Plants for Alkaline Soil

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Plants for Alkaline Soil

A wonderful list for plants that tolerate alkaline soil.

Trees

Acer negundo 'Variegatum'
Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii'
Catalpa bignoniodes
Cercis siliquastrum
Crataegus
Fagus sylvatica
Fraxinus ornus
Gleditsia triacanthos
Ilex aquifolium
Laurus nobilis
Malus
Phillyrea latifolia
Prunus avium
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
Sorbus aria
Tilia tomentosa
 

Conifers

Calocedrus decurrens
Cedrus libani
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Cupressocyparis x leylandii
Cupressus  glabra
Crataegus
Ginkgo biloba
Juniperus
Picea omorika
Pinus nigra
Taxus baccata
Thuja orientalis
Thuja plicata
 

Shrubs

Abutilon 'Kentish Belle'
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'
Azara microphylla
Berberis darwinii
Buddleja davidii
Carpenteria californica
Ceanothus impressus
Chaenomeles japonica
Choisya ternata
Cistus (species)
Coronilla glauca
Cotoneaster (species)
Daphniphyllum humile
Deutzia
Elaeagnus pungens
Erica melanthera
Euonymus japonicus
Fallugia paradox
Feijoa sellowiana
Fouquerieria splendens
Forsythia suspensa
Gardenia thunbergia
Halimum (species)
Ilex vomitoria
Juniperus (check species)
Lantana (species)
Laurus nobilis
Lavandula officinalis
Leucophyllum texanum
Ligustrum (species)
Lippia ligustrina
Malus sargentii
Malus sieboldii 
Medicago arborea
Mysrine Africana
Myrtus communis
Nerium oleander
Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
Poinciana gilliesi
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus lyoni
Punica granatum
Pyracantha (species)
Rhus (species)
Sophora secundiflora
Spartium junceum
Syringa persica
Thyrallis glauca
Thevetia nereifolia
Virburnum (species) 
 

Climbers

Actinidia kolomikta
Campsis radicans
Celastrus orbiculatus 
Clematis (species)
Eccremocarpus scaber
Hardenbergia (species)
IVIES
Jasminum officinale f. affine
Lonicera halliana
Mandevilla suaveolens
Parthenocissus henryana
Passiflora caerulea 
Phaseolus (species)
Rosa banksiae
Sollya heterophylla
Trachelospermum jasminoides
Wisteria sinensis
 

Ferns

Asplenium scolopendrium
Asplenium trichomanes
Dryopteris filix-mas
 

Perennials

Acanthus dioscoridis
Acanthus spinosus 
Achillea filipendulina
Aster novae-angliae
Bergenia
Doronicum
Eryngium (some)
Gypsophila paniculata
Helenium
IRISES (most)
Rudbeckia
Salvia nemorosa
Scabiosa caucasica
Sidalcea
Verbascum
Veronica spicata
 
 

Annuals and Biennials

Ageratum houstonianum
Calendula officinalis
Callistephus chinensis
Calomeria amaranthoides
Erysimum cheiri
Gomphrena globosa
Lavatera trimestris
Limonium sinuatumLobularia maritima
Lunaria annua
Matthiola
Salvia viridis
Tagetes
Ursinia anthemoides
Xeranthemum annuum
Zinnia
 

Rock Garden Plants

Aethionema
Alyssum
Androsace lanuginosa
Aster alpinus
Campanula (rock garden species)
Dianthus (rock garden species)
Draba
Erysimum helveticum
Gypsophila repens
Helianthemum
Lathyrus vernus
Leontopodium alpinum
Linum arboreum
Origanum dictamnus
Papaver burseri
Penstemon pinifolius
Rhodanthemum hosmariense
Saponaria ocymoides
Saxifraga (most)
Thymus caespititius
Veronica (all rock garden species)
 

Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers

Babiana
Chionodoxa
Colchicum
Crinum x powellii
Crocus
Cyclamen hederifolium
DAFFODILS
GLADIOLI
Hermodactylus tuberosus
Leucocoryne ixioides
Lilium regale
Muscari
Pancratium illyricum
Scilla
TULIPS
Zephyranthes