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Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'
Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' is a sport of 'Little Richard' developed by Randy Lindsey at Panoramic Farms in North Carolina and introduced in 2006. Spring foliage shows bright yellow variegation against chartreuse, turning into a golden creamy yellow edge with a deeper green in summer. Its leaves adorn brilliant red stems. Autumn...

Abelia x grandiflora 'Sunrise'
Abelia x grandiflora 'Sunrise' (US PP9968) is one of an increasingly available number of Abelia varieties which seem to be gaining in popularity in North America and in Europe. Available for a couple of years in small numbers it has been released into the UK this season and is already available in the US. It was originally discovered as a...

Adonis amurensis 'Sandanzaki'
This is a stunning flowered new perennial variety straight from Japan. Thompson & Morgan were first to offer it as part of the Autumn Collection 1999 catalogue which was mailed to UK customers only. A novelty version of the traditional Japanese wild flower, it reaches 20-40cms and spreads some 30cms depending on soil and location It has...

Agastache 'Golden Jubilee'
Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee' is the first commercially available Agastache with golden foliage. Bred by Sahin Zaden b.v in Holland is has won a 2003 Quality Award in the Fleuroselect trials across Europe. Grown as an first year flowering perennial and as a bedding plant is has performed outstandingly well under all conditions....

Ajuga 'Frosted Jade'
This is a new and unusual and exciting form of Ajuga incana producing an upright foliage plant approximately 30cms tall by 25cms wide. Leaves have a bright and bold variegation followed by ink blue flowers in late spring / early summer. It is perennial, and prefers a position in light shade. This plant first appeared in public in the UK on...

Ajuga 'Valfredda'
Ajuga 'Valfredda' syn 'Chocolate Chip' has been around since 199/2000 in Europe and in the US, but is becoming more widely available now in the UK and other territories. Erroneously called 'Chocolate Chip' in its early days when imported from Europe it was originally discovered at Lorenzo Crescini's Valfredda Nursery in Italy. It has tight...

Alstroemeria 'Sweet Laura'
This one has a perfume - the only fragrant one in the world (at the time of release in 1999). One of the best and hardiest of the patented varieties developed in a breeding programme under the supervision of Dr Mark Bridgen at the University of Connecticut USA. 'Sweet Laura' is vigorous and heavy blooming from June until September growing to...

Anenome pavonina 'Barr Salmon'
Anenome pavonina 'Barr Salmon' is a salmon coloured form released in 1999 from stock built up from just one tuber 26 years previously. Lady (Christine) Skelmersdale of Broadleigh Gardens who specialise in small bulbs included this fine form in her Autumn catalogue of that year. "We were given some coloured forms of Anenome pavonina shortly...

Angelonia 'Angel Mist'
Angelonia is a relatively new species to the world commercial market but increased breeding and selection work by Ball Seed in the USA gave Royal Sluis Ornamentals in the UK the opportunity to bring their new series called 'AngelMist' to commercial fruition in 2000. AngelMist' P.P.A.F. is available in six different colours - deep plum, lavender -...

Antirrhinum 'Candy Snap'
Antirrhinum 'Candy Snap' is a striking beautifully variegated Snapdragon which will be available in UK garden centres in 2003. Originating at Delamores, a UK wholesale young plant nursery it was launched to the trade at the Four Oaks Show in September 2002. Pink flowered with pale green and white edged foliage it does well in containers and in...

Artemisia 'Oriental Limelight'
This terrific new form of Artemisia ('Janlim' PBR) vulgaris came from northern Japan where it was discovered in cultivation by Richard Harnett of Kernock Park Plants. It has beautifully marked foliage and is a hardy herbaceous plant, though it will stay evergreen in a mild, sheltered spot. It doesn't flop about as much as the other recent...

Arum italicum 'Jasper'
This 'new' form of Arum is available in only very small numbers but it is a vigorous plant with a fascinating background. It is the offspring of a plant that was originally growing in the Lutyens and Jekyll garden at Hestercombe House more than 40 years ago. The fascinating tale of the original plant's discovery, propagation, it's offspring...

Astrantia 'Roma'
This is a fine new perennial Astrantia plant with lovely soft pink flowers for your garden. Hot on the heels of Dutch Nurseryman Piet Oudolf's contribution to the Gardens Illustrated Gold Medal winning garden at the 2000 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, his new plant selection 'Roma' was released this in Europe gardening circles to great acclaim. It...

Astrantia major 'Gill Richardson'
ASTRANTIA major 'Gill Richardson' is perhaps the deepest crimson form of the dark red Astrantias so far. It has black tips to the deeply coloured flowers and almost black stems. It will flower at about 70cm high from May through to July, and is named after the famed plantswoman Gill Richardson in Lincolnshire, England. Available in the UK...

Athyrium 'Lady in Red'
Athyrium 'Lady in Red' is a new Northern Lady Fern discovered by New England Wildflower Society member John Lynch. It has been described as one of the most exciting fern introductions to come along in years and has deep burgundy stems that make this Lady Fern a star in the shade garden. It grows 30-36" tall and is deciduous but hardy and...

Aubrieta 'Somerford Lime'
Aubrieta 'Somerford Lime' released to the UK ornamental market in 1999 by Farplants Sales. Breeder / selector Mike Tristram was a columnist for PLANTS at the time and wrote: " Aubrieta 'Somerford Lime' was released this year by Farplants, and by Royal Sluis. I selected this at Binsted Nursery in West Sussex for foliage interest as well as...
































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