Florafest reaches new heights

Florafest 2015 has attracted 350 visitors -a record number.

More than 350 people made the visit to Whitehill Farm headquarters in Warwickshire of the Newey Group and home to Young Plants Limited.

For a whole week guests could see bedding and ornamentals from Dummen Orange, a hydrangea display from Kotterheinrich, perennials from Eagle Plants and herbaceous, trees and shrubs as well as alpines and herbs from New Forest Plants and New Place Nurseries.

This year there was more to see, with a show within a show, from trial bench areas displaying the full range of cutting raised ornamentals to a separate area devoted to show gardens.

The Confetti Garden, Cottage Dreams (complete with cottage), Black and White, and Ahoy (complete with boat) all brought photo opportunities for visitors.

Newey Group said: "These are concepts that are innovative and fresh and really make an impact in a retail situation. Plants are themed to meet the concept and finished off with sympathetic point of sale posters, banners and printed pots."


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