Apple ‘Trinity’ from Frank P Matthews Crowned Best in Show!
The HTA have announced the results of their Virtual New Plant Awards 2020.
The Apple ‘Trinity’ from Worcestershire based Frank P Matthews was crowned Best in Show! This was also awarded Gold & Best in the category of Trees & Conifers.
Virtual Visitor Vote
Winner of the Virtual Visitor Vote, with an astonishing 306 votes (33% of the total) was Anemone FP007 ‘Frilly Knickers’ from Fairweather’s Nursery (pictured below).
Head Judge, Matthew Biggs, said: “We have been overwhelmed by the response to our call for entries to the New Plant Awards this year, especially when the industry is facing such difficulties.
It is testament to the hard work and resilience of our UK growers that they have stepped up to the challenge and presented some wonderful new plants for us all to enjoy.
We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Frank P Matthews and Fairweather’s Nursery for producing the overall winners, and our heartfelt thanks to everyone who entered.”
All entries were validated by Joy of Plants.