A Riotous Rainbow of Winter Colour

Gardens should be full of flower all year round! In this episode we prove you can have every colour of the rainbow brightening your garden this winter. Then pucker up for our Native Plant of the Month: Mistletoe.

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Plants for winter

Red

Crab apple – Red Sentinel

Tibetan Cherry

Dogwood – Midwinter Fire

Japanese Wineberry

Orange

Willow – Yelverton

Pyracantha – Saphyr Orange

Pyracantha – Orange Glow

Crocus – Orange Monarch

Witch Hazel – Orange Beauty

Witch Hazel – Jelena

Yellow

Mahonia – Winter Sun

Daffodils

Winter Aconite

Winter Sweet

Winter Jasmine

Edgeworthia chrysantha

Adonis amurensis

Primroses

Stachyurus praecox

Green

Silk Tassel Bush – James Roof

Winter Box

Yew

Ivy

Holly

Blue

Grape Hyacinth – Christmas Pearl

Festuca – Elijah Blue

Juniper – Blue Star

Iris reticulata – Clairette

Iris reticulata – Katherine Hodgkin

Indigo

Siberian Squill

Windflower – Blue Shades

Blackthorne

Viburnum davidii

Violet, Pink and Purple

Algerian Iris – Mary Barnard

Cyclamen Coum

Hellebores

Chinese Fringe Flower

Bergenia

Winter Violas

Winter Flowering Cherry

Daphne – Jacqueline Postill

Camellia

White and Cream

Clematis – Wisley Cream

Winter Honeysuckle

Snowdrops

Ghost Bramble

White-stemmed Bramble

Japanese Apricot

Winter gardens to visit

Cambridge Winter Garden Audio Tour

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Mistletoe

Mistletoe / RHS Gardening

Surprising facts about mistletoe | Kew

Mistletoe guide: how it grows and tradition | BBC Countryfile Magazine | Countryfile.com

Mistletoe – Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Biological Flora of Britain and Ireland: Viscum album – Thomas – Journal of Ecology – Wiley Online Library

Mistletoe (Viscum album) – British Plants – Woodland Trust

Mistletoe (Viscum album) (plantlife.org.uk)

Mistletoe Matters

Mistletoe | Plant, Poison, Major Species, & Christmas | Britannica

Mistletoe – Christmas Plants – Symbolism (travelfranceonline.com)

Mistletoe, Viscum album (Santalaceae), in Britain and Ireland; a discussion and review of current status and trends | British & Irish Botany (britishandirishbotany.org)

Viscum album | Online Atlas of the British and Irish Flora (brc.ac.uk)

Wats23p237.pdf (bsbi.org.uk)

Press Release: Mistletoe research may keep you healthy – British Ecological Society

Kew Gardens experts identify new mistletoe species – British Ecological Society

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