Floribusiness Market & Trends New garden plants from around the world at Chelsea

    New garden plants from around the world at Chelsea


    At the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, UK companies will introduce 12 new plants from around the world managed by Plantipp.

    Thompson & Morgan introduce the following new varieties with royalty management by Plantipp:

    > Agapanthus Fireworks: bred by De Wet Plant Breeders from South Africa

    > Ajuga tenorii Princess Nadia: bred by Nadia Plants from Netherlands

    > Nepeta Neptune: found by Kees Jan Kraan from Netherlands

    > Chlorophytum saunderisiae Starlight: won by Ian Lief from South Africa

    > Clematis Kokonoe: bred by Shigeaki Ochiai from Japan

    > Clematis Little Lemons: bred by J. van Zoest from Netherlands

    Hillier introduces these varieties:

    > Cordyline australis Pink Star: found by Grzegorz Tuszyński from Poland

    > Weigela Picobella Rosa: bred by Bert Verhoef from Netherlands

    > Isoplexis Bella: bred by Birdie Lenard- Fountain from the United States

    Isoplexis Bella is also presented at Chelsea by Suttons Nurseries. This company also introduces:

    > Delphinium elatum Cinderella: bred by Dowdeswell’s Delphiniums from the US

    > Sedum takesimense Atlantis: bred by Hortech from the US

    > Vaccinium corymbosum Flamingo: won by G. Hoogenraad from Netherlands.

    The RHS Chelsea Flower Show will be held from 21-25 May 2019 in London.

    Photo by Nadia Plants/Plantipp

    Arno Engels
    Arno Engels is sinds 2000 vakredacteur bij De Boomkwekerij. Hij is opgegroeid in de sector en heeft op verschillende boomkwekerijen in binnen- en buitenland gewerkt.

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