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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Achillea argentea perennial, rock plant See Achillea clavennae. No
Achillea clavennae perennial, rock plant 6in (15cm). Semi-evergreen. Narrow, oval leaves, lobed and covered in white hairs. Clusters of white flowers with gold centres, from June to October. Irritant. Fully hardy. Sun, well-drained soil. No
Alchemilla alpina Alpine Lady's Mantle perennial 5in (12cm). Forms carpet of lobed green leaves, silvery beneath. Yellow-green flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. Good ground cover or rock plant. No
Alchemilla conjuncta Lady's Mantle perennial, rock plant 12in (30cm). Leaves are round with crinkly leaves, silvery beneath. Minute, yellow-green flowers, in July. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, not wet ground. Good ground cover. Tolerates chalk. Useful rock garden plant. No
Alchemilla mollis perennial 12in (30cm). Lobed, fresh green leaves. Minute, yellow-green flowers in summer. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade. Tolerates chalk. Good ground cover. Flowers good for drying. 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
Anchusa azurea "Loddon Royalist" perennial 4ft (1.2m). Narrow, hairy leaves. Spikes of gentian blue flowers in June and July. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. 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
ANTHEMIS genus Dog's Fennel perennial c. 12ins to 3ft (30cm-1m). Fern-like leaves. Daisy-type flowers in white, yellow or orange, in summer. Fully hardy to frost hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Anthurium andraeanum Tail Flower perennial 30in (75cm). Evergreen. Heart-shaped leaves on long-stalks. Bright red spathes. Poisonous. Frost tender, 15C. Needs light position in winter, partial shade in summer, damp soil. No
ARCTOTIS genus annuals, perennials c. 16in to 18in (40cm-45cm). Narrow, lobed leaves, grey undersides. Daisy-like flowers. Colours include yellow, orange, pink and red, in summer. Frost tender, 5C to fully hardy. Sun and sandy soil. 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
Argyranthemum frutescens Marguerite perennial 3ft (1m). Evergreen. Narrow, glaucous green leaves. Big daisy-like flowers, white, yellow or pink, from May to October. Half-hardy, 0. Sun. 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
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
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
Centaurea hypoleuca perennial 2ft (60cm). Deeply cut leaves with greyish undersides. Rich pink, thistle-like flowers from May to August. Fully hardy. Sun, tolerates most soils. No
Centranthus ruber Red Valerian perennial 3ft (90cm). Spreading clumps of oval, glaucous leaves. Erect heads of small, deep red or white flowers from May to September. Fully hardy. Tolerates exposed position, needs alkaline soil. No
Chrysanthemum frutescens perennial See Argyranthemum frutescens No
Chrysanthemum frutescens "Mary Wootton" perennial See Argyranthemum "Mary Wotton". No
Cichorium intybus Chicory perennial 4ft (1.2m). Forms cushions of narrow, light green leaves. Bright blue, daisy-like flowers in summer. Leaves are edible but plant can be irritant. Attractive to bees.The form album has white flowers, "Roseum" has pink flowers. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. Tolerates chalk. No
Cineraria cruentus perennial See Pericallis x hybrida. No
Cineraria hybridus perennial See Percallis x hybrida. No
Crambe cordifolia perennial 6ft (2m). Cushions of crumpled, dark green leaves. Abundant small white flowers, scented, in summer. Fully hardy.Likes sun and sandy soil. No

Plants: 90

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