Volume two includes begonias, lilies, jasmines, orchids, hoyas, palms, ferns, oleanders and other select groups of conservatory and indoor plants. All these plants grow outdoors in Mediterranean or subtropical climates and most of them need shelter of a cool greenhouse or conservatory in areas that have frost in winter, a few need heat. All of them can be grown outdoors in the UK in summer. The book includes introductory chapters on garden and greenhouse cultivation, types of conservatory, and on the habitat of species grown in the wild. It features horticultural information on 1200 plants.