A heated conservatory provides a warm and light environment but can be expensive to run. Day temperatures of 15-20ºC (60-70ºF) are ideal with some heating maintained at night to avoid an extreme drop in temperature.
Examples of plants requiring this environment include:
An intermediate conservatory suits a range of plants that tolerate an even, cool temperature of about 10ºC (50ºF).
Plants preferring these conditions include:
Even without heating a cool conservatory providing a minimum of 5-7ºC (41-45ºF) makes an ideal place to overwinter tender plants from the garden.
Plants that suit these conditions include: