11 exotic plants to grow in our gardens

Exotic plants are often majestic and bring freshness to the landscape. However, due to its origin, it is not always easy to grow it in our latitudes, and sometimes it is even impossible to do this, because the needs of plants are very specific. However, some exotic plants are very resistant to the different climates prevailing in our latitudes. Discover 11 exotic plants to grow in our French gardens.

exotic flowering plants

1) Alstroemeria (Alstroemeria sp.)

It is a powerful plant as its tubers have the ability to protect themselves deep in the earth.

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2) ginger (Hydichiumtara)

The common ginger cousin is very hardy (-18°C). For it to thrive, all it needs is well-drained soil.

Ginger Hedychium from the garden
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3) golden lotus (Mosila Laciocarpa)

This amazing plant can reach a height of 1.20 meters and its leaves turn blue in summer.

Musella lasiocarpa golden lotus
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4) Giant hibiscus flower (Moscheutos hibiscus)

These giant hibiscus flowers can be up to 20 cm in diameter!

Moscheutos hibiscus
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5) Bilbergia (Bilbergia Nutan)

This plant with arching stems and pink fuchsias is a cousin of pineapple.

Bilbergia Nutan
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6) Crinum (Crinum x powellii)

An exotic plant with pink or white flowers that gives off a strong and enchanting floral scent.

Crinum x powellii
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7) yucca (yucca yarn)

The flowering yucca is a very hardy plant because it can withstand negative temperatures of -25 ° C.

yucca yarn
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Aloe vera plants and leaves

8) Aloe Verre-de-Bordeaux

A cactus that blooms every year and reveals beautiful, bright red flowers.

Echinocereus triglochidiatus
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9) Vasya (Fatsia Japonica)

Once installed, the fat is no longer in need of care.

Fatsia Japonica
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10) prickly pear cactus (Opuntia picardoi)

Cousin of the prickly fig that blooms after two years and then every year!

Prickly pear cactus (Opuntia picardoi)
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11) Chinese palm or hemp (Trachycarpus fortune)

A very hard palm, no more than 5 meters high.

Trachycarpus fortune
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