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New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - October 1st, 2015.
Filed under: Jersey Plants, New Products.

New items today at Van Meuwen

Spring Flowering Bulbs Collection - 350 spring bulbs

Spring Flowering Bulbs Collection – 350 spring bulbs £54.98
It’s pretty much a ‘border in a box’! This excellent value collection of spring-flowering bulbs includes a wide range of easy-grow, colourful varieties. Includes a mix of Allium, Tulip, Narcissus (Daffodil), Oxalis Iron Cross, Muscari armeniacum, Anemone and Brodiaea bulbs.Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Azalea 'Dwarf Collection' - 3 azalea plants in 9cm pots - 1 of each variety

Azalea ‘Dwarf Collection’ – 3 azalea plants in 9cm pots – 1 of each variety £29.97
Azaleas are fantastic shrubs for exotic colour in spring and these compact, evergreen azaleas become simply smothered with blooms. Slow-growing and hardy, these small evergreen shrubs make excellent low maintenance specimens for acid borders and patio containers. With a combination of glossy, evergreen foliage and spectacular spring flowers, Azalea ‘Dwarf Collection’ will give you year-round interest in the garden. Height and spread: 90cm (35"). Collection comprises 3 great coours - orange, red and white. Supplied in 9cm pots.Useful links:How to plant trees and shrubs

Clematis intricata 'Harry Smith' - 3 clematis plants in 7cm pots

Clematis intricata ‘Harry Smith’ – 3 clematis plants in 7cm pots £21.99
Legend has it that plant collector, Harry Smith brought back this appealing Clematis from China in 1924. It subsequently gained the nickname ‘The Robber’s Clematis’ on account of the fact that Mr Smith was robbed during his expedition. A compact, self-twining climber, Clematis intricata ‘Harry Smith’ is loved for its pale yellow nodding flowers which are coloured purple-brown on the outside, with deep maroon stamens. This ‘Old Man’s Beard’ flowers freely from June through to September and loves to scramble up trellises, through shrubs and against obelisks. Height: 2.5m (8′ 2"); Spread: 90cm (3’). Pruning Group 3.Supplied in a 7cm pot.

Heuchera Lucky Dip Collection - 6 heuchera plug plants

Heuchera Lucky Dip Collection – 6 heuchera plug plants £19.99
Famed for their colourful foliage, Heucheras produce a magical array of leaves all year round. To add to their considerable charm they also have delicate flowers that sway above the foliage in fantastically contrasting tones from May to July. This lucky dip collection includes some of our most popular varieties. Height 30-45cm, Spread 30-40cm. Supplied as plug plants.

Kniphofia 'Popsicle Collection' - 6 kniphofia plug plants

Kniphofia ‘Popsicle Collection’ – 6 kniphofia plug plants £19.99
A brand new collection of red hot pokers, which thanks to recent breeding have broken tradition and flower all summer long from June to October! The architectural flower spikes, in shades of red, orange, yellow and cream are long-lasting and great for hot borders or tropical themed gardens. With compact habits and elegant grass-like foliage these superb Kniphofia plants are a neat and striking addition to beds, borders and patio containersCollection includes a mix of:Kniphofia ‘Lemon Popsicle’ - Architectural flower spikes in a clear lemon-yellow. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").Kniphofia ‘Orange Vanilla Popsicle’ - Flower spikes graduate from red-orange at the top to creamy white at the bottom. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’ - Vibrant red-orange flowers spikes, the colour of ripe papaya, graduate to bright yellow at the base. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").Supplied as plug plants.

Spring Bulbs Collection - 100 spring bulbs

Spring Bulbs Collection – 100 spring bulbs £19.99
This collection of popular and colourful spring-flowering bulbs includes Allium Moly, Oxalis, Anemone de Caen and Brodiaea. Plant them in gaps among perennials or grow them together for a fantastic display in their own right. Supplied as bulbs.Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - 2 acer plants in 7cm pots

Acer palmatum ‘Atropurpureum’ – 2 acer plants in 7cm pots £19.98
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. Height: 3m (10’) in 10 years. Supplied in 7cm pots.Useful links:How to plant trees and shrubs

Muscari armeniacum - 100 muscari bulbs

Muscari armeniacum – 100 muscari bulbs £19.98
This vigorous Grape Hyacinth produces flower spikes topped with conical clusters of cobalt blue, bell shaped flowers. Once planted, Muscari armeniacum requires virtually no further attention and will happily look after itself. This delightful RHS AGM variety is ideal for creating carpets of spring colour that will return year after year throughout rockeries, woodlands and cottage garden borders. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 5cm (2").Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers