These shade-loving plants work well as features in woodland gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.
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Ornamentals In Depth
Up-to-date information on glasshouse products and suppliers.
Your employees can help you to differentiate from your competition in a positive way, says Neville Stein.
How does the alpine house benefit RHS Garden Harlow Carr? Sally Drury finds out.
Plants for Bugs research project finds that non-natives are just as valuable for invertebrates and pollination as natives.
These plants can fit in small gardens to provide many seasons of interest, Miranda Kimberley finds.
Commonly known as the Pasque flower, this perennial is gaining in popularity, says Miranda Kimberley.
Fast-growing evergreen foliage makes these plants excellent garden features, says Miranda Kimberley
The 'elephant's ears' provide good ground cover and bright spring flowers, notes Miranda Kimberley.
Ornamental types feature bright flowers and can have attractive foliage, says Miranda Kimberley.
Ornamentals Production News
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- Degree course set up to fill skills gap in plant pathology
- Trolley surcharge imposed
- Grower urges transparency
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Cotinus 'Candy Floss', a cross between C. 'Grace' and C. 'Daydream' made by Hillier plant propagators that grows up to 4m in height.
Cotinus 'Ruby Glow', selected by Alan Postill as having the star qualities of habit, abundant flowering and "sensational" autumn colour.
Hillier Nurseries & Garden Centres has introduced:
Sun Villea, a compact bougainvillea, will also be on show along with a range of new-generation Surfinia varieties, including Heavenly Blue.
The Suntory Collection Europe will be showcased at the European Spring Pack Trials on 29 April to 2 May at Moerheim New Plant in Leimuiderbrug, the Netherlands, featuring:
Beekenkamp has launched its new outdoor trailing Begonia 'Waterfall' and Begonia 'Beauvilia' (pictured).
Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
Writer and columnist Andrew Hewson offers his reflections on horticulture
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