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Plant of the Month

Jasminum nudiflorum
Common Name – Winter Jasmine
(Offer starts Monday 10th December to Monday 31st December 2018)
A deciduous climbing plant, with slender stems bearing bright yellow flowers in winter and early spring. Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.

Other plants of interest for December

Poinsettia (Houseplant)
Classic Christmas houseplant, available in a wide range of colourful leaf bracts from traditional reds, whites and marbled colours. Place in bright light but avoid direct sun and avoid cold draughts. Requires a minimum temperature of 16°C.

Cyclamen (Houseplant)
Small green or marbled leaved plant with flowers of either pink, white, mauve or red. Requires a temperature of 7-12°C. Keep cool and water from the base. Needs good light.


Hamamellis (Variety pictured – ‘Jelena’)
Common Name: Witch Hazel

Grown for their autumn colour and for their fragrant, spider-shaped flowers in mid to late winter. Best grown in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained acidic to neutral soil in full sun or part shade.