New Growers To Produce For The Encore Azalea, Southern Living And Sunset Western Brands

The Latest From Southern LivingFour new growers have joined the Plant Development Services team to supply plants for some or all of its popular brands – Encore Azalea, Southern Living Plant Collection and Sunset Western Garden Collection.

The new growers are:
• Hawksridge Farms in Hickory N.C.
• Turtle Creek Nursery in Davidson, N.C.
• Bennett’s Creek Wholesale Nursery in Suffolk, Va.
• Park Hill Plants & Trees in Tahlequah, Ok.

The Encore Azalea is a multi-season azalea, blooming in 29 varieties and a range of sizes that enliven landscapes with rich, colorful blooms in spring, summer and fall. It is sun tolerant, low maintenance and cold hardy. Learn more at

Years of plant evaluations and research have gone into the Southern Living Plant Collection’s innovative plants selected for their ability to solve specific landscape challenges. The collection is the result of a partnership between Plant Development Services, Inc., and Southern Living magazine to bring beautiful, high-performing plants that excel in Southern gardens to the market. Learn more at

The Sunset Western Garden Collection was introduced in 2012 as one of the first live plant collections to focus exclusively on top performers for the Western gardener, offering low maintenance and water wise plants. Learn more at

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