Posted: 31/01/2017 at 15:49
the big cotoneasters are very good tempered, evergreen and seen to put up with anything. Cotoneaster lacteus is excellent.
Prunus laurocerasus and P. lusitanicus. Viburnum rhytidophyllum I have grown all these in grotty soil, shade and wind. Improving the soil would help any of them get established and you'd need to water til they were established.