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Plants for under Pine Trees

Seeds for many of these plants are available from the MGF Seed Collection / Beaucoup de graines de ces plantes sont disponibles dans la Collection de graines de MGF
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Arbutus unedo

Evergreen. White flowers and red fruits in autumn.

Chamaerops humilis

Mediterranean fan palm.

Choisya ternata

Evergreen. White flowers April to June.

Coronilla glauca
Evergreen. Yellow flowers February to April.
Cotinus coggygria
Smoke bush. Fluffy flowers May to June.
Cotoneaster lacteus
Red berries in winter.
Dasylirion acrotrichum
Very drought resistant. Well-drained soil.
Euonymus japonicus
Evergreen. Greenish flowers in summer.
Euphorbia characias
Very drought resistant. Green flowers March to May.
Genista cinerea
Very drought resistant. Yellow flowers in June.
Juniperus oxycedrus

Evergreen. Drought resistant.

Myrtus communis
Evergreen. Small white flowers July to September.
Phillyrea angustifolia
Very drought resistant. White flowers March to May.
Pistacia lentiscus

Evergreen. Red berries in winter.

Pistacia terebinthus
Very drought resistant. Can be invasive.
Pittosporum tobira

Evergreen. Scented creamy flowers April to June.

Quercus ilex

Very drought resistant. Can be clipped to form a shrub.

Rhamnus alaternus
Evergreen. Yellow flowers April – May.
Rosmarinus officinalis
Evergreen. Blue flowers September to March.
Ruscus aculeatus

Evergreen. Well-drained soil. Green flowers April to May

Santolina chamaecyparissus
Drought resistant. Well-drained soil. Yellow flowers in June.
Spiraea x vanhouttei
Needs some water. White flowers April to June.
Teucrium flavum
Evergreen. Yellow flowers May to June.
Teucrium fruticans
Can be clipped. Blue flowers March to June.
Viburnum tinus
Evergreen. White flowers January to March.
Yucca gloriosa
Very drought resistant. Well-drained soil
Abelia x grandiflora

Needs some water. Pinkish-white flowers May to October. 

Acanthus mollis
Evergreen in winter. White flowers May to June.
Aphyllanthes monspeliensis
Very drought resistant. Blue flowers April to June
Argyrolobium zanonii
Well-drained soil. Yellow flowers May to June.
Ballota sp.
Well-drained soil. Good for foliage contrast.
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Blue flowers June to October. Red foliage in autumn.
Dorycnium hirsutum
Very drought resistant. Pinkish-white flowers May to June.
Erigeron karvinskianus
Flowers from April to October.
Helleborus argutifolius
Evergreen. Green flowers January to March.
Laserpitium gallicum
Very drought resistant. White flowers in summer.
Mahonia aquifolium
Evergreen. Needs some water. Yellow flowers in spring.
Ranunculus creticus
Well-drained alkaline soil. Yellow flowers March to April.
Staehelina dubia
Very drought resistant. Mauvish-white flowers May to July.
Stipa tenuifolia
Silvery flowers May to June. Can be invasive.
Lonicera fragrantissima

Needs some water. Deep friable soil. Cream flowers December to January.

Lonicera implexa
Evergreen. Needs some water. Red/yellow flowers May to June.
Rosa banksiae lutescens

Semi-evergreen. Yellow flowers April to May.

Iris unguicularis
Very drought resistant. Purple flowers from December to March.
Scilla peruviana
Large blue flowers in spring.
Sternbergia lutea
Yellow flowers October to November.