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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Gilia capitata annual 18in (45cm). Feathery leaves. Blue rounded flower clusters from June to September. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile, well-drained soil. 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
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis shrub 8ft (2.5m). Evergreen. Oval, toothed leaves. Large, crimson flowers. Frost tender, 0C. Sun. No
Hippophe rhamnoides Sea Buckthorn shrub 20ft (6m). Deciduous. Spines. Narrow, greyish leaves. Insignificant, yellow flowers in April. Bright orange fruit in autumn. Fully hardy. Sun, thrives in sandy soil. Male and female plants required for fruit. Ideal for hedging. Yes
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
Iberis sempervirens Candytuft shrub, rock plant 8in (20cm). Evergreen. Narrow, dark green leaves. Rounded heads of white flowers in May and June. Fs Fully hardy. Sun, thriving on poor soils. 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
Impatienswalleriana "Novette" Busy Lizzie annual 6in (15cm). Evergreen. Oval, pointed leaves. Spurred red flowers with white markings. Half hardy, 0C. Sun or partial shade, damp 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
Kniphofia "Atalanta" Red Hot Poker, Torch Lily perennial 3ft (1m). Evergreen. Tubular, orange flowers.. Long, narrow, thick leaves. Fully hardy. Sun. 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
Lavatera "Rosea" shrub 10ft (3m). Semi-evergreen. Lobed leaves and large, deep pink flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. No
Lavatera trimestris Tree Mallow annual 24in (60cm). Oval, lobed leaves. Large, pink, trumpet-shaped flowers from July to September. Fully hardy. Sun. 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
Limnanthes douglasii Poached Egg Flower, Meadow Foam annual 6ins (15cm). Glossy, deep-cut leaves. White, scented flowers with yellow centres, from June to August. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. 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
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
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
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
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
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

Plants: 141

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