Posted at May 12, 2011 in News by JHPS Gardens

Our plant profile may be of interest to you keen gardeners – these are some of our personal favourites as JHPS Gardens Limited and definitely plants you may want to consider planting in your garden. They bring lots of colour and interest and look fabulous in your garden.

Plant Profile

Nerine
‘Pink Triumph’
Chrysanthemum
‘Emperor of China’
Mahonia x media
‘Winter Sun’
Height: 50cm (20in)
Height and Spread: 1.2m (4ft) * 60cm (24in)
Height and spread: 5m (15ft) * 4m (12ft)
The ‘Pink Triumph’ is a rich pink and sometimes has a pale stripe along the centre of each slightly ruffled petal. The flowers are lightly scented from November into January.
The 5-6cm flowers are deep pink with a silvery shine. The flowers are especially attractive against its foliage, which becomes red as the weather cools. The 1.2m stems often need support to prevent the flower-heads being weighed down due to rainfall.
‘Winter sun’ it is a refined looking plant with young foliage flushed in purple. For the duration of the autumn the leaves develop a red tint to them and the flowers provide a sweet fragrance. Blue-black berries quickly follow.
 
If you would like more information about any of the plants discussed in the months Plant Profile then please contact us. We would love to hear from you with any queries. Contact us by calling: 01782 396 168 or e-mail in at info@jhps-gardens.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you!