An expert panel of judges selected Mesa de Maya Southwest Oak (Quercus x undulate 'Mesa de Maya') as the Best in Show winner at the 2017 Farwest Show New Varieties Showcase, with Corydalis Hillier 'Porcelain Blue' among those commended.
Growers and retailers are demanding more of the Four Oaks best plant winner the British-bred Hibiscus Rose Moon, with demand outstripping supply.
VLAM, Flanders' Agricultural Marketing Board, is exhibiting at Glee (Birmingham NEC 11-13 September) for the first time.
Emerging trends for 2018 include patio fruit as well as new hydrangea and hibiscus.
At Plantarium, Plantipp signed licence agreement number 10,000.
Hibiscus Rose Moon was bred by David Tristram of Walberton Plants in West Sussex and is represented by Plants For Europe.
Gardening Team Leader
Garden Transformation North London
Head Horticulturist Required
Ginkgo Landscape Contractors Ltd London (Central), London (Greater)
Garden Centre Manager’s required for the west of Ireland
Horkans Garden centre West of Ireland
Contracts Manager – Runcorn
Lowther Forestry Group Ltd Penrith, Cumbria
Head of Gardening
Cadogan Estates London (Central), London (Greater)
Leucanthemum maximum 'Christine' (Sweet Daisy) is a garden Marguerite with classical looks and improved characteristics.
Gaura lindheimeri 'Graceful Pink' (Graceful) has bright pink flowers that contrast beautifully with the dark green foliage.
Gebr. Th. & W. Alkemade BV from Lisse submits two Delosperma from the Jewel of Desert series for the novelty showcase.
Acer palmatum 'JWW7' (Brown Sugar) is a very healthy and strongly-growing Japanese maple.
Abelia grandiflora 'Opstal103' (Magic Daydream) is compact and bushy and blooms abundantly with large flowers.
- Horticulture House, Didcot, OX11 0RN
- NIAB Park Farm Cambridgeshire
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