Tully Nurseries has been awarded ‘Best in Show' at the HTA National Plant Show which is currently taking place in Coventry. The North County Dublin nursery and garden centre's Hebe ‘Rhubarb and Custard' was selected as the overall winner in the New Plant Awards category.
The plant's distinctive spiky foliage, rounded habit and added benefit of cream, pink and green foliage, Hebe ‘Rhubarb and Custard' is set become a popular plant for its year round colour and lilac flowers in June and July. The evergreen plant which is easy to grow will be on sale in 2013 from Tully Nurseries Plant Centre.
Commenting on the award, Niamh Tully, Marketing Manager for Tully Nurseries said, "We are absolutely thrilled with the news that Rhubarb and Custard has won Best in Show. The Rhubarb and Custard Hebe is an ideal choice and it is reliable for anybody looking for flowers in summer and foliage all year round."
Chair of the judging panel, David Gilchrist comments, "Hebe ‘Rhubarb and Custard' really stands out as an extremely saleable plant with a good shelf life that is easy to grow."
Tully Nurseries has become one of Ireland's largest nurseries growing over 1 million plants per annum selling under their ‘Winning Plants' brand and retail from their plant centre in North County Dublin.
Hebe Rhubarb & Custard