Garden centres can feature crown-worthy clematis and regal roses on their websites and touchscreen Kiosks with Joy of Plants’ new ‘Coronation & spring gift plants’ Plant Finder group (April 2023).
The company has added the special section to help customers and staff at garden centers nationwide find clematis and roses with royal names or connections to commemorate the celebration.
Amanda Barber, Library Manager at Joy of Plants, said: “There are a number of Clematis with royal names and connections, like the stunning deep purple Clematis ‘Royalty’. For smaller gardens and new gardeners, a clematis can be a great choice for a plant to mark the occasion.
“For lovers of roses, there are also lots to choose from, Rosa ‘Prince Charles’ or ‘King’s Macc,’ for example. Rosa ‘May Queen’ is a versatile rambling rose that is also suitable for north-facing walls. My personal choice would be Rosa ‘Queen Bee,’ which is attractive to bees and has the most gorgeous amber-colored petals with fluted edges. This variety gives a lovely nod to our new Queen Camilla, as she is officially to be known, and her role also acknowledges the King’s love of wildlife.
“It’s a great time to encourage gardeners to treat themselves to a new addition for their garden that they can plant on the day or remember the day by.
“Wharton’s Roses and New Leaf Plants have helped us expand the clematis and roses in our library to help plant retailers sell those plants and to help consumers find just the right variety to suit their needs.”
Joy of Plants’ mission is to make plant information easy and accessible to all. It has created a library of more than 15,700 UK garden plants and trees and offers a platform of tools to help garden centers, retailers, growers, and breeders maximize their plant sales and income.
It provides this information in many products, including a Plant Finder for websites and Touchscreen Kiosks, an Image and Text Library for e-commerce sites, and ‘print on demand Bed Cards.
For more information:
Joy of Plants
Tel.: +44 (0)7717 532323