HTA New Plant Awards: ‘finest in’ winners revealed


Winners for the HTA New Plant Awards, sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have been revealed at this yr’s HTA Nationwide Plant Present in Stoneleigh.

Throughout all classes, 36 bronze, 20 silver and 16 gold medals had been awarded, with judges choosing the right in every class.

The Bransford Webbs Plant Firm’s Digitalis purpurea Apple Blossom has been recognised as Finest in Present, on high of its win within the Herbaceous Perennials class.

In shades of primrose yellow to apple blossom, its frilly look does effectively to draw bees to the backyard.

One of the best in class winners are as follows:

The Bransford Webbs Plant Firm – Digitalis purpurea Apple Blossom

Herbaceous Perennials class
The Bransford Webbs Plant Firm – Digitalis purpurea Apple Blossom

Annuals, bedding and container and basket crops
Ball Colegrave – Bidens ferulifolia Bee Comfortable Double Orange

Flowering Houseplants
Profitplant BV – Cyclamen persicum Illusia

Foliage Houseplants
Javado UK – Aglaonema Grand Blossom

Cacti and Succulents
Javado UK – Cotyledon Hybride Elephant Trunk

Frank P Matthews Ltd. – Prunus Crystal Falls®

Javado UK – Aglaonema Grand Blossom

Shrubs (together with Conifers) and Climbers
Newey Ltd – Lavatera Lilia Twirl ‘HYFIRL’

“This yr’s New Plant Awards showcased a spectacular vary of modern and delightful crops, with quite a few gorgeous entries making the judging course of significantly difficult,” says HTA member engagement supervisor, Martin Simmons.

“The compliments and optimistic suggestions from the judges underscore the standard and innovation on this yr’s entries.”

The HTA Nationwide Plant Present is happening 19 – 20 June on the NAEC, Stoneleigh. For extra info, go to: