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New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - June 7th, 2016.
Filed under: Jersey Plants, New Products.

New lines today at Van Meuwen

Oleander Standard 'Collection' - 4 Oleander Standard in 3 litre pots - 1 of each variety

Oleander Standard ‘Collection’ – 4 Oleander Standard in 3 litre pots – 1 of each variety £29.99
Add a touch of the tropics to your garden with this vibrant Oleander Standard! An abundance of sweetly fragrant, brilliant white flowers are produced throughout summer and well into the autumn, above leathery, dark green, lance-shaped leaves. Fantastic for year-round interest, this evergreen shrub is a smart specimen plant for entranceways, patio containers, borders or coastal gardens, where it will withstand salt spray well. Despite Nerium’s subtropical origins, this fantastic variety is hardy down to -6°C (21°F)! In particularly cold areas grow Oleander in containers which can be moved to a protected position during the winter months. Please take care when handling Oleander as contact with the foliage may irritate the skin. Oleander is toxic if eaten. Supplied in a 3 litre pot with an overall height of 80-100cm (31-39"). Eventual height: 1.5m (5’). Spread: 90cm (35").Useful links:How to plant trees and shrubs

Snowdrops Collection - 120 snowdrop bulbs

Snowdrops Collection – 120 snowdrop bulbs £28.96
We know you love snowdrops, so here’s some new ones to enjoy in your garden! Our unique collection gives a continuous snowdrop fix; starting with the traditional winter snowdrop (Galanthus - 30 bulbs), then through to the shiny spring snowdrop (Leucojum - 30 bulbs), next you’ll enjoy russian snowdrops (Puschkinia - 50 bulbs); in baby blue, then the yellow snowdrop (Fritillaria pudica - 10 bulbs), with golden, droplet blooms! Supplied as bulbs.Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Christmas Cactus in Cachepot - 2 Christmas Cactus in Cachepots

Christmas Cactus in Cachepot – 2 Christmas Cactus in Cachepots £24.99
This popular succulent bursts into flower every Christmas, with iridescent flowers at the tip of each arching stem. It makes a long-lasting gift, remaining attractive all year round and living for up to 20 years.Supplied in bud in a 12cm (5in) pot, with cachepot. (Pot covers may vary from illustration).

Begonia 'Inferno' - 5 begonia plug plants

Begonia ‘Inferno’ – 5 begonia plug plants £11.99
A cascade of fiery red flowers will create a blaze of colour in your hanging baskets, flower pouches™ and containers. With supreme resistance to wind and rain, Begonia ‘Inferno’ radiates colour all summer long until its smouldering blooms are extinguished by the first frosts. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Petunia 'Purple Passion' - 5 petunia plug plants

Petunia ‘Purple Passion’ – 5 petunia plug plants £9.99
Petunia ‘Purple Passion’ gives fantastic, scented displays when trainbed up trellis, fencing and obelisks. Or you can let it spread through beds and borders for a carpet of colourful ground cover. However you choose to use it, ‘Purple Passion’ will creat a wondeful focal point for your garden this summer. Height and spread: 1.5m (5’).

Geranium 'Trailing Light Pink' (Large Plant) - 1 geranium plant in 3 litre pot

Geranium ‘Trailing Light Pink’ (Large Plant) – 1 geranium plant in 3 litre pot £9.99
Ivy leaf geraniums are always popular for summer colour. Geranium ‘Trailing Light Pink’ has masses of fully double flowers on stems which trail gracefully from hanging baskets, window boxes or patio containers. These pretty pink flowers do best in a sunny position and cope well with hot, dry summers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 40cm (16").

Snail Tree - 1 snail tree plant in 9cm pot

Snail Tree – 1 snail tree plant in 9cm pot £8.99
This evergreen twining climber is a close relative to the runner bean. Grown for its pendants of twisted flowers, like coiled snail shells, up to 5cm (2") across. The fascinating summer flowers are followed by cylindrical green fruits in late autumn. Requiring a minimum temperature of 15°C (59°F), Vigna is best grown in a heated greenhouse or conservatory. Alternatively, grow in patio containers that can be moved indoors for the winter. Height: 6m (20’). Spread: 2m (6’). Supplied in 9cm pots.