Our Philosophy:

  • Patience, 

  • Research, 

  • Innovation

 

 

Acting on our Vision:

- Rolling out our 15-year plan for the selection and development of new hybrid Clivias to suit the requirements of modern-living

 

- Providing in-demand product - Peter has a number of innovative Clvia products well into development, including dwarf green, pink and peach cultivars

(Key Landscape Design, Garden, and Horticulture Information Industry players  are recognising and promoting the brilliant new colours becoming available)

 

- Additional rare plants added to research portfolio:

Sub-family hyacinthoides - esp. Massonia, Daubenya, Polyxena, Lachenalia and Velthemia

 
 

 

Background in horticulture industry (since 1981)

- Award-Winner Landscape Contractor's of NSW -

- Courtyards/Interiors Category, 1985

 

International Plant Propagator's Society (IPPS)

- Special Interest: Boronia spp. and Blandifordia grandiflora,

- Originally joined 1983, Financial member 2018

 

Nursery & Garden Association NSW & ACT (NGINA)

- Member since 2011 - Financial Member 2018

- Permanent Stand (#50) Richmond Showground, Trade Days

 

Dedicated Hybridizing Facility 

Amarillydacea family & Hyacinthoides sub-family, Campbelltown

 

Landscape Contractor's Association of NSW

- Foundation Member

 

Industry Representative

- To Government for TAFE (Horticulture), 1985

- Small Business Council of NSW, 1985

 

New Parliament House, Canberra, ACT, Australia

- Selected grower of > 10,000 Cottoneaster spp. 1985

 

Clivia Society of NSW inc.

- Foundation Member, 2013

- President, 2018

 

 

BEGINNINGS:

 

- Main interest in C. miniata started, 1984

- Specific focus on breeding, 2001


 

 

MENTORS

 

- PBH Acknowledges significant input into his knowledge of pigment pathways and genetics from William (Bill) O. Morris and Kerrie McElroy