Varieties En Vogue
GCA's Fashion In Bloom was a chance for breeders to show off great new varieties and inspired displays.
June 23, 2008
Novalis displayed its new Plants That Work By Color, an expansion that brings new colors and forms to the brand. In spring 2008, retailers will have more than 200 varieties to choose from.
Novalis' Tom Kegley, Jean Dooley, Kim and J. Guy (left to right) also showed off the new Commotion series of gaillardia.
Laurie Nack and Juan St. Amant shared Plug Connection's new young plants and plugs for 2008 with visitors. A cool display featured herbs and vegetables from the Organiks line of certified organics.
A breezy, outdoor living display from American Takii highlighted the garden and landscape performance of the Opera Supreme series of petunias. With improved day-length response and early flowering, Opera Supreme is available in eight colors with an abundance of blooms.
Garden Splendor by Overdevest Nurseries' David Wilson showed off coreopsis 'Pinwheel,' a soft yellow variety and 2008 Showcase Plant. Echinacea 'Pink Double Delight,' another 2008 Showcase Plant from Garden Splendor, was also on display.