"I don't think there is a formula for winning, just trialling plants in the optimum locations that are going to suit UK gardens," she added. "You just know that the salvia has a place in the market. It's reliable and has interest." Darby Nursery Stock also won the visitor vote at the show.
Best Houseplant: Begonia Elatior Valentino Pink, Garden Centre Fresh
Winners - Top introductions in National Plant Show's New Plant Awards
Best in Show/Best Herbaceous Perennial: Salvia Blue Marvel, Darby Nursery Stock.
Best Annual: Petunia Tumbelina Maria, Channel Island Plants UK.
Trees & Conifers: Betula pendula 'Fastigiata Joes' EU20141206, Frank P Matthews.
Best Houseplant: Begonia Elatior Valentino Pink, Garden Centre Fresh.
Best Shrub & Climber: Rose Lovely Parfuma, Rosemasters.
Best Shrub & Climber: Rose Lovely Parfuma, Rosemasters
Visitor Vote Awards
Best in Show/Best Shrub & Climber: Clematis Nubia Evipo59, Darby Nursery Stock.
Best Annual: Nemesia Aroma Yellow Rhubarb & Custard, Channel Island Plants UK.
Best Herbaceous Perennial: Salvia Joy, Darby Nursery Stock.
Best Houseplant: Oncidium Claudia Black Eye, Javado UK.
Best Tree & Conifer: Acer platanoides 'Ulmers Sensation', Frank P Matthews.
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