Plant Forum

This month’s plant forum includes introductions to new plants and the latest plant news. Here are four which Blue Iris found intriguing.

Acacia bailyana ‘songlines’ Pear ‘Humbug’ Tiarella ‘Appalachian Trail’ Euphorbia martini ‘Ascott Rainbow’
In 10 years this ideal wall shrub can reach between 8-10m (26-32ft). It prefers a sunny, sheltered position. Its red new leaves gradually turn a steely blue, Also golden flowers appear in early spring. This fruit tree was introduced from Ukraine and has striped fruits and bark. The fruits can be harvested from October and they store well through winter. This new cultivar is suited for growth in hanging baskets and has attractive foliage. It grows happily in shade and makes a good ground cover in woodland areas. This new cultivar is raised at Hillier Nurseries and has blue-green leaves with golden tipped edges. It is suited to a warm, sunny position at the front of a border.

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