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Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Posted by Springwood_Gardens SW PA 6A (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 8, 12 at 20:13

I'd like all of you to look out for this new series of hydrangea in 2012. I have no idea where they may be sold, and they've given no exact indication except being "gift-to-garden" in nature.

Plants Nouveau is launching their assault on the market, and although far behind more well-known lines, they're offering the Everlasting series, a very unique assortment of upright compact plants with extremely sturdy blooms. The line is made up mostly of reblooming macs, with a couple arborescens and paniculata mixed in. A few of the names have been recycled from Novalis (where Plants Nouveau's current co-owner came from), but many more are 2011+ introductions bred by Kolster BV, Netherlands.

For the most part, the general pattern is blooms of different colors and sizes mix with or end up fading to green. Most of these shrubs don't exceed 4' in height.

The current list is as follows:

Ruby (RJ-BO) - 4x4' raspberry pink changing to lime green / picotee
Amethyst (Hokomathyst)- 3x3' dark pinks/blues aging with lime green edges
Garnet (Kolmgarip) - 3x3' pinks/blues aging with green highlights to bright green with pink edges
Harmony (Hortmahar) - 3x3' cream/pink ages to blue with green edges, then to green
Ocean (Hortmoc) - 3x3' creamy white cupped flowers with pink centers and ruffled petals, ages to darker shades and then green with pink edges
Revolution (Hokomarevo) - 3x3' cupped double-appearing flowers with many colors per head aging to darker shades with green highlights
Coral (Hokomac) - 3x3' coral pink or blue with green highlights ages to dark red with purple edges and then green with white edges
Jade (Hortmaja) - 3x3' mostly lime/white aging to green with red edges
Opal (Xian)- 4x4' lavendar pink to green
Pearl (Napo) - 4x4' clear white to lime green
Emerald (Hulk) - 4x4' white/cream to white with green edges

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Recycled Names (you can already find these):
Mystical Flame (Bokratorch) paniculata
Color Fantasy macrophylla


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Sorry, but I forgot the link to their webpage. You can also Facebook them, as they have a very nice page there and many more unique plants you might like.

Here is a link that might be useful: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangea Series


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Checked out the website they seem very durable. Revolution seems to be the only repeat bloomer will try to find that one to grow in a pot.

Springwood_Gardens A while back not sure if it was you but, I think you posted something about Trax Farms. The post was about vanilla strawberry I believe...
If you did make a post about them what were their prices and selection like?
Names of hydrangea they carried would really help. THANKS


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Trax Farms was great to visit. In addition to their own unique products and antiques area, they have a huge indoor garden supply store and furniture area. Off of that, they have their huge annuals greenhouse, and then at least a few acres of outdoor perennials, trees, and shrubs.

Their spread and selection was the largest I've seen in the Pittsburgh area. Their prices where what you might expect from a nursery, but I've seen far worse. As far as their hydrangea selection, they were very heavy on the latest releases. I can't name them all, but if you go back through the posts here, I believe they carried all of what was new and exciting out there last year. 5-gal VS was $40. They had huge 50' long ES display with your choice of 2-gal Bella Annas at $34 apiece. I also got a 3-gal Great Star for $40 and the F&E Fantasia 1.5gal for $24.

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If you or anyone wants a 3-gal Little Lime, Plumline Nursery on Logan Ferry Rd. in Plum has them for what has to be a mismarked price of $15.95!
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Let me know if you know of any good places around here. I've been stopping around places east of town, as most places like Trax are a haul for me. My next place to visit is Chapon's off of Streets Run Rd.


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Trax Farms was great to visit. In addition to their own unique products and antiques area, they have a huge indoor garden supply store and furniture area. Off of that, they have their huge annuals greenhouse, and then at least a few acres of outdoor perennials, trees, and shrubs.

Their spread and selection was the largest I've seen in the Pittsburgh area. Their prices where what you might expect from a nursery, but I've seen far worse. As far as their hydrangea selection, they were very heavy on the latest releases. I can't name them all, but if you go back through the posts here, I believe they carried all of what was new and exciting out there last year. 5-gal VS was $40. They had huge 50' long ES display with your choice of 2-gal Bella Annas at $34 apiece. I also got a 3-gal Great Star for $40 and the F&E Fantasia 1.5gal for $24.

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If you or anyone wants a 3-gal Little Lime, Plumline Nursery on Logan Ferry Rd. in Plum has them for what has to be a mismarked price of $15.95!
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Let me know if you know of any good places around here. I've been stopping around places east of town, as most places like Trax are a haul for me. My next place to visit is Chapon's off of Streets Run Rd.


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

A 3-gal Little Lime for $15.95 I got to get out there to get that deal. Been to Chapon's quite a few times very nice place great staff and plants. They are not huge on hydrangea but they do carry a good bit of new stock. Last year they had Empress Wu Hosta very early in the season.
Reilly's Garden Center at Summer Seat Farm seems to have a good grip on the new plants this year.
Summer release (may be in stock now)
Hydrangea paniculata �Fire and Ice�
Hydrangea serrata. �Tuff Stuff�
Hydrangea macrophylla �Snow Storm�
Plus they will carry a mildew resistant dwarf ninebark from the candy series.Physocarpus opulifolius �Lemon Candy�

Still looking for locally Hydrangea Double Delights Black together (not in the f&e line)

Hydrangea, Expression Double Delights

Hydrangea paniculata baby lace

Hydrangea David Ramsey would also be nice to find.


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Look at Home Depot for David Ramseys. I recall the first week of July as a big clearance on macs there and got a 5gal for $20. It had gone through its first bloom cycle but was loaded again by Aug 1.


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

As far as Double Delights goes (and other Ball Ornamentals products), it appears that Brenckle's Farm & Greenhouse is listed as a supplier, and they have advertised some Ball plants on their site.

I haven't been there yet but you can visit them at either
3814 Mt. Troy Rd. Pittsburgh, Pa -or-
543 Evans City Rd. Butler, Pa

If you get there before I do, let me know how it goes!
www.brenckles.com


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

I called out to Reilly's Garden Center here is what they will have new, in stock early may.

Hydrangea paniculata �Fire and Ice� 3 gallon $35.00
Hydrangea serrata �Tuff Stuff� 3 gallon $35.00
Hydrangea macrophylla �Snow Storm� 3 gallon $35.00
Hydrangea macrophylla Peace 3 gallon $35.00
Hydrangea macrophylla Pistachio 3 gallon $35.00

As a side note Gabriel Brothers is having a gardening supply sale. Century three Gabriel Brothers was loaded with stuff.
Trowels $0.88
Glazed ceramic & resin pots quart to five gallon $2 to $30.00
Patio furniture with ottomans and cushions (three sets resin wicker)
Pruners small a large, saws, garden decor (tall & short garden hooks, metal butterflies etc.)
Grass seed small & large bags (watch the dates) regular flower garden seeds.
Potting soil $1.00 to $2.00
Shovels, rakes etc. under $7.00
They have a giant mosaic planter for $300 would easily retail for $700.They have more way too much to list,the planters are worth it.
YMMV as usual with gabes get it before it's gone.


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

I stopped at Brenckles the other day...Of the Ball Hort plants they currently have Expression, Peace, and Red Sensation 3 gals for $30. I facebooked F&E about Pistachio and they should ship to Lowes in less than 2 weeks. I think 3gals there only run $25-30.

Lowes now has David Ramsey 2gals for $15


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Springwood_Gardens thanks I picked up a David Ramsey on Sunday. Very nice ready to flower it seems, four buds in the broccoli stage. Should have flowers on DR by the weekend hopefully.

I will grab Pistachio when they come into Lowes instead of black together. Three gallons at Lowes are normally $25.00 less for the ones that are not trademarked.


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RE: Plants Nouveau Everlasting Hydrangeas

Here's how mine are growing!

Opal (Xian - the "parent" to many others in the series) - check out the dark purple, flat & cupped flower heads!:

 photo xian.jpg

Harmony (Hortmahar) - cream colored fading to pink edges with blue centers:
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Revolution (Hokomarevo) - looks just like in the ads!
 photo hokomarevo.jpg


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