Plants Flowering in June

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ABUTILON 'Orange Hot Lava'

ABUTILON 'Orange Hot Lava'  >

Chinese lantern, Flowering maple, Parlour maple
A striking orange-red new introduction
ABUTILON x suntense

ABUTILON x suntense  >

Chinese lantern, Flowering maple, Parlour maple
Dark mauve flowers to blue
ABUTILON vitifolium

ABUTILON vitifolium  >

Chinese lantern, Flowering maple, Parlour maple
Saucer-shaped pale to deep mauve flowers. Needs sun and shelter
ABUTILON vitifolium 'Album'

ABUTILON vitifolium 'Album'  >

Chinese lantern, Flowering maple, Parlour maple
A striking single white with fragrant flowers borne in profusion
ACACIA retinodes

ACACIA retinodes  >

Silver wattle, Wirilda
Narrow willow leaves, lime tolerant. Flowers intermittently all year
ACHILLEA 'Walter Funcke'
Red with yellow centres ageing to creamy yellow


Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit

ACTINIDIA arguta 'Issai'
Clusters of extremely fragrant white flowers and yellow-green fruit. Self fertile
ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Golden Delight'

ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Golden Delight'  >

Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit, Yangtoa
Female form. Golden-fruited exceptionally sweet variety
ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Hayward'

ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Hayward'  >

Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit, Yangtoa
Female. If planted together with Tomuri these varieties will produce edible fruits within 3-5 years outdoors in the UK
ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Solo'

ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Solo'  >

Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit, Yangtoa
Vigorous growing self fertile form
ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Tomuri'

ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Tomuri'  >

Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit, Yangtoa
ACTINIDIA kolomikta

ACTINIDIA kolomikta  >

Variegated kiwi
In maturity leaves splashed pink & white
ACTINIDIA pilosula

ACTINIDIA pilosula  >

Variegated kiwi
(now renamed A.tetramera var. maloides)a rare species with more subtle colouring than kolomikta. White tips to the leaves with a hint of pink on some. Flowers are large pink bells.
AESCULUS californica

AESCULUS californica  >

California buckeye, California horse chestnut
erect panicles of fragrant white or pink tinged flowers
AESCULUS chinensis

AESCULUS chinensis  >

Buckeye, Chinese horse chestnut
Small white flowers in long racemes on this slow growing and rare species
AESCULUS hippocastanum

AESCULUS hippocastanum  >

Common horse chestnut, Conker tree, Horse chestnut
white flowers, spiky 'horse chestnuts' (conkers)
AESCULUS indica 'Sydney Pearce'

AESCULUS indica 'Sydney Pearce'  >

Buckeye, Indian horse chestnut
Large panicles of white flowers which are marked with yellow and suffused with pink to make an attractive display
AESCULUS x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'

AESCULUS x neglecta 'Erythroblastos'  >

Buckeye, Sunrise horse chestnut
Red leaf stalks and leaves that unfold a spectacular cream and bright pink. They then become yellow and turn green by midsummer

AESCULUS pavia  >

American red buckeye, Red buckeye
(A.splendens) - long upright panicles of crimson flowers
AESCULUS turbinata

AESCULUS turbinata  >

Buckeye, Japanese horse chestnut
a large quick growing tree with yellowish-white flowers with a red spot
AESCULUS wilsonii

AESCULUS wilsonii  >

Buckeye, Horse Chestnut
A very rare tree with tall white flowers with a yellow centre which turns red. The original record tree at Caerhays is on its last legs after 100 years
AGAPETES 'Ludgvan Cross'
Large pale pink flowers veined a deeper pink with a crimson calyx. Suitable for the cool greenhouse or a sheltered wall. Flowering times can be erratic
AGAPETES serpens
Grows up to 6ft eventually with bright red flowers and darker markings on pendent slender branches, like small lanterns. Tender except in the mildest areas
AGASTACHE foeniculum 'Alabaster'
Light green leaves and white flowers
AKEBIA quinata

AKEBIA quinata  >

Chocolate vine
Semi-evergreen climber with reddish purple fragrant flowers
AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'  >

Chocolate vine
Unusual delicate creamy-white flowered variety which makes a pleasant contrast to the more common dark form
AKEBIA quinata 'Variegata'
Rare variegated leafed form with red-purple flowers
ALANGIUM platanifolium var macrophyllum
An attractive foliage plant with large 3 or 5 lobed leaves and unusual flowers shaped like a minature lily
ALCHEMILLA erythropoda
A species from the Caucasus, with hairy deeply cut grey-green leaves and pale green flowers

ALCHEMILLA mollis  >

Lady's mantle
Lime-green flowers
ALLIUM giganteum

ALLIUM giganteum  >

Giant ornamental onion
Giant mauve drumstick-shaped flowers

ALSTROEMERIA Ligtu Hybrids  >

Peruvian lily, St. Martin's flower
Mixed colours from reddish to pale pink


Peruvian lily, St. Martin's flower
Blue-green leaves and bright pink flowers with yellow centres

ALSTROEMERIA 'Inca Husky'  >

Peruvian lily, St. Martin's flower
Blush orange with speckled yellow throat


Peruvian lily, St. Martin's flower
Deep scarlet with speckled throat


Peruvian lily, St. Martin's flower
Purple magenta


Luma, Myrtle, Ugni
formerly Myrtus lechleriana - copper coloured young leaves and abundant clusters of creamy-yellow flowers in MAY which often cause the branches to sag. Edible leaves
AMPELOPSIS brevipedunculata
Vigorous luxuriant climber with 3 or 5 lobed leaves resembling a hop. Abundant striking blue fruits in autumn
AMPELOPSIS brevipedunculata 'Elegans'
('Tricolor') - leaves attractively mottled white and tinged pink. Not vigorous
AMSONIA tabernaemontana

AMSONIA tabernaemontana  >

Blue dogbane, Blue star
Clump forming perennial with dense rounded panicles of pale blue, starry flowers
ANCHUSA azurea 'Loddon Royalist'

ANCHUSA azurea 'Loddon Royalist'  >

Italian bugloss, Large blue alkanet
Deepest blue flowers
ANEMONE 'Wild Swan'
Chelsea 2011 Plant of the Year. Large, single white flowers with blue banding on the reverse held well above the foliage. Flowers from summer until the autumn. Grows up to 2 ft
ANTHEMIS cupaniana
White daisy flowers, grey ferny foliage


Columbine, Granny's bonnet
All Flower APR-JUN
AQUILEGIA 'Dragonfly Hybrids'

AQUILEGIA 'Dragonfly Hybrids'  >

Columbine, Granny's bonnet
Long spurred Columbine in shades of pink, wine, primrose & blue
AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Black Barlow'

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Black Barlow'  >

Columbine, Granny's bonnet
Dark plum-purple flowers which make a strong show
AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Nora Barlow'  >

Columbine, Granny's bonnet
Striking double red, pink and green
AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Ruby Port'

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'Ruby Port'  >

Columbine, Granny's bonnet
Very floriferous variety with dark red sepals
AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'William Guinness'

AQUILEGIA vulgaris 'William Guinness'  >

Columbine, Granny's bonnet
(Magpie) - striking single white with purple picotee edging


Marguerite, Paris daisy
Despatch normally late spring and early summer only - All Flower MAY-NOV
ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Citronelle'
Sulphur-yellow flowers
ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Cornish Gold'
Masses of yellow flowers
ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Meteor Red'
Bright cranberry red flower petals with wonderful golden eyes
ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Pacific Gold'
Double primrose-yellow pom-pom flowers
ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Pomponette Pink'
Double pink flowers
ARGYRANTHEMUM frutescens 'Summer Melody'
Small pink pom-pom flowers

ARGYROCYTISUS battandieri  >

Moroccan broom, Pineapple broom
Grey silken leaves and clusters of bright yellow pineapple-scented flowers. Best on a wall
ARISAEMA consanguineum
Tuberous perennial with hooded, white striped and brown-tinged flowers
ARISAEMA speciosum 'Magnificum'
Hooded spathe below a 3-palmate leaf on a mottled stem


Sea pink, Thrift
All Flower MAY-JUL
ARMERIA maritima 'Alba'

ARMERIA maritima 'Alba'  >

Sea pink, Thrift
Less common white form of thrift
ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Silver Queen'

ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Silver Queen'  >

Western mugwort, White sage
Silver green leaves
ARTEMISIA schmidtiana 'Nana'
Tiny, silvery white leaves and a low creeping habit
ARTHROPODIUM cirratum 'Matapouri Bay
Forms a bold clump of flax-like leaves about 2 feet long. Stems rising from the base bear panicles of starry white flowers with a hint of mauve. An excellent and unusual new introduction from New Zealand
ASCLEPIAS tuberosa

ASCLEPIAS tuberosa  >

Butterfly weed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root
Bright orange bead-like flowers
ASIMINA triloba
large shrub with ovate leave and peculiar purple flowers in MAY-JUN as the leaves emerge.


King's spear, Yellow asphodel
Silvery-grey foliage with fragrant yellow spikes of flowers.
ASTILBE 'Aphrodite'

ASTILBE 'Aphrodite'  >

False goatsbeard
Rosy-red, dark leaves
ASTILBE 'Deutschland'

ASTILBE 'Deutschland'  >

False goatsbeard

ASTILBE 'Fanal'  >

False goatsbeard
Deep garnet-red
ASTILBE 'Rheinland'

ASTILBE 'Rheinland'  >

False goatsbeard
Carmine pink
ASTRANTIA involucrata 'Shaggy'
Very large crinkled white flowers on shortish stems

ASTRANTIA major  >

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman
Greenish white flowers with a rose tinge
ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'

ASTRANTIA major 'Alba'  >

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman
Pure white flowers
ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'

ASTRANTIA major 'Claret'  >

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman
Dark red flowers in summer
ASTRANTIA major 'Hadspen Blood'

ASTRANTIA major 'Hadspen Blood'  >

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman
True blood red but do not put in shade or the flowers will turn white
ASTRANTIA major 'Lola'

ASTRANTIA major 'Lola'  >

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman
Pink pincushion-like flowers from late spring to late summer
ASTRANTIA major 'Ruby Wedding'

ASTRANTIA major 'Ruby Wedding'  >

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman
Deep ruby-red flowers on maroon stems
ASTRANTIA major 'Sunningdale Variegated'

ASTRANTIA major 'Sunningdale Variegated'  >

Masterwort, Melancholy gentleman
Attractive variegated foliage, pale pink flowers
Good autumn foliage. All flower MAY-JUL
Mixed rich shades of orange, red, rose and yellow flowers. Your choice of colours
Pink with a faint yellow blotch. Highly scented and with us one of the very last of the deciduous azaleas to flower
Pink with golden yellow blotch
AZALEA - DECIDUOUS 'Cannon's Double'
White with yellow tinge and pink lobes
Salmon-pink with yellow flare
White, yellow flare and fragrant
AZALEA - DECIDUOUS 'Delicatissima
Fragrant variety with cream coloured flowers blotched yellow
Fragrant variety with white flushed pink and blotched yellow flowers
Reddish-orange with orange-yellow veins
Deep pink with paler shading
Apricot-yellow tinged red on outside
(Rhododendron luteum) - honeysuckle yellow, still the best scented deciduous azalea
Scented rose-pink with yellow blotches, late flowering
white flowers sometimes tinged pink with a highly spicy scent
(AM form) very large salmon-pink
(Rhodo. x mucronatum) - fragrant pure white flowers
White with occasional pink flowers
AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Susannah Hill'
A late flowering Nakahari hybrid with a dwarf and prostrate habit and strong red flowers
AZARA dentata
Rounded yellowish green leaves and fluffy yellow fragrant flowers
AZARA serrata
Glossy oval leaves and fragrant dark yellow flowers in midsummer
BAPTISIA australis

BAPTISIA australis  >

False indigo
Clear blue lupin-like flowers and attractive deep green leaves
Woody climber from moist woodland in Chile. Coral-red flowers.
BERBERIS thunbergii 'Admiration'
Compact, low growing variety with lovely orange-red leaves with a yellow edge. Good orange autumn colour
BERBERIS valdiviana
A wonderful species with long drooping racemes of saffron-yellow flowers and large leathery spineless leaves
BERBERIS wilsoniae
Grey-green leaves brownish red in autumn. Coral-red berries
BERKHEYA purpurea

BERKHEYA purpurea  >

South African thistle
Striking South African thistle with large purplish-white flowers and large silvery-grey leaves with cottony-white undersides
BESCHORNERIA yuccoides 'Quick Silver'
Rosette of grey-green leaves developing a silver sheen in full sun with panicles of flowers to 3ft.


All flower MAY-JUN
BILLARDIERA longiflora

BILLARDIERA longiflora  >

Climbing blueberry, Purple appleberry
Creamy-white flowers followed by bright blue berries
BILLARDIERA longiflora 'Cherry Berry'
Creamy-white flowers followed by large red berries
BILLARDIERA longiflora 'Fructo Albo'
Rare form with white fruits
BOMAREA caldasii

BOMAREA caldasii  >

Climbing alstroemeria
Beautiful twining climber with clusters of long brick red-orange funnel-shaped flowers which are yellow-orange on the inside. Will not tolerate frost as young plants but are more robust in maturity when they die down for the winter
BORONIA heterophylla
Deep cerise pink flowers in profusion. A most attractive greenhouse or conservatory plant

BRACHYGLOTTIS bidwillii  >

(formerly Senecio)
Compact, dwarf shrub with thick shining leaves. The undersides of the leaves and stems are covered in white indumentum


(formerly Senecio)
Dense shrub with many branches and masses of yellow flowers in summer
BRACHYGLOTTIS repanda 'Purpurea'

BRACHYGLOTTIS repanda 'Purpurea'  >

(formerly Senecio) , Bushmansfriend, Purple rangiora
Large shrub with dramatic large purple leaves clothed underneath with white felt. Flowers are greenish-white in large panicles. In New Zealand it is known as 'bushman's toilet paper'


(formerly Senecio) , Ragwort
Often confused with B.greyi which is rare in cultivation, this attractive grey leaved shrub forms a dense mound of around 3 feet high and 3 feet across. Sometimes used as a low hedge in coastal areas. Large yellow flowers
male has yellowish curly, woolly catkins and the female produces globular orange-red fruits. A handsome shrub the bark of which is used for paper making in Japan
BUDDLEJA colvilei

BUDDLEJA colvilei  >

Buddleia, Butterfly bush, Summer lilac
Our choice as the most attractive and unusual variety of buddleja. Large panicles of dark red flowers at the ends of each stem in early summer
BUDDLEJA globosa

BUDDLEJA globosa  >

Buddleia, Butterfly bush, Orange ball tree
Orange ball Buddleja
BUDDLEJA yunnanensis

BUDDLEJA yunnanensis  >

Buddleia, Butterfly bush
Large tapering leaves and voilet flowers on this rare Chinese species first discovered in 1915

CAESALPINIA gilliesii  >

Bird of paradise shrub
Large erect racemes of up to 40 individual yellow flowers with scarlet stamens. Needs frost protection except in the mildest locations
CALCEOLARIA integrifolia

CALCEOLARIA integrifolia  >

Pouch flower, Slipper flower
A sun-loving but not fully hardy plant with corymbs of large yellow flowers in mid-late summer
CALLICARPA bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion'
Lilac flowers followed by violet fruits borne in profusion in autumn
CALLICARPA dichotoma

CALLICARPA dichotoma  >

Beauty berry, French mulberry
Compact shrub with pink flowers in summer and dark lilac coloured fruits in autumn

CALLISTEMON citrinus  >

Crimson bottlebrush, Lemon bottlebrush
Lemon scented leaves and bright red flower spikes
CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Little John'
Miniature habit, deep red flowers
CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Perth Pink'
Clear pink flowers
CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Red Cluster'
Compact growing with deep scarlet flowers
CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Splendens'
The most vivid scarlet flowers

CALLISTEMON linearis  >

Narrow-leaved bottlebrush
Narrow leaved species with matt-red flowers

CALLISTEMON pallidus  >

Lemon bottlebrush
cream coloured flowers and narrow leaves

CALLISTEMON salignus  >

White bottlebrush, Willow-leafed bottlebrush
One of the hardiest of the bottlebrushes with narrow willow-like leaves and pale yellow flowers

CALLISTEMON sieberi  >

Alpine bottlebrush
(pityoides) - This is the hardiest species with narrow leaves and pale yellow flowers in short spikes

CALLISTEMON viminalis  >

Weeping bottlebrush
Attractive weeping habit with bright red flowers. Had proved hardy at Burncoose
Exceptionally large, fragrant red flowers, re-blooming
Large magnolia-like flowers white on the outside and yellowish inside with maroon markings at the base. Very rare

CALYCANTHUS floridus  >

Carolina allspice, Carolina sweetshrub
(fertilis) - shiny green leaves with attractive deep carmine magnolia-like flowers.
CALYCANTHUS floridus 'Athens'

CALYCANTHUS floridus 'Athens'  >

Carolina allspice, Carolina sweetshrub
The exceptionally rare yellow flowered form of this attractive plant
CALYCANTHUS floridus 'Purpureus'

CALYCANTHUS floridus 'Purpureus'  >

Carolina allspice, Carolina sweetshrub
Leaves tinged purple beneath
CALYCANTHUS occidentalis

CALYCANTHUS occidentalis  >

California spicebush, Californian allspice
Rarer Californian species with larger brownish-red flowers than C. floridus
CALYCANTHUS raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'
This is a new and extremely rare hybrid between Calycanthus and Sinocalycanthus. The flowers have a wine-red centre and white outsides
Four inch wide white flowers with yellow and purple central markings. Strong scent
CAMELLIA 'Midsummer's Day'
Japonica. Can carry its red flowers well into June
CAMPANULA carpatica 'Blue Clips'

CAMPANULA carpatica 'Blue Clips'  >

Carpathian bellflower
Large, deep blue flowers.
CAMPANULA glomerata 'Alba'

CAMPANULA glomerata 'Alba'  >

Clustered bellflower
White bellflower
CAMPANULA glomerata 'Superba'

CAMPANULA glomerata 'Superba'  >

Clustered bellflower
Deepest purple, rounded heads
CAREX comans 'Frosted Curls'

CAREX comans 'Frosted Curls'  >

New Zealand sedge grass
Silver grey with curled leaves forming a graceful hummock
CAREX comans 'Red'

CAREX comans 'Red'  >

New Zealand sedge grass
With dense tufts of narrow thread-like reddish-bronze leaves
CAREX flagellifera
Reddish purple foliage
CAREX pendula

CAREX pendula  >

Pendulous sedge
Leaves blue-green underneath. Tall arching stems of catkin-like flowers
CARYA illinoinensis
a large American nut bearing tree with numerous leaflets on each leaf
CASSINIA leptophylla
Bushy New Zealand shrub with dark green leaves and white flowers in terminal clusters

CASTANEA sativa  >

Spanish chestnut, Sweet chestnut

CATALPA fargesii var duclouxii
Lilac-pink flowers with red-brown spots stained with yellow.
CATALPA szechuanica
Small growing tree with fresh green leaves. White flowers with a purple eye
CEANOTHUS impressus 'Puget Blue'

CEANOTHUS impressus 'Puget Blue'  >

California lilac, Redroot, Santa Barbara ceanothus
Bright blue flowers, upright growing
CEANOTHUS 'Italian Skies'

CEANOTHUS 'Italian Skies'  >

California lilac, Redroot
Sky blue flowers with dainty foliage
CEANOTHUS 'Snow Showers'

CEANOTHUS 'Snow Showers'  >

California lilac, Redroot
Pure white California lilac
CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus var repens

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus var repens  >

California lilac, Creeping blueblossom, Redroot
Vigorous low spreading habit and terminal clusters of light or darker blue flowers. Ideal for growing on a bank or in coastal conditions
CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'

CEANOTHUS thyrsiflorus 'Skylark'  >

Blueblossom, California lilac
Deep blue flowers over a long period from spring to summer
CELASTRUS orbiculatus

CELASTRUS orbiculatus  >

Oriental bittersweet, Staff vine
Vigorous climber with large green leaves, yellowish fruits and orange seeds. Excellent autumn colour
CENTAUREA montana 'Alba'

CENTAUREA montana 'Alba'  >

Mountain knapweed, Perennial cornflower
Pure white flowers growing up to 45cms(18ins)


CERCIS canadensis

CERCIS canadensis  >

American Judas tree, Eastern redbud
Pale rose flowers and thinner green leaves than the more common C. siliquastrum
CERCIS canadensis 'Alba'

CERCIS canadensis 'Alba'  >

American Judas tree, Eastern redbud
Pure white form
CESTRUM 'Cretan Purple'

CESTRUM 'Cretan Purple'  >

Bastard jasmine
Conservatory plant with attractive purple-blue flowers in summer
CESTRUM fasciculatum 'Newellii'
Bright crimson flowers
CHILIOTRICHUM diffusum 'Siska'
Rare evergreen shrub with oblong lance-shaped leaves with white flowerheads centred yellow on long stalks

CHIONANTHUS retusus  >

Chinese fringe tree
handsome tall medicinal shrub with snow white flowers in midsummer and damson-like fruits
CHIONANTHUS virginicus

CHIONANTHUS virginicus  >

American fringe tree, Old man's beard, Poison ash, Snowflower
Large white slightly fragrant flowers, best grown in full sun
CHITALPA tashkentensis
Very rare deciduous shrub. Panicles of long upright purplish-white flowers
CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'  >

Mexican orange blossom
Fragrant white flowers with lime-green and gold foliage. Very free flowering
CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'
A dome-shaped shrub with bright green leaflets and large flowers, pink in bud, opening white in May and again in late summer
CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'
Softer yellow foliage and narrower leaves
CHOISYA ternata

CHOISYA ternata  >

Mexican orange blossom
Pure white orange blossom; scented All APR-JUN
CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'

CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'  >

Mexican orange blossom
Broader leaves and larger flowers than C. ternata
CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'

CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'  >

Mexican orange blossom
Bright gold foliage
hugely aromatic leaves and medicinal properties, attractive reddish shoots. Suitable only for milder climates, very rare
CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'  >

Brook thistle, Ornamental thistle
Tall, deep crimson thistle knobs held over a rosette of foliage over a very long season
CISSUS striata

CISSUS striata  >

Ivy of Uruguay, Miniature grape ivy
Evergreen vine with handsome glossy leaves. An excellent plant for a north facing wall


Rock rose
All Flower JUN-AUG
CISTUS x argenteus 'Silver Pink'
Peach pink, very hardy
CISTUS creticus
Purple to rose flowers with a yellow centre and hairy stems
CISTUS ladanifer

CISTUS ladanifer  >

Common gum cistus, Labdanum
White flowers with a dark red basal stain
CISTUS pulverulentus 'Sunset'
Cerise pink flowers
CISTUS x purpureus
Rosy-crimson flowers with a maroon blotch at the base
CISTUS x purpureus 'Alan Fradd'
White flowers with red marks at the base of each petal. Often has some flowers which revert in part to rosy-crimson
CITRUS 'Mitis'

CITRUS 'Mitis'  >

Calamondin, Panama orange
The hardiest orange for outdoor or patio growing


Yellow wood
(syn. Kentukea) - handsome but rare medium sized tree producing panicles of fragrant white wisteria-like flowers in June. Leaves turn clear yellow in autumn
CLEMATIS x durandii

CLEMATIS x durandii  >

Virgin's bower
Striking bright blue flowers on long stiff stems, good for cutting
CLEMATIS florida 'Alba Plena'
Large double greenish white flowers
CLEMATIS florida 'Bicolor'
(Syn. 'Sieboldii') - beautiful form with large white flowers and a conspicuous central boss of violet-purple stamens
CLEMATIS integrifolia 'Pangbourne Pink'
Herbaceous - pink form
CLEMATIS macropetala

CLEMATIS macropetala  >

Virgin's bower
Bell-shaped blue or violet-blue flowers
CLEMATIS macropetala 'Jan Lindmark'
Mauve-pink flowers with deep stripes
CLEMATIS macropetala 'Maidwell Hall'
Deep lavender-blue
CLEMATIS macropetala 'Pauline'
Profuse large deep blue flowers
CLEMATIS montana 'Marjorie'
Semi-double flowering form with creamy pink sepals and a centre of large salmon-pink stamens, late flowering
CLEMATIS orientalis 'Orange Peel'
Thick yellow bell-shaped flowers in summer followed by attractive seed heads
CLEMATIS tangutica

CLEMATIS tangutica  >

Virgin's bower
Yellow lantern-like flowers
CLEMATIS texensis 'Princess Diana'
Miniature tulip-shaped pink flowers with a vibrant pink central bar which becomes mauve-deep pink as it nears the edge of the flower
CLEMATIS 'Bees Jubilee'
Bluish-pink striped with carmine
CLEMATIS 'Carnaby'

CLEMATIS 'Carnaby'  >

Virgin's bower
Raspberry-pink with dark pink bar
CLEMATIS 'Countess of Lovelace'
Double bluish lilac flowers in early summer and single flowers on new shoots in late summer
CLEMATIS 'Duchess of Edinburgh'
Large double white with green shading
CLEMATIS 'Ernest Markham'
Petunia red with velvety sheen
CLEMATIS 'General Sikorski'
Large single blue flowers with creamy anthers
CLEMATIS 'Gipsy Queen'
Velvety violet-purple
CLEMATIS 'Hagley Hybrid'
Shell pink with brown anthers
CLEMATIS 'Huldine'

CLEMATIS 'Huldine'  >

Virgin's bower
Pearly white
CLEMATIS 'Jackmanii Superba'
CLEMATIS 'Lilacina'

CLEMATIS 'Lilacina'  >

Virgin's bower
Floribunda - rich purple
CLEMATIS 'Marie Boisselot'
Large pure white
CLEMATIS 'Multi Blue'

CLEMATIS 'Multi Blue'  >

Virgin's bower
A most striking clematis with large double blue flowers in profusion
CLEMATIS 'Nelly Moser'
Pink-white bar

CLEMATIS 'Niobe'  >

Virgin's bower
Deep red
CLEMATIS 'Perle d'Azur'
Light blue
CLEMATIS 'Rouge Cardinal'
Crimson velvet
CLEMATIS 'Ville de Lyon'
Bright carmine-red
CLEMATIS 'Vyvyan Pennell'
Double lilac-mauve
CLEMATIS 'Will Goodwin'
Pale lavender flowers with gold stamens
CLETHRA arborea

CLETHRA arborea  >

Folhado, Lily- of- the- valley tree, Sweet pepper bush
Huge pendulous panicles of 'lily of the valley' flowers. A conservatory plant outside the milder western counties
CLEYERA japonica 'Tricolor'
Young leaves tinged with pink maturing to green with creamy-white margins. Fragrant creamy-white flowers
All Flower APR-JUN
CLIANTHUS puniceus

CLIANTHUS puniceus  >

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill
Climber with brilliant red, lobster claw shaped flowers

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Albus'  >

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill
Pure white lobster claw flowers
CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Flamingo'

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Flamingo'  >

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill
Attractive deep rose-pink flowers
CLIVIA miniata

CLIVIA miniata  >

Fire lily
Flowers usually bright orange with a yellow throat but can be variable when raised from seed. A good conservatory or pot plant for the house when in flower
COLUTEA arborescens

COLUTEA arborescens  >

Bladder senna
A vigorous bush growing up to 12 feet with yellow pea flowers
COLUTEA x media 'Copper Beauty'
Pinnate leaves and conspicuous orange pea flowers followed by large inflated seed pods
CORDYLINE australis

CORDYLINE australis  >

New Zealand cabbage palm
CORDYLINE australis 'Cardinal'

CORDYLINE australis 'Cardinal'  >

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm
Bright red coloured leaves in this exciting fast growing new variety which is ideal for pot growing. Will tolerate down to -5oC
CORDYLINE australis 'Claret'

CORDYLINE australis 'Claret'  >

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm
A new New Zealand introduction with the darkest purple leaves. Will tolerate down to -5oC
CORDYLINE australis 'Sundance'

CORDYLINE australis 'Sundance'  >

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm
Broad green leaves with a distinctive red central vein
CORDYLINE australis 'Torbay Dazzler'

CORDYLINE australis 'Torbay Dazzler'  >

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm
Cream striped sword-like leaves. Needs a well drained soil in full sun with shelter
CORDYLINE indivisa

CORDYLINE indivisa  >

Blue dracaena, Dracaena palm
A more broad leafed species but also more tender. Leaves are green with a reddish midrib
CORNUS canadensis

CORNUS canadensis  >

Bunchberry, Creeping dogwood
attractive ground cover with a profusion of white flower bracts

CORNUS alba  >

Red-barked dogwood
Green leaved dogwood which is happiest in wet or boggy conditions, red bark in winter
CORNUS alba 'Aurea'

CORNUS alba 'Aurea'  >

Golden dogwood
Leaves greenish-yellow turning golden yellow in autumn, red stems
CORNUS alba 'Gouchaultii'
Yellow variegated foliage and red stems in winter
CORNUS alba 'Kesselringii'
Brownish black stems
CORNUS alba 'Sibirica'

CORNUS alba 'Sibirica'  >

Westonbirt dogwood
Bright red stemmed dogwood
CORNUS  'Spaethii'

CORNUS 'Spaethii'  >

Golden variegated dogwood
Golden variegated foliage
CORNUS  'Variegata'
Silvery white edged leaves
CORNUS sanguinea

CORNUS sanguinea  >

Common dogwood, Dogberry
greenish with red flushed stems and purple autumn colour
CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'  >

Common dogwood, Dogberry
Branches orange-yellow and red in winter, an attractive new cultivar
CORNUS stolonifera 'Flaviramea'

CORNUS stolonifera 'Flaviramea'  >

Yellow-stemmed dogwood
Yellow stemmed dogwood which makes an excellent bog plant
CORNUS alternifolia

CORNUS alternifolia  >

Green osier, Pagoda dogwood
Slow growing tiered habit
CORNUS alternifolia 'Argentea'

CORNUS alternifolia 'Argentea'  >

Green osier, Pagoda dogwood
One of the very best silver variegated shrubs which is sadly slow growing and difficult to propagate
CORNUS capitata

CORNUS capitata  >

Bentham's cornel, Himalayan dogwood
Greenish-white flowers red strawberry fruit
CORNUS controversa

CORNUS controversa  >

Giant dogwood, Wedding cake tree
Cream flowers, black fruits and rich purple-red autumn colour
CORNUS controversa 'Variegata'

CORNUS controversa 'Variegata'  >

Giant dogwood, Wedding cake tree
Striking and very scarce slow growing variegated form with horizontal branching
CORNUS florida

CORNUS florida  >

American boxwood, Flowering dogwood
North American flowering dogwood. Each flowerhead is enclosed in 4 white petal-like bracts
CORNUS florida 'Cherokee Brave'

CORNUS florida 'Cherokee Brave'  >

American boxwood, Flowering dogwood
New growth is a burgundy-red turning dark green with age. Flowers are pinkish-red darkening as they mature
CORNUS florida 'Cherokee Chief'

CORNUS florida 'Cherokee Chief'  >

American boxwood, Flowering dogwood
(syn. 'Royal Red') - foliage scarlet-red in spring and autumn, bronzy green in summer. Bracts deep ruby pink.
CORNUS florida 'Cloud Nine'

CORNUS florida 'Cloud Nine'  >

American boxwood, Flowering dogwood
Large snowy-white bracts. Free-flowering even when young
CORNUS florida 'Daybreak'

CORNUS florida 'Daybreak'  >

American boxwood, Flowering dogwood
A startling new variety, bright green leaves margined in creamy-white. In the autumn the creamy-white parts of the leaves turn pink to deep red
CORNUS florida 'Purple Glory'

CORNUS florida 'Purple Glory'  >

American boxwood, Flowering dogwood
Deep rose-red bracts and foliage which matures to a rich purple with crimson tones later in autumn
CORNUS florida 'Rainbow'

CORNUS florida 'Rainbow'  >

American boxwood, Rainbow dogwood
Compact shrub with deep green leaves splashed yellow. Autumn colours pass from pink, lavender-blue and finally purple-red
CORNUS florida 'Red Giant'

CORNUS florida 'Red Giant'  >

Amarican boxwood, Flowering dogwood
Large deep pink bracts tipped with white
CORNUS florida 'Rubra'

CORNUS florida 'Rubra'  >

American boxwood, Pink dogwood
Flushed pink or red
CORNUS florida 'Sunset'

CORNUS florida 'Sunset'  >

American boxwood, Flowering dogwood
Four large reddish-pink bracts. Leaves are mid-green variegated, pink in spring and yellow variegated to mid-green in summer
CORNUS kousa

CORNUS kousa  >

Japanese dogwood
White bracts
CORNUS kousa 'Gold Star'
Leaves have a central blotch of golden-yellow. As the season progresses the centre turns red and the margin turns purple
CORNUS kousa 'Samaritan'
Variegated with creamy-white and green foliage
CORNUS kousa 'Satomi'

CORNUS kousa 'Satomi'  >

Japanese dogwood
Deep pink bracts. Leaves turn deep purplish-red in autumn
CORNUS kousa 'Snowboy'

CORNUS kousa 'Snowboy'  >

Japanese dogwood
Grey-green leaves with a broad white margin
CORNUS kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

CORNUS kousa 'Wolf Eyes'  >

Japanese dogwood
Stunning trailing white leaves which are tinged pink when young and unevenly mottled with white and a hint of yellow along the leaf edges
CORNUS kousa var chinensis
White flushed pink
CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl'
Very large creamy-white bracts in late spring. Red and purple autumn colour and exfoliating bark
CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Milky Way'
Prolific flowerer with white flowers and grey-green leaves turning red in autumn
CORNUS 'Norman Hadden'

CORNUS 'Norman Hadden'  >

Chinese, Japanese dogwood
A small spreading tree which is a hybrid between C.capitata and C.kousa. Four taper-pointed creamy-white bracts in June
CORNUS nuttallii 'Ascona'
Orange, red or purple foliage in autumn. Large white bracts sometimes flushed pink
CORNUS x rutgersensis 'Celestial'
Large domed green bracts tinged green when young. A spectacular and deservedly popular newer variety
CORNUS x rutgersensis 'Stellar Pink'
Vigorous grower. The flower heads have overlapping bracts which are a soft pink colour
CORNUS walteri
A rare species with corymbs of white flowers in MAY-JUNE and black fruits

CORONILLA emerus  >

Scorpion senna
(Hippocrepis emerus) - yellow 'pea' flowers on glabrous stems
COTONEASTER conspicuus
Arching branches and bright red fruits
Bright scarlet berries, good ground cover
COTONEASTER 'Exburiensis'
Yellow berries, tall growing
COTONEASTER franchetii
Usually evergreen in warmer areas, this multi-stemmed and self-seeding species has sage-green foliage and very noticeable orange to scarlet berries
COTONEASTER horizontalis

COTONEASTER horizontalis  >

Herring-bone cotoneaster, Rock cotoneaster
Herringbone cotoneaster with bright red berries
COTONEASTER horizontalis 'Variegatus'

COTONEASTER horizontalis 'Variegatus'  >

Rock cotoneaster, Variegated herring-bone cotoneaster
Silver variegated form
COTONEASTER Hybridus Pendulus

COTONEASTER Hybridus Pendulus  >

Weeping cotoneaster
Scarlet berries on pendulous branches
Red fruits in broad clusters lasting until Christmas. Oval leathery leaves, grey underneath
COTONEASTER microphyllus
Evergreen with coral-red berries
COTONEASTER 'Rothschildianus'

COTONEASTER 'Rothschildianus'  >

Willow-leaved cotoneaster
Distinctive spreading habit and clusters of creamy-yellow fruits

COTONEASTER simonsii  >

Himalayan cotoneaster
Semi-evergreen, scarlet berries
COTONEASTER x suecicus 'Skogholm'
Wide spreading habit with small coral-red fruits. Good ground cover
CRAMBE cordifolia
Large perennial which makes a handsome foliage plant for the back of a border or as a specimen. Panicles of small white flowers
CRASSULA sarcocaulis
Bushy perennial succulent with fleshy stems and red tinted leaves. Star-shaped white or pink flowers
CRATAEGUS laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet'

CRATAEGUS laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet'  >

Double crimson hawthorn, Midland hawthorn, Red May
Double red
CRATAEGUS laevigata 'Plena'

CRATAEGUS laevigata 'Plena'  >

Double white thorn, Midland hawthorn
Double white
CRINODENDRON hookerianum

CRINODENDRON hookerianum  >

Chilean lantern tree
(Syn. Tricuspidaria lanceolata) - crimson lanterns borne in profusion
CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Ada Hoffman'
A striking new introduction with longer leaves and attractive pink lantern flowers
CYTISUS scoparius 'Andreanus'
Dark red and yellow flowers
CYTISUS scoparius 'Burkwoodii'
Deep pink to maroon flowers with gold margins
CYTISUS scoparius 'Firefly'
Yellow and brownish red
Herbaceous climber with bright yellow flowers

DACTYLICAPNOS macrocapnos  >

Climbing dicentra
Herbaceous climbing Dicentra with yellow pendant flowers. Finely cut green foliage splashed with silver
DANAE racemosa

DANAE racemosa  >

Alexandrian laurel
(Ruscus racemosus) - shade tolerant evergreen with arching sprays of narrow polished leaves
DAPHNE burkwoodii 'Astrid'

DAPHNE burkwoodii 'Astrid'  >

Variegated daphne
Pale yellow margins turning creamy-white to the blue-green leaves
DAPHNE burkwoodii 'Somerset'
Improved form of burkwoodii with fragrant purple-pink flowers
DAPHNE gemmata
Bushy habit and clusters of yellow flowers in late spring to summer followed by red fruits
DAPHNE tangutica
Masses of very fragrant flowers tinged pink
DAPHNE x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance'
Rosy-red flowers in bud opening white in large clusters. Extremely fragrant
DAPHNE x susannae 'Cheriton'
A hybrid between D.arbuscula and D.collina which, although a small shrub, exhibits hybrid vigour. Dark purple flowers in the summer
DAPHNE x transatlantica 'Pink Fragrance'
Pink highly fragrant flowers blooming over an exceptionally long period. Compact habit
DATURA sanguinea

DATURA sanguinea  >

Angels' trumpets
Orange-red trumpets with yellow veins
DATURA suaveolens

DATURA suaveolens  >

Angels' trumpets
White flowers sometimes yellow or pink, scented
DATURA versicolor

DATURA versicolor  >

Angels' trumpets
White fading to pink
DECAISNEA fargesii
Leaves tinged blue with yellowish green racemes of flowers followed by deep blue seed pods
DELPHINIUM 'Cameliard'
Lavender-blue with white eye
DELPHINIUM 'Princess Caroline'
A spectacular deep salmon-pink variety with traces of red. An oustanding plant which grows only to 3 or 4 feet and was first exhibited at Chelsea in 1994
DELPHINIUM 'Red Caroline'
A new introduction with the best double red flowers we have yet seen
DELPHINIUM 'Summer Skies'
Light blue with white heart
Fragrant poppy-like bright yellow flowers and grey pointed foliage. Best grown against a warm sunny wall or in a greenhouse in colder areas. Does not travel well, so sent at buyers risk only

DESMODIUM elegans  >

Tick clover, Tick trefoil
(tiliifolium) - erect woody shrub with trifoliate leaves producing a profusion of pale lilac pea flowers in large panicles
DEUTZIA gracilis
White flowers in upright racemes
DEUTZIA magnifica
Pure white double flowers freely produced on long sprays. Probably the best double white
DEUTZIA scabra 'Pride of Rochester'
Double white flowers tinged pink
DEUTZIA scabra 'Rosea Plena'
Double flowers suffused rose-purple outside
DEUTZIA 'Strawberry Fields'
Outstanding new variety with rich pink flowers
DIANELLA caerulea
Tufted perennial with stiff leaves of about 30 inches in length. Blue-green or white flowers with conspicious yellow anthers
Frost hardy clump forming plant similar to a minature phormium. White flowers on long stalks precede pale blue berries
DIANELLA nigra 'Margaret Pringle'

DIANELLA nigra 'Margaret Pringle'  >

New Zealand blueberry, Turutu
Variegated leaves striped creamy-white and often edged pink. Frost hardy
DIANELLA tasmanica

DIANELLA tasmanica  >

Tasmanian flax lily
Panicles of blue-violet flowers followed by dark blue berries


Hardy pink
Continuous flowering from JUN-SEPT
DIANTHUS 'Cranmere Pool'
Off-white with magenta eye
Light pink, salmon-pink eye, scented
DIANTHUS 'Gran's Favourite'
White laced purple
Outstanding pure white
DIANTHUS 'Houndspool Cheryl'
Double deep cherry-red, fringed petals
DIANTHUS 'Houndspool Ruby'
Ruby-red with darker eye
DIANTHUS 'Laced Monarch'
Pink with chestnut lacing
DIANTHUS 'Monica Wyatt'
Phlox pink with a ruby eye
DIANTHUS 'Mrs Sinkins'
Old cottage white, heavily scented
Double purple-pink flowers
DIANTHUS 'Valda Wyatt'
Rose lavender
DICENTRA formosa

DICENTRA formosa  >

Wild bleeding heart
deep rose-pink buds borne in branching racemes opening lighter pink
DICENTRA formosa 'Luxuriant'

DICENTRA formosa 'Luxuriant'  >

Wild bleeding heart
Dwarfish spreading habit with red flowers
DICENTRA spectabilis

DICENTRA spectabilis  >

Bleeding heart, Dutchman's breeches, Ladies locket, Lady in the bath, Lyre flower
graceful pinkish red Bleeding heart
DICENTRA spectabilis 'Alba'

DICENTRA spectabilis 'Alba'  >

Bleeding heart, Dutchman's breeches, Ladies locket, Lady in the bath, Lyre flower
Pure white form of the Bleeding heart
DICTAMNUS albus 'Albiflorus'

DICTAMNUS albus 'Albiflorus'  >

Burning bush, Dittany, Fraxinella
White flower spikes
DIERVILLA sessilifolia

DIERVILLA sessilifolia  >

Bush honeysuckle
Short panicles of sulphur-yellow flowers with handsome bronze foliage


DIGITALIS grandiflora

DIGITALIS grandiflora  >

Yellow foxglove
(ambigua) - pale yellow flowers
DIGITALIS x mertonensis
Deep salmon-pink, late flowering
DIGITALIS parviflora 'Milk Chocolate'
Small bronzy-red flowers about 2 feet in height
DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora

DIGITALIS purpurea albiflora  >

Common foxglove, Dead men's bells, Fairy thimbles
Pure white
DIGITALIS purpurea Excelsior hybrids
Pastel shades of the cultivated foxglove
DIGITALIS purpurea 'Sutton's Apricot'
An unusual foxglove with apricot-pink flowers
DIOSPYROS virginiana

DIOSPYROS virginiana  >

North American persimmon, Possum apple
an elegant tree with rugged bark and good autumn colour
Tiny flowers and pinnate acer-like leaves. It is however the clusters of pale green becoming red winged seeds in autumn which make this plant stand out
DISTYLIUM racemosum
Spreading shrub with ovate glossy green leaves and tiny flowers in early summer which have red calyces and purple stamens
DODONEA viscosa
Yellow to mid green leaves with pinkish or brownish seed capsules
DODONEA viscosa 'Purpurea'
Oblong crinkled leaves with a purplish appearance
DREGEA sinensis
Ovate, felted leaves on this attractive climber which grows to 3 metres and requires support. Clusters of scented hoya-like flowers with central red spots


Chilean glory flower
Fast growing evergreen climber with tubular orange-red flowers
ECHINACEA purpurea

ECHINACEA purpurea  >

Purple coneflower
Purplish-pink flowers growing up to 5 feet
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Fragrant Angel'
White fragrant flowers with yellow-orange centre
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Fatal Attraction'
Bright purple-pink flowers with non-drooping petals on dark stems
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Green Envy'
Unusual green flowers with rounded petals which have a growing purple tone from the base as the flowers mature
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Harvest Moon'
Golden-yellow flowers with a hint of orange. Scented
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Hot Summer'
Scented flowers open a rich golden colour turning red in maturity
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Marmalade'
Fully double pompom flowers starting marmalade-orange and turning more yellow in time
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Tiki Torch'
Single bright orange flowers with orange-red centre
ECHINACEA purpurea 'White Swan'
Clear white with dark centre
ECHIUM pinnifolium

ECHIUM pinnifolium  >

Annual borage, Tree echium
(pininana) - single stemmed biennial with long green leaves and enormous spikes of purplish-blue flowers
EHRETIA anacua

EHRETIA anacua  >

Knockaway, Sandpaper tree
A Mexican and US species with reddish-brown to grey bark which peels. The leaves have a remarkably rough texture. Abundant white flowers which make the tree seem as if it is covered in snow
ELAEAGNUS angustifolia

ELAEAGNUS angustifolia  >

Oleaster, Russian olive
Large spiny shrub with fragrant flowers in June and silvery-grey willow-like leaves
ELEUTHEROCOCCUS sieboldianus 'Variegatus'
Silver variegated palmate leaves on numerous erect stems. Clusters of leaves have a curved prickle at their base
EMBOTHRIUM coccineum

EMBOTHRIUM coccineum  >

Chilean fire bush
Magnificent orange-scarlet flowers in May and early June. This species is only suitable for the West and South-West of the UK
EMBOTHRIUM lanceolatum

EMBOTHRIUM lanceolatum  >

Chilean fire bush
Hardiest form of the Chilean fire tree with scarlet flowers. A difficult plant to establish so expect some losses, but vigorous and easy when it gets going. Dislikes fertiliser
ENKIANTHUS campanulatus

ENKIANTHUS campanulatus  >

Red vein enkianthus
Sulphur-bronze flowers
EPIMEDIUM 'Amber Queen'

EPIMEDIUM 'Amber Queen'  >

Barrenwort, Bishop's hat
Orange flowers in profusion. Sometimes blooms again in autumn

EREMURUS bungei  >

Desert candle, Foxtail lily
(stenophyllus) - yellow Foxtail Lily
EREMURUS Ruiter Hybrids

EREMURUS Ruiter Hybrids  >

Desert candle, Foxtail lily
Shades of apricot and pink
Mat- to clump-forming hardy perennial with bright orange flowers
Hardy low-growing perennial with purple flowers
ERIGERON glaucus roseus
Lilac-pink daisy flowers, good in dry exposed conditions
ERIGERON karvinskianus

ERIGERON karvinskianus  >

Mexican fleabane, Wall daisy
(syn mucronatus) - myriads of white daisies turning pink
ERYNGIUM giganteum 'Miss Willmotts Ghost'
Grows up to 3 feet with silvery white flower heads. Will self seed readily.
ERYNGIUM planum 'Jade Frost'
Grey-green leaves edged creamy-white and developing pink tones. The foliage contrasts effectively with rich violet-blue flower clusters
ERYNGIUM variifolium

ERYNGIUM variifolium  >

Eryngo, Variable-leaved sea holly
Evergreen marbled leaves with silver blue thistles. Grows up to 2 feet
ESCALLONIA 'Apple Blossom'
Delicate pale pink with neat foliage
Vigorous habit with bright rich red flowers
ESCALLONIA 'Peach Blossom'
Similar to 'Apple Blossom' but with clear peach pink flowers
Dark pink-red flowers and compact, spreading growth
ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha
Pink flowers, with tough foliage, good in coastal exposure
EUCALYPTUS pauciflora subsp. niphophila
Sickle-shaped leaves with peeling bark, very hardy and salt tolerant
EUCALYPTUS perriniana

EUCALYPTUS perriniana  >

Ironbark, Spinning gum
Round-leaved snow gum. White flowers and long, lance-shaped, bluish adult leaves
EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'

EUCRYPHIA lucida 'Ballerina'  >

Brush bush, Leatherwood
Flowers are pale pink inside with darker pink edges and crimson stamens

EUONYMUS alatus  >

Winged spindle
Spindle berry with good autumn colour and fruits
EUONYMUS europaeus 'Red Cascade'
Bright red seed capsules and good autumn colour
EUONYMUS fortunei 'Blondy'

EUONYMUS fortunei 'Blondy'  >

Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree
Broad golden variegated leaves
EUONYMUS fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

EUONYMUS fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'  >

Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree
Foliage variegated white green and pink
EUONYMUS fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'

EUONYMUS fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'  >

Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree
Foliage variegated gold & green
EUONYMUS fortunei 'Harlequin'

EUONYMUS fortunei 'Harlequin'  >

Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree
Compact grower with silver variegated foliage and pure white young shoots
EUONYMUS fortunei 'Silver Queen'

EUONYMUS fortunei 'Silver Queen'  >

Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree
Variegated green & white foliage
EUONYMUS fortunei 'Sunspot'

EUONYMUS fortunei 'Sunspot'  >

Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree
Excellent ground covering form with dark green leaves splashed bright gold
EUONYMUS japonicus

EUONYMUS japonicus  >

Japanese spindle
Forms an excellent evergreen hedge especially in exposed conditions
EUONYMUS japonicus 'Albo marginatus'
Green leaves splashed & marginated white
EUONYMUS japonicus 'Aureus'
Handsome bright green leaves with central gold splash
EUONYMUS japonicus 'Duc D'Anjou'
Variegated shades of green and gold
EUONYMUS lucidus
Large growing species with attractive crimson young growth fading to coppery-salmon and then deep green. Often incorrectly named as E.fimbriatus
EUONYMUS microphyllus pulchellus
('Microphyllus Aureovariegatus') - compact with gold foliage
EUONYMUS microphyllus pulchellus 'Variegatus'
('Microphyllus Variegatus') - compact, silver foliage
EUPHORBIA 'Copton Ash'

EUPHORBIA 'Copton Ash'  >

Spurge, Wolf's milk
Narrow grey-blue foliage and green-yellow flowers. Long flowering period
EUPHORBIA cyparissias 'Fens Ruby'

EUPHORBIA cyparissias 'Fens Ruby'  >

Cypress spurge, Wolf's milk
spreading form with feathery bluish leaves and yellow-green flowers
EUPHORBIA 'Diamond Frost'

EUPHORBIA 'Diamond Frost'  >

Spurge, Wolf's milk
Clouds of airy white flowers throughout spring and summer but not hardy
EUPHORBIA griffithii 'Fireglow'
EURYOPS pectinatus
Yellow daisy flowers, fine grey foliage
FABIANA imbricata violacea

FABIANA imbricata violacea  >

False heath, Pichi
Its branches transform into plumes of violet tubular flowers in late spring
FABIANA imbricata violacea 'Prostrata'
Feathery branchlets and white flowers in profusion
FESTUCA glauca

FESTUCA glauca  >

Blue fescue, Grey fescue
A grass with greyish blue tussocks
FESTUCA glauca 'Elijah Blue'

FESTUCA glauca 'Elijah Blue'  >

Blue fescue, Grey fescue
Striking improved blue form
FIRMIANA simplex

FIRMIANA simplex  >

Chinese parasol tree
Suitable only for mild locations this is an attractive foliage tree with huge, maple-like leaves. Very rare
FONTANESIA phillyreoides subsp fortunei
Compact shrub with greenish white flowers

FRAGARIA vesca  >

Alpine strawberry, Wild strawberry
Perennial with white flowers and small red strawberries. Ideal for naturalising or can be grown en masse
FREMONTODENDRON 'California Glory'

FREMONTODENDRON 'California Glory'  >

Flannel bush, Fremontia
Requires a sunny position, flowers golden yellow

FREMONTODENDRON 'Pacific Sunset'  >

Flannel bush, Fremontia
Saucer-shaped bright yellow flowers
FUCHSIA magellanica

FUCHSIA magellanica  >

Hardy fuchsia
Long slender flowers with a scarlet calyx and violet petals
FUCHSIA magellanica 'Alba'
Hardy variety sometimes used as a low hedge. White flowers tinged with mauve
FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'
Golden-yellow foliage
FUCHSIA magellanica 'Sharpitor'
Grey-green leaves margined white
FUCHSIA magellanica 'Variegata'
(gracilis 'Variegata') - green leaves margined creamy yellow and flushed pink. Flowers red and purple
FUCHSIA microphylla
Tiny flowers are pinkish-red, new growth is reddish
FUCHSIA perscandens
A scrambling or climbing species with purple and green flowers
FUCHSIA procumbens

FUCHSIA procumbens  >

Trailing fuchsia
Dwarf creeping species with unusual mauve/green/yellow flowers and large pinkish fruits. Suitable for growing as a rock plant.
FUCHSIA regia subsp. serrae
A Brazilian species which will reshoot happily from ground level after a cold winter. Flowers have bold red sepals and a light blue corolla, Grows to 30ft
FUCHSIA 'Riccartonii'
(HEDGING) - dainty red & purple flowers, excellent in exposed conditions
FUCHSIA 'Lady in Black'
Hardy climbing fuchsia with large pink flowers with dark purple inner petals
FUCHSIA magellanica 'Alba Aureovariegata'
Creamy-yellow variegation on the leaf margins

GAILLARDIA 'Kobold'  >

Blanket flower, Firewheel, Jam tarts
(syn 'Goblin') - semi-double flower, shades of yellow and red
GARDENIA jasminoides
(syn. Floribunda) - a compact bush for the greenhouse with creamy-white heavily scented camellia-like flowers & handsome glossy foliage
GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Bells Seedling'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Bells Seedling'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Bright red berries
GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Crimsonia'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Crimsonia'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
White flowers, crimson berries
GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mother of Pearl'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mother of Pearl'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Pale pink berries
GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mulberry Wine'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Mulberry Wine'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
White flowers and magenta-purple berries which deepen in colour with age
GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Signal'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Signal'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Bright scarlet berries
GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Snow White'

GAULTHERIA mucronata 'Snow White'  >

Box berry, Mountain tea, Prickly heath
Pure white berries - sometimes speckled pink
All Flower JUN-AUG
GAURA lindheimeri 'Passionate Blush'
Compact perennial with loose racemes of red buds opening to pastel pink flowers
Slender branches with golden yellow flowers, low growing
GENISTA x spachiana
(Genista Fragrans) (Cytisus Fragrans) - yellow flowers borne profusely, very sweetly scented


Most Flower JUN-SEPT
GERANIUM 'Ann Folkard'
Magenta flowers with dark eye and veins
GERANIUM 'Brookside'
Even larger blue flowers than 'Johnson's Blue'
GERANIUM cantabrigiense 'Cambridge'
Free-flowering, pinkish-mauve flowers
GERANIUM cinereum 'Purple Pillow'
Silver foliage with deep pink flowers which have darker veining
GERANIUM himalayense
(grandiflorum) - violet-blue flowers
GERANIUM maderense
Biennial with cerise pink flowers borne freely on wiry stems
GERANIUM 'New Dimension'
Clear, blue flowers on long flowering stems which stand well above the leaves. Leaves are reddish at first then becoming green
GERANIUM nodosum
Rhizomatous clump-forming perennial with purplish-pink flowers in loose clumps
GERANIUM palmatum
Crimson centred purple-pink flowers on flowering stems with purple hairs

GERANIUM phaeum  >

Dusky cranesbill, Mourning widow
White centred purple-black, maroon or violet-blue flowers
GERANIUM phaeum 'Album'

GERANIUM phaeum 'Album'  >

Dusky cranesbill, Mourning widow
Pure white
GERANIUM pratense 'Black Beauty'
Dark purple foliage which holds its colour well right through the summer especially if grown in full sun. Fully hardy and easy to grow. Masses of lavender flowers
GERANIUM renardii
Silvery foliage, white flowers, veined violet
GERANIUM x riversleaianum 'Russell Prichard'
Sharp toothed leaves and deep magenta flowers over a long period
GERANIUM 'Rozanne'
RHS PLANT OF THE CENTENARY. This tall growing variety has a very long flowering season. Upward facing light blue flowers with paler centres
Dark violet flowers with a black eye
GERANIUM 'Sandrine'
Large purple flowers with a black eye
GERANIUM sanguineum

GERANIUM sanguineum  >

Bloody cranesbill
Magenta red
GERANIUM sanguineum 'Album'
White flowers over many weeks
GERANIUM sanguineum 'Striatum'
Shell-pink flowers with darker veining


All Flower MAY-JUL
GEUM 'Borisii'
(coccineum) - orange
GEUM 'Lady Stratheden'
Yellow semi-double
GEUM 'Totally Tangerine'
Clump-forming perennial, both robust and floriferous. Orange flowers on tall stems
GLADIOLUS communis subsp. Byzantinus

GLADIOLUS communis subsp. Byzantinus  >

Sword lily, Whistling Jacks
a cultivated form of the light to deep magenta gladioli which is often found wild in Cornish hedgerows or older cottage gardens
All Flower APR-JUL
GREVILLEA 'Canberra Gem'
Clusters of waxy bright pink flowers and aromatic foliage
GREVILLEA juniperina

GREVILLEA juniperina  >

Juniper leaf, Prickly spider flower
Terminal racemes of bright red flowers in summer and bright green needle-like leaves
GREVILLEA lanigera 'Mount Tamboritha'
('Compacta') - prostrate, dwarf form with an attractive bushy habit and pinkish red and cream flowers. Thrives in Cornish conditions and yet has proved hardy in the north
GREVILLEA 'Olympic Flame'
Medium growing bush with pink and white spidery flowers
Ground-hugging shrub with needle leaves and small pink flowers in clusters
GREVILLEA rosmarinifolia

GREVILLEA rosmarinifolia  >

Rosemary grevillea
Dark green needle-like leaves and crimson flowers
GREVILLEA victoriae

GREVILLEA victoriae  >

Royal grevillea
Very hardy species which forms a bushy shrub with silvery leaves. Long red hanging racemes of flowers
GREVILLEA williamsonii
Dense shrub. Grey-green foliage and yellow flowers ageing to pink
GUNNERA magellanica
A dwarf carpet forming species from S.America
GUNNERA manicata

GUNNERA manicata  >

Chile rhubarb, Giant prickly rhubarb
The more boggy the conditions the larger the giant, umbrella-shaped leaves.


Kentucky coffee tree, Knicker tree
handsome slow growing tree with pods of seeds which were used as a substitute for coffee. Leaves pink tinted turning yellow before falling. Greenish-white flowers
All Flower MAY-JUN
A fully hardy low spreading shrub with pure white flowers which can go on from May to September
x HALIMIOCISTUS wintonensis
Pearly white flowers with crimson-maroon zone, dainty greyish foliage
HALIMIUM calycinum

HALIMIUM calycinum  >

Yellow rock rose
(libanotis) - semi-erect habit with linear leaves and strong yellow flowers
Attractive, spiny, silvery leaved shrub with masses of purplish-pink flowers

HEATHERS Daboecia  >

Irish heath, St. Daboec's heath
All Flower MAY-SEPT
HEATHERS Erica cinerea 'Katinka'

HEATHERS Erica cinerea 'Katinka'  >

Bell heather, Grey heath
Deep beetroot coloured


Shrubby veronica
All Flower JUN-OCT
HEBE albicans

HEBE albicans  >

Shrubby veronica
Dense rounded shrub with glaucous leaves and spikes of white flowers
HEBE albicans 'Red Edge'

HEBE albicans 'Red Edge'  >

Shrubby veronica
Dense blue-grey leaves margined red in winter. Lilac-white flowers

HEBE 'Caledonia'  >

Shrubby veronica
Red tinted young leaves and spikes of violet flowers

HEBE 'Carl Teschner'  >

Shrubby veronica
('Youngii') - compact habit and violet flowers with a white throat. Makes good ground cover
HEBE x franciscana 'Variegata'
('Silver Queen') - a spreading bushy shrub ideal for window boxes. Leaves edged creamy-white and violet flower spikes
HEBE ochracea 'James Stirling'
Stout branches and bright yellowish-gold foliage. White flowers
HEBE pinguifolia 'Pagei'

HEBE pinguifolia 'Pagei'  >

Shrubby veronica
White with blue green leaves
HEBE pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii'
Denser more rounded habit than 'Pagei' with grey-green leaves
HEBE rakiensis

HEBE rakiensis  >

Shrubby veronica
Dense shrub from New Zealand with bright green leaves and white flowers in profusion in mid-summer
HEBE 'Wiri Charm'

HEBE 'Wiri Charm'  >

Shrubby veronica
Bright rose-purple flowers over a long period
HEBE 'Wiri Mist'

HEBE 'Wiri Mist'  >

Shrubby veronica
White flowers in early summer. Effect in mass plantings
HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'  >

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed
Rich red-brown flowers growing to around 3 feet
HELENIUM 'Wyndley'

HELENIUM 'Wyndley'  >

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed
Bronze-yellow daisy flowers. Excellent for cutting


Rock rose, Sun rose


Rock rose, Sun rose
Yellow flowers with orange eye


Rock rose, Sun rose
Red flowers


Rock rose, Sun rose
Deep orange flower


Rock rose, Sun rose
Silvery foliage and white flowers

HELIANTHEMUM 'Wisley Pink'  >

Rock rose, Sun rose
Delicate pink flowers
HELIANTHEMUM 'Wisley Primrose'
Primrose-yellow flowers
HELWINGIA chinensis
The only plant to produce its flowers from the centre of its leaves. Flowers are purple-red in bud, opening green-purple. Black fruits. A rare new introduction


Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
All Flower MAY-AUG
HEUCHERA 'Cherry Cola'

HEUCHERA 'Cherry Cola'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Rich red-brown foliage and cherry-red flowers
HEUCHERA 'Chocolate Ruffles'

HEUCHERA 'Chocolate Ruffles'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Chocolate ruffled leaves with a maroon underside showing the ruffles. White flowers
HEUCHERA 'Crème Brûlée'

HEUCHERA 'Crème Brûlée'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Striking orange new leaves fading to lighter yellow
HEUCHERA 'Electra'

HEUCHERA 'Electra'  >

Alum root, Bell flower, Coral bells
Striking yellow foliage and hardier than most other varieties
HEUCHERA 'Lime Marmalade'

HEUCHERA 'Lime Marmalade'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Dense, frilly, lime-green foliage. This variety has a much stronger habit than other lime coloured heucheras and will tolerate some sun
HEUCHERA 'Marmalade'

HEUCHERA 'Marmalade'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Luxurious, rich, shiny undulating evergreen foliage ranging from umber to deep sienna. Striking hot pink undersides
HEUCHERA 'Midnight Rose'

HEUCHERA 'Midnight Rose'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Dark foliage flecked irregularly with rose-pink flecks. These brighten over the season until they become almost cream in colour
HEUCHERA 'Palace Purple'

HEUCHERA 'Palace Purple'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
RHS Plant of the Decade 1983 - 1992. Dark purple foliage, cream/pink flowers
HEUCHERA 'Plum Pudding'

HEUCHERA 'Plum Pudding'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Plum coloured shiny metallic foliage which excels in early spring
HEUCHERA 'Purple Petticoats'

HEUCHERA 'Purple Petticoats'  >

Alumroot, Coral bells, Coral flower
Excellent purple leaf which becomes more frilly in winter. Cream flowers
HEUCHERELLA 'Quicksilver'
Foliage colour changes from red to green to dark bronze over the season and is overlaid with silver. White flowers from pinkish buds

HIBBERTIA aspera  >

Golden guinea flower, Rough guinea flower
Attractive small leaved species with bright yellow flowers which is suitable only for the conservatory
HIBBERTIA scandens

HIBBERTIA scandens  >

Golden guinea flower, Snake vine
Vigorous climber with reddish-brown stems, leathery leaves and solitary yellow flowers
HOHERIA 'Glory of Amlwch'