Australian alternative for English and Japanese box

Westringia Aussie Box - Photo: Ozbreed

Many people are familiar with the Box plants (Buxus) including English Box, Japanese and Korean Box. Now there is Aussie Box, a native Westringia selected by the Australian company Ozbreed … [Read more...]

Ideal Westringia for low maintenance areas

Westringia Mundi - Photo: Ozbreed

Westringia fruticosa Mundi is a tough groundcover of the Australian breeding company Ozbreed. Mundi has good sized white flowers in spring and grows approximately 40 cm high with a 1.5 m … [Read more...]

Tough Hardenbergia stands cold winters and hot dry periods

Hardenbergia Meema - Photo: Ozbreed

Ozbreed has been working on Hardenbergia for almost a decade, tells this Australian breeder which introduces a range of tough ornamental landscape gardening plants for home and commercial … [Read more...]

Red/bronze Prunus laurocerasus ‘Hibani’

Prunus laurocerasus 'Hibani'

Prunus laurocerasus 'Hibani' was selected in 2003 by Hans Huijbregts from Wernhout, Netherlands. The foliage is red/bronze during the growing season. ´Hibani´ keeps this colour for a long … [Read more...]

Dutch assortment garden in Boskoop gets new lay-out

Assortment Garden Boskoop

The Harry van der Laar Assortment Garden of the tree nurseries in Boskoop, Netherlands will be renewed. More than ever, this garden will be a showcase for Dutch hardy nursery stock, showing … [Read more...]

Hydrangea Perfection reblooms with big double sterile pink flowers

Hydrangea macrophylla Perfection

‘Perfection’ is a new Hydrangea macrophylla variety with big double sterile pink flowers bred by the Japanese breeder Ryoji Irie. It derives from a cross conducted in the breeder's trial … [Read more...]

Weigela ‘Wings of Fire’ turns to fire red

Weigela ‘Wings of Fire’

The new Weigela ‘Wings of Fire’ was in 2000 selected by Henny Kolster in Boskoop, Netherlands from seedlings derived from open pollination. ‘Wings of Fire’ has a compact plant habit of … [Read more...]

First compact Fagus available later on this year

Fagus sylvatica ‘Asterix’

Fagus sylvatica ‘Asterix’ is considered as the first compact, round Fagus. The new variety which will be presented at the Dutch trade fair for tree nurseries Plantarium 2012, was selected in … [Read more...]

Five New Roses from David Austin

Tranquillity - Photo: David Austin Roses

David Austin Roses from Wolverhampton (UK) are launching five new English Roses at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. They will be available to order as bare roots from May 21st for delivery … [Read more...]

New Rebella very high resistant against elm disease

Ulmus 'Rebella' - Photo: Eisele GmbH & Co. KG

Ulmus 'Rebella' is the latest addition to the Resista series, which is very high resistance against the elm disease Ophiostoma novo-ulmi. 'Rebella' is a small or medium sized tree. The crown … [Read more...]