January 14, 2015
Liven Up Indoor And Outdoor Living With 24 New Tropicals And Foliage Plants [Slideshow]
Uniquely colored foliage and vivid blooms are just two of the great features new tropicals and foliage plants add to energize indoor and outdoor spaces.
January 16, 2018
20 Colorful Foliage and Tropical Plants for Garden Interest
Add a bit of the tropics to your product mix with new foliage and tropical plant varieties that offer bold colors and distinct patterns.
January 24, 2017
29 New Flowering and Foliage Plants from TPIE 2017
The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) was the place to be Jan. 18-20 to catch a peek at some of the new plant introductions making their first appearance on the market.
January 11, 2017
New Tropical and Foliage Plants That Offer Hidden Benefits
Tropical and foliage plants can offer extra paybacks to your customers in terms of health-promoting benefits such as filtering the air, reducing stress, and absorbing noise. Consider these new varieties, hitting the retail market in 2017, for your product mix.
September 5, 2016
7 New Shrubs And Foliage Plants For Spring Interest
Perennials and annuals aren’t the only plants that supply spring color to the garden. Shrubs and foliage plants also add color and interest and are a great way to round out your spring product mix.
January 21, 2016
Tropical And Indoor Foliage Plants Emerge As A Lifestyle Choice
Consumers are incorporating houseplants into their everyday lives, which is driving the trends toward smaller-size plants and unique products that appeal to a younger demographic.
January 17, 2016
16 New Foliage Plants To Round Out The Garden
Every garden needs a good mix of flowering and foliage plants for an attention-grabbing show of thrillers, fillers, and spillers. These new foliage varieties will not only act as a lush backdrop for colorful blooms, they can also stand on their own with their noteworthy textures and colors.
January 5, 2016
15 Flowering Foliage And Tropical Plants For The Home And Garden
Tropical and foliage plants are the ultimate lifestyle plants because they enrich the environment and provide mood-boosting benefits. Take into account some of these new introductions for a crop mix that helps your customers realize the true benefits of plants.
December 31, 2014
Engage Busy Consumers With Modern-Day Tropical And Foliage Plants
Contemporary tropical and foliage plants fit right in with the hustle and bustle of the twenty-first century. Their versatility lends itself to countless uses both inside the house and out on the patio.
September 16, 2013
Colocasia Royal Hawaiian ‘White Lava’ Features A White Band Down Each Leaf
Colocasia Royal Hawaiian ‘White Lava’ is the latest in the elephant ear breeding of Hawaii’s Dr. John Cho. ‘White Lava’ forms a tight clump that provides a tropical look in the garden without sacrificing premium real estate. Large glossy green leaves are adorned with a wide band of creamy white down the center of each leaf, later radiating out into the side veins. Each leaf is further highlighted by a large purple spot where the leaf attaches to the stalk. ‘White Lava’ is a medium grower reaching 48 by 36 inches at maturity. It makes an ideal 6-inch pot, 16 by 12 inches. It is perfect for large containers, garden borders or mass landscape planting. For more information, contact PlantHaven International, Inc. at 805-569-9179, email [email protected] or visit the PlantHaven website.
July 16, 2013
Hot New Potted Plants And Tropicals From 2013 California Spring Trials
Each stop at Spring Trials offers exciting new plants and products and this year, that included a lot of new potted plants and tropicals varieties. Take a look at some of these unique new varieties you can put into next year’s program. Stachys ‘Bella Grigio’ (Fides Oro) ‘Bella Grigio’s long, soft, nearly white leaves make a dramatic statement in a large combination planter. Bred by Bartels Stek, it is hardy to Zone 6, is fast-growing and holds up well in the rain and weather. Cassia didymobotrya Popcorn Plant (Plant Source International) The leaves, when brushed, smell just like buttered popcorn. The flowers are an eye-catching yellow spike that has a dark brownish-black tip. It’s a shrub that thrives in heat and is drought tolerant. Gerbera ‘Patio Volcano’ (Florist Holland) The Patio series finishes in just 16 to 17 weeks. They have strong stems and abundant, very large […]
February 28, 2013
Logee’s Introduces New Fruiting, Rare And Tropical Plants For 2013
For more than 120 years, Logee’s has been the go-to source for fruiting, rare and tropical plants. For 2013, the family-owned company has introduced 75 new plants that are sure to delight both experienced and novice growers. The new plants for 2013 include a “condo mango” tree that is small enough to grow in a pot, and an striking flowering houseplant called a lifesaver plant because its flowers boast a dark red lifesaver rim. “Fruiting plants that can be grown in containers and flowering tropical plants are easy to grow both indoors and in outdoor living areas such as patios, balconies and porches,” says Byron Martin, a third-generation owner of Logee’s. “We are proud that Logee’s has become America’s favorite source for tropical and fruiting plants from all over the world.” Logee’s catalog and website is known for its vast selection of tropical container plants, dwarf citrus trees, vines and […]
February 27, 2013
Colocasia Royal Hawaiian ‘Kona Coffee’ Is Compact For Small Spaces
Colocasia Royal Hawaiian ‘Kona Coffee’ from PlantHaven International has a unique dwarf compact habit with an ultimate height of 2 to 3 feet. It forms a tight clump that provides a tropical look in the garden. This introduction by master breeder Dr. John Cho of Hawaii is topped all summer with glossy slightly cupped foliage that ranges from dark forest green to roasted coffee-bean brown held on dark petioles. Colocasia ‘Kona Coffee’ grows well in full sun or part shade and prefers moist soil. It’s perfect for that wet spot in the yard next to the downspout. Colocasia ‘Kona Coffee’ makes a great container plant or addition to the garden where it can be used en masse with contrasting colors. This variety is robust and disease resistant while not exhibiting any signs of runners. For more information, please contact PlantHaven International Inc. at 805-569-9179, eMail [email protected] or visit the Plant […]