Plants: 126

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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
Nerium oleander Oleander shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Dark, leathery leaves. . Clusters of open flowers in shades of white, pink, red, yellow, in spring and summer. Poisonous. Frost tender, 10C.Sun. Likes a south-facing wall. No
Olearia macrodonta shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Greyish, holly-like leaves with silvery undersides. Tiny, white, daisy-like flowers in June and July . Frost hardy, -5C. Sun. Good hedging plant. Yes
Olearia x haastii Daisy Bush shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Oval, dark green leaves. Scented, white, daisy-type flowers in July and August. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun. Good hedging plant. Yes
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
Ozothamnus ledifolius shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Small, dark, aromatic leaves with yellow undersides. Small clusters of white flowers in June. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun. No
Ozothamnus rosmarinifolius shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Leaves like Rosemary, but with downy undersides. Clusters of red buds produce scented white flowers in June. Variety "Silver Jubilee" has silver-grey foliage. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Parahebe catarractae shrub, rock plant 12in (30cm). Ebvergreen. Oval, serrated leaves. Spikes of small, white flowers, marked with purple and pink. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and sandy soil. 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
Phillyrea angustifolia shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Narrow, dark green leaves. Small, scented, greenish-white flowers in May and June, then round bluish-black fruit. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Phillyrea latifolia shrub 25ft (8m). Evergreen. Oval, dark leaves. Minute, scented, greenish flowers from May to June, followed by rounded, blue-black fruit. Frost hardy, -5C. Needs shelter in cold regions. Sun and fertile soil. No
Phlomis fruticosa Jerusalem Sage shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Greyish, woolly leaves. Whorls of rich yellow flowers in June and July. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and well-drained 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
Pilea cadierei Aluminium Plant perennial 12ins (30cm). Ebvergreen, oval leaves with silver `quilting'. Frost tender, 10C. Likes shade. No
Pittosporum tobira Japanese Pittosporum, Mock Orange shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Oval, dark, glossy leaves. White, orange-scented flowers in May to July, turning to pale yellow. Frost hardy, -5C. Needs south- or west-facing wall in cold regions. 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

Plants: 126

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