Category Archives: Indoor or Office Plants

Hedera Heart In Clay Pot

Hedera heart in clay pot Hedera heart in clay potPosition: bright indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: averageHardiness: hardy Current height: approximately 75cm (including pot) Pot diameter: approximately 22cm A tough evergreen plant trained around a wire frame to form a free standing topairy heart shape. It will look lovely in the garden

Hedera Arch In Clay Pot

Ivy arch in clay pot Hedera arch in clay potPosition: bright indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: averageHardiness: hardy Current height: approximately 45cm (including pot) Pot diameter: approximately 15 cm A tough evergreen plant trained around a wire frame to form a free standing topairy arch shape. It will look lovely in the

Hedera Orb In Clay Pot

Ivy orb in clay pot Hedera orb in clay potPosition: bright indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: averageHardiness: hardy Current height: approximately 69cm (including pot) Pot diameter: approximately 27cm A tough evergreen plant trained around a wire frame to form a free standing topairy orb. It will look lovely in the garden on

Phoenix Roebelenii

pygmy date palmPosition: bright but indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: slow growingFlowering period: summerHardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 80cm (including pot) Pot covers: choose a 20cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. Who doesn’t like a palm in the house….this elegant dwarf palm with narrow evergreen

Strelitzia Reginae

bird of paradise Strelitzia reginaePosition: full light (with shade from hot sun)Soil: loam-based potting compost (John Innes No3)Rate of growth: average Flowering period: February to MayHardiness: tender (will need winter protection) In time this indoor plant will produce spectacular bright orange and midnight-blue flowers that look a little like the head of a colourful crane.

Hedera Living Ivy Ball

Living ivy ball Hedera – Living ivy ballPosition: full sun or partial shadeRate of growth: fast-growingHardiness: fully hardy Hang this ivy ball in place of your hanging basket during the winter months. The red ribbon provides a festive entrance to visitors.

Jasminum Polyanthum

scented Chinese jasmine Jasminum polyanthumPosition: bright filtered lightSoil: good potting compostRate of growth: average to fastFlowering period: late winter to springHardiness: tender (will need winter protection)Current Height: approximately 40cm (including pot) This twining climber is much sought after for is heavenly scented flowers white flowers which appear en-masse in late winter and spring. It makes

Kalanchoe Piton Pink

pink flaming katy Kalanchoe ‘Piton Pink’Position: bright but indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: averageFlowering period: spring normally but can flower throughout the year periodicallyHardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 25cm (including pot) Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. A pretty plant with

Ananas Comosus Champaca

ornamental pineapple Ananas comosus ‘Champaca’Position: sun/partial shadeSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: averageHardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 35cm (including pot) Pot covers: please note the pot cover colour may vary A curious plant with an ornamental pineapple growing from the top but this pineapple is not for eating! Part of the Bromeliad

Ludisia Discolour

earth orchid / jewel orchid Ludisia discolourPosition: bright but indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: Flowering period: Hardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 30cm (including pot) Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. Home care:

Clivia Miniata

natal lily Clivia miniataPosition: bright but indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: Flowering period: Hardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 60cm (including pot) Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. Home care:

Zantedeschia Garnet Glow

calla lily Zantedeschia ‘Garnet Glow’Position: bright but indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: averageFlowering period: springHardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 50cm (including pot) Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot. A tender Zantedeschia to be grown as a houseplant with lushous green arrow

Garden Trug With Pink Spring Flowers

a potted collection for spring – pink Garden trug ‘with pink spring flowers’Position: bright but indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: averageHardiness: fully hardy (includes some annuals) Current height: approximately 20cm (including trug) This is very sweet. It consists of one wirework trug (measuring 25cm long x 17cm wide x 10cm high) which

Schlumbergera Red

Christmas cactus Schlumbergera ‘Red’Position: bright but indirect lightSoil: fertile: good potting compostRate of growth: Flowering period: Hardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 20cm (including pot) Pot covers: includes a red glass pot cover. Home care:

Hydrangea Macrophylla Tivoli Blue

hydrangea with blue flowers Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Tivoli Blue’Position: bright filtered light and afterwards in the garden in full sun or partial shadeSoil: Ericaceous compost or outdoors in moist well-drained moderately fertile soil with an acidic pHRate of growth: average to fast Flowering period: mainly summerHardiness: fully hardy Current height: approximately 35cm (including pot) Hydrangeas have

Hydrangea Macrophylla Tivoli Pink

hydrangea with pink flowers Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Tivoli Pink’Position: bright filtered light and afterwards in the garden in full sun or partial shadeSoil: good potting compost or outdoors in moist well-drained moderately fertile soilRate of growth: average to fast Flowering period: mainly summerHardiness: fully hardy Current height: approximately 35cm (including pot) There is something really fresh

Dionaea Muscipula

venus fly trap Dionaea muscipulaPosition: bright filtered or direct sunlightSoil: fertile: a specialist carnivous compostRate of growth: averageHardiness: tender (indoors only) Current height: approximately 10cm (including pot) This is a fascinating plant which will eat flies! Its leaves are modified so grow to develop spiny traps at their tips. These are red-flushed or green in

Citrus Limon Gareys Eureka

lemon ( syn lemon Four Seasons ) Citrus ? limon ‘Gareys Eureka’Position: a sunny patio outside or bright conservatory in winterSoil: moist but well-drained soil. John Innes No2 compost should be used when potting upRate of growth: averageFlowering period: April to SeptemberOther

White Scented Hyacinths In Basket

Hyacinth basket White scented hyacinths ‘in basket’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any well-drained moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit)Rate of growth: averageFlowering period: usually April to MayHardiness: fully hardy Hyacinths are much loved plants which when in flower have a delicious scent.

Scented Blue Hyacinths Ceramic Bowl

White ceramic hyacinth bowl Scented blue hyacinths ‘ceramic bowl’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any well-drained moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit)Rate of growth: averageFlowering period: usually April to MayHardiness: fully hardy This gorgeous arrangement will look great on a windowsill or mantlepiece.