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Plant of the Month 2015

The POM calendar for 2015, this year with celebrity champions and companion plants

Christine Walkden

The new 2015 calendar will highlight plants which are widely available in garden centres and are looking their best on a month by month basis. This year the campaign will also feature the companion plants that can be planted along side to complement them in the garden.

Promoted to both members and gardening media, the Plant of the Month calendar has been nominated and agreed by the HTA Retail Suppliers Group and HTA Retail Management Group to ensure that it meets the needs of growers and retailers.



The full list of plants and celebrities that feature in the 2014/2015 calendar are:

January - Helleborus - David Domoney 

February  -  Heathers - David Lindo 

March  -  Pansy/Violas - Esther Rantzen CBE 

April - Rhododendron - Frances Tophill 

May - Pelargonium - Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE 

June - Roses - Chris Collins 

July - Salvia - Pippa Greenwood 

August  - Hydrangea - Katie Melua 

September - Japanese Anemone - Jason Ingram 

October - Conifers - Alex Gregory MBE 

November - Trees - Christine Walkden 

December - Sarcoccoca - Mak Gilchrist 

TV Gardener

Urban Birder

TV Personality

ITV's Love Your Garden

TV Personality

Blue Peter Gardener

Gardener's World

Musician and singer

Gardener's World photographer

Team GB Olympic Gold Medal Rower

The One Show's Gardening expert

Founder of the Edible Busstop and former Chanel model

This year, each plant has a celebrity champion who will all give their unique perspective on the plant and why it’s their favourite in the garden.

Click here to access the Plant of the Month media pack, including high resolution photos. 
For aaditional enquiries please contact the HTA Media Office 

Plant of the Month POS Packs can be ordered from Hortipak

With thanks to David Domoney Ltd, W6 Garden Centre, Burston Nurseries, Majestic Trees, Royal Horticultural Society.


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Last updated: 11/09/2015 11:00

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