Under the new ownership of David Higginson, New Leaf will become the third brand grower of Raymond Evison Clematis. Baldwins/Liss and Garden Centre Plants take Guernsey Clematis liners and "have set the standard by growing such high quality clematis plants for the brand", will continue to grow and supply Raymond Evison Clematis to garden centres in the UK. GCP and New Leaf Plants will feature the branded plants on its exhibits at this year’s HTA National Plant Show (21-22 June at Stoneleigh).
New Leaf sales manager Andy Jeanes said there will be four new clematis at the NPS: 'Dazzle', 'Pamina', 'Temptation' and the Evison variety 'Charmaine', which will be launched at Chelsea Flower Show.
Evison is also launching two new clematis cultivars at Chelsea, bred on his Guernsey Clematis Nursery as part of his breeding programme with Poulsen Roser A/S.These are clematis Volunteer Evipo080 and clematis Tekla Evipo069.