As grasses grow hotter and fall sales fire up, natives like Andropogon gerardii fit the bill and fill trays fast. And ‘Red October,’ a hot new introduction, is a great big bluestem grass to get any fall perennial and ornamental grass program off to a great start. ‘Red October’ was selected for its fine, thin
Hellebores (Helleborus spp.) have been horticulture’s hot stock for the last few years and every year there are more introductions on the market. While many hellebores are long-lived, drought- and pest-resistant perennials suitable for most of our large country, it is important to note that there are several types of hellebores on the market today.
Looking for something new in perennials? Check out these new introductions for your 2014 production.
The HGTV HOME Plant Collection is launching its new line of Essential Perennials, designed to satisfy increasing demand for plant varieties that offer sustainability year after year, according to Randy Hunter, Managing Partner of Agricola Management Group, exclusive licensee for the Plant Collection. The new line covers the spectrum of popular perennials with varieties ranging
The perennials category continues to increase in size at California Spring Trials. Most plants are being chosen or bred for first-year flowering, drought and heat tolerance and foliage interest. As with the annuals category, there are a multitude of outstanding new introductions. Take a look at some examples. …
Perennials offer a plethora of benefits to gardeners and landscapers. Chief among them is the fact that they don’t need to be planted every year, saving both time and money. Perennials also offer a huge variety of flower colors and shapes, as well as an infinite number of foliage colors and textures. So what then,
Coreopsis is a native North American plant with a wide range, growing naturally from Alaska to the southern tip of Florida. By selecting the right species, growers can find anything from USDA-Zone-3-hardy varieties to those that tolerate weeks of 100°F-plus temperatures. Coreopsis is useful in bedding schemes and can provide a nice foil for bold-leaved