HTA Virtual New Plant Awards – back for its second year
The HTA is holding a special Zoom Webinar at 11am on Tuesday June 22 when the judges of the New Plant Awards will announce the Best in Category and Best in Show. Floramedia will also announce the winner of the Visitor Vote.
The 2021 judging panel, co-Chaired by HTA Director of Membership Martin Simmons and HTA Horticulture Manager Pippa Greenwood, includes Laura Jackson (Swarkestone Nursery), Andy Smith (The Klondyke Group), Chris Young (RHS Editor at Large) and Jane Moore (Garden Media Guild).
With growers having entered more than 80 new plants, it is now the judges turn to deliberate over which plant will be awarded Best in Show and Best in Category across five categories – Herbaceous Perennials; Annuals; Houseplants; Shrubs & Climbers and Trees & Conifers. All entries have been verified by Joy of Plants.
Ahead of the announcement of the winners, following the judge’s discussions a Top 10 will be released for you to vote for your favourite (Visitor Vote) and all entries will be listed including image and relevant information.