Hydrangea Princess Diana launched

Gardening Express are selling a special new variety of Hydrangea named Princess Diana to mark her death 20 years ago.

The exclusive plant was originally named Wowtime, but has been renamed by the breeders to honour the late Princess.

It is offered at £9.99 in a 3 litre container and is suited for planting as a garden shrub or for producing cut flowers.

Chris Bonnett of Gardening Express said: "‘We all felt the tragedy of Diana's passing 20 years ago, and with the Princes around my own age, one can only imagine the heartache they must have felt over the years.

"It is an extremely sensitive subject, and we would hate for people to think we were trying to profit from Diana's name, but the breeders have got it right here, this is a plant that will light up gardens with its unusual and beautiful blooms as Diana did to so many peoples lives through her various charitable work."

 


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