• Duration:
    4 x 30 mins
  • Broadcaster:
    BBC Two
  • Exec Producer:
    Caroline Hawkins
  • Distribution:
    BBC Worldwide
  • Credit:
    Oxford Scientific Films and PAAN

In this pioneering four part series, TV gardener Carol Klein explores the inner secrets and botanical history of four of our favourite garden plants: the rose, the tulip, the iris and the water lily. She traces each plant’s epic journey through time, revealing how evolution and mankind have conspired to create unique characteristics and capture our hearts.

“ This is a clever idea for a gardening series, and, on the evidence of the first programme, it is as well-executed as it is well-conceived.” Sunday Times

“ Klein took us on a wonderfully lively and attractive, if all too quick, tour of cabbages and kings. There are just three more episodes to go. More, please. A bouquet of Bourbons to whoever commissions them.” The Guardian

 

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