Transformation and Boundaries Plant Identification

Transformation Plants Identification
Sea Thrift - Armeria Maritima-Hybr. 'Ornament'

Latin Name: Armeria Maritima-Hybr. ‘Ornament®' 
Common Name: Sea thrift 

Green roof (Shed). 
Hardy perennial, pompom flowers from May to July/August. Plants form a neat mound of grass- like leaves. 

Ice Plant - Delosperma Luckhoffi-Hybr. (2)

Latin Name: Delosperma Luckhoffii-Hybr. 
Common Name: Ice plant 

Green roof (Shed).
Alpine plant. Succulent ground cover plant. 

Mock Strawberry - Duchesnea Indica

Latin Name: Duchesnea indica 
Common Name: Mock strawberry 

Green roof and small window boxes (Shed). 
Strawberry-like plant producing rosettes of more or less evergreen leaves, yellow flowers, early and late summer, followed by bright red, unpalatable fruit.

Tahitian Bridal Veil - Gibasis Geniculata (Jacq.) Rohweder (2)

Latin Name: Gibasis geniculata (Jacq.) Rohweder 
Common Name: Tahitian Bridal Veil 

Hanging plants from shed window box. 
Cascading house foliage for hanging baskets or pots. Foliage in dotted with tiny white blossoms. Leaves colour is dark green with purple underneath. 

Ivy - Hedera Nepalensis

Latin Name: Hedera nepalensis 
Common Name: Ivy

Underplanting of Malus in pallet planter, alongside East decking area and main entrance. 
Perennial ivy. Spreading. 

Sweet Alysum - Lobularia Maritima

Latin Name: Lobularia maritima 
Common Name: Sweet alyssum 

Green roof (Shed). Attracts pollinators. 
Spreading annual, with pure white, very fragrant flowers in rounded heads, in summer.

Chinese Crab Apple - Malus Spectabilis

Latin Name: Malus spectabilis 
Common Name: Chinese Crab Apple 

Spring blossom. Fruit and good autumn colour to leaves. Attracts pollinators. 
Crab apples have a really high pectin content, great for jams and jellies. Crab apple liqueur. 
The leaves are food for the caterpillars of many moths, including the eyed hawk-moth, green pug, Chinese character and pale tussock. The flowers provide an important source of early pollen and nectar for insects, particularly bees, and the fruit is eaten by birds, including blackbirds, thrushes and crows. Mammals, including mice, voles, foxes and badgers also eat crab apple fruit. 

Corsican Mint - Mentha Requienii 'Corsican Mint'

Latin Name: Mentha requienii 'Corsican mint' 
Common Name: Corsican mint 

Green roof (Shed). Used to make Crème de Menthe, this small leaved, (though shade-loving) mint spreads to form an aromatic carpet, which if trodden on will release its delicious scent. With that in mind, it's ideal for filling in the gaps between paving slabs, but it can also be used as a decorative covering for compost in patio pots. In summer, its tiny pinkish purple flowers are also attractive. Can be invasive. 

Ornamental Oregano - Oraganum x Hybrida

Latin Name: Oraganum x hybrida 
Common Name: Ornamental oregano 

Pallet planters and shed small window boxes. 
Ornamental hybrid oregano forming tightly- branching mounds of aromatic, light green foliage topped from late spring through summer. 

Rosemary - Rosmarinus Officinalis

Latin Name: Rosmarinus officinalis 
Common Name: Rosemary 

Pallet planters.
Evergreen herb, aromatic foliage. Culinary uses. Attracts pollinators.

Thyme - Thymus Vulgaris

Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris 
Common Name: Thyme 

Pallet planters. Full sun. 
Aromatic herb folage. Culinary uses. Attracts pollinators. 

 

Mullein

Latin Name: Verbascum phoeniceum ‘Rosetta’
Common Name: Mullein 

Full sun. Attracts pollinators. 
Biennial or short-lived, evergreen perennial, producing a basal rosette of dark green leaves and spires of close-packed, saucer-shaped, rich pink blooms in summer. 

Peruvian Swamp Lily - Zephyranthes Candida

Latin Name: Zephyranthes candida 
Common Name: Peruvian swamp lily 

Green roof (shed). Full sun. 
Deciduous bulbous perennial, linear basal leaves and goblet-shaped white flowers, appearing in succession in summer and early autumn. 

 

Boundaries Plant Identification
Golden Elm Yellow Elm - Ulmus

Latin Name: Ulmus 
Common Name: Golden Elm, Yellow Elm 

Hedging at entrance and exit.

Ivy - Hedera Nepalensis

Latin Name: Hedera nepalensis 
Common Name: Ivy 

Underplanting of Malus in pallet planter, alongside East decking area and main entrance. 
Perennial ivy. Spreading. 

N/A

Latin Name: Clematis ‘Parisienne’ 
Common Name: Clematis 

Full sun, part shade. 
Raymond Evison. Repeat flowering clematis. 
Large, pale, violet-blue star-shaped flowers with bright red anthers are borne from early summer to early autumn. 

 

N/A

Latin Name: Clematis 'Innocent Blush’ 
Common Name: Clematis 

Full sun, part shade. 
New in 2014, Clematis ‘Innocent Blush’. Single and semi-double flowers are light pink, with a deeper pink blush, and appear from May to July. It is perfect for growing up a trellis, fence or pergola. 

Honeysuckle - Lonicera x Heckrotti

Latin Name: Lonicera × heckrotti 
Common Name: Honeysuckle

Fragrant, pink-flushed, orange-yellow, tubular flowers from June to August, followed by red berries in hot summers. Vigorous, shrubby honeysuckle is semi-evergreen in milder winters. 
Will need to be tied with garden twine to an upright support.

Confederate Jasmine Chinese Ivy - Trachelospermum Jasminoides

Latin Name: Trachelospermum jasminoides 
Common Name: Confederate jasmine Chinese ivy 

Full sun or part shade. 
Very fragrant white flowers. 
Vigorous medium-sized evergreen twining woody climber with glossy dark green, oval leaves, often turning deep red in winter; clusters of very fragrant white flowers become cream with age. It provides general shelter for birds and insects, and flowers for pollinators. 

N/A

Latin Name: Wysteria 
Common Name: Wysteria 

Full sun, part shade. Attracts pollinators. 
Twining climbers with beautifully scented flowers in shades of white, blue, purple and pink. Wisteria is ideal for training into trees and covering walls, pergolas and other garden structures. 

Fast Forward to:
Back Home
Share

Follow Us