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SMARTIZ Series Miniature Cyclamen

Cyclamen persicum¬†‘SMARTIZ Magenta’ – A new series of miniature F1 hybrid cyclamen which are currently only available as a mix of colours, with the exception of ‘Pure White’ and ‘Victoria’. When grown from seed it matures in 27 weeks, producing … Continue reading

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Unusual Poinsettias

Euphorbia pulcherrima ‘Ice Punch’ (Paul Ecke Ranch) – This novelty-type poinsettia has been at the top of consumer ratings since its introduction and I expect it to remain quite popular. The cranberry red bracts are contrasted by crystal-shaped inset variegation … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Colour Options

Euphorbia pulcherrima ‘Mars Pink’ (Fischer USA) – One of the best pink cultivars with mid-tone bracts that seem to hit the middle ground of consumer taste – with darker or paler pinks finding less favour. ‘Mars Pink’ has a uniform … Continue reading

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Abutilon / Flowering Maple

Abutilon x hybridum ‘Bella Mix’ – These seed-grown bedding plants have large (3″ wide) outward facing (instead of nodding) flowers that come in shades of white, yellow, orange, red and rose – with colours getting darker in cooler temperatures. The … Continue reading

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