Helenium ‘Sahin’s Early Flowerer’

Helenium 'Sahin's Early Flowerer' was discovered as a seedling growing in the Sahin trial grounds in Zeeland, Holland. It was selected in 1996 for its long flowering season. For me it starts flowering around mid July and has a main flowering period of four to six weeks, then produces a trickle of blooms into the…

Plant Profile: Camellia ‘Night Rider’

Camellia 'Night Rider' possesses the sort of qualities that would lead one to expect it to be massively popular, yet it is but rarely seen.   Raised in New Zealand by Os Blumhardt, its parents are C.'Ruby Bells' x C.'Kuro-tsubaki'. It first flowered in 1980. The flowers are dark red and the petals waxy textured.…