Plants: 126

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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Agonis flexuosa Willow Myrtle shrub, tree 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Weeping tree with narrow, scented leaves. Immature leaves are bronze-coloured. White flowers in June, July, August. Tender, min 10C. Sunshine and moist soil.. No
Antigonon leptopus Coral Vine climber 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Tendrils. Crinkled, pale leaves. Pink, red or white flowers in summer. Frost tender, 15C. Sun and fertile soil. No
Arbutus unedo Strawberry Tree shrub, tree 30ft (10m). Evergreen. Glossy dark green leaves with white flowers in autumn and winter. Pendant clusters of orange-red, edible fruit. Frost hardy. Full sun, fertile soil. Protect from cold winds. No
Argyranthemum "Mary Wootton" perennial 3ft (1m). Evergreen. Pale, divided leaves. Pink, daisy-type flowers in summer. Frost tender, 0C. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Armeria maritima "Vindictive" Thrift, Sea Pink perennial, rock plant 4in (10cm). Evergreen. Cushions of glaucous, grass-like leaves. Round flower heads of dark crimsonnflowers, in summer. Attracts bees and butterflies. Other varieties include "Alba" (white flowers) and "Bloodstone" (dark blood-red). Frost hardy, -5C.Sun. No
Artemisia absinthium Wormwood perennial 32in (80cm). Evergreen. Divided, silver-grey leaves. Aromatic. Insignificant flowers in summer. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, well-drained position. No
Atriplex halimus Tree Purslane shrub 6ft (2m). Evergreen. Oval, greyish leaves. Frost hardy. Yes
Aubretia deltoides "Variegata" perennial, rock plant 2in (4cms). Evergreen. Trailing leaves, edged with white. Spikes of pinkish-purple flowers in spring.. Frost hardy. Sun. No
Baccharis halimifolia Bush Groundsel shrub 12ft (4m). Evergreen. Greyish, serrated leaves. Clushters of small wuhite flowers in October, then fluffy white fruits. Fully hardy, -5C. Full sun. No
Billardiera longiflora Climbing Blueberry climber 10ft (3m). Twining. Narrow leaves. Pendent cream flowers in summer, followed by purplish blue, edible berries. Half hardy, 0C. Partial shade in sheltered position. 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
Brachyglottis, Dunedin hybrids shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Narrow, wavey-edged, hairy, silvery leaves, turning green. Yellow flowers in June and July. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
Buddleia globosa shrub 20ft (6m). Deciduous/semi-evergreen. Wrinkled, dark green leaves. Scented, round clusters of bright yellow flowers. Frost hardy, -10C. Full sun. No
Bupleurum fruticosum Shrubby Hare's Ear shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Leaves are glaucous green, glossy. Heads of yellow flowers. Frost hardy, -10C. No
CALLUNA genus shrub c.6in to 2ft (15cm-60cm). Evergreen. Woody stems with scale-like leaves in green, grey, orange or red.. Spikes of single or double flowers, Colours include white, pink or purple. From July to October. Fully hardy. Sun and humus-rich, acid soil. No
Carpobrotus edulis Hottentot Fig, Kaffir Fig perennial 6in (15cm). Succulent. Thick, fleshy leaves. Daisy-type flowers, yellow, pink or purple, from spring to summer, followed by fig-like, edible fruits. Frost tender, 5C. Useful for a binding ground cover. No
CARYOPTERIS genus sub-shrub c.3ft to 4ft (1m-1.2m). Deciduous. Cushions of narrow, greyish leaves. Small, abundant, blue flowers in August and September. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun and light soil. No
Cassinia leptophylla fulvida shrub 6ft (2m). Evergreen. Small, dark leaves. Yellow shoots and clusters of tiny white flowers in July. Frost hardy, -10C. Sun and shelter from cold winds. No
Cassinia leptophylla subsp. Vauvilliersii shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Minute, dark green leaves. Small white flowers in July and August Fully hardy, but shelter from cold winds. Sun. No
CEANOTHUS genus shrub, small tree c. 4ft to 12ft (1.2m-4m). Evergreen or deciduous. Generally has oval, dark, glossy leaves. Clusterse of bright blue flowers from spring to autumn. Frost hardy to half hardy. Sun and shelter. No
CHAENOMELES genus Flowering Quince shrub c. 3ft to 5ft (1m-1.5m). Deciduous with thorns. Oval, glossy leaves. 5-petalled flowers, white, pink or red, single or double. Round, yellow, edible fruit. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. Thrives against a wall. No
Cistus ladanifer shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen. Aromatic, narrow leaves. Large white flowers, blotched with maroon in the centre, in June. Frost hardy, -5C. Sun. Needs sheltered position in cold regions. No
Colutea arborescens Bladder Senna, Black Senna shrub 10ft (3m). Deciduous. Pale leaves divided into leaflets. Yellow, pea-like flowers in summer. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sunny, well-drained soil. No
Colutea orientalis shrub 6ft (2m). Deciduous. Bluish-grey leaves divided into leaflets. Copper flowers with yellow markings in summer. Green seed pods turning to brown. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Colutea x media shrub 10ft (3m). Deciduous. Greyish-green leaves divided into leaflets. Clusterse of copper and yellow flowers in summer. Bladder-shaped, reddish seed pods. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No

Plants: 126

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