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New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - July 6th, 2014.
Filed under: Jersey Plants, New Products.

Van Meuwen has these new items today

Ground Cover Collection - 72 plug tray plants

Ground Cover Collection – 72 plug tray plants £14.99
A delightful collection of evergreen low-growing, vigorous ground cover plants that will give your garden year-round interest. These plants have a spreading habit and will soon create carpets of colour in your garden borders. Dainty flowers will emerge throughout spring and summer to add to your displays. These low-maintenance plants are ideal for rock gardens, dry sunny banks, wall crevices or the front of borders to add sparkle to your garden. The added beauty of ground cover plants is that they will help suppress weeds, making your borders even easier to manage. This collection includes: Alpine Rock Cress or Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica ‘Rosea’ which is a vigorous, evergreen perennial that will thrive in the poorest of soils. In late spring it will be smothered in sweetly scented pink flowers. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 50cm (20").Mountain Sandwort or Arenaria montana ‘Avalanche’ – a pretty, evergreen perennial that produces masses of white cup-shaped blooms throughout late spring and early summer. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 30cm (12").Dianthus deltoides ‘Shrimp’ – A super maiden pink that bursts into flower from June through to August, with an abundance of dainty pink blooms on slender stems. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 30cm (12").Aubrieta ‘Royal Red’ – A carpet-forming, evergreen perennial that produces an abundance of bright pink flowers throughout spring. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 45cm (18").Aurinia saxatilis compactum ‘Gold Ball’ – Is a close relative to Alyssum, and provides a nice compact plant which will burst into yellow flowers in May and June. Height: 20cm (8"), Spread: 30cm (12").Sedum selskianum ‘Spirit’ – A fantastic drought resistant stonecrop that produces starry yellow flowers above glossy foliage from June to September. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 25cm (10").

Geranium 'Hardy Blues' - 3 bareroot plants - 1 of each variety

Geranium ‘Hardy Blues’ – 3 bareroot plants – 1 of each variety £9.99
Low mounds of foliage produce a profusion of flowers throughout summer from this colourful mix of cottage garden favourites. The cup shaped flowers range from solid white to solid blue, with an infinite combination of splashes of colour in between. This marvellous mix of perennial geraniums will grow almost anywhere. Perfect for groundcover or filling gaps in borders. Comprises varieties in three different colours - blue, white and blue/white bi-colour. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as bare root plants.