Vlog 28 – Tiny Tropical Garden

Another week of rain and slightly warmer weather has meant the garden has grown well. I also had the opportunity to visit Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens rare and exotic plant fair where I splashed out on a few new exotic plants for my tiny tropical garden.

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Tropical and exotic plants for shade in my garden:

  • Fatsia japonica, Fatsia polycarpa, Fatsia ‘Spiders Web’, Fatsia ‘Variegata’
  • Schefflera taiwanniana
  • Eurphorbia martini
  • Eurphorbia John Phillips x pasturei
  • Woodwardia radicans
  • Dryopteris felix-mas
  • Alchemilla mollis
  • Asplenium scolopendrium
  • Huchera cultivars
  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Fargesia rufa
  • Primula cultivars
  • Hosta cultivars

Tropical and exotic looking shrubs in my garden:

  • Fatsia
  • Prunus laurocerasus
  • Magnolia grandiflora ‘Ferruginea’
  • Sambucas nigra ‘Blue Sheen’
  • Continus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’
  • Photinia fraseri ‘Red Robin’
  • Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’
  • Erybotrya japonica
  • Sambucas nigra ‘Blue Sheen’
  • Continus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’

Tropical and exotic looking trees in my garden:

  • Rhus typhina
  • Ailanthus altissima
  • Catalpa bignoides ‘Aurea’
  • Paulownia tomentosa

Tropical and exotic feature plants in my garden:

  • Farfugium japonicum ‘Aureomaculata’
  • Podyphyllum ‘Spotty Dotty’
  • Ensete maurelii
  • Musa basjoo
  • Chamerops humullis
  • Phoenix canariensis
  • Hedychium greenii
  • Canna musifolia
  • Verbena bonariensis
  • Ogon gramineus
  • Hebe variegata
  • Agave americana ‘Variegata’
  • Geranium maderense
  • Erysimum ‘Fragrant Star’
  • Hylotelephium spectabile (formely Sedum)
  • Nicotiona
  • Coleus cultivars
  • Begonia luxurians
  • Jasminum polyanthum
  • Cordyline ‘Torbay Dazzler’
  • Persicaria ‘Red Dragon’
  • Persicaria Runcinata
  • Canna ‘Black Knight’
  • Cyperus involucratus
  • Campanula
  • Creeping Thyme
  • Santolina ‘Lemon Fizz’
  • Vitis ‘Humbolt’
  • Passiflora
  • Trachycarpus fortunei
  • Aspidistra excelsior
  • Arundo donax
  • Arundo donax ‘Variegata’
  • Sempervivum
  • Echivera
  • Penstemon ‘Dark Towers’
  • Pseudopanax lateus
  • Hedychium gardenerianum
  • Solanum lacinatum

Wildlife encouraging plants:

  • Betula pendula ‘Purpurea’
  • Corylus avellana
  • Viburnum
  • Pulmonaria vulgaris
  • Sorbus aucuparia
  • Buddleja ‘Indigo Buzz’