Plants: 11

Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Echium bourgaeanum biennial See Echium wildpretii. No
Echium vulgare biennial 12ins (30cm). Narrow, dark green leaves. Tubular flowers in spikes, shades of white, pink or blue in summer. Poisonous. Fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
Echium wildpretii biennial 8ft (2.5m). Narrow, greyish, hairy leaves. Dense spires of red flowers in spring and summer. Poisonous. Half hardy, 0C. Sun and fertile 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
LINUM genus annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub, shrub c. 2-24ins (5-60cm). Some are evergreen.Leaves are generally oval, greyish-green. Flowers are funnel- or cup-shaped flowerse in summer and autumn. Colours include white, yellow, red, or blue. Half hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun, and shelter in cold areas. 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
MYOSOTIS genus Forget-me-not annual, biennial, perennial 4-8ins (10-20cm). Narrow, or oval, hairy leaves. Flowers are usually blue but can be white or yellow, in spring or summer. No
PAPAVER genus Poppy annual, biennial, perennial c. 4ins-3ft m-1m). Oval or narrow leaves, often hairy. Flowers are single or double, in summer. Colours include white, pink or red. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. No
PENSTEMON genus annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub, shrub c. 3ins-4ft (8cm-1.2m). Mostly semi-evegreen or evergreen. Narrow or oval leaves. Tubular or funnel-shaped flowers in summer. Colours include white, pink, red, purple or blue. Half hardy, 0C, to fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil.. No
PHACELIA genus annual, biennial, perennial c. 8-24ins (20-60cm). Oval or feathery leaves. Blue, bell-shaped flowers in summer or early autumn. An irritant. Frost hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No
SALVIA genus Sage annual, biennial, perennial, sub-shrub, shrub c.12ins- 6ft (30cm-2m). Oval or narrow leaves, sometimes hairy beneath. Flowers are tubular, 2-lipped, in summer and autumn. Frost tender, 5C, to fully hardy. Sun and fertile soil. No

Plants: 11