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New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - August 12th, 2017.
Filed under: Jersey Plants, New Products.

Van Meuwen just added these new items

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer Blushing Bride' (Large Plant) - 2 hydrangea plants in 3 litre pots

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Endless Summer Blushing Bride’ (Large Plant) – 2 hydrangea plants in 3 litre pots £48.98
Large clusters of pretty white, semi-double blooms adorn this deciduous shrub from May right through to September. Depending on your soil pH, the blooms take on a delicate pink or blue blush as they mature. Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Blushing Bride’ is from the ‘Endless Summer’ series, which are renowned for their exceptional flowering period, sturdy habit and disease resistance. It’s beautiful profusion of flowers all summer long makes Hydrangea ‘Blushing Bride’ perfect for patio containers or as a focal point in mixed borders and woodland gardens. Hydrangea flowers also make excellent long-lasting cut flowers. Height and spread: 1.8m (6’).

Magnolia 'Sunrise' (Standard) - 1 collection

Magnolia ‘Sunrise’ (Standard) – 1 collection £24.97
Magnolia ‘Sunrise’ has magnificent, goblet-shaped white flowers with a distinctive red flame pattern. Grown as a standard, this hardy and compact magnolia makes a superb focus point for smaller gardens and woodland planting schemes. Height: 1.8m (72"). Supplied as a bare root plant with 100cm (40") stem.For extra value why not buy our Magnolia ‘Sunrise’ Patio Collection, including 1 Magnolia ‘Sunrise Standard’, together with a Patio Planter - a durable pot with brushed metal finish, lattice design and a large saucer, standing 30cm (12”) tall and 38cm (15”) wide; plus 100g of our exclusive incredibloom® Fertiliser, which will give your new Magnolia extra flower power - producing up to 400% more flowers.Useful links:How to plant trees and shrubsCulinary information: The young flowers, once separated, can be pickled and then used either on their own as a treat or in salads. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Clematis 'Early Sensation' (Large Plant) - 2 clematis plants in 3 litre pots

Clematis ‘Early Sensation’ (Large Plant) – 2 clematis plants in 3 litre pots £23.98
Clematis cartmanii ‘Early Sensation’ is a delightful climber that flowers early in the year when there are few other blooms to be found in the garden. The flower buds drip from this compact hardy climber before opening into upturned white flowers which have pale apple-green bases and yellow-green stamens. The evergreen, waxy foliage provides good contrast to its white flowers which appear from February to April. They later form attractive seedheads which can last throughout the year and it’s easy to understand the origin of its common name, Old Man’s Beard. Clematis ‘Early Sensation’ is a non-clinging climber that will happily clothe the vertical posts of a pergola or garden obelisk. It also appreciates a sunny, sheltered wall and is ideal on a patio, or even in a conservatory. Height: 2m (6′ 6"); Spread: 1m (3′ 3"). Pruning group: 1.

Aronia x prunifolia 'Brilliant' (Large Plant) - 2 aronia plants in 3.5 litre pots

Aronia x prunifolia ‘Brilliant’ (Large Plant) – 2 aronia plants in 3.5 litre pots £18.98
A fantastic plant for autumn colour, Aronia x prunifolia ‘Brilliant’ is a medium sized deciduous shrub. In late spring and early summer, clusters of pretty white flowers are produced, followed by purple-black berries which are ready to harvest in the autumn. Commonly known as Purple Chokeberry, these fruits have a tart flavour when eaten raw but are delicious made into jams, compotes, or added to cakes and pies. As the fruits ripen in autumn, the foliage takes on incredible fiery shades of orange and red. Easy to grow, even in boggy conditions, Aronia x prunifolia ‘Brilliant’ is perfect as part of a mixed border and for extending the season of interest. Height: 3m (10′). Spread: 2.5m (8′).Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.

Saponaria ocymoides (Large Plant) - 2 saponaria plants in 1 litre pots

Saponaria ocymoides (Large Plant) – 2 saponaria plants in 1 litre pots £14.98
Saponaria ocymoides has a loose, spreading habit that looks superb when spilling lazily from wall crevices, or softening the edges of rockeries and hard paving. An abundance of striking pink summer flowers envelop the bushy, semi-evergreen stems of this vigorous dainty perennial. Tumbling Ted is an easy to grow RHS AGM variety that will lure beneficial insects into your garden with its nectar rich blooms. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Sidalcea hybrida 'Party Girl' (Large Plant) - 2 sidalcea plants in 1 litre pots

Sidalcea hybrida ‘Party Girl’ (Large Plant) – 2 sidalcea plants in 1 litre pots £14.98
Sidalcea hybrida ‘Party Girl’ is a more compact variety of prairie mallow with stunning cerise pink flowers. This undemanding perennial will grow in all but the wettest of soils and makes a lovely upright accent in an informal cottage garden border. The tall stems also make a pretty cut flower. Height: 90cm (36") Spread: 45cm (18").

Scabious 'Blue Jeans' - 12 scabious plug plants

Scabious ‘Blue Jeans’ – 12 scabious plug plants £9.98
A compact, perennial scabious producing masses of lilac-blue blooms throughout the summer, above neat cushions of green foliage. These charming pincushion flowers are highly attractive to bees and butterflies and their slender wiry stems can also be cut for a posy or small vase indoors. Scabious ‘Blue Jeans’ makes a fabulous addition to the front of cottage garden borders, where it blends well with any colour scheme. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as plug plants.

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray' - 12 coreopsis plug tray plants

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Sunray’ – 12 coreopsis plug tray plants £9.98
Semi-double, golden yellow blooms adorn this attractive coreopsis throughout the summer on neat compact plants. Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Sunray’ works well in both annual beds and perennial borders, where its luminous flowers are produced in profusion. This tickseed plant also makes an excellent addition to mixed patio displays and is attractive to bees. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as plug tray plants.

Winter Bedding Lucky Dip - 72 winter bedding plug tray plants

Winter Bedding Lucky Dip – 72 winter bedding plug tray plants £9.97
Fantastic value for your money! Van Meuwen’s Winter Bedding Lucky Dip is guaranteed to add colour and fragrance to your beds, borders, containers and window boxes from February right through until June. Our extensive range includes pansies, wallflowers, stocks, Sweet Williams and much more. We will send you at least 2 different varieties for the 48 pack and 3 for the 72 pack. The 24 pack will consist of 1 or 2 varieties. Supplied as plug tray plants.Contents may vary from those illustrated.

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit' - 6 echinacea plug plants

Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ – 6 echinacea plug plants £4.98
The first cone flower for bedding plantsPerfect for sunny borders, patio pots and containersHere’s a real breakthrough in echinacea! An extra branching habit means there are more flowers on every plant; a brand new concept which makes these colourful cone flowers suitable for bedding. Petals are narrow, rolled in vivid shades of orange, red, rosy-red, yellow, purple and cream surrounding a large brown cone. Spectacular display from summer to early fall. Well-branched plant habit, strong and bushy. Ideal for sunny borders, massing and growing in mixed containers. Supplied as plug plants.