The eight plants were chosen for their beauty, performance and easy care, and for their insect and disease resistance.
- Rock 'n Rol Rock 'n Rol
- Solenia Yellow Solenia Yellow
- Tabasco Tabasco
- Bright Lights Double Moonglow Bright Lights Double Moonglow
- Tango Bicolor Cherry Tango Bicolor Cherry
- Mystic Spires Improved Mystic Spires Improved
- Tangerine Slice A Peel Tangerine Slice A Peel
- Zahara Rasperry Ripple Zahara Rasperry Ripple
The 2018 selection offers a great diversity for use in many different situations (specimen plants, companion plants, mass plantings, container gardens and patio pots; for sunny, partial shade and full shade conditions; in various colours; and with varied foliage).
Some even have edible flowers and many are pollinator-friendly.
Here are the 2018 Exceptionnelles (Photo credit: Horticolor):
• Alstroemeria Rock ‘n’ Roll® ‘Alsdun01’ (DECO-Style).
• Begonia hiemalis Solenia® Yellow (Beekenkamp Plants).
• Dahlia ‘XXL Tabasco’ (Dümmen Orange).
• Osteospermum Bright Lights™ Double Moonglow (Proven Winners).
• Pelargonium hortorum Tango™ Bicolor Cherry (Syngenta Flowers).
• Salvia ‘Mystic Spires Improved’ (Ball FloraPlant).
• Thunbergia alata Tangerine Slice A-Peel® (Proven Winners).
• Zinnia marylandica Double Zahara™ Raspberry Ripple (PanAmerican Seed).