Daboecia cantabrica

2016


'Pinky Perky'

Flowers facing upwards, cerise (H6), on upright sweeping branches; VI-IX; foliage mid-green throughout year; habit: upright, sweeping shrub, to 35cm tall, to 35cm across in 3 years (not pruned). Flower colour unique in D. cantabrica f. blumii. Garden seedling found by David Edge in 2013 at Forest Edge Nurseries. Named by David Edge. ® D.2016:01 Registered on 7th December 2016 by David Edge, Forest Edge Nurseries, Wimborne, Dorset.

'Sun Seeker'

Flowers single, purple (H10) relatively few; V-IX; foliage pale “golden-yellow” (RHS CC 144A-B, Yellow-green Group: plant from shade-house in December), brightest in summer; leaves crowded on shoots; more or less glabrous with a few very small, gland-tipped hairs above, oval to obovate, to 8 × 6mm, acute, felted and silvery underneath; larger thanGolden Imp; habit bushy, upright shrub, to 30cm tall, 35 cm across after 3 years (not pruned). Garden seedling found by David Edge in 2014 at Forest Edge Nurseries. Named by David Edge. ® D.2016:02 Registered on 7th December 2016 by David Edge, Forest Edge Nurseries, Wimborne, Dorset.

'Pink Tina'

Flowers “lachsrosa”, VII-X; foliage green; habit broadly upright, to 50cm tall, 50cm spread after 4 years (pruned). Sport on ‘Tina’ found by Johannes van Leuven, in July 2013. ® D.2016:03. Registered on 29th december 2016 by Johannes van Leuven (Geldern, Germany).

 

2015


'Annika' {Irish Princess®}

Flowers pink; VII-X; foliage light green; habit broadly upright; height to 50cm; spread to 50cm after 4 years (pruned). More vigorous than ‘Rosella’ with flowers in loose spike. Deliberately raised seedling by Johannes van Leuven, selected in September 2013; from an unnamed seedling × Maja. Registered on 13 July 2015 by Johannes van Leuven, Geldern-Lüllingen, Germany. ® D.2015:02.  

'Ramona' {Irish Princess®}

Flowers violet; VII-X; foliage light green; habit broadly upright; height to 50cm; spread to 50cm after 4 years (pruned). More vigorous than ‘Vanessa’ with flowers in loose spike. Deliberately raised seedling by Johannes van Leuven, selected in September 2013. Registered on 13 July 2015 by Johannes van Leuven, Geldern-Lüllingen, Germany. ® D.2015:03.

'Tina' {Irish Princess®}

Flowers red; VII-X; foliage light green; habit broadly upright; height to 50cm; spread 50cm after 4 years (pruned). Deliberately raised seedling by Johannes van Leuven, selected in September 2013. Registered on 13 July 2015 by Johannes van Leuven, Geldern-Lüllingen, Germany.® D.2015:01. Named after his future daughter-in-law, Christina Schönmakers.