Symbols before the plant name indicate:-
= Dislikes Chalk and lime
= Semi tender
Plants are listed alphabetically using Generic Latin name, e.g. ACORUS.
Beneath the Generic name is the specific name or epithet, e.g. gramineus.
Common names are shown in brackets, e.g. (Dwarf Sweetflag)
Variety or cultivar names are shown in quotes, e.g. ‘Ogon’.
Followed by a brief description of the plant.
= Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit.
Column headed Soil Type, describes the soil type or depth of water.
1= Deep aquatic
4= Wet soil
5= Ordinary soil with reasonable moisture retention
6= Dry soil
Column headed Approximate Height, this may vary according to conditions.
Column headed Sun Shade, denotes preferred aspect.
= Full sun
= Part shade
= Full shade
Column headed Month Flower gives approximate month of flowering.