California Spring Trials 2018: Stand-Out New Plants from Dümmen Orange, Westhoff, Beekenkamp, and Plug Connection

Dümmen Orange and Floricultura stops along the California Spring Trials route had lots to see for the Greenhouse Grower team of Editor Laura Drotleff, Managing Editor Janeen Wright, Contributing Editor Allan Armitage, and Allan Armitage scholarship winner Andrew Scheldorf. Breeders at Dümmen Orange, Westhoff, Beekenkamp, and Plug Connection displayed their best breeding picks for introduction in 2018 and retail rollout in 2019. Check out some of the new plant varieties that stood out to the team, and be sure to follow them on Twitter @Laura_Editor_GG@Janeen_GG) for the latest updates from the spring trials trail. Plus, don’t forget to come back later for more in-depth coverage of the trials online and in the June print issue.

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