Ball Colegrave Land Double Whammy!
Both Plant Awards at Four Oaks 2019 went to Ball Colegrave.
The prize for Best New Nursery Stock Plant went to Lavendula Blue Spear. This was followed by Best New Bedding Plant for Petunia Glacier Sky.
Showcase Visitor Favourites
Just a few weeks earlier, both these varieties were selected by trade and consumer visitors as their favourite varieties out of over 2,000 varieties on display at the 2019 Summer Showcase.
Lavandula ‘Blue Spear’
The showiest English Lavender you can grow and sell with its large intense bluish-purple flower spikes and outstanding neat upright shape.
The well-branched, bushy plants are easy to grow. Their very tidy shape, early flowering and uniformity make them ideal for pot tight production in 10.5cm pots upto 1 or 2 litre pots with strong colour impact at point of sale.
Available as Seed or Plugs. Ball 40 tray (weeks 15, 18, 24), Ball 104 tray (weeks 10, 12, 14, 16, 18) and Ball 84 tray (weeks 6, 24).
Petunia ‘Glacier Sky’
GlacierSky is a Petunia sensation with it’s a striking and unique colour patterning; large violet flowers with a distinct ‘ice effect’ edging, decorated by white speckles. This is a ‘must have’ plant variety for impulse colour sales at Retail in 10.5-13cm pots and ready planted baskets.
In the garden, GlacierSky loves a sunny location on the patios or balcony in containers, baskets and window boxes. Available as a Ball 84 plug tray weeks 8 – 20.
2020 Plant Catalogue
For a full assortment of plug varieties, please see the 2020 Plant Catalogue and 2020 Lasting Beauty Perennial Catalogue.