Dan Heims (pictured) and Ken Brown founded Terra Nova Nurseries in 1992 and have introduced more than 600 plants that are being propagated in tissue culture labs all over the world. While Heims ran a landscaping business for 20 years, Brown was a microbiologist. Both shared a passion for plants.
Coreopsis is another genus Terra Nova has been working on, improving habit and flower color. These copper flowers may be smaller than a penny but create a mass of color. Naturally tidy plants mean low maintenance landscapes.