Plants

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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Aster

Aster

Brightening up gardens in autumn, these daisies are seen as a gem in the gardener's arsenal, writes Miranda Kimberley.

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Arbutus

Arbutus

These evergreen trees and shrubs have decorative bark and can flower and fruit simultaneously, says Miranda Kimberley.

Astrantia

Astrantia

Customers can be confident that these hardy, easy-to-grow plants will return the following year, Miranda Kimberley finds.

Euonymus

Euonymus

These evergreen and deciduous shrubs feature bright foliage, corky bark and coloured fruit, says Miranda Kimberley.

Maianthemum

Maianthemum

Showy spikes, lush leaves and sweet scent all help to sell these appealing plants, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Sophora

Sophora

A graceful habit, attractive foliage and often fragrant flowers are all selling points, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Kniphofia

Kniphofia

These useful plants are persistent, need little attention and offer striking colour combinations, says Miranda Kimberley.