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Vitis Coignetiae or Grape Vine, Vine Climber

A woody climber with large heart-shaped dark green leaves, turning bright red in autumn. Produces unpalatable blue-black grapes in autumn. Max Height 15m. Flowers June to July. Fruits September. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris

climbing hydrangea
A star plant, this climbing Hydrangea thrives in some of the most shady, inhospitable areas of the garden. Slow to establish, it will eventually romp along a wall or fence, clinging by aerial roots. Its almost heart-shaped, dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn, and masses of showy, lacy, white flowerheads appear in late spring and early summer.
Berberis x ottawensis f. purpurea 'Superba'

A deciduous, rounded shrub with deep purple-red, oval shaped leaves, on arching, spiney stems. Leaves are slightly barbed, and colouring is enhanced by tiny cup-shaped clusters of yellow flowers, flushed with red. An handsome shrub for a large, mixed border, a boundary plant,or as part of the hedging scheme.
Brachyglottis (Dunedin Group) "Sunshine"

A spreading evergreen bush with shallowly scalloped, white-hairy leaves, becoming dark green above. Brachyglottis Sunshine produces bright yellow daisy-like flowers during summer.
Max Height 1.5m. 
Max Spread 2m. 
Flowers June to August. 
Full sun. Hardy. 
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

This deciduous shrub has magnificent, dark red-purple oval leaves, that turn scarlet in autumn. In July and August, it is festooned with fluffy plumes of purplish-pink flowers that look like a haze of smoke. This is an eye-catching specimen plant for a sunny shrub or mixed border. The foliage, which appears almost translucent when backlit by the sun, is at its best when the plant has been pruned hard in March.
Parthenocissus tricuspidata

Boston Ivy

This vigorous climber has glossy, bright green foliage, which will quickly cover a large north or east-facing wall. The foliage can vary in shape between deeply toothed, three-lobed leaves, to three seperate leaflets, but it all turns spectacular shades of red-purple in autumn if planted in a sunny spot. Mature specimens also provide an important habitat for insects and small birds. But this plant must be handled with care; it needs plenty of space, no competition from other plants and regular pruning to keep it within bounds. Not one for small gardens or for laissez-faire gardeners.
Pyrus communis

Pyrus are deciduous trees or shrubs with oval leaves and scented white flowers in spring, followed by green or brown fruits, edible in some species
Prunus serrula

The Tibetan cherry is grown both for its bark, which is a beautiful glossy copper-red colour, peeling off in bands, and for its foliage which changes in autumn from mid-green to brilliant yellow. It also produces small white flowers in May, which are largely concealed by the foliage. A good tree for a small garden, it likes a position in full sun and will cope with most soil conditions.
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea

Purple Japanese Barberry

 can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs with spiny shoots bearing simple, often spine-toothed leaves, and small yellow or orange flowers in axillary clusters or racemes, followed by small berries B. thunbergii f. atropurpurea is a vigorous, bushy deciduous shrub with rounded, deep reddish-purple leaves which become deep red in autumn; small red-tinged pale yellow flowers are followed by glossy red berries
Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress

Alternate, no buds, soft
Betula nigra

Betula can be deciduous trees or shrubs, usually colouring well in autumn and often with striking white, pink, or peeling brown bark; separate male and female catkins open before or with the leaves in spring
B. nigra is a bushy deciduous tree to 15m or more, with peeling bark, at first reddish-brown, later almost black; glossy dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn
Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia is a large deciduous tree with reddish-brown fibrous bark and soft, pale green linear leaves arranged in two ranks on the shoots, colouring beautifully in autumn
M. glyptostroboides is a vigorous deciduous conifer making a large, narrowly conical tree to 25m, with flat sprays of narrow, pale green leaves that turn brownish-pink and yellow in autumn. Cones and flowers insignificant

Aronia melanocarpa

Chokeberries, are two[2] to three species of deciduous shrubs in the family Rosaceae, native to eastern North America. They are most commonly found in wet woods and swamps.[3][4][5][6] Chokeberries are cultivated as ornamental plants and also because they are very high in antioxidant pigment compounds, like anthocyanins. The name "chokeberry" comes from the astringency of the fruits, which are inedible when raw. The berries can be used to make wine, jam, syrup, juice, soft spreads, tea and tinctures. The fruits are eaten by birds, which then disperse the seeds in their droppings; birds do not taste astringency and feed on them freely. The chokeberries are often mistakenly called chokecherries, which is the common name for Prunus virginiana. Further adding to the ambiguity, there is a cultivar of Prunus virginiana named 'Melanocarpa',[7][8] easily confused with Aronia melanocarpa. Chokecherries are also high in antioxidant pigment compounds, like anthocyanins, further contributing to confusion. In fact, the two plants are only distantly related within the Rosaceae.
Salix viminalis


Salix viminalis is a multistemmed shrub growing to between 3 and 6 m (9.8 and 20 ft) (rarely to 10 m (33 ft)) tall. It has long, erect, straight branches with greenish-grey bark. The leaves long and slender, 10–25 cm long but only 0.5–2 cm broad; they are dark green above, with a silky grey-haired underside. The flowers are catkins, produced in early spring before the leaves; they are dioecious, with male and female catkins on separate plants. The male catkins are yellow and oval-shaped; the female catkins are longer and more cylindrical; they mature in early summer when the fruit capsules split open to release the numerous minute seeds.[1][2]

[edit]Distribution and habitat

It is commonly found by streams and other wet places. The exact native range is uncertain due to extensive historical cultivation; it is certainly native from central Europe east to western Asia, but may also be native as far west as southeastern England. As a cultivated or naturalised plant, it is widespread throughout both Britain and Ireland, but only at lower altitudes. It is one of the least variable willows, but it will hybridise with several other species.
Alnus incana

Alnus incana (Grey Alder or Speckled Alder) is a species of alder with a wide range across the cooler parts of the Northern Hemisphere. It is a small to medium size tree 15-20 m tall with smooth grey bark even in old age, its life span being a maximum of 60-100 years. The leaves are matt green, ovoid, 5-11 cm long and 4-8 cm broad. The flowers are catkins, appearing early in spring before the leaves emerge, the male catkins pendulous and 5-10 cm long, the female catkins 1.5 cm long and one cm broad when mature in late autumn. The seeds are small, 1-2 mm long, and light brown with a narrow encircling wing. The Grey Alder has a shallow root system, and is marked not only by vigorous production of stump suckers, but also by root suckers, especially in the northern parts of its range. The wood resembles that of the black alder, but is somewhat paler and of little value.
Ulmus minor var. vulgaris

Tilia x europaea

Common Lime
Liquidambar styraciflua

Commonly called the American sweetgum, sweet-gum,[1] alligator-wood,[1] American-storax,[1] bilsted,[2] red-gum,[1] satin-walnut,[1] or star-leaved gum,[2] is a deciduous tree in the genus Liquidambar native to warm temperate areas of eastern North America and tropical montane regions of Mexico and Central America. A popular ornamental tree in temperate climates, it is recognizable by the combination of its five-pointed star-shaped leaves and its hard, spiked fruits. It is currently classified in the plant family Altingiaceae, but was formerly considered a member of the Hamamelidaceae
Alnus glutinosa

Common Alder
Aesculus x carnea

Red Horse Chestnut
Liriodendron tulipifera

Known as the tulip tree, American tulip tree, tuliptree, tulip poplar, whitewood, fiddle-tree and yellow poplar — is the Western Hemisphere representative of the two-species genus Liriodendron, and the tallest eastern hardwood. It is native to eastern North America from Southern Ontario and Illinois eastward across southern New England and south to central Florida and Louisiana. It can grow to more than 50 m (165 feet) in virgin cove forests of the Appalachian Mountains, often with no limbs until it reaches 25–30 m (80–100 feet) in height, making it a very valuable timber tree. It is fast-growing, without the common problems of weak wood strength and short lifespan often seen in fast-growing species. April marks the start of the flowering period in the southern USA (except as noted below); trees at the northern limit of cultivation begin to flower in June. The flowers are pale green or yellow (rarely white), with an orange band on the tepals; they yield large quantities of nectar. The tulip tree is the state tree of Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

Gleditsia triacanthos - 'Sunburst' (Honey Locust)

Type Tree, Deciduous Form Compact Rounded Tree Size Medium Sized Tree (3 to 8m height) Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Golden Foliage Care Low/Easy Maintenance Hardiness Very hardy Growth Slow Growing Plant
Corylus avellana

Crataegus monogyna

Acer campestre

Field Maple
Cornus mas
Cornelian cherry
 or European cornel

Parrotia persica

Persian Ironwood Tree
Larix kaempferi

Japanese Larch (Larix kaempferi; Karamatsu (唐松) in Japanese) is a species of larch native to Japan, in the mountains of Chūbu and Kantōregions in central Honshū.

It is a medium-sized to large deciduous coniferous tree reaching 20–40 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The crown is broad conic; both the main branches and the side branches are level, the side branches only rarely drooping. The shoots are dimorphic, with growth divided into long shoots (typically 10–50 cm long) and bearing several buds, and short shoots only 1–2 mm long with only a single bud. The leaves are needle-like, light glaucous green, 2–5 cm long; they turn bright yellow to orange before they fall in the autumn, leaving the pinkish-brown shoots bare until the next spring.[1]

The cones are erect, ovoid-conic, 2-3.5 cm long, with 30-50 reflexed seed scales; they are green when immature, turning brown and opening to release the seeds when mature, 4–6 months after pollination. The old cones commonly remain on the tree for many years, turning dull grey-black.[1]

It grows at 500-2,900 m altitude on well-drained soils, avoiding waterlogged ground.

The scientific name honours Engelbert Kaempfer. It is also sometimes known by the synonym Larix leptolepis.
Nyssa sylvatica, commonly known as black tupelo, tupelo, or black gum, is a medium-sized deciduous tree native to eastern North America fromNew England and southern Ontario south to central Florida and eastern Texas, as well as Mexico.
x Cuprocyparis leylandii

The Leyland CypressCupressus x leylandii (syn. × Cupressocyparis leylandiiCallitropsis × leylandiix Cuprocyparis Leylandii), often referred to as justLeylandii, is a fast-growing coniferous evergreen tree much used in horticulture, primarily for hedges and screens. Even on sites of relatively poor culture, plants have been known to grow to heights of 15 metres (49 ft) in 16 years.[1] Their rapid, thick growth means they are sometimes used to enforce privacy, but such use can result in disputes with neighbours whose own property becomes overshadowed.
Betula utilis var. jacquemontii "Doorenbos"

Himalayan Birch
Juglans regia


Juglans regia is a large, deciduous tree attaining heights of 25–35 m, and a trunk up to 2 m diameter, commonly with a short trunk and broad crown, though taller and narrower in dense forest competition. It is a light-demanding species, requiring full sun to grow well. The bark is smooth, olive-brown when young and silvery-grey on older branches, and features scattered broad fissures with a rougher texture. Like all walnuts, the pith of the twigs contains air spaces; this chambered pith is brownish in color. The leaves are alternately arranged, 25–40 cm long, odd-pinnate with 5–9 leaflets, paired alternately with one terminal leaflet. The largest leaflets are the three at the apex, 10–18 cm long and 6–8 cm broad; the basal pair of leaflets are much smaller, 5–8 cm long, with the margins of the leaflets entire. The male flowers are in drooping catkins 5–10 cm long, and the female flowers are terminal, in clusters of two to five, ripening in the autumn into a fruit with a green, semifleshy husk and a brown, corrugatednut. The whole fruit, including the husk, falls in autumn; the seed is large, with a relatively thin shell, and edible, with a rich flavour.
Carpinus betulus

European or common hornbeam
Cercidiphyllum japonicum

 (from its Japanese name カツラ), is a species of flowering tree in the family Cercidiphyllaceae native to China and Japan. The tree is deciduous and grows to 10–45 metres tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 2 metres (rarely more).

Acer Griseum

Paperbark Maple
Acer palmatum

Japanese Maple
Ginkgo biloba

Maidenhair Tree
Taxus baccata

conifer native to western, central and southern Europe, northwest Africa, northern Iran and southwest Asia.[1] It is the tree originally known as yew, though with other related trees becoming known, it may be now known as the English yew, or European yew.
Fraxinus excelsior

Common Ash
Betula pendula

Silver Birch
Crataegus persimilis

Plumleaf Hawthorn
Fagus sylvatica

European or Common Beech
Acer pseudoplatanus

Sycamore Maple
Quercus robur

English Oak
Acer platanoides

Norway Maple

Vitis Coignetiae or Grape Vine, Vine Climber

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris

climbing hydrangea
Berberis x ottawensis f. purpurea 'Superba'
Brachyglottis (Dunedin Group) "Sunshine"
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
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