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Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Not many of them boast double or even semi-double flowers but this one does. Its name is Cerise Queen and produces fully double, pastel rosy red flowers with small yellow flares at the base of each petal near the centre. Flowers open from nodding buds for about 4 weeks, beginning in late May. In summer it sporadically re-blooms offering a few flowers on the plant every now and then. Once the main flowering season has finished ( ...entire article
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Wisley Primrose is a another rock rose variety named after the RHS garden at Wisley. It makes shiny primrose yellow flowers atop slightly taller stems (25-30 cm) which open from nodding buds for about 4 weeks, beginning in late May. In summer it sporadically re-blooms offering a few flowers on the plant every now and then. Once the main flowering season has finished (late June) reduce the size ...entire article
12.12.2019New in catalogue
rock rose (Helianthemum "'THE BRIDE'")
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. The Bride is a variety with snow white flowers decorated with an elegant pale lemon yellow flare around the centre. They open from nodding buds for about 4 weeks, beginning in late May. In summer it sporadically re-blooms offering a few flowers on the plant every now and then. Once the main flowering season has finished (late June) reduce the size of the whole plant to a half by trimming. It will encourage growth of new foliage ...entire article
12.12.2019New in catalogue
rock rose (Helianthemum "'BEN FHADA'")
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Ben Fhada is a yellow flowering variety producing large flowers with a conspicuous orange around the cenre. In fact it is composed of orange blotches at the base of each petal. They open from nodding buds for about 4 weeks, beginning in late May. In summer it sporadically re-blooms offering a few flowers on the plant every now and then. Ben Fhada makes a more compact plant compared to most other yellow flowering varieties. Once ...entire article
12.12.2019New in catalogue
rock rose (Helianthemum "'SUPREME'")
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Supreme is a variety formerly known as Red Orient. It produces small, only about 2 cm wide flowers of deep crimson red colour with a slightly darker, less conspicuous band around a centre packed with numerous yellow stamens. They open from nodding buds for about 4 weeks, beginning in late May. In summer it sporadically re-blooms offering a few flowers on the plant every now and then. On ...entire article
Golden Treasure® is a Czech variety of dwarf birch bred by Michal Adrusiv from Litomyšl and registered in 2014. It forms small, slightly spreading, almost flat-topped shrubs which are commonly pruned and trimmed to formal shapes in order to achieve a maintained look. It makes about 2 cm wide, kidney-shaped leaves serrated at margins. They emerge deep orange and mature to soft golden yellow and yellow green. Trimming is best done in earl spring or in midsummer. Thanks to its compact size and slow growth it is ofte ...entire article
Taihaku is an old Japanese flowering cherry brought to England in 1900. It is commonly called Great white flowering cherry as it boasts possibly the largest flowers of all white varieties. They are 4-6 cm across, single, and open flat from pale pink buds to clear white. They come out in profusion from second half April for 2-3 weeks. Young leaves are bronze, mature to green in summer, and turn rich scarlet red in autumn. The tree grows moderately, forming a rather spreading canopy of ...entire article
01.12.2019New in catalogue
hebe (Hebe pimeleoides)
Blue hebe comes from the mountains of Marlborough and Cantebury in the South Island of New Zealand. It is a low, evergreen shrub with small, perfectly elliptic, silvery blue leaves. In June or early July appear small clusters of tiny, pale lilac violet flowers atop its rather thin and flexible twigs. Light trimming after flowering is recommended in order to keep the plant compact and bushy - this species is quite variable and left to its own devices it might exhibit a rather prostrate growth losing its pretty, dense habit developed by the nursery grower. ...entire article
King George is an old-fashioned and reliable mop-head hydrangea variety bred by British botanist Henry James Jones in 1925. It produces large, globular inflorescences composed of small, individual flowers which emerge light pink at margins with beige centres, and mature to rich pink all over. It flowers on previous year's growth so no trimming is recommended in spring. If you need to shape or rejuvenate the plant do so in midsummer. The leaves are deciduous, medium to dark green, glossy, and heavily serrated at margin ...entire article
Blake's Silver lungwort originated at June Blake's Garden in the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland. It is valued for its large laves that are 20-30 cm long and 5-10 cm wide. They and emerge heavily silver speckled and mature to almost silver with only a narrow green rim. They are lanceolate and evergreen in mild winters. Flowers are small, campanulate, soft pastel pink first, turning pale violet blue after pollination. They are formed atop about 25 tall, fleshy stems from early spring - usually late March till late April. ...entire article
Frau Dagmar Hastrup is a Ramanas rose variety found by Knup Julianus Hastrup in 1914 as a natural mutation. It produces abundance of medium-sized (5-8 cm across), single, strongly fragrant flowers of various colours: most of them are clear pink, some of them are very dark pink, and a few of them are very pale pink. Borne singly or in clusters of 2-3 they come out continuously from June until September, and are followed by deep orange red to scarlet red hips. The fruit is classified as edible and sweet in flavour, howe ...entire article
Carmen is a hybrid Ramanas rose bred and introduced by Peter Lambert from Germany in 1905. It is a cross between rosa rugosa var. rosea and Princesse de Béarn variety of perpetual rose from 1884. It produces abundance of medium-sized (5-8 cm across), single, slightly fragrant, velvety flowers of deep purple red colour. Borne singly or in clusters of 2-3 they come out from June until September, and are followed by deep orange red to scarlet red hips. Deciduous leaves are wrinkled, rich green and glossy, composed of ...entire article
INKA® is a large flowered, floribunda rose bred by Christian Evers in 2008 who took over Rosen Tantau as a fourth manager in a row after the death of his father, breeder, and 3rd manager Hans-Jürgen Evers in 2007. INKA® flowers are bright yellow to golden yellow, fully double, and have weak to moderate fragrance. Self-cleaning. Leaves are deep green, highly glossy and very healthy. This rose makes a bushy, upright shrub about one meter tall. Planting instructions: Prepare a hole of size 30x30 cm. Put you ...entire article
LUPO® is another miniature floribunda rose which should belong to the notional hall of fame of roses bred by Tim Hermann Kordes. It produces rich clusters of small, single, vibrant pink flowers with pale to almost white centres. They open continuously from June until November on the background of glossy, healthy foliage which requires no protection from common rose diseases. It grows fast into an upright shrub. It is very hardy and suitable for outdoor pots, too. Lupo® was bred in 1995 and introduced in the ...entire article
SCOOP is a French box honeysuckle variety, an improvement of Panmin. It bears millions of very small (less than 1 cm in length), deep green, and highly glossy leaves along the whole length of the purple red twigs. Growth is mostly upright (not prostrate as in case of most other evergreen honeysuckle species), and the plant responds well to pruning by growing even denser. In late spring may appear small, creamy white to pale yellow flowers that may be followed by small berries (non toxic). SCOOP honeysuckle grows q ...entire article
AMBELLA® LAVENDER is a lighter violet blue flowering bellflower from the AMBELLA® series. It is an evergreen perennial with small flowers from early summer until late autumn, or even early winter if its beginning is mild. The colder the weather the darker the flowers. Leaves are broadly heart- or kidney-shaped, dark green, unevenly serrated. Plants grow quite fast and quickly form low but erect cushions. Dalmatian bellflower prefers a sunny location, and will als ...entire article
25.11.2019New in catalogue
coneflower (Echinacea "'JULIA'")
Julia is another coneflower variety bringing so highly praized orange colour. The shade of its ray florets is a merge between terracotta and blood orange skin. They are composed around a small, brown cone in the centre. They are large, 10-12 cm across, daisy-like, almost flat, and open from late June until late August. They are slightly sweetly fragrant and attract butterflies and bumble bees. If regularly deadheaded this variety can flower until September given enough nutrients. The plant makes a compact clump with 5 ...entire article
Southland is a compact, lepidote rhodododendron hybrid bred by Dr.August Kehr in 1971. It is a cross of r.minus var.chapmanii which ensures heat tolerance along with less demands for watering, and r.keiskei which extends plant's hardiness to at least zone 6. It is an early variety producing apricot pink buds from late April which open to broadly bell-shaped, soft pink flowers with pale salmon pink shades, and a sort of indescribable yellow flare thanks to which the plant appears as if glowing like a limelight. Evergre ...entire article
Van Son & Koot Holding B.V. is one of the largest nurseries growing a great number of Japanese maple varieties. In 2007 they won Silver Medal at Plantarium with their own finding called Marlo. And since they grow more plant species, not just maples, you may know their other successful plants such as Magic Marlot® skimmia or Soft Caress® mahonia. GOING GREEN® Japanese maple is a great variety of understated beauty. At the first sight it may ...entire article
MAGENTA CHIFFON® Rose-of-Sharon is a large-flowered successor of an older variety Purple Ruffles. It was bred by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods, the breeder of the CHIFFON® series, in 2006. Its semi-double flowers are rich magenta purple and come out in profusion from July until all buds have gone - sometimes by end September. The plant grows into a densely branched, upright shrub. It was awarded Silver Medal at Plantarium 2016, a prestigious trade ...entire article
STARBURST CHIFFON® is a masterpiece among the CHIFFON® series of Rose-of-Sharon hybridized by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods. It was found in 2010 and bears eye-catching flowers of snow white colour with prominent, star-like, vibrant purple red rays coming from the central eye. There are numerous dwarf petals in the centre (sepaloids) which make the flower look semi-double. They come out reliably every year in July and don’t stop blooming until all buds have gone - sometimes by end September. The p ...entire article
Double Ellen® Yellow is a long awaited yellow flowering addition to the semi- or fully double Double Ellen® hellebore series. It bears medium large, soft yellow-green flowers from February until late April atop 30-35 cm tall, upright stems. Evergreen leaves are leathery, palmate, and deep green and form a compact clump. Hellebore likes heavy, evenly moist, neutral to alkaline, rich in humus soil in dappled shade or filtered sun. This hybrid will prefer at least half a day with direct sunlight. Fertilizin ...entire article
Double Ellen® Purple hellebore has the darkest burgundy purple red flowers we have seen so far. Its flowers are large, semi-double to fully double with numerous white stamens in the centre. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until late April atop 30-35 cm tall, upright stems. Evergreen leaves are leathery, palmate, and deep green and form a compact clump. Hellebore likes heavy, evenly moist, neutral to alkaline, rich in humus soil in dappled shade or filtered sun. This hybrid will pre ...entire article
Double Ellen® Green is a unique hellebore variety with bright chartreuse green semi-double flowers. The centre is decorated with numerous white stamens. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until late April atop 30-35 cm tall, upright stems. Evergreen leaves are leathery, palmate, and deep green and form a compact clump. Hellebore likes heavy, evenly moist, neutral to alkaline, rich in humus soil in dappled shade or filtered sun. This hybrid will prefer at least half a day with direct s ...entire article
Prickly heath bears small, ovate, pointed, evergreen, highly glossy, mid to dark green leaves. From late spring and early summer open tiny, white, urn-shaped flowers which are followed by large, attractive berries in many colours - white, various depths of pink, rosy purple, and red. They are edible but taste like nothing so don't expect a gourmet experience. As the fruit shows its vibrant colours from late summer and autumn chaura is commonly used in heather-style displays in pots and troughs on patios and balconies, or planted in a border mixed with similar ...entire article
Maikönigin (The Queen of May) is a popular ox-eye daisy with numerous white flowers with pure white ray florets and yellow discs. They are borne atop slightly shorter stems (60-70 cm) already from May until midsummer. Mid green leaves are narrowly oblong to lance-shaped. They look their best in mass plantings or at the back of a perennial border. Ox-eye daisy is widely soil adaptable provided the soil is evenly moist but well-drained. For best results we recommend growing it in humus-rich soil where the number of f ...entire article
17.11.2019New in catalogue
privet honeysuckle (Lonicera pileata)
Lonicera's common name is honeysuckle, possibly due to its fragrant, nectar-rich flowers which attract bees for production of honey. Privet honeysuckle is closely related to box honeysuckle but forms lower, rather spreading shrubs with arching branches. Its leaves, though longer they are more narrow and tapered at the base owing to which they look smaller, just like miniatures of privet shrub leaves, hence its name. It commonly grows slightly less than a meter tall and is most often used as a groudcovering plant or a filler. It comes from China and is slightl ...entire article
Aurea Leyland cypress is a variety from former Tesi Ubaldo nursery in Italian Pistoia from around 2000. It is a yellow coloured selection of strictly upright habit. Its columnar statue remains compact and stands still like a castle guard in wind, rain or snow without bended or broken branches. Its evergreen, flattened sprays of scale-like leaves are pale golden yellow to yellow-green all year round because cupressocyparis does not lose its colour in winter like some cypress or thuja. It grows moderately to fast and ma ...entire article
Oriental poppy is an extraordinary perennial with large, showy flowers atop thick, tall stems. Beauty Of Livermere is a similar variety to Brilliant, but Beauty's flowers are one tone deeper red. They are 10-14 cm across and have the same deep purple black blotch at the base. Blooming begins from late May and lasts until late June. Basal leaves are hairy, pinnatisect (pinnate to fern-like), fresh green, and wither by midsummer. The whole plant usually becomes dormant until spring, but some plants may push up a few le ...entire article
Oriental poppy is an extraordinary perennial with large, showy flowers atop thick, tall stems. Viktoria Luisa was a German princess born 1892 in Postdam. She was a beautiful lady and in her honour was named this exclusive poppy variety: Prinzessin Viktoria Luisa. They are 10-14 cm across, soft salmon pink, and bloom from late May until late June. Basal leaves are hairy, pinnatisect (pinnate to fern-like), fresh green, and wither by midsummer. The whole plant usually becomes dormant until spring, but some plants may pu ...entire article
Oriental poppy is an extraordinary perennial with large, showy flowers atop thick, tall stems. Royal Wedding is a fascinating variety combining almost pure white flower petals and a large deep purple red, almost black blotch in the centre. They are 10-14 cm across and bloom from late May until late June. Basal leaves are hairy, pinnatisect (pinnate to fern-like), fresh green, and wither by midsummer. The whole plant usually becomes dormant until spring, but some plants may push up a few leaves in late summer or early ...entire article
Mák východní is an extraordinary perennial with large, showy flowers atop thick, tall stems. Brilliant is a variety with vibrant scarlet orange red flowers 10-12 cm across with deep purple red, almost black blotches in the centre. They are produced from late May until late June. Basal leaves are hairy, pinnatisect (pinnate to fern-like), fresh green, and wither by midsummer. The whole plant usually becomes dormant until spring, but some plants may push up a few leaves in late summer or early autumn. Poppy grows in ...entire article
Red Robin is a New Zealand selection of Fraser's photinia which is considered the first and also possibly the most successful Fraser's photinia variety of 20th century. After 20 years from its introduction it received the Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the English Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) for great performance, beauty, and durability. It produces larger and glossier leaves with a more striking shade of red when they emerge. They are evergreen, 10-15 cm long, 4-8cm wide, highly glossy, dark green when mature, ...entire article
15.11.2019New in catalogue
Montpellier maple (Acer monspessulanum)
Montpellier maple is a typical Mediterranean tree commonly found in dry, coastal or mountainous landscapes of Portugal, France, and Italy. It makes small, three-lobed, leathery but deciduous leaves, which are medium green in summer, and turn yellow, amber orange or scarlet red in autumn. Its flowers are samaras, they appear in May and are followed by winged fruit. Montpellier maple grows slowly into a small, densely branched tree with rounded to dome-shaped crown with age. Its small size makes it an ideal tree for front yards and small gardens, it is also a s ...entire article
Brise d'Anjou is a Jacob's ladder variety from France from around 1995. It was found by Maurice and Rene Proteau in Brissac-Quince (west of France, about 100 km from Nantes) as a naturally occurring mutation of the species. Looking at its striking variegated foliage I think the name 'Breeze from Anjou' is quite an understatement, it should say a 'Hurricane from Anjou'. Everyone looks down at this plant, that much attention it draws. It is the only known variegated form of Jacob's ladder so far that is also valued for ...entire article
Pink Spider is a fabulous Japanese azalea for collectors who obviously do not suffer from arachnophobia. This exotic looking jewel produces semi-double flowers with narrow, acuminate flower petals. They are bright pink with purple pink dotting and white margins. They open in profusion from about mid May for 2-3 weeks on the background of evergreen, narrowly elliptic, dark green leaves. The plant forms a compact, somewhat spreading shrub. Japanese azaleas can be clipped to shapes in early June. If so, do not use fer ...entire article
Spear Blue is a lovely lavender introduction by Kieft Seed from 2018. It is a compact variety with extended flowering period. It produces long, fat spikes of deep violet, fragrant flowers opening from purple blue buds. First flowers appear in June and more and more are produced in several flushes throughout the summer until late September, and if the autumn is sunny and warm you can still admire flowering plants in early October. Leaves are evergreen, linear, light green with silver overlay, and very aromatic. Spearl ...entire article
Wakehurst White is another jewel found in Kew Gardens' project at Wakehurst, about 40 km far from London. It is a slow growing, female skimmia variety with evergreen, leathery, narrowly elongated, deep green, and glossy leaves. In early spring open tiny fragrant flowers which are followed by small, spherical, white, and glossy fruit. Being self-fertile it does not need a male plant for pollination. Wakehurst White grows about 60 cm tall and almost one meter wide in maturity. If you plant it well you needn’t l ...entire article
14.11.2019New in catalogue
scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea)
Scarlet oak comes from eastern parts of USA and is considered one of the toughest and long-lived species. It is quite difficult trying to differentiate it from closely related red oak (q.rubra) or pin oak (q.palustris) looking only at the leaves. Though quite variable, they are 15-20 cm long and deeply lobed just like those of the other species. You have to look up to see the canopy. Older trees of scarlet oak form almost sharply outlined, ...entire article
MAGICAL LEMON & LIME nandina comes from American town Locustville in Virgina. It is a chance seedling of open pollinated plants of nandina domestica Aurea. Its most significant features are habit and leaf colour. MAGICAL LEMON & LIME boast very compact, almost congested habit and slow growth. It pinnate leaves are composed of small, lance-shaped leaflets of vibrant chartreuse colour. The plant is evergreen in mild winters and semi-deciduous in colder regions. It was bred by Richard E. Davis for Plants Nouveau LLC and ...entire article
MOODY BLUES® DARK BLUE is a dark indigo blue flowering speedwell variety. It produces 20-30 cm tall plants with long spikes composed of small flowers from mid May until early June. If trimmed afterwards they re-bloom in August for another 4-6 weeks. Leaves are narrowly lanceolate, serrated at margins, deep green. Use it in a rockery or a mixed bed where it will make a beautiful edge plant combined with other pastel coloured perennials. Patent No. PP26602 was issued in 2016. Speedwell will grow in any moist ...entire article
From Bailey Nurseries, USA, which also gave birth to hardy hydrangea Endless Summer®, comes a new plant, a special variety of sumac. Within a short time it has become a popular novelty among growers and gardeners around the world. Tiger Eyes® is a cut-leaf form of sumac. Its pinnate, fern-like leaves bear many, finely cut individual leaflets. They are bright green when they emerge, quickly turning to lime-green and yellow. The best show begins in Septemb ...entire article
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