Relocated to the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, OH, Dümmen Orange’s annual Potted Plant Palooza was reportedly a success, drawing a number of attendees on November 30. The event, centered around the breeder’s newest and most popular varieties of potted poinsettias, kalanchoes, mums, and begonias, offered a look into current consumer and retail-focused trends for these crops, as well as the upcoming seasons. Presentations included new varieties and trends in poinsettias and potted crops, poinsettia culture, and the newest consumer and retail trends from Garden Media Group.
Sponsors of the Potted Plant Palooza, A-ROO Company and CTi Plastics, presented their newest product designs alongside the plant material on display.
The event ended with networking over cocktails at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Plan to attend next year’s Potted Plant Palooza on November 14, 2017, and look for details on the Dümmen Orange website. Meanwhile, check out this video from the 2016 event.
The Download: Trends In Poinsettia And Potted Plants
Presentations and printed material available at the event can be downloaded at the Dümmen Orange website, by clicking the links below.
- Poinsettia New Varieties & Trends | Angela Mekjian, Poinsettia Product Manager and Lindsay Pangborn, Marketing, Dümmen Orange
- Potted New Varieties & Trends | Kate Santos, Operations Director and Lindsay Pangborn, Marketing, Dümmen Orange
- Poinsettia Culture | Dr. Allen Hammer, Technical Advisor, Dümmen Orange
- Consumer & Retail Trends | Clint Albin, Garden Media Group
Consumer Press Looking To Dümmen Orange For Poinsettia Trends
There you can find out which poinsettia varieties are in demand, how consumers are using poinsettias in their holiday décor, and why novelties are appealing to the most fashion-forward customers and decorators, who use plants in non-traditional ways. Varieties highlighted are Dümmen Orange exclusives, among them:
- ‘Gold Rush’
- ‘Autumn Leaves’
- ‘Peppermint Ruffles’
- ‘Green Envy’