Crataegus Monogyna needs little introduction. Hawthorn is the backbone of many of our native hedgerows. Also known as May or Whitethorn. Masses of scarlet red berries in autumn which are a good natural source of vitamin C.
Ilex aquifolium produces many, white, fragrant, winter to early spring flowers, followed by ornamental blue-black fruit, which attract birds. Mature plants reach up to 3m. Makes a good evergreen hedge.