New plants at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

  • 4 June 2021 4:46 pm


New plants at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show is the plant breeder’s preferred launch pad for new plants, with the majority of new plants on the market seen here first by the public. Here is a selection of some of the new plants to be launched at this year’s show:

Blackmore & Langdon Ltd
Tel: 01275 332300
„X Begonia ‘John Smith’ – a double scented begonia, named in recognition of the breeder

Brian & Pearl Sulman
Tel: 01638 712297
„X Pelargonium ‘Southern Festival’
„X P. ‘Southern Purity’
„X P. ‘Southern Posy’
„X P. ‘Southern Rosina’
„X P. ‘Southern Damsel’
„X P. ‘Southern Siewigy’
„X P. ‘Silver Dawn’
„X P. ‘Silver Snow’

Broadleigh Gardens
Tel: 01823 286231
„X Allium ‘Silver Spring’ – A sweetly scently alium with white head and a rose centre.

Crawford’s Seeds in conjunction with Owl’s Acre Sweet Peas
Tel: 01775 723284
„X Dwarf cherub sweet peas (as yet unnamed) in ten colours:
crimson, cherry, salmon, pink bi-colour, pink, white, scarlet stripe, lavender, light purple, royal mauve

David Austin Roses Ltd
Tel: 01902 376300
„X Rosa Tea Clipper (‘Ausrover’) – the blooms contain various shades of apricot
„X R. Sister Elizabeth (‘Auspalette’) – small rose-pink flowers with a lilac tint
„X R. Darcey Bussell (‘Ausdecorum’) – develops into a rosette of rich, deep crimson
„X R. Lady of Megginch (‘Ausvolume’) – a deep pink bloom with a good, old rose fragrance

Dibleys Nurseries
Tel: 01978 790677
„X Streptocarpus ‘Jacquie’ – the naming of this plant was auctioned off and raised £1050 for the NSPCC
„X S. ‘Awena’ – a medium-sized cream-white flower with shocking pink veins
„X S. ‘Ellie’ – a vibrant cherry-pink flower with a soft blush pink on the upper lobes

Hardy Plant Society
Tel: 01603 279506
Showcasing a number of new plants from Four Seasons Perennial Nursery
„X Hosta ‘Praying Hands’
„X H. ‘Eternal Flame’
„X Lychnis flos-cuculi ‘White Robin’
„X Liriope muscari ‘Pee Dee Gold Ingot’
„X Liriope muscari ‘Okina’
„X Lysimachia congestiflora ‘Persian Carpet’
„X Papaver orientale ‘Domino’
„X Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Rising Sun’
„X Lysimachia punctata Golden Alexander (‘Walgoldale’)
„X Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Little Tabby’
„X Ophiopogon japonicus ‘Bluebird’
„X Panicum amarum ‘Dewey Blue’

Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants
Tel: 01256 896533
„X Gaillardia ‘Oranges and Lemons’
„X Gaura lindheimeri ‘Chiffon’
„X Libertia ‘Goldfinger’

Hillier Garden Centres and Nurseries Ltd
Tel: 01794 368733
„X Euphorbia characias ‘Black Pearl’
„X Indigofera himalayensis ‘Silk Road’
„X Alstroemeria ‘Neptune’
„X Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diablo d’Or’
„X Euphorbia polychroma hybrid (currently unnamed)

Tel: 01427 725785
Acer palmatum ‘Bi-hoo’

Kapiteyn B.V.
Tel: 0031 022352 1841
„X Zantedeschia ‘Captain Chelsea’

Knoll Gardens
Tel: 01202 873931
„X Melinis nerviglumis –a native African grass which makes attractive clumps of grey-green foliage topped by ruby pink flowers

Millais Nurseries
Tel: 01252 792698
„X Acer pseudoplatanus ‘Eskimo Sunset’ – The young leaves are greeny-bronze with pink and cream splashes
„X Rhododendron ‘Kokardia’ – Frilled lavender-pink flowers with a prominent wine-red blotch
„X R. ‘Lemon Dream’ – a compact low-growing plant with bright primrose-yellow flowers
„X R. pachysanthum ‘Crosswater’ – Pink buds opening to white flowers
„X R. ‘Marchmann’s Porzellan’ White flowers with a prominent green-yellow blotch
„X R. rex EGM 295 – pale pink flowers with a crimson blotch
„X R. ‘Tequila Sunrise’ – Globular trusses of strong purplish, pink

Notcutts Garden Centres & Mattocks Roses
Tel: 01394 383344
„X Rosa Abbeyfield Gold
„X Coprosma repens ‘Pacific Night’
„X Rhodanthemum ‘African Eyes’
„X Lavatera Chamallow (‘Inovera’)
„X Acer pseudoplatanus ‘Sunshine’

Peter Beales Roses
Tel: 01953 454707
„X Rosa ‘Rural England’ – medium sized, soft pink flowers in large cascading clusters
„X R. ‘Our Beth’ – soft, blush pink flowers with a deeper centre
„X A rose that will remain nameless until Press Day, when it will be presented to a well-known fashion designer – large, very fragrant, almost fully double blooms of rich deep pink

R Harkness & Co Ltd
Tel: 01462 420402
„X Rosa Helen Robinson (‘Harlevel’) – in honour of the creator of RHS Garden Hyde Hall
„X R. Saint Richard of Chichester (‘Harklement’) – to raise money for Chichester Cathedral
„X R. Varenna Allen (‘Harmode’) – to celebrate 30 years of the company
„X R. Caroline Victoria (‘Harprior’) – in honour of Caroline Victoria Coldicott who died aged 17. The money raised will go towards the Royal Theatrical Fund
„X R. Fetzer Syrah Rosé (‘Harextra’) – a rose with the same colour and scent as the wine

Raymond J Evison Ltd
Tel: 01481 245942
„X Clematis Ice Blue (‘Evipo003’) – sping flowering with petals suffused with pale blue, and repeat flowering from late summer to early autumn
„X C. Avant-garde (‘Evipo033’) – an unusual red flower with pink petaloid stamens
„X C. Angelique (‘Evipo017’) – deep red flowers with central pom-poms of pink petaloid stamens
„X C. Bonanze (‘Evipo031’) – blue-purple blooms with pale yellow anthers
„X C. Confetti (‘Evipo036’) – nodding pink flowers produced from mid-summer to autumn
„X C. Palette (‘Evipo034’) – striking flowers with blue edged sepals fading to white
„X C. Vesuvius(‘Evipo032’) – small-flowered clematis with numerous deep purple flowers

The Botanic Nursery
Tel: 07850 328756
„X Digitalis lutea ‘Brickell’s’

The Cottage Herbery
Tel: 01584 781575
„X Astrantia major ‘Cottage Herbery’
„X Angelica sylvestris ‘Boraston Pink Lace’ (seed only)
„X Mentha spicata ‘Tash Cream’
„X Tropaeolum majus ‘Indian Ruby’

Thorncroft Clematis Nursery
Tel: 01953 850407
Introducing new plants to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Independednt Trade Union ‘Solidarnosc’ (Solidarity)
„X Clemetis ‘Solidarnosc’ – a vivid red, velvety flower
„X C. ‘Jerzy Popieluszko’ – a beautiful white named after a Polish Catholic Priest
„X C. ‘Lech Walesa’ – a pale blue flower named after the first chairman of Solidarity
„X C. ‘Polonez’ – wine red flowers

Three Counties Nurseries
Tel: 01297 678257
„X A new, unnamed cultivar of butterfly aquilegia, in rose and ivory.

Walkers Bulbs @ Taylors
Tel: 01406 426216
„X Narcissus ‘Ffion Hague’