Plants: 19

Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Alnus incana Grey Alder tree 100ft (3m). Deciduous. Oval, dark green leaves. Yellow catkins in February and March. Fully hardy. Tolerates wet areas. No
Anaphalis margaritacea Pearl Everlasting perennial 30in (75cm). Narrow, greyish leaves, edged white. Clusters of small white flowers in August. Useful in dried flower arrangements. Fully hardy. Sun or partial-shade, damp soil. Good for ground cover or for dried flowers. No
ANEMOME genus Wind Flower perennial c. 2in to 5ft (5cm-1.5m). Some have tubers or rhizomes. Oval leaves divided into leaflets. Cup-shaped flowers, colours include white, pink, blue. Poisonous. Frost hardy to fully hardy. Light or partial shade, humus. No
Bougainvillea glabra climber 15ft (5m). Evergreen. Scrambler. Oval leaves. Clusters of tiny white flowers, surrounded by purplish bracts, in August and September. Frost tender, 10C. Sun. No
Echinacea purpurea Coneflower perennial 4ft (2m). Narrow leaves. Large, daisy-type flowers with purplish red petals and yellow centre cones, from July to September. Fully hardy. Likes sun and fertile soil. No
Eryngium alpinum Sea Holly perennial 3ft (1m). Basal leaves are heart-shaped and glossy, with jagged edges. Purplish-blue floewr heads with blue bracts. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. Good for cutting and drying. No
Eryngium giganteum Sea Hollly perennial 4ft (1.2m). Basal leaves are heart-shaped. Large, thistle-like flower heads are blue with silvery bracts, in August. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Eryngium tripartitum Sea Holly perennial 3ft (90cm). Forms clumps of glossy, dark green leaves. Small rounded, violet-blue flowers with greyish-blue bracts, from July to September. Fully hardy. Tolerates sandy soils. Good for cutting and drying. No
Eryngium x oliverianum Sea Holly perennial 3ft (90cm). Basal leaves are leathery, blueish grey with jagged edges. Big, blue, thistle-like flower heads, in August and September. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. Good for cutting and drying. No
FORSYTHIA genus shrub c. 5-10ft (1.5-3m). Deciduous. Abundant yellow flowers in spring, followed by oblong, serrated leaves. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. 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
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
Populus alba Abele, White Poplar tree 100ft (30m). Deciduous. Leaves have white undersides, turning yellow in autumn. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. Plant away from drains and buildings. No
Populus alba "Raket" tree 100ft (30m). Deciduous, slender column. Lobed, dark green leaves with white beneath, turning yellow in autumn. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. Plant away from drains and buildings. No
Populus alba, f. pyramidalis tree 70ft (20m). Deciduous. Oval, wavy-edged leaves, white undersides, turning yellow in autumn. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. 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
Tamarix ramosissima "Pink Cascade" Tamarisk shrub 20ft (6m). Deciduous. Very small, narrow, glaucous leaves. Feathery, pink flowers in August and September. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil.Tolerates very exposed conditions. Yes
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: 19