New plant news, plus our guides to species and cultivars of popular or useful plant genera, with supplier's tips on how to use or sell them.
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This huge genus offers a wide range of interesting foliage, does well indoors and is easy to grow, says Miranda Kimberley.
These prairie plants are easy to grow in well-drained soil and will perform best in full sun, Miranda Kimberley advises.
An extended flowering season, luminous colours and robust stems all contribute to outstanding displays, says Kevin Line.
The most popular species, A. Mollis and A. Spinosus need plenty of space at the back of the border, Miranda Kimberley reports.
Plants in this genus range from our native lesser celandine to the frost-tender R. asiaticus. Miranda Kimberley reports
Vivid blue flowers make these plants stand out in the garden and attract bees and butterflies, says Miranda Kimberley.