Vertigro set for launch at Glee

The hanging basket and the flower pouch could have a new rival after the launch of a new concept by Ball Colegrave.

The Vertigro wall panel is set to be introduced at Glee, and is aimed at consumers and retailers alike.

The product is a galvanised wire basket, containing a plastic lining tray with built-in irrigation, topped with a Corex plastic lid featuring 16 holes for 40ml plug plants. The panels can be used as a modular system, to form high-impact plant displays at retail outlets.

Wolf Wall Systems director Ian Wolfenden is developing the product on behalf of KinderGarden at Ball Colegrave. The firms are negotiating with B&Q and Thompson & Morgan over supplies of Vertigro.

- See vox pop, p23.

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