Plants: 110

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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
Origanum laevigatum Dittany shrub, rock plant 12in (30cm). Deciduous. Forms carpet of small, aromatic leaves. Covered in tiny minute, bright pink flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, and alkaline 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
Parahebe perfoliata Diggers Speedwell sub-shrub 24ins (60cm). Evergreen. Blueish, leathery leaves encircle stems. Sprays of blue flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C.Sun and sandy soil. Useful for rock gardens and edgings. 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
Pyrostegia venusta Flame Flower, Flame Vine, Golden Shower climber 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Tendrils. Tubular, orange-yellow flowers from autumn to spring. Frost tender, 15C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Rhamnus alaternus Italian Buckthorn shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Oval, greish, glossy leaves with white margins. Minute, yellowish flowers in May to July, then red,round fruit turning black. Poisonous. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade. No
Rosa pimpinellifolia Burnet Rose, Scotch Rose shrub 3ft (1m). Deciduous. Pricky. Dark, fern-like leaves. Double, cream-coloured flowers in June. Fully hardy. Sun and moist, fertile soil. No
Salix alba White Willow tree 50ft (15m). Deciduous. Silver-grey leaves Fully hardy. Sun, doesn't tolerate dry conditions. No
Salix reticulata Net-Veined Willow shrub, rock plant 4in (10cm). Deciduous. Rounded, strongly veined leaves, with white undersides. Erect, pinkish catkins in spring, much liked by bumblebees. Fully hardy. Sun, tolerates poor soils that are not too dry. Good ground cover. No
Sambucus racemosa Red-berried Elder shrub 10ft (3m). Deciduous. Leaves divided into leaflets. Clusters of cream flowers, followed bny round, red fruits which are poisonous when raw.. Fully hardy. Sun and moist, fertile soil. No
Saxifraga paniculata perennial, rock plant 12in (30cm). Evergreen. Rosettes of lime-encrusted, oval leaves. Star-shaped, white flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun and gritty, alkaline soil. No
Schinus molle Californian Pepper Tree, Peruvian Mastic Tree tree 25ft (8m). Evergreen. Fern-like leaves with many leaflets. Clusters of small yellow flowers, February to August, then little pink fruits. Frost tender, min. 5C. Sun. No
Schisandra rubriflora climber 20ft (6m). Deciduous. Twining. Leathery, serrated leaves. Small, bright red flowers from April to May. Pendant red fruits. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun or partial shade, rich soil. Useful for growing against walls. Grow male and female plants for fruit. No
Sedum spathulifolium "Cape Blanco" Stonecrop perennial, rock plant 2in (5cm). Evergreen. Succulent rosettes of greyish-white leaves, sometimes tinged with purple. Minute yellow flowers in May and June. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile, well drained soil. No

Plants: 110

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