The Plant Pyramid, supported by Peter Seabrook, returns to the Floral Marquee at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2019. This time with four new satellite pyramids. The Pyramids will play host to a monumental display of up to four thousand plants, all new introductions for either 2018 or 2019.
Dutch breeders Floristreturn with a brand-new clutch of Garvinea, the Garden Gerbera. The impressive flowers as well as the ability of this Gerbera to grow outside and in colder climates, makes Garvinea a flowering
sensation. Joining them, HilverdaKooijpresent a new Echinacea, a Dianthus, a pot Alstroemeria and a garden Alstroemeria.
Visitors to the show in June will be able to see these as well as many more new varieties.
Whetmans is presenting four new Pinks,Red Carpet, Bridal Star, Flutterby and Pink Ruffles.Frank P Matthews will showcase two new Malus, Malus toringo ‘Aros’ and Eating apple Malus ‘Eden’ as well as Laburnum ‘Yellow Rocket’. Thompson & Morgandisplaying the new Helianthus ‘Sunbelievable Brown Eyed Girl’.
Peter Seabrook says:
“The support from plant breeders at home and around the world, supplying thousands of plants to clad our five pyramids, is quite remarkable. Garden centres, nurseries and the trade, especially co-sponsors Westland Horticulture, have and are giving generous support.”
The all-new Pyramid Stage hosts informative talks and demos from breeders who are contributing to the Plant Pyramid. Also, experts from stage sponsors, Westland Horticulture, will share top tips for indoor gardening from the stage daily. The British Florist Association will show how to create stunning floral displays for the home. Local Garden Centre staff including Fresh at Burcot will also be in attendance.