Fraxinus excelsior Ash tree 100ft (30m). Deciduous. Leaves divided into narrow leaflets. Fully hardy. Sun. Tolerates windy conditions. No
Galtonia candicans Summer Hyacinth bulb 4ft (1.2m). Greyish-green, strap-like leaves. Spikes of pendant white flowers. Frost hardy, -5C. Sunny, sheltered position. 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
Glaucium flavum Horned Poppy perennial 3ft (90cm). Oval, lobed, greyish-green leaves. Branched flower stems carry yellow, poppy-like flowers in summer, followed by long seed pods. Roots are poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun, fertile soil. No
ILEX genus Holly shrub, tree c. 5-70ft (1.5-20m). Evergreen. Dark, glossy leaves with wavey, usually spined edges. Red or yellow berries. Poisonous. Half-hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Single-sexed, so both sexes required for berries. Sun or shade. No
IRIS genus bulb, rhizome c.3-4ft (8-1.2cm). Long, narrow, chanelled basal leaves. Flowers have 6 petals of which 3 are large and pendent. Colours include white, yellow, pink red and blue, sometimes in combination. Spring or early summer. Poisonous. Usually fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, some species like moist soil. No
Juniper communis "Compressa" shrub 32ins (80cm). Evergreen. Dwarf form. Aromatic, blue-green foliage. Berries ripen from green to blueish, then black. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, well-drained soil. No
Juniper communis "Hibernica" Irish Juniper shrub 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Columnar. Greyish blue foliage. No
Juniperus communis Common Juniper shrub 25ft (8m). Glossy green or yellowish needles. Aromatic. Small, green berries turn blueish then black. Varieties include "Compressa", dwarf 30in (75cm) with glaucous leaves; "Hibernica", narrow column, 15ft (5m). Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, well-drained soil. No
Juniperus conferta Shore Juniper tree 6in (15cm). Evergreen. Low, spreading. Aromatic, dark or bluish-green needles. Round, dark berries. Fully hardy. Sun or semi-shade. Good ground cover. 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
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
LIMONIUM genus Sea Lavender annual, perennial, sub-shrub c.6ins-3ft(15cm-1m). Oval or narrow leaves, sometimes lobed or in basal rosette. Some are evergreen. Tubular flowers, generally blue, in summer or early autumn. Frost tender, 10C, or fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
LINARIA genus Toadflax annual, biennial, perennial 6ins-4ft (15cm-1.2m). Narrow or oval, greyish-green leaves. Flowers like snapdragons, in summer. Colours include yellow, pink or purple. Frost hardy, -5C, to fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
LINUM genus annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub, shrub c. 2-24ins (5-60cm). Some are evergreen.Leaves are generally oval, greyish-green. Flowers are funnel- or cup-shaped flowerse in summer and autumn. Colours include white, yellow, red, or blue. Half hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun, and shelter in cold areas. No
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
Lychnis flos-jovis Flower of Jove perennial 2ft (60cm). Forms cushions of greyish foliage. Deep pink flowers in mid-summer. "Horts Variety" is small with bright pink flowers: "Nana" is even smaller. Fully hardy. Sun. Tolerates poor, sandy soil. Useful for ground cover. No

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