First batch of novelties at Garden Trials and Trade 2019 presented

For the upcoming edition of the Garden Trials and Trade 2019 in Boskoop, The Netlherlands, a first batch of novelties has been submitted. The following descriptions are based on the details provided by the entrants. For photo's and more information regarding the novelties and the show please contact Sandra van Tol via the contact details below.

Clematis 'Evipo098' (SARAH ELISABETH)
Clematis 'Evipo098' (SARAH ELISABETH) is a long-blooming Clematis. The pink flowers consist of six or seven pointed sepals with nicely contrasting red anthers. The flowers appear abundantly from late spring until the end of autumn. The plant is a good repeat bloomer, grows to about 1.2 meters tall and needs to be pruned back hard. This Clematis is bred by The Guernsey Clematis Nursery Ltd from Vale (Guernsey) and is protected under plant breeding legislation. Hoogeveen Plants from Hazerswoude submitted the plant for the novelty showcase and is also bringing it onto the market.

Clematis 'Evipo111' (TRANQUILITÉ)
Clematis 'Evipo111' (TRANQUILITÉ) is an attractive and abundantly flowering clematis that is highly suitable for small gardens due to its compact growth. The flowers have pale blue sepals with a light vein fading to white, which contrasts beautifully with the reddish-brown stamens. The plant flowers abundantly for a long period, from late spring until early autumn. Thanks to its light colour, it can also be planted against a background with dark leaves or among free-standing bushes or roses in the garden. The plant grows to approx. 120 cm tall and needs to be pruned back hard. This Clematis is bred by The Guernsey Clematis Nursery Ltd from Vale (Guernsey) and is protected under plant breeding legislation. Hoogeveen Plants from Hazerswoude submitted the plant for the novelty showcase and is also bringing it onto the market.

Clematis 'ST17333’ (Multi Pink)
Clematis 'ST17333’ (Multi Pink) is a mutant plant from the hardy Clematis 'Hagley Hybrid'. The plant is very healthy and produces an abundance of unique semi-double to double, light pink blooms even when young. Multi Pink is a wonderful addition both in the garden or as a potted plant on the balcony. The breeder is Van der Starre BV from the town of Boskoop, who also submitted the plant for the novelty showcase.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hocomagicevo' (MAGICAL EVOLUTION)
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hocomagicevo' (MAGICAL EVOLUTION) is a beautiful, strong Hydrangea macrophylla with large pink or blue flowers. The plant grows in a short and compact shape, so growth regulators are no longer necessary during cultivation. The variety is suitable for both indoors and in the garden. MAGICAL EVOLUTION was discovered as a mutant by Dijk - Van Dijk from De Lier (NL). Protection under plant breeding legislation has been applied for. Kolster bv from Boskoop submitted the plant, and is also responsible for marketing it.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'SchrollA20' (SPARKLING BLUE)
Hydrangea macrophylla 'SchrollA20' (SPARKLING BLUE) is a new, abundantly flowering Hydrangea with a sparkling blue colour, and flowers on every branch. This species reblooms, so new flowers appear throughout the flowering season, and these flowers also change hue beautifully. SPARKLING BLUE was created by Schroll Gartneriet Brylle ApS from Årslev (Denmark) and protection under plant breeding legislation has been applied for. De Jong Plant BV from Boskoop will market the plant from 2020, and has submitted the plant for approval as a novelty.

Hydrangea paniculata 'HYLV02' (WHITELIGHT®)
Hydrangea paniculata 'HYLV02' (WHITELIGHT®) is one of the first true patio plum hydrangea varieties. The compact plant grows easily, branches well, and features dark green leaves which contrast nicely with the white flowers. Initially, the flowers are lime-coloured, before turning cream and eventually ending up white. In the autumn, the flowers turn to light pink. WHITELIGHT® grows to a maximum height of around 1 metre. Since it remains compact, WHITELIGHT® is ideal for use on a terrace, or as planting in a bed. WHITELIGHT® can also be used by itself, of course. The winner is Nick van Rosmalen from Velp (NL), protection under plant breeding legislation has been applied for. It was submitted by Kwekerij Lendert de Vos BV from Reeuwijk, which also markets the plant.

Itea virginica 'SMNIVDFC' (SCENTLOVE®)
Proven Winners® Itea virginica 'SMNIVDFC' (SCENTLOVE®) offers the complete package! Beautifully scented large white flowers in combination with glossy leaves and exceptional autumn colours keep this compact, highly shade-resistant plant interesting all season. SCENTLOVE® is also ideal for use in bedding when laying out greenery. The plant is very hardy, and grows to about 70-cm high and 90-cm wide. SCENTLOVE® is protected under plant breeder’s rights. Valkplant BV from Boskoop has submitted the plant for approval as a novelty.

Lomandra longifolia 'Roma 13' (WHITE SANDS)
Lomandra longifolia 'Roma 13' (WHITE SANDS) is a beautiful plant from the Lomandra series. It has subtly variegated foliage and produces yellow flowers from April to October. Most remarkable characteristics: The light-coloured foliage provides beautiful colour contrast in your garden. The plant is very low-maintenance and hardy. WHITE SANDS is protected under plant breeding legislation and was bred by Robert Harrison from Tynong, Australia. Hoogeveen Plants BV from Hazerswoude-Dorp markets the plant and has submitted it for the novelty showcase.

Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Minsnow3' (SNOW SENSATION)
Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Minsnow3' (SNOW SENSATION) is an excellent improvement of the variety. It is stronger, easy to grow and flowers very abundantly right from the start. The new shoots are purple. The plant is covered in flowers in June and July. The plant blooms in large umbels of 15 to 20 cm, consisting of heart-shaped cream white bracts that are 3 to 4 cm in size. The oval and serrated leaves of 6 to 12 cm are either pointed or rounded off. They are dark green with a bluish green back and have red stalks. The shoots are also tinted red. The plant forms small supportive roots with which it attaches itself. It is ideal as a climber on a tree trunk and can also be used against walls, fences and small or large gates. SNOW SENSATION is protected under plant breeding legislation and was bred by Pépinières Minier from Beaufort-en-Vallée (France). Hoogeveen Plants BV from Hazerswoude-Dorp submitted the plant for the novelty showcase and is also bringing it onto the market.

Spirea japonica ‘DAVCOP04’ (Merlo Gold)
Spirea japonica ‘DAVCOP04’ (Merlo Gold) is a new introduction from the Spiraea Merlo series, which is compact, blooms abundantly and turns colour in a remarkable way. In spring, its golden-yellow foliage stands out beautifully against its new crimson shoots. The golden-yellow foliage stays during summer. In June, a sea of purple flowers appears, which vividly contrasts against the golden-yellow foliage. In autumn, the foliage gradually turns red. Merlo Gold is mildew-resistant and is suitable for group planting or as a stand-alone plant. Merlo Gold is protected under plant breeding legislation and was bred by Jean-Paul Davasse from Angers, France. Van Vliet New Plants from Stroe submitted the plant for the novelty showcase and also placed it on the market.

Weigela florida 'BRS1' (Lime Monster)
Weigela florida 'BRS1' (Lime Monster) is a seedling of Weigela florida. The light green leaves of this cultivar can grow to 25 cm long! The plant grows to approximately 1.5 metres in height. Lime Monster is very hardy and is best planted in groups. However, the Weigela florida 'BRS1' (Lime Monster) also comes into its own as a stand-alone. The plant was bred by Bronislaw Szmit from Ciechanow (Poland) and is protected under plant breeding legislation. Van Vliet New Plants from Stroe submitted the plant for the novelty showcase and also placed it on the market.

For more information please contact Sandra van Tol, sandra@bizzcommunications.nl


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