Blooming potted plants are perfect gift items, and they put the finishing touch on any style of home decor. So when new varieties come on the market, growers and retailers alike take note of plants they know are going to make consumers happy.
If you’re like us and you can’t wait until the 2015 California Spring Trials to see some of the new genetics that will be hitting the market in 2016, you’re in luck. 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 to see some of the new blooming potted plants making their debut to the trade this spring.
Meanwhile, stay tuned for new blooming potted and combination crops, woody ornamentals and edibles in separate slideshows. See a sneak preview of the annuals that will be hitting the market here. And check out the new perennials that will be available for production in 2016 here. Also, look for our March issue to see these and other 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.