Buxus sempervirens (Common Box)
A large, but extremely slow-growing, evergreen shrub. The small, glossy oval leaves form a dense mass, with inconspicuous, yellowish flowers in late spring.
Ilex mutchagara 'Nellie R. Stevens'
A fast-growing evergreen shrub with toothed, dark green leaves and large crops of bright red berries during the winter. Self polinating. Height 8m (26ft), Spread 4m (13ft).
Laurus nobilis (Bay Tree)
A large, evergreen shrub or small tree with aromatic, evergreen leaves. Its leaves can be used to flavour cooking but should be discarded rather than consumed.