Woody ornamentals serve as the foundation of many great landscapes, but beyond their traditional uses, shrubs also add color, structure, texture and interest to small gardens and even containers.
We contacted the breeders who will be displaying their new varieties in California in April, and they gave us a sneak peek. Check out the slideshow below to see some of the newest introductions you’ll get to see at this year’s California Spring Trials.
You can also see new blooming potted plants, annuals and perennials that will be hitting the consumer market in 2016. Also, look for our March issue to see these varieties, up close and personal, in Greenhouse Grower magazine.
If you’re planning on attending California Spring Trials, find out how to make your appointments to visit breeder locations.
And whether you make the trip or not, you can virtually hit the California Spring Trials trail with the editors of Greenhouse Grower in April. Editor Laura Drotleff and Group Editor Carol Miller, together with Dr. Allan Armitage, will visit every stop to bring you the latest varieties and breaking news. Subscribe to Greenhouse Grower‘s Benchrunner eNewsletter to make sure you get our daily updates while in California, April 11-17. In addition to our popular slideshows, full of photos and descriptions of the most exciting new varieties, we’ll also provide the latest news and industry insider perspectives on new introductions.