Thompson & Morgan presents Top 10 New Plants for 2020

The product developers and plant hunters of Thompson & Morgan scour nursery fields and glasshouses around the world in the hunt for the next big thing for the garden.

"Next season is set to be another great year for our new launches and we again have our hopes pinned on another win in the Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2020", according to Kris Collins, Thompson & Morgan's quality control manager/nursery manager. "Our previous winners include Hydrangea Runaway Bride and Foxglove 'Illumination Pink', both of which remain firm customer favourites."

Here Thompson & Morgan reveals 10 of the best plant introductions launched in their 2020 Spring Catalogue.

Six months of vibrant garden colour - Helichrysum 'Granvia Gold'

  • Large and long-lasting flowers
  • A unique and 'crispy' structure
  • Strong garden performance

The world's brightest blue sollya - Sollya 'Ultra Blue'

  • An unusual climber with masses of intensely blue, bell-like flowers
  • Improved version of a best seller
  • Mail order exclusive

Masses of summer colour right into autumn - Begonia Dreams Garden 'Maca' Duo

  • Award winning - FleuroStar winner
  • Stunning bright blooms with vibrant yellow stamens
  • Very floriferous from May to frosts

T&M own breeding - Verbena 'Royal Dreams'

  • Exclusively available from T&M
  • Unique mini verbena for your patio
  • Tight clusters of pale purple flowers on short, compact stems

Striking climbing colour for walls, fences, trellis and... hanging baskets - Ipomoea SunPuma 'Purple Princess'

  • A touch of luxury
  • Strong outdoor performance
  • Unusual large purple

T&M own breeding - Rudbeckia 'Enchanted Embers'

  • World exclusive from T&M breeding
  • Bee & butterfly friendly
  • Colour-changing blooms

Best garden performance in the trials - Busy Lizzie 'Beacon'

  • Strong and disease resistant impatiens walleriana for outstanding garden performance
  • Flowering continuously in vibrant colours until the first frosts
  • Perfect for flower beds, garden borders and your patio planters

Special anniversary introduction - Petunia Surfinia 'Star Burgundy'

  • Burgundy flowers with yellow stars
  • Strong growth and ideal for trailing from tall planters and baskets
  • Exclusively available from T&M

Pretty and tasty - Sweet Potato Edible and Ornamental Trio

  • Colourful and tasty sweet potatoes
  • High in antioxidants
  • Heavy cropping for great results

Low in carbs and high in fibre - Winter Squash Potatoes Duo

  • Tastes just like potatoes
  • One gives the baked potato flavour
  • The other taste just like mash

Read more about the new varieties here.

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