Hawkesmill are double winners at the National Plant Show

by | Jun 25, 2017 | News | 0 comments

The Hawkesmill Nurseries team are proud to announce that their brand?new and exclusive Salvia ‘Pink Lips’ and also their Viola ‘Bridie’, which is from the Victorian Viola range, have both won silver?at the HTA National Plant?Show in the New Plants Awards ‘Herbaceous Perennials’ category.

The Warwickshire based family business, who offer?retailers a?wide selection of plants such as perennials, alpines, grasses and wildflowers,?have?chosen to offer these?amazing plants this year to compliment their extensive herbaceous collections.

Salvia ‘Pink Lips’ is a pink form of the immensely popular Salvia ‘Hot Lips’ and is exclusive to Hawkesmill Nurseries. ?Available from June and throughout the summer in bud and flower, this stunner is?supplied in 3 litre pots. Attractive to bees and butterflies, ‘Pink Lips’ also has a superb aromatic foliage and a height and spread of 90 x 60 cm.

Viola ‘Bridie’ is one of the superb flowers from the Victorian Viola range, ‘Bridie’ will be available from Hawkesmill Nurseries in 2018. The range has a rainbow of colour options, with many varieties also being scented. ?This abundant collection of flowers has superb ?staying power? from April through to September, and as hardy perennials, they will continue to flower year after year.

Richard Evans, sales director said: ” We are so pleased to have won awards again this year after having won a gold last year for the amazing Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’. We feel that both the winning Salvia ‘Pink Lips’ and Viola ‘Bridie’, are not only beautiful, but also have many added benefits for the end consumer. Once again the?time at the National Plant Show has been exceptional for our team and we look forward to next years show!”

Hawkesmill Nurseries is a family run business with over 40 years growing experience – providing quality seasonal plants to Retail Nurseries, Garden Centres and also more recently to Landscapers and Garden Designers too.? They are based in the heart of the country having their own satellite nurseries all within a 25 mile radius of the main production and dispatch site.

Garden Retailers can contact Hawkesmill Nurseries for more information about their?plants, as well as general availability on 01676 532334 or by emailing sales@hawkesmillnurseries.co.uk

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