Max's Garden

Plant lists

Plant lists

These plants are ones to which Max has free access:


Photo: Potentilla, lavender and olive in south facing rock beds

Some of the plants appear on one or more of the lists of toxic plants (#) but are ones where Max has shown no interest (or if he has in the past he didn't like the taste!) or where plant does not appear to be very toxic.

  • Apple# (worth noting that pips are toxic so it is necessary to stop Max eating windfalls. He loves slices of apple as a beneficial treat and sees windfalls as an opportunity)
  • Apple mint
  • Astilbe
  • Bay tree#
  • Beech
  • Bottlebrush
  • Busy Lizzie (impatiens)
  • Camellia
  • Coreopsis
  • Cotoneaster#
  • Dryopteris fern
  • Escallonia
  • Fuchsia
  • Gerbera Daisy
  • Hardy alpines
  • Hart's tongue fern
  • Hazel
  • Hawthorn
  • Hebe
  • Ivy#
  • Japanese Maple
  • Lavender#
  • Leylandii#
  • Marjoram#
  • Olive tree
  • Petunia
  • Potentilla
  • Rosemary
  • Roses. In the summer we often see Max with a mouthful of rose petals nabbed from our huge Champagne Moment rose bush!
  • Sedum rupestre (stonecrop)
  • Spirea
  • Thyme

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Other plants where access is deterred or prevented by fences or walls or in greenhouse

Known toxic plants marked #

  • Bugle
  • Clematis#
  • Daffodils#
  • Daphne#
  • Cotoneaster horizontalis#
  • Cucumber
  • Gladioli#
  • Grape hyacinth
  • Hellebore#
  • Hyacinth#
  • Foxglove#
  • Sweet Pepper
  • Tomato#