Plants Management Australia

About Plants Management Australia

Plants Management Australia is an Australian based licensing and marketing company which manages the protection and introduction of new plant varieties across the globe. PMA represents the interests of independent breeders, providing professional management for new varieties and quality, transparent service.

Pretty pink hellebore for your winter garden

‘Winter rose’ is just one of many names given to plants in the increasingly popular Helleborus genus. They are also referred to as Christmas roses and Lenten roses. Both of these terms reflect their flowering times in the northern hemisphere. Australia is seeing huge interest in hellebores at present with many new varieties being introduced and gardeners benefiting from the range of beautiful and hardy new selections that are available. Continue reading

Early flowering lavenders

If you’re a romantic at heart then lavenders probably hold a special place in your garden. That old-world country charm is traditionally their hallmark. But how do you tell the difference between one lavender and the next? And can you break the mould and do something different with them? There are quite a few on the market for ornamental use – so which one is right for you? Questions, questions, questions! Continue reading

Luscious Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense is commonly known as the Chinese Fringe Flower. It takes its name from the Greek word ‘loron’ meaning strap and ‘petalon’ meaning petal. The tassel-like flowers are similar to the closely related witch-hazel and consist of slender strap-shaped petals. Continue reading

New Salvia ready to Make-a-Wish

Last year we shared the story behind two special salvias, ‘Wendy’s Wish’ and ‘Ember’s Wish’. Both are aligned with Make-A-Wish Australia and part proceeds from each are donated to this inspiring charity to help fund the wishes of Australia’s sick children.

We’d now like to present the third instalment in the Wish Collection. Continue reading