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Bell Heather

Latin Name:
Erica cinerea (C.D. Eason) and Erica cinerea (Hookstone White), family Ericaceae
Season:
June to September

Bluebell

Latin Name:
Scilla non-scripta, family Hyacinthaceae/Liliaceae
Season:
April to May
Associations:

Boxwood

Latin Name:
Buxus sempervirens, family Buxaceae
Season:
all year

Common Foxglove

Latin Name:
Digitalis purpurea (Excelsior Hybrids), family Scrophulariaceae
Season:
May to July
Associations:

Honeysuckle

Latin Name:
Lonicera periclymenum, family Caprifoliaceae
Season:
July to September
Associations:

Ling (White Heather)

Latin Name:
Calluna vulgaris (Kinlochruel), family Ericaceae
Season:
June to September

Rowan

Latin Name:
Sorbus aucuparia (Sheerwater Seedling), family Rosaceae
Season:
April to October

Scotch Thistle

Latin Name:
Onopordon acanthium, family Asteraceae/Compositae
Season:
all year

White Rose of Scotland (Scots Rose, Burnet Rose)

Latin Name:
Rosa spinosissima (Syn. Rosa pimpinellifolia), family Rosaceae
Season:
May to October