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New plants from Suttons at RHS Chelsea

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Edelweiss Blossom of Snow, on show at Harperley Hall Farm Nurseries stand at RHS Chelsea. Picture; Suttons

Two exclusive plants in RHS Chelsea’s Great Pavilion

RHS Chelsea is the most prestigious gardening show in the world and Suttons has two plants from their new range in the Great Pavilion – and one of them is on our own Harperley Hall Farm Nurseries stand.

The four-time gold medal winners (and President’s Award winners) from near Stanley, County Durham, will show Edelweiss Bergman Blossom of Snow, Suttons new UK exclusive, which will be entered into the RHS Chelsea Plant of The Year competition. Find the stand at GPD186.

This new variety, exclusive to Suttons, grows larger low clumps, flowers longer and has bigger flowers than most other varieties. With their long, straight and strong stems, they are also ideal for use as a cut flower.

Dwarf self-fertile Mulberry

World exclusive Dwarf Mulberry Charlotte Russe (Morus rotunbiloba Matsunaga), a dwarf self-fertile variety, will appear on Peter Seabrook’s/HTA stand, GPE169.

Mulberry Charlotte Russe
Mulberry Charlotte Russe

The plant will fruit from an early age, over an extended period, providing juicy, pipless fruit, from May to September and is ideal for growing in a large container.

Order Charlotte Russe of September dispatch, £17.99 each; Edelweiss Blossom of Snow £9.99 for 1x9cm potted plant or £20 for 3x9cm potted plants, for more information, visit www.suttons.co.uk.

Find out more about the delights of Harperley Hall Farm Nurseries and its opening hours, shows and NGS events here.

Don’t forget you can get 10% off all mail order plants at Harperley Hall Farm Nurseries with my offer – click here for details and the exclusive voucher code.

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.

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