EverColor Carex Everillo is now available nationwide across the USA through garden centres, retail nurseries and box stores as well as in Southern Living magazine and Sunset magazine top garden plant branded promotions.
Everillo is part of FitzGerald's EverColor range (www.evercolorplants.com), which he says are Ireland's most successful international ornamental plant export, now selling more than two million plants a year across 26 countries. Everillo, a chartreuse coloured hardy sedge grass with hardiness to -25 degsC, is shadeand sun-tolerant.
The second plant propagated for the garden was Sunsparkler Sedum Dazzleberry from US breeder Chris Hansen, who lives in Holland, Michigan, near Chicago. FitzGerald said the collaboration between the two well-known international nursery plantsmen "truly exemplifies the garden theme bridging the gap".