The Private Life of Plants

November 2014
49:00

6. Surviving

Expired 3.0 8 x
Plants live everywhere - from the coldest Arctic wastes to the driest, hottest deserts. To do so they have invented an amazing variety of ingenious survival techniques. Dramatic timelapse sequences reveal giant water lilies rampaging across the Amazon mangroves that care for their babies, and plants on a mysterious mountai...
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5. Living Together

Expired 3.0 11 x
David Attenborough looks at how plants often rely on animals, fungi and each other for food, protection or a home, but they do not always co-exist peacefully.
49:00

4. The Social Struggle

Expired 3.0 9 x
David Attenborough looks at the extraordinary battles for survival that are fought in the plant world.
49:00

3. Flowering

Expired 3.0 8 x
David Attenborough's incredible journey into the world of plants. Flowers are the most eye-catching feature of plants, but they are really there for only one thing - sex. In order to procreate, a male seed from one flower must be carried to the female parts of another. Flashy colours and lurid perfumes entice a host of ani...
October 2014
49:00

2. Growing

Expired 3.0 8 x
David Attenborough continues his incredible journey into the world of plants. For every seedling that sprouts, growing is a race for the light. Remarkable time-lapse photography reveals how new leaves fight for a place in the sun and infant vines scramble to be the first into the forest canopy. For leaves are the ingenious...
49:00

1. Travelling

Expired 3.0 9 x
David Attenborough's incredible journey into the world of plants. By using advanced timelapse photography, the plants are shown as complex and highly active organisms - growing, fighting, competing, breeding and struggling to survive.
September 2013

6. Surviving

3.0 14 x
David Attenborough looks at the techniques plants use to survive extreme temperatures.

5. Living Together

3.0 17 x
David Attenborough looks at the battle for survival in the plant world.
August 2013

4. The Social Struggle

3.0 13 x
Looking at the extraordinary battles for survival that are fought in the plant world.

3. Flowering

3.0 16 x
David Attenborough reveals how flowers use colours and perfumes for procreation purposes.
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