London – There’s no doubt that London is the capital of the garden world.
And while the UK is the undisputed home of many the world’s most popular garden species, it’s also home to many others.
Here are some of the more exotic garden species to find on Lam’s Island, which is currently being developed into a £1bn residential complex.
Aloe vera A favourite of gardeners across the world, the green aloe verdant is one of the most popular plants in the UK and has been known to be an aphrodisiac and a potent medicinal herb.
Its unique colour is due to the algae in the leaves which, when grown in water, produces an intense purple colour.
It’s also an important ingredient in a number of herbal remedies.
In the garden, it can be used as a brightener and a base for various plant and vegetable concoctions.
In its native South America, it grows to heights of 15 metres (yards) and is known as a great source of calcium and magnesium.
It is also a favourite of medicinal plants, with the famous medicinal aloe plant being a favorite of medicinal herbs in Asia.
White pine Aloe, which also grows in the US, can grow up to 20 metres (65 feet) tall.
Its leaves are bright red and have a purple hue.
Aloes are known for their strength and ability to absorb nutrients from the soil.
The leaves are also used for making wine, but it is the resin in the white pine’s leaves that makes it such a good source of vitamins and minerals.
Almonds are used for cooking, and are also the favourite of the home gardener, with their delicious nutty flavour and high nutritional value.
Rosemary, the spice of the family rosemary is one that is also used in many different culinary dishes, and is a favourite for home cooks.
The herb is grown for its sweet taste, which can be achieved through the infusion of a liquid extract from the leaves.
In Britain, it is used as an emulsifier in cooking.
The plant is also grown for a wide range of uses, including its oil.
The flowers of the plant can be seen as an ornamental in many homes, including restaurants, hotels and shopping centres.
Black cherry A rare flower in the garden of a Victorian mansion in Sussex, the Black cherry flower has a very striking appearance, with a white flower cluster, red, pink and blue blooms.
It also has a red head.
It can be cultivated to produce oil, making it a valuable culinary ingredient.
Black cherries are grown for their oil, which makes them a great base for a number home cooking and herbal remedies, including saffron.
The rosemary used in cooking also makes it an important part of the cooking in the home.
Dandelion It has been cultivated as a culinary ingredient for thousands of years, and can be grown in many ways.
In England, it was the first garden vegetable, but was introduced to the UK in the 18th century.
It grows to be around a metre (yards), and has an abundance of purple and orange flowers.
Dangers include dandelion rot, which causes severe, often fatal, frostbite, and it is a serious hazard to children, who can develop a condition called frostbite.
Rose rose This herb grows to a height of 15 to 20 feet (4 to 5 metres).
Its colour is a brilliant pink, with red or yellow petals, which are edible.
The petals are edible, too.
Its edible petals make it an excellent substitute for sugar, which helps to keep blood sugar levels in check.
Sage The favourite of British gardeners, the rose sage is a perennial plant that can grow to heights up to 50 metres (164 feet).
Its leaves have a deep purple colour and are used as emulsifiers and a common ingredient in many home cooking recipes.
The red stems are also a source of magnesium, which has been found to be extremely effective in preventing strokes.
Red tulip A favourite in the British garden, the red tulip grows to up to 10 metres (33 feet) in height.
The colour is golden and is commonly used in food, such as soups, salads and breads.
The tulip also contains high levels of magnesium.
Cucumber Cucumbers are one of Britain’s favourite vegetables, and they are cultivated as well.
They are found in the Mediterranean, and in many European countries.
The green leaves are long and slender, and their flesh is a rich yellow.
Cumin is another important ingredient used in the cooking, with it being used to make several dishes such as sauces and stews.
Rhubarb Rhubars are one the most common vegetables found in England.
They grow to a maximum height of 10 metres, and have large, green leaves with a yellow centre. Rhubs