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Latin name Common name Type Description Cultivation Hedging
Acacia verticillata Prickly Moses shrub, tree 38ft (9m). Evergreen. Dark green needle-like leaf stalks. Bright yellow `bottlebrushes' in spring. Half hardy, 7C. No
Aethionema grandiflorum Persian Stone Cress lax shrub, rock plant 12in (30cm). Narrow, glaucous-green leaves. Sprays of minute pink flowers in spring and summer. Fully hardy. Sun and well-drained soil. No
Aethionema pulchellum lax shrub, rock plant See Aethionema grandiflorum. No
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
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
Atriplex halimus Tree Purslane shrub 6ft (2m). Evergreen. Oval, greyish leaves. Frost hardy. Yes
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
Berberis darwinii Darwin's Barberry shrub 20ft (6m). Evergreen. Small, holly-like leaves. Bright yellow-orange flowers in April and May, then blue berries. Fully hardy. Sun or partial shade, well-drained site. 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
Buddleja shrub See Buddleia. 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
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 fulvida shrub See Cassinia leptophylla subsp. fulvida. Yes
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
Cassinia vauvilliersii shrub See Cassinia leptophylla subsp. vauvilliersii 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
Chamaerops humilis Dwarf Palm, European Fan Palm shrub 5ft (1.5m). Evergreen palm. Large, fan-shaped leaves with small yellow flowers in summer. Half hardy, 0C. Sun or partial shade. In cold areas can be grown in tubs and overwintered under cover. No
Choisya ternata Mexican Orange Blossom shrub 10ft (3m). Evergreen. Aromatic, glossy leaves divided into 3. Scnted white flowers at intervals from May to September Frost hardy, -5C. Sun, fertile soil. 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
Cistus ladaniferus shrub See Cistus ladanifer 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

Plants: 131

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