Garden Plants and Flowers
starting with the letter 'P'
This section of garden plants starting with the letter
P, includes biennials, perennials,
bulbs and shrubs, bedding plants, flowers.
Pachyphragma; Pachysnadra; Paeonia;
- Ornamental Grass with common name of 'Crab Grass' but in spite of
that, many attractive and useful types.
- Pansies for
Winter Flowers - Winter Pansies are one of
the best for late winter flower power. Make sure you actually buy
'proper' winter pansies - or grow your own.
Papaver; Paradisia; Parahebe; Paraquilegia; Paris;
Parnassia; Parochetus; Parottia; Parthenocissus; Passiflora; Patrinia;
Paulownia; Pelargonium; Peltandra;
- Good range of ornamental grasses.
Penstemons - Great
perennial for late flowering in the garden or in a container. One of
the most reliable flowering perennials regardless of summer showers.
- Main section about this versatile group of plants. Most hardy
garden plants are perennials - even the shrubs and bulbs. But
perennials are the mainstay of the section.
Pericallis; Perovskia; Persicaria; Petasites;
Petrorhagia; Petroselinum; Petunia; Phacelia; Phalaris; Phellodendron;
The wonderful fragrance of the mock Orange trees is one of the main
reasons for buying. But, the showy flowers are also desirable.
Phillyrea; Phlomis; Phlox; Phormium;
Phragmites; Phuopsis; Phygelius; Phyllodoce;
Phyllostachys; Physalis; Physocarpus; Physotegia; Phytolacca; Picea;
Pieris; Pileostegia; Pilosella; Pimpinella; Pinus; Piper; Piptanthus;
Pittosporum Tom Thumb - many different Pittosporums - beloved by
floral arrangers but also important garden evergreen shrubs as well.
; Plantago; Platanus; Platycodon; Plectranthus;
A shrub for the warmer and tropical areas.
Poa; Polemonium; Polygala; Polygonatum;
Polypodium; Polystichum; Populus; Portulaca; Potentilla; Pratia;
Primula; Prinsepia; Prunella;
- Flowering cherries are always popular for the spring show. Many of
the Prunus group also have good autumn colour and bark effects as
; Pseudolarix; Psylliostachys; Ptelea;
Not as popular as it should be. A good low growing perennial with
early blue and pink flowers and the added advantage of good
variegated foliage on some types.
; Pulstatilla; Punica; Puschikinia;
Pyracantha - The
Firethorns seen growing against walls and fences. Evergreen; early
summer flowering; autumn to winter berries. A bargain!