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what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:52 pm
by palm lad
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 :)

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:07 pm
by Kristen
3 = bougainvillea I think

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:13 pm
by GoggleboxUK
2 may be a Cypressia, I'm sure Conifers will know for sure.

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:17 pm
by The Codfather
The last one.......council privet :lol: :lol: :lol:

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:42 pm
by Yorkshire Kris
I think the top one may be a Euphorbia

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:15 pm
by Kristen
Yorkshire Kris wrote:I think the top one may be a Euphorbia
Euphorbia ingens perhaps?

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:29 pm
by Yorkshire Kris
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!

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:30 pm
by kata
Chad will also maybe know

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

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:49 pm
by Springy
I would say that the orange one in the fourth picture is a lantana.

Re: what are these different plants called?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:56 pm
by Conifers
#2 is Mediterranean Cypress Cupressus sempervirens, one of the fastigiate cultivars.