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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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
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
LOBELIA genus annual, perennial, shrub c. 4in - 6ft (10cm-2m). Some are evergreen. Narrow, sometimes reddish, leaves. Flowers are two-lipped, in summer. Colours include red, blue or purple. Some are irritants. Frost tender, 5C, or fully hardy. Sun, in summer needs moist soil. 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
MATTHIOLA genus Stock annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub c.12ins-2ft (30-60cm). Narrow, greyish-green leaves. Spikes of 4-petalled, fragrant flowers, in summer. Colours include white, yellow, pink, red or purple. Frost tender, 4C, to fully hardy. Sun and preferably in limed soil. No
Myosotidum hortensia Chatham Island Forget-Me-Not perennial 2ft (60cm). Big, glossy, ribbed leaves. Clusters of bright blue flowers in summer. Frost tender, 0C. Likes damp, sheltered position. No
MYOSOTIS genus Forget-me-not annual, biennial, perennial 4-8ins (10-20cm). Narrow, or oval, hairy leaves. Flowers are usually blue but can be white or yellow, in spring or summer. 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
Osteospermum barberae perennial See Osteospermum jucundum. No
Osteospermum jucundum perennial 12in (30cm). Evergreen clumps of narrow, greyish, aromatict leaves. Mauve-pink flowers, from May to September. "Blackthorn Seedlng" has dark purple flowers. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, well-drained soil. No
Oxalis enneaphylla Scurvy Grass perennial, rock plant 3in (7cm). Bulbous roots. Folded, greyish leaves divided into oval leaflets. Funnel-shaped flowers, white or pink, in June and July. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. No
PAPAVER genus Poppy annual, biennial, perennial c. 4ins-3ft m-1m). Oval or narrow leaves, often hairy. Flowers are single or double, in summer. Colours include white, pink or red. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
PENSTEMON genus annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub, shrub c. 3ins-4ft (8cm-1.2m). Mostly semi-evegreen or evergreen. Narrow or oval leaves. Tubular or funnel-shaped flowers in summer. Colours include white, pink, red, purple or blue. Half hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil.. No
Peperomia obtusifolia Pepper Face perennial 10in (25cm). Evergreen. Reddish stems, dark, metallic green leaves, with red midribs on underside. Frost tender, 10C. Sun or partial shade. No
Pericallis x hybrida perennial 2ft (60cm). Evergreen clumps with oval, toothed leaves. Big daisy-type flowers, single or double and in shades of pink, white or blue. Frost tender, 5C. Sun or semi-shade. No
PHACELIA genus annual, biennial, perennial c. 8-24ins (20-60cm). Oval or feathery leaves. Blue, bell-shaped flowers in summer or early autumn. An irritant. Frost hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Phlox subulata "Marjorie" Moss Phlox perennial, rock plant 4in (10cm). Evergreen. Forms clumps with small leaves. Covered in pink or purple, star-shaped flowers in June. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, with fertile and moist soil. No
Phormium "Dazzler" New Zealand Flax perennial 4ft (1.2m). Evergreen. Leathery, sword-like leaves which are bronze with stripes from orange to red. Erect flower stems carrying dark red flowers. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade, moist soil. No
Phormium tenax New Zealand Flax perennial 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Long, sword-like leaves. Clusters of tubular, dull red flowers on short stems. "Variegatum" group has cream stripes, "Purpureum" group has purplish-bronze leaves. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun. Tolerates any exposure to salt winds - ideal `pioneer'. No
Pilea cadierei Aluminium Plant perennial 12ins (30cm). Ebvergreen, oval leaves with silver `quilting'. Frost tender, 10C. Likes shade. No
POTENTILLA genus perennial, shrub c. 4ins-5ft (10cm-1.5m) Leaves are strawberry-like, sometimes greyish. Flowers are saucer-shaped, mainly in summer. Colours include yellow, orange, red or maroon. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. Tolerates hot, sunny places, but flower colour may be paler. No
Pulsatilla vulgaris Pasque Flower perennial, rock plant 9in (23cm). Feathery leaves. Cup-shaped flowers in spring, on long stalks. Various colours, with yellow centres. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and rich, well-drained soil. No
Romneya coulteri "White Cloud" Tree Poppy perennial 6ft (2m). Deeply lobed, greyish leaves. Large, scented, white flowers with gold centres. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and sheltered position. No

Plants: 90

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