Eedgeworthia Erica; Elaeagnus; Enkianthus; Erythrina; Euchryphia; Euonymus; Euphorbia; Euphatorium; Exochorda:
Ericas - Heathers feature in our E listing of garden shrubs. They are such a wide ranging group of plants, with flowering periods in dead of winter or midst of summer. Yes - you can have Erica colour all the year round.
Elderberry - Sambucus - Elderflower - see sambucus main details
Embothrium – Chilean Fire Bush: - The Flame flower
shrub is more or less hardy, and a mass of rich scarlet flowers in early
summer, together with evergreen foliage. Get one!
Enkianthus: - Majestic group of large shrubs with pendant flowers in shades of pink or through to red. Need acid soil for best results, though have seen superb specimens on neutral soils also.
Erica – Heather – Heath: - A distinct and very useful group of low shrubs for colour at any time of the year. just care for them properly.
Eriobotrya - Loquat: - Large evergreen leaves to 12 in long and gorgeous scent from white flowers. The down side being that you will need to live in a 'warm' climate to grow them outside.
Eryogonum – Wild Buckwheat: - Evergreen with furry foliage, and flowers of yellow or sometimes pink. Fully hardy with maturity, though can be frost tender in younger years.
Erodium – Heron’s Bill – Stork Bill: - More of a
sub shrub that resembles the hardy geraniums as ar as flowers are
Erythrina – Coral Tree: - Take a bit of care with winter mulching, and these can be quite hardy. Always the centre of attention wherever these shrubs are planted.
Eucalyptus Iron Bark – Gum Tree: - Trees rather than shrubs,but an annual hard pruning session can keep them down to size with masses of silver foliage.
Eucryphia: - Normally hardy evergreen - but shelter is appreciated - with pure white flowers en-masse.Not planted as often as it should be - a good largish shrub.
Euphatorium: - More of a sub shrub, but always welcome in the shrub border - especially if damp area.
Euryops: - Yellow flowers aplenty with silver foliage on this low growing shrub.
Exochorda – Pearl Bush – Bridal Bush: - Purest white flowers over deciduous foliage. Height eventually to 8 feet or so (2.4m)