Agapanthus with compact growth suitable for patios

Agapanthus African Summer Love White - photo: Green Works International

Agapanthus Summer Love White from Dutch breeder and young plant producer Green Works International is announced semi-finalist in the Garden Plants Category of the Glazen Tulp contest for the … [Read more...]

Green wall with low-water-use varieties

Watersaver Ling Wall - photo: PlantHaven International

“Our Watersaver Living Wall was a huge success at the last month held California Spring Trials 2017”, says US based royalty management agency PlantHaven International in its latest … [Read more...]

New Heucharella with ‘true-black and glossy leaves’

Heucherella 'Onyx' - photo: Terra Nova Nurseries

Terra Nova Nurseries in Canby, Oregon (US) announced today a sneak peek of a new variety named Heucherella ‘Onyx’. The deeply cut and glossy leaves of ‘Onyx’ are described as true-black. … [Read more...]

Focus on Alps gardening and marketing concept to promote grasses

Serengeti Grasses - image: selecta one

During the European FlowerTrials 2017 (June 13-16) German breeding company selecta one will draw the attention of the trade visitors on two recently introduced concepts: AlpenGärtner (Alps … [Read more...]

‘The Salvia colour you’ve been missing in your garden’

Salvia ‘Crystal Blue’ – photo: Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants

“Sometimes the best breakthroughs in plant genetics happen through traditional hybridizing, and sometimes they are happy accidents. Such was the case for Salvia ‘Crystal Blue’”, says Rosa … [Read more...]

Plum Power forever

Luc Klinkhamer and Michael Perry – photo: Plantipp

“Heuchera 'Plum Power' is very strong and can resist extreme cold as well as extreme heat. It is disease tolerant and comes back year after year where other Heuchera-varieties give up”, … [Read more...]

‘Thick blue-grey leaves with powdery finish’

Kleinia Trident Blue – photo: Ramm Botanicals

Australian based Ramm Botanicals nursery has introduced the new succulent Kleinia Trident Blue. This succulent is described by the company as an easy-care ground cover with powdery blue-grey … [Read more...]

Perennials Extravaganza

Darwin Perennials Day

Darwin Perennials organizes Wednesday, June 21 in the Gardens at Ball in West Chicago, Illinois (US) their open house. The company warns everybody that it will not be an ordinary open house. … [Read more...]

UK nursery announces increased fern sales

Blechnum brasiliense ‘Volcano’ – photo: Menno Schutte, SRT Ferns/Vitro Plus

“Fern sales have seen a surge at UK based Wyevale Nurseries as it announces a 44% year on year increase to the end of March 2017”, reports Matthew Appleby in trade magazine Horticulture … [Read more...]

Botany behind the new plants in Hillier Chelsea 2017 garden

Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ – photo: Hillier Nurseries

“A remarkable new tree discovered by a retired chemist, an outstanding new form of blue Corydalis and an undervalued Lilium are three of the plant highlights that will be on display at the … [Read more...]