T&M Nominees Shortlisted For RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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T&M Nominees Shortlisted For RHS Chelsea Flower Show ‘Plant of the Year’ Award 2021!

T&M is delighted to announce that 4 of their flower introductions have been shortlisted for the illustrious RHS Chelsea Flower Show ‘Plant of the Year’ Award 2021.

This a lot sought-after award recognises innovation, enchantment, excellence and impression in plant breeding, so we’re proud to have so many crops shortlist this yr. The finalists and winners will probably be introduced on twentieth September and we want the most effective of luck to our fellow shortlisted firms.


Camellia ‘1001 Summer Nights’ Jasmine

A world unique, summer-flowering Camellia!

World unique Camellia ‘1001 Summer Nights’ Jasmine opens the door to the by no means seen earlier than, placing on a spectacular summer season present to offer a midsummer day’s dream backyard! Its ruffled, rosette blooms are borne frequently from May to October.

Camellia ‘1001 Summer Nights’ Jasmine

A breath-taking breakthrough in Camellia breeding!

This introduction is a ground-breaking new summer season flowering selection from T&M that leaves conventional spring-flowering Camellias far behind!

This good-looking evergreen was bred in China by Mr. Gao Jiyin, who has labored with camellia for over 50 years, together with his colleagues Mr. Zhao Qiangmin and Mr. Liu Xinkai.

An interspecific cross between Camellia azalea and Camellia reticulata, ‘1001 Summer Nights’ Jasmine takes the easiest from each dad and mom – a protracted flowering interval, shiny darkish leaves from C. Azalea and the massive showy blooms of C. reticulata

Meets the calls for of recent gardeners

Camellia ‘1001 Summer Nights’ Jasmine is neat and compact, making it ideally suited for planting in patio containers. Thriving in solar or part-shade, it makes a helpful shrub for offering year-round curiosity and color within the backyard.

Peter Freeman, Thompson & Morgan’s Product Development Manager, mentioned:
‘I was really taken aback by this breakthrough; plants were covered in flower right through the summer!’

Available as:
1 x 10.5cm potted camellia plant (KB6245)
2 x 10.5cm potted camellia plants (KB6246)
1 x 1.6 litre potted camellia plant (KB6247)
2 x 1.6 litre potted camellia plants (KB6248)


Fig (Ficus) ‘Little Miss Figgy’

The hardy Fig for gardens of each dimension!

This compact, hardy introduction permits anybody to develop their very own figs within the smallest of areas. Little ability or expertise is required to supply a bumper crop from ‘Little Miss Figgy’ each autumn – in hotter years, gardeners will profit from a second crop within the spring too.

Fig (Ficus) ‘Little Miss Figgy’

What’s in a reputation? Everything!

Ficus ‘Little Miss Figgy’ is a really compact, dwarf Fig that grows to a most top and unfold of about 90cm – good for gardens or a patio pot. It boasts deeply lobed, darkish inexperienced foliage and quick internodes, and produces plenty of massive, candy, burgundy-coloured fruits alongside the branches. ‘Little Miss Figgy’ is drought tolerant and likes a spot in full solar but additionally tolerates semi-shade.

Available as:
1 x 9cm potted fig plant (KB2925)
2 x 9cm potted fig plants (KB5859)


Sedum ‘Sunsparkler Dream Dazzler’

A dream come true!

Sedum ‘Sunsparkler® Dream Dazzler’ is a good looking and straightforward plant to develop, which is illness resistant. Its colors will dazzle you and are completely different relying on their spot: within the solar the foliage is darkish purple with vivid pink edges, within the semi-shade the foliage is mild purple with vivid pink edges and within the shade the foliage is blue-green with white and pink edges. ‘Dream Dazzler’ additionally varieties fairly bright-pink blooms in summer season, attracting a number of bees.

Sedum ‘Sunsparkler Dream Dazzler’

‘Sunsparkler® Dream Dazzler’ prefers a sunny spot in your plot, the place this compact plant will delight you with its fabulous foliage that doesn’t fall open. Ideal grown as groundcover, as mass planting, within the rock backyard or in a perennial border.

Available as:
1 jumbo plug plant (KB8623)
3 jumbo plug plants (KB8624)
1 x 2 litre potted sedum plant (KC4548)
3 x 2 litre potted sedum plants (KC4551)


Sweet Pea ‘Three Times as Sweet’

A contemporary edge to a timeless backyard favorite

Straight from T&M’s personal breeding by Charles Valin, Sweet Pea ‘Three Times As Sweet’ is the primary cultivated, Modern Grandiflora tri-colour Stripe selection accessible.

Bred from Lathyrus odoratus x Lathyrus belinensis cross and thus Lathyrus x hammettii hybrid, the distinctive marbled blooms mix lavender-blue, burgundy and white, additional enhanced by a powerful picotee edge. This creates a really eye-catching show in a vibrant color mixture and robust perfume not seen within the genus earlier than.

Deliciously aromatic

Offering loads of the distinctive perfume that solely Sweet Peas can ship, ‘Three Times as Sweet’ is ideal for slicing for sweetly scented posies. Grow this climbing annual towards a trellis or over an obelisk for a sensational summer season show. With common slicing, gardeners can anticipate 3 months of straightforward summer season color.

Available as:
3 sweet pea premium multisown plugs (15 plants) (KB7701)
6 sweet pea premium multisown plugs (30 plants) (KB7702)


All varieties featured above are in the stores on-line at https://www.thompson-morgan.com/virtual-chelsea-2021

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