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Plants by name

Here you can look through a variety of interesting facts about all the plants we have listed. From herbalism and health, to hidden meanings and ancient rituals, you can find out the origins of a plant as well as some of its more distinctive features.

Many plants have stories about them based in mythology, history and tradition, such as the Ethiopian legend telling the story of how coffee was discovered by a young goat herder, or how a recipe for heather mead was once fought over by the Celts.

You can also find out how to care for your plant and when is the best time to see them growing wild. We even give you help on how to pronounce some of the more complex botanical names for plants as well as learn about the common names that some varieties are recognised by.