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Milliais Nurseries sees rhododendron revival as new varieties set to launch at Chelsea

Milliais Nurseries sees rhododendron revival as new varieties set to launch at Chelsea

Exbury Gardens in Hampshire is celebrating its centenary in 2019 and is teaming up with Farnham, Surrey-based Millais Nurseries for a rhododendron display at next year's Chelsea flower show.

Jelitto launches new varieties for 2019

Jelitto launches new varieties for 2019

German flower seed company Jelitto Staudensamen has highlighted cultivar Knautia 'Midget Mauves' and new organic seeds among its novelties.

Ball Colegrave launches three new Speedplanters

Ball Colegrave launches three new Speedplanters

The launch of three new Speedplanters for the 2019 season include Ivy Leaf Geranium Precision Mixed, Begonia Illumination Mixed and Begonia Nonstop Mixed.

Bold colours are in for 2018 says Wyevale Nurseries

Bold colours are in for 2018 says Wyevale Nurseries

Wyevale Nurseries says bold colours look set to be important for 2019, so it's new plants for retailers in 2019 include the colourful Agapanthus 'Fireworks', Cordyline 'Electric Pink' and Penstemon 'Purple Perfection'.

Bransford Webbs launches three hebes

Bransford Webbs launches three hebes

Hebe Starlight, H. Sunlight and H. Mint Chocolate are new for 2019 at garden centres.

Tagetes Alumia Vanilla Cream and Bali Yellow win Fleuroselect marigold trials

Tagetes Alumia Vanilla Cream and Bali Yellow win Fleuroselect marigold trials

Following the Europe-wide trial initiated by Fleuroselect to celebrate '2018, Year of the Marigold', consumers have voted French Marigold Alumia Vanilla Cream as their favourite, while professionals decided 11 varieties were outstanding.


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Heuchera 'Silver Gumdrop'

Heuchera 'Silver Gumdrop'

Heuchera 'Silver Gumdrop' was bred by Walters Gardens Inc. from Zeeland MI (USA).

Echinacea purpurea (Balsomanita) Sombrero Sangrita

Echinacea purpurea (Balsomanita) Sombrero Sangrita

The plant is protected under plant breeding legislation and was bred by Darwin Perennials from West Chicago, US.

Clematis 'Zo12153' (MANDY)

Clematis 'Zo12153' (MANDY)

Clematis 'Zo12153' (MANDY) was bred, cultivated and propagated by Clematiskwekerij J. van Zoest B.V. from Boskoop and introduced at Plantarium in 2018.

Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Belsemred1' (Coral Red)

Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Belsemred1' (Coral Red)

Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Belsemred1' (Coral Red) is a beautiful, strong Sempervivum with a bright-red colour.

Rudbeckia hirta 'Laughing SmileyZ'

Rudbeckia hirta 'Laughing SmileyZ'

AB Cultivars B.V. from Zuidwolde is submitting three cultivars from the Rudbeckia SmileyZ series for the novelty showcase.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hokomareda' (Magical Red Amethyst)

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hokomareda' (Magical Red Amethyst)

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hokomareda' (Magical Red Amethyst) is a beautiful new Hydrangea macrophylla from the successful Magical series.

Albizia julibrissin 'Pos 1' (Tropical Dream)

Albizia julibrissin 'Pos 1' (Tropical Dream)

Albizia julibrissin 'Pos 1' (Tropical Dream) is the longest blooming, hardy, small tree for cooler climates.

Calluna vulgaris 'Betty' (Gardengirls)

Calluna vulgaris 'Betty' (Gardengirls)

Calluna vulgaris 'Betty' (Gardengirls(r)) has pure white buds which are larger than those of other varieties.

Clematis 'Evipo097' (Kitty Boulevard Up Climbers)

Clematis 'Evipo097' (Kitty Boulevard Up Climbers)

Clematis 'Evipo097' (Kitty Boulevard Up Climbers) is a compact, abundantly blooming, white Clematis.

Corokia buddlejoides 'Coco'

Corokia buddlejoides 'Coco'

Corokia buddlejoides 'Coco' is an evergreen, decorative shrub that grows to approximately 100 cm.

Lonicera periclymenum 'Strawberries & Cream'

Lonicera periclymenum 'Strawberries & Cream'

Pentastic Blush

Pentastic Blush

Dianthus 'Peach Party'

Dianthus 'Peach Party'

Dryopteris 'Jurassic Gold'

Dryopteris 'Jurassic Gold'

Diervilla 'Diva'

Diervilla 'Diva'

Petunia 'Purple Cream'

Petunia 'Purple Cream'

Petunia 'Vista Fuchsia'

Petunia 'Vista Fuchsia'

Salvia Rockin 'Fuchsia'

Salvia Rockin 'Fuchsia'

Heuchera 'Forever Red'

Heuchera 'Forever Red'

Clematis 'Tranquilite' (Raymond Evison)

Clematis 'Tranquilite' (Raymond Evison)

A plant named to acknowledge the wonderful care that people receive at Les Bourgs Hospice in Guernsey.

Acer palmatum 'Metamorphosis' (Burncoose)

Acer palmatum 'Metamorphosis' (Burncoose)

The distinct yellow leaf in spring sets METAMORPHOSA apart.

Hydrangea hybrid 'Runaway Bride'

Hydrangea hybrid 'Runaway Bride'

Ushio Sakazaki came upon a remote Asian species of Hydrangea in the wild, and crossed this with the well-known Hydrangea macrophylla.

Phormium 'Blondie' (HTA/Wyevale Nurseries)

Phormium 'Blondie' (HTA/Wyevale Nurseries)

This new cultivar is a sport selection that was spotted in a crop of Phormium subsp. hookeri 'Cream Delight' in Tauranga, New Zealand back in 2011.

Salvia 'Kisses and Wishes' (Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants)

Salvia 'Kisses and Wishes' (Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants)

This was discovered as a mutation from Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' by Sarah Jane Knott of Southwater.

Polemonium 'Kaleidoscope'  (Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants)

Polemonium 'Kaleidoscope' (Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants)

Hardy perennial, flowering spring to early summer.

Zantedeschia 'Flirt' (Brighter Blooms)

Zantedeschia 'Flirt' (Brighter Blooms)

Zantedeschia 'Flirt' was bred in New Zealand by Andrew Wearmouth.

Viola 'Bridie' (Victorian Violas)

Viola 'Bridie' (Victorian Violas)

This unique scented viola has attractive frilled, pale primrose petals edged with violet and offers versatility for planting on the patio or in the garden.

Tomato 'Shimmer' (Pennard Plants)

Tomato 'Shimmer' (Pennard Plants)

A red, gold and green striped plum tomato with exceptional taste and high levels of lycopene.

Pepper 'Lemon Dream'

Pepper 'Lemon Dream'

A companion plant to 'Tangerine Dream' but more compact.

Hydrangea 'Gold Rush' (Hillier)

Hydrangea 'Gold Rush' (Hillier)

A handsome plant as a subspecies with the added season of interest being the large, velvety, flame orange spring leaves that mature to strong golden-yellow early summer.