The Plant Review back issues

Revisit the 2023 highlights of The Plant Review and discover the wonderful world of plants with a look back at in-depth plant profiles, cultivation advice, international garden visits, findings from plant trials and botanical explorations in this celebration of all things plants

March 2023

Get an introduction to the lush and lovely Lonicera calcarata; admire decorative Lunaria with an honest appraisal of this underrated genus; learn how an interest in knowing more about Tradescantia became a consuming occupation; explore a personal view of the genus Geum along with some favourites; and explore the eclectic cast of characters found among South American alpines.

June 2023

Sift out the best sea hollies that have been selected down the years; dig into the history of the Mystery Roses from the island of Bermuda; explore a collection of Cedric Morris irises and the changes afoot at Benton End; find floral elegance matched with vigour in a Mexican species of cup-and-saucer vine; and get the low-down on the smaller species and cultivars of ornamental alliums.

September 2023

Review the successes of improving and breeding Hibiscus syriacus; examine some unusual Sino-Himalayan species of spotted laurel; learn about experiments in the UK with South African species of Bulbinella; reveal the process behind the creation of a fabulous Philadelphus; see what RHS Advisors can tell us about apples grown in the UK; and follow the Australian adventures of botanists Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander.

December 2023

Explore the history of game-changing Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’; look at the plants growing today in Ellen Willmott’s Riviera garden; take a tour of the National Plant Collection of Parthenocissus at RHS Wisley; welcome back Clematis lanuginosa to UK cultivation; get helpful advice on growing Pellaea and Cheilanthes outdoors; and witness a wonderful moment in the history of horticulture with the accession of Victoria.

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