March 20, 2014

13 New Tropical Plants For 2014

New tropical varieties are great options for containers and combination planters, and boast bold-colored foliage which is sure to draw attention to patios and landscapes.

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March 14, 2014

Terra Nova Nurseries’ Agastache ‘Kudos Gold’ Features Lemon Gold Flowers

Terra Nova Nurseries announced a new 'sneak peek' introduction called agastache ‘Kudos Gold’.

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March 13, 2014

Perennial Plant Association Names Panicum Virgatum ‘Northwind’ The 2014 Plant Of The Year

Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’ is the Perennial Plant Association’s 2014 Perennial Plant of the Year. Panicum virgatum carries the common name of switchgrass.

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March 12, 2014

2013 Poinsettia Cultivar Evaluation From The Ohio State University And AmericanHort

The Ohio State University and AmericanHort collaborates on a poinsettia rating project that aims to inform growers about the differences between consumer and grower preferences on new poinsettia cultivars.

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March 11, 2014

Stokesia ‘Divinity’, an exclusive from Emerald Coast Growers

Stokesia ‘Divinity’ is an exclusive plant, selected and developed right here at Emerald Coast Growers.  It’s a great compact plant with white flowers that have a hint of yellow in the center, which matures to pure white.  It’ll be a great addition in quarts and gallons in your spring program.

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Baptisia 'Blue Towers' from Plant Delights Nursery

March 10, 2014

What Will Be The Popular Perennial Genera Of The Future?

Breeders share their throughts on the genera that will be the future of this plant category.

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Heucherella 'Buttered Rum' from Terra Nova Nurseries

March 10, 2014

How To Grow Heucherella

Heucherella, the cross between heuchera and tiarella, is catching on both in the landscape as a groundcover and in containers as a colorful trailing plant. Grow them successfully with these tips.

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February 28, 2014

4 National All-America Selections Winners For 2014

All-America Selections (AAS) announced four more national winners for 2014 just in time for the gardening season.

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February 24, 2014

Colorado State University Announces Top 10 Performing Perennials From 2013 Trials

Ten plants were designated as top-performing herbaceous perennials from the 2013 Colorado State University trials. They have been overwintered for two winters and three growing seasons before they were given this distinction.

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February 18, 2014

40 New Perennials For You To Grow

From colorful and long-lasting blooms to plants that are low maintenance and drought tolerant, these new perennials have a lot to offer your customers.

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February 18, 2014

Metrolina Announces The 2014 Plant Of The Year

For the second year, Metrolina Greenhouses turned to consumers to find out what they want in a plant and what they would choose as their top pick. The grower held its second annual Plant Of The Year Contest to determine a new winner for 2014. A group of 53 panelists were given two months to try out 10 different plants, and in the end, vote for their favorite.

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February 18, 2014

Seven New Plant Varieties Awarded At IPM 2014 In Germany

Out of 56 new varieties and plants, seven were distinguished with awards by a panel of judges at IPM 2014, the international trade fair in Germany.

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Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrub Madness

February 11, 2014

Shrub Madness Will Crown One Proven Winners Shrub A Champion

Plant geeks will raise a Proven Winners ColorChoice varieties to the level of victor in the first annual Shrub Madness Plant Playoffs. The basketball tournament-style bracket will move through six rounds of competition at the Proven Winners ColorChoice Facebook page.

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Pulmonaria 'Dark Vader' from Terra Nova Nurseries

February 10, 2014

The Future Of Perennial Breeding

In a world that was once associated with small, specialized growers and backyard breeders, perennials breeding has now also been taken on by the larger breeders. What's on breeders' minds for the future? Take a read.

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February 10, 2014

PlantRight Names Three More Invasive Plants To Guide California Nursery Production

This month, Sustainable Conservation’s PlantRight campaign publishes a new list of invasive garden plants to help California’s nursery trade and their customers make more informed planting and purchasing decisions.

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Leucanthemum 'Daisy May'

February 6, 2014

Tips for Finishing Leucanthemum Successfully

Here are some tips on improving fertility, moisture, lighting and more for the successful production of this perennial garden staple.

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February 4, 2014

Costa Farms’ Season Premier Trials Shows Off Cool New Plants, Products And Ideas

Check out the highlights of Costa Farms 2014 Season Premier Trials, including new varieties for 2015 and new marketing concepts.

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February 4, 2014

11 Pretty New Poinsettias [Slideshow]

Poinsettias are the signature plant of the holiday season. Here are new varieties to consider adding to your crop selection for premium holiday crop sales.      

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January 30, 2014

Village Nurseries Introduces More Than 300 New Plant Varieties

Village Nurseries has recently added more than 300 new plants to its plant selection to help landscape professionals achieve new design concepts.

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