Flower of Power, Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae, the Bird of Paradise plant, is a spectacular plant with a striking resemblance to the head of a tropical bird. It was introduced into Great Britain from it’s native South Africa in 1773, where it was cultivated under glass at the Royal...

Flower of Power, Acer negundo Violaceum

Acers are usually grown for their colourful leaves or graceful habit. Acer negundo Violaceumis is something of a rarity as it produces showy flowers in the form of catkins in early spring. This Acer originates from the Mid West of the USA where historically the wood...
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