Thompson & Morgan’s sunflower, SunBelievable ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ has won awards and accolades.
Proving popular in the US, the new sunflower was awarded the Retailers’ Choice Award at the FARWEST Show in Portland.
In the UK, at the HTA National Plant Show, SunBelievable took gold in the annuals category. It also took Best in Category (Annuals) and the Visitor Voted Best in Category (Annuals).
The sunflower also won the 2018 Four Oaks Trade Show ‘Best Plant Introduction Bedding or Pot Plant’.
Head of Horticulture, Paul Masters, comments: “We’re very proud to have won so many prestigious awards for SunBelievable™ ’Brown Eyed Girl’. Both in the UK and abroad.
To have gained international recognition for our fabulous sunflower is a great success for us.”
SunBelievable proved to be the favourite of the majority of the almost 140,000 visitors to the gardens at the Floral Fantasia garden at Hyde Hall this summer.
Paul Masters also commented that there would be further exciting introductions to come in the SunBelievable range.