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Tulip: Cut Flower of the Month

With over 600 cultivars the choice of tulips is extensive. The flowers are often even-coloured, but are also available with flames... coloured stripes and coloured edges. Tulips are classified by flower shape...

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Kentia Palm: Houseplant of the Month

Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana) is a plant with a relatively small base from which slender stems grow upwards bearing soft, elegant green palm leaves...

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Sleeping Beauties: January Garden Plants of the Month

When the whole garden is still sleeping, dogwood (Cornus), Viburnum and redvein enkianthus (Enkiathus) with their attractive, sometimes coloured branches...

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Garden Plants of the Month February: Spring Surprises

Hazel is usually offered as corkscrew hazel. The unusual corkscrew branches are beautiful to look at in themselves, and the plant flowers on the bare wood with yellow festoons...

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February 2019: Ferns Houseplants of the month

Ferns are amongst the world's oldest plants. Fossil remains have been found dating back some 420 million years, and for a long time (tree) ferns were the most common plant on the planet's surface...

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Rose: In the February Flower Agenda 2019

The rose is a member of the rose family and includes some 300 species in the wild. The number of bred cultivars is estimated at more than 30,000. Roses have been blooming on Earth for a very long time...

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