Hope you are enjoying the show. Here is a list of the plants mentioned in Episode 6, with links to our plant info pages for more info about the plants.
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Episode 6 Glasshouses with Diarmuid Gavin
To find more tropical and conservatory plants in our Plant Finder app or Garden Centre Plant Finders, use Find by/Garden Style/Conservatory.
Golden cestrum from Chile
Dimorphotheca pluvialis (Rain daisy) from South Africa
Anigozanthos (Kangaroo paw) from Australia
Protea cynaroides (King protea)
Philodendron bippinatifidum (Lacy tree philodendron)
Sarracenia (Pitcher plant)
Sarracenia x catesbyi (Catesby’s pitcher plant)
Sarracenia flava (Yellow pitcher plant)
Sarracenia leucophylla (Pitcher plant)
Sarracenia purpurea (Purple pitcher plant)
Fittonia albivenis Verschaffeltii Group (Mosaic plant) (pink leaves)
Dionaea muscipula (Venus fly trap)
Tillandsia usneoides (Spanish moss)
Angulocaste Rosemary (Angulo’s hybrid beautiful orchid)
Prosthechea cochlieta (Octopus orchid)
Piper nigrum (Black pepper)
Carica papaya (Pawpaw)
Capsicum ‘Red Chilli’ (Chilli pepper)
Capsicum (Sweet pepper)
Episode 6 Shrubs with Matt James
To find more shrubs in our Plant Finder app or Garden Centre Plant Finders, use Find by/Plant type/Shrub. You can use additional search criteria to refine your search for shrubs.
“Do your homework” there is a shrub to suit everyone 🙂
Chimonanthus praecox (Wintersweet)
Spartium junceum (Spanish broom)
Viburnum (Arrow wood)
Forsythia ‘Gold mine’
Santolina ‘Lemon Fizz’
Hydrangea ‘Endless summer’
Hamamelis pallida – scented in the evening
Ilex x altaclerensis ‘Golden King’ (Ilex ‘Golden King’)
Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii (Beauty berry)
Viburnum opulus (Guilder rose) – red berries
Exochorda x macrantha ‘The Bride’ (Pearlbush ‘ The Bride’) – flowers for 6 months
Sarcococca (Christmas box) – scented and thrives in shade
Cornus kousa – June flowering dogwood, followed by fruits and winter colour
Cotoneaster – berries for birds in the winter
Cotoneaster horizontalis (Fishbone cotoneaster or herringbone cotoneaster)
Pyracantha ‘Golden charmer’ (Firethorn) – good wall shrub
Deutzia – summer shrub with white flowers
Hibiscus syriacus (Mallow)
Pruning tips: remove dead, diseased and damaged wood.
Remove 1/3 of old growth down to the roots. Reduce shoots that flowered this year by 1/3.
Philadelphus, Weigela, & Deutzia flower on the previous year’s growth so prune these in the summer after flowering.
Buddleja, Forsythia prune in winter as these flower on this year’s growth.