Plant List

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Fagus crenata
A large tree closely allied to the 'Common Beech' - from which it differs in its rather more obovate leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica
A magnificent, familiar tree in Britain. Pale green, silky leaves in spring turn yellow and orange in autumn and copper brown in winter. Also used extensively as a dense hedge, when planted small and clipped annually.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'
Large, noble tree with relatively narrow, deeply cut leaves. Will thrive in any well drained soil, acid or alkaline. Good yellow autumn colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'
A columnar tree of dense habit, with bright yellow young foliage. Pale yellow - green in summer and back to gold and orange in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'
Slender young tree, broadening to form an imposing column of purple leaves. Coppery in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck'
Slender as a young tree, it gradually broadens to maturity when it forms an imposing column of green. It becomes coppery gold in colour in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'
A magnificent tree with high arching, weeping branches, forming a large dome of silky green foliage in spring which changes to yellow and orange in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'
A magnificent, small tree with glossy, coppery - purple leaves which cascade to the ground to form a tree which makes a statement in any garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'
A large, attractive beech, with purple leaves, edged with an irregular pale pink border. For those who like copper beech, and have the space, but prefer something a little different.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
A large, majestic tree with purple leaves. Slower growing than green beech but a traditional sight in Britain and always a great favourite.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'
This is the best copper beech with leaves of a deep, rich purple. A large tree needing plenty of space.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Rohanii'
A remarkably beautiful, slow - growing tree or large bush. Deeply cut, purple leaves make an excellent foil to golden plants.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'
Soft yellow leaves in spring and early summer which turn green by late summer and gold in autumn. Good contrast with purple beech. A large tree for a big garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fallopia baldschuanica
A very hardy and vigorous climber, nicknamed 'Mile a Minute'. Good for covering unsightly objects. Creamy white flowers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fargesia murieliae
Graceful, clump forming bamboo that reaches 10 - 14 feet. A lovely thing.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fatshedera lizei
Very useful, scrambling, ivy - like shrub. Large polished, palmate leaves. Best in a sheltered position in partial sun or shade. Excellent for seaside gardens and survives in dry shade.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fatsia japonica
A handsome shrub with large palmate, dark green, glossy leaves. Milky - white flower heads in October. Plant in a sheltered position. Striking, black fruits in winter. Good for seaside gardens or a sheltered position inland.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Festuca glauca
Clump - forming, blue grass to 40cm. Best on good soil, in full sun, and planted in groups, at the front of the border.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
Low hummocks of silvery-blue leaves and, in this cultivar, really vivid leaves.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Festuca glauca 'Golden Toupee'
A form similar to 'glauca' but with lemony - yellow evergreen foliage. Low growing and mound forming. Best planted in groups at front of border.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'
Hardy fig. Brown Turkey has been proved to be the most reliable for producing ripe figs in Britain.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
Imposing perennial with masses of feathery bronze leaves, umbels of yellow flowers followed by long lasting seed heads.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fontanesia phillyreoides
Closely related to Ash. A large shrub with ovate, privet - like leaves and greenish - white flowers in June.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Forsythia 'Fiesta'
A small to medium - sized shrub of compact habit. Large golden yellow flowers appear in spring. Green leaves with cream and gold variegation make this form a more interesting choice.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Forsythia 'Golden Times'
Medium - sized shrub, bearing bright yellow young leaves, later green in the centre - with the margin becoming creamy - white. Plant in a light, shady position. An interesting foliage plant which is hardy and easy to grow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Forsythia intermedia
Well known shrub with masses of yellow flowers in early spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Forsythia intermedia 'Lynwood'
Glorious, medium - sized, spring flowering shrub. Large brilliant yellow flowers in masses, on bare stems March and April. Branches cut after Christmas and put into water will flower quickly in the warmth of the home.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Forsythia intermedia 'Spectabilis'
Superb, medium - sized early spring flowering shrub. Masses of golden yellow flowers are produced March - April.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Forsythia intermedia 'Weekend'
A mutation of 'Lynwood' retaining the colour and floriferous ness of its parent, but shorter growing with a more compact habit.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fothergilla gardenii
Erect, scented white bottle - brush like flower spikes during April and May. Large round leaves, late to arrive in spring - achieve spectacular sunset tints in autumn. Slow growing, dwarf shrub.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fothergilla major
Erect, scented white bottle - brush like flower spikes during April and May. Large round leaves that are late to arrive in spring and achieve vivid sunset tints in autumn. Slow growing to medium size.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus angustifolia 'Raywood'
A large tree of fairly upright habit. Foliage turns a glorious plum - purple in autumn. Plant in full sun for the best effect.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus excelsior
A large, magnificent, native tree and one of the most valuable for timber. The winter buds are black. Pinnate green leaves turn yellow in autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
A vigorous, large tree. Young twigs golden yellow. Branches yellowish and golden young foliage which turns clear yellow in autumn. An interesting, particularly conspicuous tree in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula'
A statement tree, which forms a mound of weeping branches. Smaller form, but quite wide spreading. Given space it is a very attractive and imposing tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fraxinus ornus
A medium - sized tree which produces a profusion of creamy - white panicle flowers in May. A breathtaking sight when the flowers are at their best.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Frementodendron 'California Glory'
Evergreen bush or wall shrub. Large, single, yellow flowers over a long period during the summer, given a warm, sunny spot. Some people find the dusty indumentum irritating to their skin.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman'
A small shrub, with small purple - tinged leaves in dense clusters. Small flowers with a scarlet calyx and white petals.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fuchsia 'Mrs. Popple'
Famous hardy fuchsia with masses of red and purple flowers in late summer and early autumn, one of the best.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fuchsia 'Riccartonii'
Hardy fuchsia with masses of dark purple and crimson flowers from July to September.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'
Dwarf hardy fuchsia with pretty red and mauve purple flowers from late summer into early autumn. Well deserved A.G.M.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fuchsia magellanica
Hardy fuchsia with small purple and red flowers, used as hedging in Cornwall.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Fuchsia magellanica 'Versicolor'
Hardy fuchsia with very attractive cream and pink tinged leaves and masses of small purple and red flowers in late summer and early autumn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil