We were delighted to have an unprecedented number of new Collections approved at the latest PCC meeting in early December – 13 in total! Here is the full list:
Allium spp., cvs. and hybrids (excl. A. cepa, A. porrum and A. sativum) – Jackie Currie, Surrey
Betula – Stone Lane Gardens, Devon. Scientific Collection status.
Chrysanthemum Hardy DISPERSED – Judy Barker (main contact – Hertfordshire), Norwell Nurseries (Nottinghamshire) & Hill Close Gardens (Warwickshire): This is the second ‘dispersed’ collection awarded by Plant Heritage and a great conservation story. You will be able to read about it in the spring 2016 edition of the Plant Heritage Journal.
Corokia – Mona Abboud, London
Eucryphia spp. & primary hybrids hardy in southern England – RBG Kew, Wakehurst, Sussex
Harold Comber Collection – National Trust Nymans, Sussex
Hebe stricta, traversii and cultivars – Stephen Harding, Kent
Hemerocallis – post-2004 hybrid registrations suited to UK climate – Strictly Daylilies, Cambridgeshire
Hosta with the RHS AGM – Paul Harris, Kent
Malus Scottish apple cvs. – Nick Edwardson, Peeblesshire
Muehlenbeckhia – Jan Michalak, Suffolk
Petrocosmea – Rex Dibley, Dibleys Nurseries, North Wales
Roscoea – Barry Clarke, Hampshire
More detail on the new collections will follow in the Spring issue of the Plant Heritage Journal.