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Weldenia candida grows naturally on volcanic slopes and craters, and was first introduced to cultivation in 1893.
A ragged-leaved inhabitant of African desert, some tree tumbos are believed to be over 1,000 years old.
The Wollemi pine was known only from fossils until 1994 when it was found growing in a rainforest gorge in Australia.
Yellowhorn is a very attractive bush, or small tree, bearing sprays of elegant white flowers on bare branches in May or June.
A prominent species of the coastal plains and adjacent forests of south-west Western Australia, the tall, thin flowering spikes of Xanthorrhoea preissii emerge from a crown of grass-like leaves on a sturdy...
The striking arum lily has been known to European horticulture since at least the 1660s and is one of the world's most iconic and widely known plants.
A slow-growing tree native to southeast Europe and southwest Asia, Caucasian elm is cultivated for its unusual goblet-shaped outline and attractive autumn leaves.
Curved-stem ginger is a perennial herb native to western India.
Ginger is a well known spice produced from the rhizome (underground stem) of the tropical herbaceous plant, Zingiber officinale.