Pretty ‘N’ Potted

Pretty 'N' Potted

Dömmen USA
New to the Red Fox line for 2010 is the ‘Red Baron’ garden begonia. ‘Red Baron’ is a true red double-flowering begonia that offers an earlier flowering time and can be chosen as an alternative to traditional reds.
Grandiosa interspecific geranium is a new interspecific crossed geranium series of pelargonium x domesticum x crispum. Grandiosa includes easy traditional geranium rooting in four weeks and the benefit of no pinching and no deep cooling period for blooming. The series offers continuous flowering, good for outdoor or indoor use.
 
Ball Ornamentals
‘Southern Star’ ruellia is the first dwarf ruellia from seed, which makes this heat-loving nursery item more readily available and affordable to grow. ‘Southern Star’ is very adaptable and low maintenance. This variety is tolerant to wet and dry conditions, making it a great option for very hot conditions like Texas and Florida. It’s available in white, blue and pink, and grows up to 12
inches in height.
 
Aris Horticultural Services
The new ‘Tiffany’ is an exotic looking yet refined florist azalea. The single 3-inch flowers are tipped in deep mauve. The plant is uniform with small, dense, foliage. It’s a medium forcer with excellent keeping quality.
‘Diva’ and ‘Rozalea White’ are also new florist azaleas from Aris. ‘Rozalea White’ has excellent foliage retention and rose-petal shaped flowers with an occasional dark pink flecking. ‘Diva’ and ‘Rozalea White’ are a medium forcer with excellent keeping quality.
The ‘Diva’ has ruffled pink double hose-in-hose blooms that cover this uniform and strong plant. A very attractive candle stage and six-week shelf life are key features.
 
Lily Looks
The new Sunny series is part of the unique Genetic Short line of lilies. ‘Sunny After Eight,’ ‘Sunny Bonaire,’ ‘Sunny Borneo’ and ‘Sunny Sulawesi’ are the first four releases. These new pot orientals are great varieties for the consumer to use as a patio or pot display item. Average production time of the lilies is 95 days, and they produce a great bud count from all bulb sizes. Orientals have strong stems, and the flowers are upright and fragrant.
 
GroLink
Incurve pot mum ‘Kena’ has dark green foliage and produces 4- to 5-inch flowers that are purple in color and last four to five weeks indoors. This flower color is ideal for Easter and Mother’s Day sales. Grow them straight up in a 4.5-inch pot with one or multiple cuttings in an 8-inch mum pan.
Gloxinia sylvatica ‘Improved Orange Bugle’ is an excellent houseplant, even when not in bloom. Leaves are dark green and hairy with reddish stems. Flowers are tubular, dark orange on the outside and lighter orange with yellow on the inside. Kept under filtered light, this gloxinia will flower all fall, winter and spring. It’s ideal for both 4.5-inch and 6-inch production.
 
Schoneveld Twello
The silver leaf Picasso is based on the existing Super series Mini Winter Fı and has the same genetic characteristics, such as a more open plant structure, meaning this series also does well in more humid conditions. The Super series Picasso Fı is exceptionally suited for outdoor use and is currently available in seven colors.
The Super series Allure Fı is an entirely new series in our assortment. It combines faster flowering with high quality. Allure is available in nine colors.
 
Corn. Bak B.V.
Guzmania ‘Techno’ is a fast-growing plant suitable for a 6-inch pot, but can also be grown in a 4-inch pot. The plant has a neon pink/red star-shaped inflorescence.
Additional guzmanias include the purple ‘Fusion’ with dark leaves, the ‘Eclipse’ with a short purple star shaped inflorescence and the ‘Meteor’ with its short red star-shaped inflorescence.

Leave a Reply

More From Varieties...
Suntory Grandessa argyranthemum - feature

September 18, 2017

Breeders Open Availability for Unrooted Cuttings; Here’s How Growers Will Benefit

With new avenues for buying young plants for vegetative production, growers should have an easier time finding availability and receiving shipments of unrooted cuttings for the coming seasons.

Read More
Ball, Tagawa Succulents Partnership

September 14, 2017

Ball Seed to Partner With Tagawa Greenhouses on New Succulent Offerings

The new program includes in-demand retail products that are popular with younger shoppers, allowing growers to easily build a comprehensive succulent program and stay on-trend in the marketplace.

Read More
Strait-Laced Elderberry

September 10, 2017

Check Out the Top Varieties On Display at Farwest 2017

A panel of plant experts, along with show attendees, selected their favorite offerings during the Farwest 2017 New Varieties Showcase.

Read More
Latest Stories
Suntory Grandessa argyranthemum - feature

September 18, 2017

Breeders Open Availability for Unrooted Cuttings; Here&…

With new avenues for buying young plants for vegetative production, growers should have an easier time finding availability and receiving shipments of unrooted cuttings for the coming seasons.

Read More
Ball, Tagawa Succulents Partnership

September 14, 2017

Ball Seed to Partner With Tagawa Greenhouses on New Suc…

The new program includes in-demand retail products that are popular with younger shoppers, allowing growers to easily build a comprehensive succulent program and stay on-trend in the marketplace.

Read More
Strait-Laced Elderberry

September 10, 2017

Check Out the Top Varieties On Display at Farwest 2017

A panel of plant experts, along with show attendees, selected their favorite offerings during the Farwest 2017 New Varieties Showcase.

Read More

September 5, 2017

Hort Couture Announces New Propagation and Broker Partn…

The new grower-propagator partners are deeply vested in the independent garden center channel with propagation expertise, as well as finished production focused on the independent grower.

Read More
Helianthus Sunfinity (Syngenta Flowers)

September 3, 2017

Growing Tips for Helianthus Sunflower ‘Sunfinity…

This annual sunflower is a profuse bloomer with strong branching that produces multiple flowers per plant from spring to fall.

Read More
Ball Seed Field Day 2017

September 2, 2017

Highlights from Ball Seed’s Annual Field Day and Landsc…

Attendees of the one-day event had the opportunity to see new plants in up-close-and-personal trials, and engage with speakers and product experts.

Read More
Bidens Popstar (Kientzler)

August 31, 2017

Allan Armitage: Why I’ve Become a Fan of Bidens

The rather boring plant with mundane daisy-yellow flowers has morphed into a vigorous plant carrying colorful flowers that seems to be comfortable in most of the country.

Read More

August 29, 2017

27 New Impatiens for Spring Color in 2018

Gardeners love impatiens because they are one of the few plants that offer stand-out, splashy blooms for shady areas, and in some cases full sun. There's no shortage of new introductions this year to choose from for your 2018 product mix. Here are 27 new and improved varieties to consider offering to your customers.  

Read More
Calandiva kalanchoes (Dümmen Orange) Feature

August 28, 2017

Lifestyle Plants Are in Full Bloom for Consumers

The latest decorating trends indicate consumers want hassle-free, colorful plants with big flowers — and growers are finding unique ways to cash in on these luxury-item sales.

Read More
Cuphea Fairy Dust Pink (Proven Winners) feature

August 26, 2017

Kelly Norris: Noteworthy Plants That Caught My Attentio…

Imagine the modern consumer getting so excited about a new plant that they shared the experience with a friend, perhaps not even a fellow gardening consumer.

Read More

August 20, 2017

Proven Winners and Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Assoc…

This year, KNLA is combining its summer outing with the Proven Winners Landscape Roadshow for an informative event that will take place on September 21.

Read More
Four Star 2018 Catalog

August 18, 2017

Four Star Greenhouses’ 2018 Catalog Includes New Variet…

The new catalog is available in both print and digital formats, and features information on new trays that allow for more plugs per square foot.

Read More
Francis Kwong, PanAmerican Seed

August 15, 2017

Ornamental Seed Scientist Francis Kwong Dies at Age 65

Kwong was most recently the Director of Seed Technology for PanAmerican Seed, and his research was instrumental in the development of calibrachoa, angelonia, and other plants.

Read More
Candy Tops Snapdragons Series (Sakata Ornamentals)

August 3, 2017

Five Characteristics Breeders Want in Top-Performing Sp…

New spring annuals have to provide something for everyone — longevity, durability, performance, and more — if they want to meet breeders’ high standards for market-worthy plants.

Read More
Petunia 'Headliner Pink Sky" (Selecta)

August 3, 2017

Why Eccentricity is the New Black in Spring Annuals

Consumers judge plants by appearance, color impact, and ease of maintenance, which is why retailers want new spring annuals that are novel standouts.    

Read More

August 1, 2017

39 New Vegetables and Herbs for 2018

New vegetable and herb introductions for 2017 offer unique shaped fruits, distinctive foliage, intense flavors, improved disease resistance, high yields, and more. Here are 39 new vegetable and herb varieties to consider for your product mix in 2018.

Read More
2018 Griffin Catalog

July 31, 2017

Griffin Releases Print and Digital Versions of Its 2018…

The 250-page print catalog features more than 350 new varieties from leading breeders, while the enhanced digital version has extra features on crop culture, grower tools, and more.

Read More
Emerald-Coast-Growers-Guide-Feature-Image

July 27, 2017

Emerald Coast Growers Offers Updated Guide on its Newes…

This year’s guide features new varieties while maintaining Emerald Coast’s ornamental grass program and expanding its perennial plants line.

Read More