Plants: 64, search for: "shade" (by relevance)

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Cordyline australis Cornish Palm, Cabbage Palm tree 50ft (15m). Evergreen. Long, strap-like leaves on top of each stem. Small, fragrant, creamy white flowers in summer. Round white fruits. Frost hardy. Sun or partial shade. 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
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
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
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
CHIONODOXA genus Glory of the Snow bulb 2-10ins (5-10cm). Long, narrow basal leaves. Flowers carried on leafless stems, shades of white, pink or blue, some with white centres, in spring. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. Likes humus-rich soil. No
Castanea sativa Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut tree 100ft (30m). Deciduous. Oblong, toothed, glossy leaves turning yellow in autumn. Pale yellow flowers in summer. Edible nuts in prickly cases. Fully Hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Silene maritima "Robin Whitebreast" Double Sea Campion perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Fully hardy. Narrow, grey-green leaves. Globular, double, white flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Alchemilla mollis perennial 12in (30cm). Lobed, fresh green leaves. Minute, yellow-green flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. Tolerates chalk. Good ground cover. Flowers good for drying. No
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
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
Anaphalis margaritacea Pearl Everlasting perennial 30in (75cm). Narrow, greyish leaves, edged white. Clusters of small white flowers in August. Useful in dried flower arrangements. Fully hardy. Sun or partial-shade, damp soil. Good for ground cover or for dried flowers. No
VERONICA genus perennial, sub-shrub c 6ins-4ft (15cm-1.2m). Some are evergreen or semi-evergreen. Leaves are narrow or oval, sometimes hairy. Flowers are saucer- or star-shaped, in summer. Colours include pink, blue or purple. Frost hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil, but some prefer partial shade and moist soil. No
Alchemilla conjuncta Lady's Mantle perennial, rock plant 12in (30cm). Leaves are round with crinkly leaves, silvery beneath. Minute, yellow-green flowers, in July. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, not wet ground. Good ground cover. Tolerates chalk. Useful rock garden plant. No

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