Phlox ‘Forever Pink’ (Green Leaf Plants)

October 15, 2015

10 New Perennials For 2016 Coming To A Garden Near You

New perennial varieties promise fall color, greater heat and drought tolerance and pumped-up flower power. Here are 10 new introductions available in 2016.

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Hydrangea Test Garden Heritage Museums

October 13, 2015

New Hydrangea Test Garden Announced For Heritage Museums And Gardens In Massachusetts

The test garden will showcase new plant varieties and support research by expert growers including Bailey Nurseries, Ball Horticultural Company and plant expert Michael Dirr.

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October 12, 2015

The Recipe For Growing Beautiful Perovskia

Growing impressive finished Perovskia plants in the greenhouse takes careful attention to lighting and finishing.

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Heuchera 'Red Lightning' (Terra Nova Nurseries)

October 6, 2015

14 New Perennials For Containers, Pollinators, Beds And Borders

With an abundance of blooms and textures, new fuss-free perennials add interest to the garden year after year. Here are 14 perennials new for 2016 to consider for your growing operation.

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Feature image The 2015 Perennial Plant Of The Year, Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo.’

September 1, 2015

Perennial Plant Association’s 33rd Annual Symposium Explores Perennials, Past And Present

The Perennial Plant Association's 33rd Annual Symposium, held July 27 to August 1 in Baltimore, Md., delved into the rich history of perennial suppliers and landscape architects in the Baltimore area and their influence on the perennial market today and its bright future.

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Kaleidoscope Abelia (Plant Haven International)

June 17, 2015

PlantHaven International Launches National Campaign To Promote Kaleidoscope Abelia

PlantHaven International has partnered with BlueSkye Creative to initiate a national consumer ad campaign that carries across radio, video, print and social media to increase sales of Abelia Kaleidoscope.

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May 1, 2015

18 New Grasses To Grow

Ornamental grasses fit in with the needs of today’s landscapers and consumers better than ever. Whether your customers are looking for creative solutions for patio containers or a mass planting in a landscape, some of the 18 new varieties included here are sure to meet the need.

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April 15, 2015

All-America Selections Launches New Perennial Trial

All-America Selections (AAS) in partnership with Perennial Plant Association (PPA) will launch an herbaceous perennial trial, with entries due this July. It will follow many of the basics of the recently launched AAS Vegetative Ornamental trial. Entries accepted will be herbaceous perennials propagated from seed, cutting, tissue culture or bare root.

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Lurie Garden Millennium Park

April 14, 2015

Eco-Conscious Landscapes Fast Track The Rise Of Grasses And Native Plants

The re-focused emphasis on green infrastructure projects, naturalistic design and sustainable landscaping opens the way for growers to source more native plants and grasses.

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April 13, 2015

Look At What’s New At Terra Nova Nurseries

Terra Nova Nurseries, a world leader in plant breeding and genetics, during the last 10 months collaborated with select editors of Martha Stewart Living magazine to plan a feature story and photo spread about heucheras and heucherellas. And see the eight new varieties that are now available to growers as pre-ordered liners.

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Hydrangea 'Endless Summer BloomStruck' from Bailey Nurseries

March 17, 2015

Michael Dirr Slated To Address Attendees At Hydrangeas 2015

Dr. Michael Dirr to deliver the keynote address at Hydrangeas 2015 conference, hosted by the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society in partnership with Endless Summer Hydrangeas. The conference will take place at the historic Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich, Mass.

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March 10, 2015

How To Determine When To Buy Herbaceous Perennials In Vernalized Liners

Exposing herbaceous perennials to cold temperatures, also known as vernalization, can yield a range of effects, especially on flowering. Beth Engle of SHS Griffin covers whether vernalized liners or unvernalized plants make the best sense for your sales windows.

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