what are these different plants called?

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palm lad

what are these different plants called?

Post by palm lad » Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:52 pm

seen these plants growing in mediterranean Spain. does anyone know the names of these plants especially the giant tree cactus and the dark green conifer hedging? and which are hardy and worth a try?

cheers, PL :)
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Kristen

Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by Kristen » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:07 pm

3 = bougainvillea I think

GoggleboxUK

Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by GoggleboxUK » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:13 pm

2 may be a Cypressia, I'm sure Conifers will know for sure.

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Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by The Codfather » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:17 pm

The last one.......council privet :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:42 pm

I think the top one may be a Euphorbia

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Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by Kristen » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:15 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:I think the top one may be a Euphorbia
Euphorbia ingens perhaps?

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Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:29 pm

Kristen wrote:
Yorkshire Kris wrote:I think the top one may be a Euphorbia
Euphorbia ingens perhaps?

Just "Euphorbia"! That's where my expertise runs out!

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Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by kata » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:30 pm

Chad will also maybe know

Privet.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by Springy » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:49 pm

I would say that the orange one in the fourth picture is a lantana.

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Re: what are these different plants called?

Post by Conifers » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:56 pm

#2 is Mediterranean Cypress Cupressus sempervirens, one of the fastigiate cultivars.

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