We thought we would try to brighten the dark days of February with a glimpse of a few new introductions for 2016…in stock at Hollybush for 2016!
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Nemesia Myrtille

  • The bluest Nemesia we have seen so far
  • Flowers in repeated flushes from late spring through to late autumn
  • Height 25cm (10”), spread 25cm (10”)
  • Enjoys sun or part shade in fertile,  well-drained soil
  • Superb in tubs, planted in a good potting compost
  • Usually treated as an annual but may survive milder winters outside
  • Remove faded flower stems regularly to encourage re-blooming
  • Associates well with Lobelia, Diascia, Fuchsia, Osteospermum

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Nemesia Michelle

  • Superb pink flowers in repeated flushes from late spring through to late autumn
  • Height 20cm (8”), spread 20cm (8”)
  • Enjoys sun or part shade in fertile,  well-drained soil
  • Superb in tubs, planted in a good potting compost
  • Usually treated as an annual but may survive milder winters outside
  • Remove faded flower stems regularly to encourage re-blooming
  • Associates well with Geranium (Zonal Pelargonium) Fuchsia, Begonia

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Begonia Big

  • Two colours available – Pink with Bronze Leaf and Red with Green Leaf (pictured)
  • Flowers non-stop from June through to the first frosts
  • Height 60cm (24”), spread 50cm (20”)
  • Versatile in sun or shade, given a well-drained position
  • Superb on its own in a larger tub planted in a good potting compost
  • If planted in sun, water in the evening to avoid possible leaf scorch
  • In a border, it associates well with Dahlia, Banana (Musa), Penstemon, Fuchsia, Canna

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Flower Power Double Osteospermums

  • Available in a range different shades
  • Georgeous, 6cm (2.5”) flowers from May through to September
  • Height 30cm (12”), spread 30cm (12”)
  • Best in a sunny, well-drained position
  • Superb in tubs planted in a good potting compost
  • Usually treated as an annual but may survive milder winters outside
  • Remove faded flowers regularly to tidy the plant
  • Associates well with Fuchsia, Argyranthemum, Petunia, Diascia, Nemesia,

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Digitalis Illumination Pink

  • Stunning, long-lasting, Foxglove flowers over 10 weeks in early summer then if cut back will re-flower in August and September
  • Highly attractive to larger bee species
  • Height 120cm (48”), spread 40cm (16”)
  • Plant in sun or partial shade and a fertile, well-drained soil.
  • May well require protection in a harsh winter so in colder areas, try growing it in a large tub which can be moved under glass
  • Associates well with Aquilegia, Delphinium, Papaver (Oriental Poppy), Lupin

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Hardy Gerbera – Garvinea Series

  • Available in a range of several amazing colours
  • Non-stop, 6cm (2.5”) flowers from May through to September
  • Gerberas make a super cut flower for indoor decoration
  • Height 30cm (12), spread 40cm (16”) after 3 years
  • Best in a sunny, well-drained position
  • Superb in tubs planted in a good potting compost
  • Bred to be hardy outside in winter, given good drainage
  • Remove faded flower stems regularly to encourage re-blooming
  • Associates well with Dianthus (Pinks), Alchemilla, Heuchera, Hardy Geraniums
  • Bred in Holland by world leading Gerbera specialist Florist http://www.floristholland.nl/

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Isle of Wight Garlic

  • Four premium quality varieties from the famous Garlic Farm sold in pots
  • Height 60cm (24”), spread 15cm (6”)
  • Plant in fertile, well-drained soil and a sunny position
  • Can also be grown in a well-watered tub of John Innes soil based compost
  • For more details about Garlic growing, go to www.thegarlicfarm.co.uk

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Canna Tropicanna Black

  • Vibrant flowers in repeated flushes on erect stems from June through to September above fabulous, almost black, architectural foliage
  • Height 1.2m (48”), spread 30cm (12”)
  • Best in a sunny, fertile, well-drained position
  • Superb in a larger tub planted in John Innes soil based compost
  • A tender perennial that should be overwintered in a frost free glasshouse
  • Remove faded flower stems regularly to encourage re-blooming
  • Associates well with red/orange Dahlias, Miscanthus, Phormium, Verbena bonariensis