Episode 36

Published on:

31st Mar 2021

Talking Dirty (Bleddyn & Sue Wynn-Jones - Crug Farm Plants, Episode 36)

This week it is a true extravaganza of extraordinary plants on the podcast as the utterly inspiring Bleddyn and Sue Wynn-Jones of Crug Farm Plants join us to talk through some of their favourites at the moment. Alan Gray (East Ruston Old Vicarage) and Thordis are left astonished by their tales of plant hunting all over the world, from Vietnam to Colombia, and the amazing plants they've discovered - and saved - along the way.


Schefflera macrophylla

Pachysandra axillaris


Begonia baviensis

Begonia versicolor

Illicium macranthum

Rubus pectinellus var. trilobus

Asparagus aff. meioclados

Aspidistra daibuensis 'Totally Dotty'

Aspidistra attenuata 

Zanthoxylum piperitum

Zanthoxylum bungeanum (Sichuan Pepper)

Polyspora longicarpa

Acer serrulatum/ Acer oliverianum ssp. formosanum

Ophiopogon 'Ogisu'

Phytolacca purpurescens

Ruscus × microglossus

Polygonatum mengtzense

Schefflera trevesioides

Geranium clarum

Bidens triplinervia 'Sunny Days' 

Engelhardtia spicata

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About the Podcast

Talking Dirty
The Podcast for Plant Lovers
Get Gardening's podcast for plant lovers is jam-packed with choice plants.

Hosts Thordis and Alan Gray (of East Ruston Old Vicarage gardens) catch up with their horticultural (or should that be naughty-cultural!) friends to talk about what they're growing, their latest FLOMO (Floral FOMO) and answer your questions.