Breeder Special

This month we focus on the latest news from Genesis Plant Marketing

U.K. Bred Varieties Head for Chelsea!

Four top UK bred varieties managed by Genesis Plant Marketing are heading to the Chelsea Flower Show this week (May 20). This is a further indication of the growing profile that Genesis Plant Marketing are enjoying in the global plant sector.

The four varieties are :

Gypsophila ‘Pretty Maid’

This mound forming, hardy perennial is perfect for spring flowering patio pots and produces fragrant flowers.

Fern Dryopteris ‘Jurassic Gold’

This was discovered by Nurseryman Bob Hollister at Country Garden Plants on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset. (Hence the name!) A hardy fern with bright golden new fronds in spring to early summer, which age to a golden colour and is a perfect hardy plant, suitable for borders or containers.

Buddleja Butterfly Tower

This unique, upright Buddleja has a tall, columnar habit, which forms a tower of mauve-purple flowers. Great for insects and bees this is a reliable and easy to grow variety. It demands much less space than traditional varieties, making an excellent hedging plant for creating colourful garden screens.

Salvia ‘Amethyst Lips’

This tasty plant has Bicolour Purple and White flowers in a hot lips style. A hardy Salvia with a long flowering period.