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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
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
Portulaca grandiflora Sun Plant annual 8in (20cm). Narrow, succulent leaves and red stems. Saucer-shaped flowers in various colours,with yellow stamens, from June to September. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and well-drained soil. 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
Pseudosasa japonica Arrow Bamboo, Metake grass 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Hollow stems (`culms'). Broad leaves. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, moist soil. Yes
Quercus ilex Holm Oak tree 80ft (25m). Evergreen. Young leaves are grey, turning dark glossy green. Frost hardy. Sun or semi-shade. 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
Rosa rugosa shrub 8ft (2.5m). Deciduous. Prickly. Glossy, wrinkled leaves that turn yellow in autumn. Large, open flowers, deep pink, in summer and autumn. Large orange-red hips.Varieties include: "Alba" (white) and "Rubra", deep purplish red. Fully hardy.Sun and moist, fertile soil. Yes
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
SCILLA genus bulb c. 2-18ins (5-45cm). Narrow basal leaves. Flowers are flat, star-shaped, in spring, summer or autumn. Colours include white, pink, purple or blue. Half hardy, 0C. to fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Sorbus aria Whitebeam tree 50ft (15m). Deciduous. Oval, serrated leaves with silver undersides. Small white floweres in May, then brown-speckled, red fruits. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, damp soil. No
Spartium junceum Spanish Broom shrub 10ft (3m). Deciduous. Narrow, short-lived leaves. Scented, pea-type yellow flowers from June to September. Frost hardy, Fully hardy. Sun, thrives on poor, well-drained soil. No
Thlaspi cepaeifolium subsp. Rotundifolium perennial, rock plant 3in (8cm). Dense clumps of rounded leaves. Small, cup-shaped pink or purplish flowers in spring. Fully hardy. Sunny but cool position No
TULIPA genus Tulip bulb c. 2in-26ins (5-65cm). Long, narrow green, or grey-ish green, leaves. Single or double, cup-shaped flowers in late spring or early summer.Colours include white, yellow, pink, red or purple. Poisonous. Mostly fully hardy. Sun. No
Ulex europeaus "Fore Pleno" Gorse, Furze, Whin shrub 3ft (1m).Evergreen. Prickly. Scale-like leaves which soon fall. Pea-type, doube, yellow flowers from spring to winter. Fully hardy. Sun. Thrives on poor, well-drained soil. Yes
Veltheimia bracteata bulb 18in (45cm). Glossy basal leaves. Spikes of pendant, turbular flowers of pinkish purple, speckled with yellow. Frost tender, 10C. Sun and fertile soil. 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
Viola cornuta Horned Violet perennial, rock plant 8in (20cm). Oval, serrated leaves. Flat, angular, spurred flowers in deep purplish blue, or white, from spring to summer. Fully hardy. Sun and moist but well-drained soil. No
X CUPRESSOCYPARIS, hybrid genus tree c. 50-120ft (15-35m). Evergreen. Flattened sprays of scale-like leaves: some variegated or golden varieties.. Dark brown cones. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. Yes

Plants: 94

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