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Rosa ‘Queen Elizabeth II’ has been produced to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. This stunning and exceptional plant has been officially selected by Her Majesty. Below are some of the benefits of this beautiful new variety. Grown by a U.K nursery. Gorgeous, large dusky pink blooms. Makes a perfect gift. Particularly fragrant flowers. Suited to[…]

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Suttons have proudly announced that Cercis canadensis ‘Eternal Flame’®, its introduction for 2021 through an exciting collaboration with Hilliers and through partner exhibitor Stonebarn Landscapes, has won the RHS Chelsea Flower Show ‘Plant of the Year’ Award 2021.  This coveted award only goes to plants of outstanding qualities. The attribute that makes this wonderful plant[…]

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This, at first glance, may look like our gorgeous native Primrose, but don’t be fooled.  This is the superhero of Primrose breeding. A supercharged version that has been released to the market in recent years and is set to take the gardening world by storm. Primrose Everlast retains the beautiful soft yellow blooms of the[…]

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Famous rose breeders Meilland have really come up trumps this time with a truly innovative creation.  Rose Zepeti is the kind of plant that is a workaholic to earn it’s place in our gardens, with it’s vivid red semi-double blooms. Below are some of the reasons why I think it deserves a spot in your[…]

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Japanese Anemones are highly valued in the garden for the fact that they provide late summer colour when most of our perennials are past their best.  Once again Thompson & Morgan have come up trumps and introduced to us this stunning and unusual, double flowered variety which looks set to take the gardening world by[…]

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Back in 2018 I was writing about the wonderful Hydrangea Runaway Bride, then newly introduced by Thompson & Morgan, which won the prestigious accolade of  RHS  Chelsea Flower Show Plant Of The Year.  Three years later Thompson & Morgan have pulled it out the bag once more with a pink version of this plant, Hydrangea[…]

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This astonishing new plant is from Thompson & Morgan’s own breeding programme, one that is a world exclusive to them and one that I am excited to introduce to you for the following reasons:- Geranium Tall Dark & Handsome Hot Pink has long stems which can be trained upwards on a trellis, fence or obelisk. […]

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I am delighted to introduce this stunning breeding by Thompson & Morgan which is currently exclusive to them.  It is not just another Petunia, it is a remarkable new form that changes colour daily throughout the season.  The blooms are constantly changing from yellow to orange and peach. This fantastic new breeding is perfect for[…]

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Many of us are familiar with the fashionable globe shaped alliums that are planted in autumn as bulbs and bloom in spring and early summer.  However, in recent years a newly bred type of allium has begun to become available which is treated more as a herbaceous perennial.  Will this become the future of Alliums?[…]

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