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Plant Pyramid

A modern wonder of the gardening world

A modern wonder of the gardening world

The Plant Pyramid, supported by Peter Seabrook, returns to the Floral Marquee 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.

The Pyramid will feature a brand-new clutch of Garvinea, the Garden Gerbera - the impressive flowers and its ability to grow in colder climates make Garvinea a flowering sensation. You'll also find a host of new plants including a new Echinacea, a Dianthus, a pot Alstroemeria and a garden Alstroemeria.

Other new varieties include Petunia x callibrachoa 'Beautical' and Nemesia ‘Lady Penelope’ a selection of pinks, crab apples, Laburnum ‘Yellow Rocket’, and Helianthus ‘Sunbelievable Brown Eyed Girl’.

The Plant Pyramid Stage

westlandSet alongside this celebration of new plants, the all-new Pyramid Stage hosts informative talks and demos from breeders who are contributing to the Plant Pyramid. In addition, experts from stage sponsors, Westland Horticulture, will share top tips for indoor gardening, and the British Florist Association will demonstrate stunning floral displays for the home. Local Garden Centre staff including Fresh at Burcot will also be in attendance.

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Plants that you can expect to see on the Plant Pyramid, with more to be confirmed are:

  • Garvinea ‘Sweet Sunset’ (Florist)
  • Garvinea Sweet Fiesta® (Florist)
  • Garvinea Sweet Frosting® (Florist)
  • Garvinea Sweet Memories® (Florist)
  • Garvinea Sweet Love (Florist)
  • MOOODZ® Echinacea (HilverdaKooij)
  • BEAUTIES® Dianthus (HilverdaKooij)
  • INTICANCHA® Pot Alstroemeria (HilverdaKooij)
  • SUMMER Garden Alstroemeria  (HilverdaKooij)
  • Petunia x callibrachoa 'Beautical' (Sakata)
  • Nemesia ‘Lady Penelope’ (Martine Tellwright)
  • Dryopteris ‘Jurassic Gold’ 
  • Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Silver Ball’ 
  • Begonia x bonariensis ‘Big Rose Bronze Leaf’ (Benary) 
  • Osteospermum ‘Purple Sun’ (Selecta)
  • Helianthus ‘Sunbelievable Brown Eyed Girl’ (Thompson & Morgan)
  • Pelargonium x hybrid ‘Calliope Hot Pink’ (Syngenta)
  • Ipomoea batatus ‘Sunpuma Purple’ (Suntory)
  • Xerochrysum bracteatum ‘Granvia Gold’ (Suntory)
  • Fuchsita ‘Pink Violet’ (Volmary)
  • Begonia ‘Sweet Spice Bounty’ (Kerleys)
  • Malus toringo ‘Aros’ (Frank P. Matthews)
  • Eating apple Malus ‘Eden’ (Frank P. Matthews) 
  • Laburnum ‘Yellow Rocket’ (Frank P. Matthews)
  • Pink 'Red Carpet’ (Whetman Pinks)
  • Pink ‘Bridal Star’ (Whetman Pinks)
  • Pink ‘Pink Ruffles’ (Whetman Pinks)
  • Pink 'Flutterby’ (Whetman Pinks)

Plant list is subject to change but is correct at time of print

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