Eden Project is a group of biomes housing Tropical and Mediterranean plants, with corresponding equatorial temperatures. The quarry situation allows a sun trap for many flowering plants to thrive outdoors too. The north side (south facing) has been terraced with paths and stone rockeries for exotic plants.
Sun Bromeliad Fascicularia bicolour from coastal forests of Chile. Will survive in Uk to -5C.
Echinacea, pink petals when peak flowering. Used medicinally to enhance immune system and treat diseases of the respiratory system.
Common names: American coneflower, Black Sampson, Black Susan, Comb flower, Echinacea, Echinaceawurzel, Hedgehog, Igelkopfwurzel, Indian head, Kansas snakeroot, Narrow-leaved purple coneflower, Purple coneflower, Purpursonnenhutkraut, Racine d'echininacea, Radix Echinaceae, Rock-up-hat, Roter sonnenhut, Scurvy root, Snakeroot, Sonnenhutwurzel