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Farwest Show judges choose Nightfall Snowbell as Best in Show at New Varieties Showcase

August 25, 2022  By The Oregon Association of Nurseries

(Photo provided by: The Oregon Association of Nurseries)

Nightfall Snowbell was chosen by professional judges as the Best in Show winner during the 2022 Farwest Show’s New Varieties Showcase.

The plant, bred by Keith Warren and introduced by J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. based in Boring, Oregon.

 Nighfall Snowbell combines the deep purple foliage of Evening Light Snowbell with the gratefully weeping form of green-leafed cultivars such as Fragrant Fountain. It features purple emerging leaves with green undertones, which contrast with pearly white flower buds in spring. They open to reveal creamy white, bell-shaped blooms. The leaves darken as the season continues.


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