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New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - January 16th, 2015.
Filed under: Jersey Plants, New Products.

New items added today at Van Meuwen

Silk Tassel bush - 2 plants in 3 litre pots

Silk Tassel bush – 2 plants in 3 litre pots £29.98
Highly valued for its attractive winter catkins reaching up to 20cm (8") in length, this slow-growing evergreen shrub is a superb addition to the garden, providing all-year-round structure and winter interest. Red-purple shoots make a striking contrast to the glossy green leaves and as mid-winter approaches, masses of long, pendent catkins are elegantly displayed at the tips of the branches. Tolerant of dry shade and coastal conditions, grow Silk Tassel Bush in borders, as a stand-alone specimen, or trained as a wall shrub. Height: 3m (10’). Spread: 2m (6.5’). Supplied in a 3 litre pot.Useful links:How to plant trees and shrubs

Hyacinth 'Pink Pearl' Basket - 1 x Scented Hyacinth 'Pink Pearl' Basket

Hyacinth ‘Pink Pearl’ Basket – 1 x Scented Hyacinth ‘Pink Pearl’ Basket £19.99
Beautiful fragranceIndoor hyacinths are a classic feature of Christmas, filling the room with their delicious fragrance, and ‘Pink Pearl’ is one of the best! This traditional hyacinth in basket makes a wonderful gift - it is supplied when the bulbs are just starting to sprout, ready to burst into a showy display of pink blooms. And when the flowers have faded, the bulbs can be planted out in the garden to provide another beautiful display the next year. Five bulbs size 16/17, supplied in a 19cm (7½in) hand-woven basket, top dressed with carpet moss.Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Daffodil 'Doubles Collection' - 40 bulbs - 10 of each variety

Daffodil ‘Doubles Collection’ – 40 bulbs – 10 of each variety £19.98
A wonderful mix of frills and fragrance! Daffodil ‘Doubles Collection’ brings together 4 stunning varieties of fully double Daffodil bulbs that will fill your spring borders with flamboyant ruffled blooms. Perfect for welcoming the spring to your garden, and quite sensational as cut flowers for a stylish display indoors. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Supplied as bulbs.Collections comprises: Daffodil ‘Obdam’ - Refined and elegant pure white Narcissus flowers with a fabulous fragrance. Daffodil ‘Dick Wilden’ - A blaze of golden petals with frilly centres are a sight to behold.Daffodil ‘Sir Winston Churchill’ - ‘Multiple flowers per stem exude a sweet perfume that brings the scent of spring to freshly cut flower bouquets. Daffodil ‘Ice King’ - Reliable and strong growing with pale outer petals and sumptuous, ruffled centres.Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers Top ten tips for growing daffodils

Hyacinth 'Berry Crush' - 32 bulbs

Hyacinth ‘Berry Crush’ – 32 bulbs £19.96
Flamboyant, fragrant flower spikes in a mix of fruity shades from white through to deep burgundy. These hardy hyacinth bulbs make a fantastic spring display in formal beds and dotted throughout borders. Save a few to pot-up into containers for a bright windowsill indoors! Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 8cm (3").Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Tulip 'Magical Carpet' - 100 bulbs

Tulip ‘Magical Carpet’ – 100 bulbs £17.98
Tulip ‘Magic Carpet’ includes some particularly choice forms such as the ever-popular, butter-yellow Tulip tarda. Planted closely together, these colourful dwarf tulips create stunning ground cover in rockeries, spring beds and patio containers. Flowering from April to May, this lovely mix is the perfect way to welcome Spring to your garden. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 10cm (4"). Supplied as bulbs.Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubersCulinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Tulip 'Colour Carpet' - 64 bulbs

Tulip ‘Colour Carpet’ – 64 bulbs £16.96
A parade of Spring flowers in bright carnival colours! Tulip ‘Colour Carpet’ combines a vibrant mix of double, peony-flowered Tulips in solid shades and bold bicolours. Plant them closely in beds, borders and containers for a colour explosion. With sturdy stems and large blooms, these beauties make superb cut flowers for a striking spring bouquet. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 15cm (6").Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubersCulinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - 1 plant

Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ – 1 plant £14.99
Grown for its tiny purple spring flowers and colourful red purple foliage that turns fiery crimson in autumn. This beautiful Acer makes a superb specimen tree with a slow growing, compact rounded habit that makes it well suited to growing in small gardens and containers. This variety also makes a very attractive bonsai tree. Supplied as a 3 year old root-wrapped plant, 45cm (18") tall. Height: 3m (10’) in 10 years.Useful links:How to plant trees and shrubs

Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights' - 20 Swiss chard plug plants

Swiss Chard ‘Bright Lights’ – 20 Swiss chard plug plants £14.98
Liven up your vegetable plot with a vibrant crop of Swiss Chard ‘Bright Lights’. This colourful vegetable produces a rainbow of brightly coloured stems that are topped with large leaves of green or bronze. This delicious RHS AGM variety has a mild flavour and is packed with healthy nutrients. Supplied as plug plants. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").

Lily 'Duo Collection' - 10 lily bulbs - 5 of each variety

Lily ‘Duo Collection’ – 10 lily bulbs – 5 of each variety £14.98
A striking lily duo combining dramatic black-red blooms with soft lime green. Opening in early to mid summer, the waxy, bowl-shaped blooms are borne atop tall, sturdy stems which are fabulous for cutting. The contrasting varieties in this Lily ‘Duo Collection’ look splendid planted together in borders or patio containers, or try mixing them with white or cerise pink flowers for a contemporary display. Supplied as bulbs.Collection comprises:Lily ‘Emerald Beauty’ - This most striking of lilies has soft lime green, bowl-shaped blooms atop tall stems. Height: 100cm (39”). Spread: 20cm (8”).Lily ‘Black Pearl’ - Large trumpet-shaped blooms in a rich shade of black-red, with a glimmering sheen to each petal. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 20cm (8”).Useful links:How to grow lilies