Q. I read that 7 new plants were introduced in the 2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show. What are these plants?
In the Tourism Ireland exhibit:Two varieties of Kennedy Irish Primrose were exhibited at the Ireland exhibit: Inisfree is a vivid red with yellow eye on dark foliage and Drumcliffe another dark foliage variety but with larger lilac colored flowers.
In the Floral Showcase:
new variety of Intuition Rose as well as a rose still to be named
In the Schaffer Designs exhibit
Bill Schaffer displayed these first-timers for the Japan Bloom Network here stateside (Bill says he’s heard many of these blooms have become hot sellers over the past month in the NY market!)
Lindera Citridora Aomoji
Oncidioda Dancing Sunlight 'Nancy'
Senecio Rowleyanus Green Necklace
The following is a list of Japanese plants that have been in the States one year or less and also used by Schaffer Designs:
Asplenium Crispy Wave
Lathyrus Odoratus Royal White
Lathyrus Odoratus Cinderella
Phaleonopsis Light Pink