Proposed RHS Trials of NERINE BOWDENII and NERINE UNDULATA.
It has been agreed to have a trial of hardy cultivars and
hybrids of Nerine bowdenii and Nerine
undulata at Wisley (probably in the
The trial will be run over three years with the purpose
of reviewing those that already have the RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM) and
assess whether any others should receive the AGM. A further aim is to
check the consistency and accuracy of the naming of plants submitted for trial,
which will be reflected in the final report produced at the end of the trial.
Although the formal trial will begin in 2014, it will be established over two
years to get the plants up to the same standard prior to assessment.
interested in sending in plants for the trial should do so from March next year
(2012) and each entry should be either 5 bulbs or a growing plant with five or
more bulbs. Additional information as to the history and origin of
the bulbs (if available) would be most welcome.
Please contact the Trials
Office at RHS Garden Wisley for further information if you would like to take
part in the trial.