Spring Trials 2010: Rudbeckia To Sedum

Rudbeckia ‘Eye Eye’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Eye Eye’ is a bright formula mix of yellow rudbeckia with contrasting green and black eyes. Plants are 20-inches high and have good heat tolerance.

Rudbeckia ‘Gold Bullion’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Gold Bullion’ is a sunny mix of bright yellow and bicolored rudbeckia. This variety is heat tolerant and works well as a cut flower.

Rudbeckia ‘Moroccan Sun’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Moroccan Sun’ rudbeckia is a blend of fully and semi-double flowers. Plants grow up to 20-inches high, and colors range from bright clear yellow to bronze and marmalade.

Rudbeckia Ruby Bronze and Gold by Thompson & Morgan
The Ruby series of rudbeckia offer 20-inch plants with excellent heat tolerance. ‘Ruby Bronze’ is a bright mix of cherry-red and bicolor flowers. ‘Ruby Gold’ is a contrasting formula mix of bright cherry red and yellow flowers.

Scabiosa ‘Barroca’ by Euro American
This new scabiosa variety has a mounding habit and burgundy, pin-cushion-shaped flowers, complemented by deep-green foliage. It grows to 18 to 24 inches and performs well in zones 9 to 11.

Scabiosa ‘Black’ by Euro American
‘Black’ has black buds that produce deep-maroon, pin-cushion-shaped flowers. This variety works well for cut flowers and has a very long vase-life.

Scaevola ‘Topaz Pink Improved’ by Westhoff
‘Topaz Pink Improved’ is an early flowering, trailing scaevola with medium to large pink flowers.

Scaevola Top poT: ‘Pink’ by Westhoff
‘Pink’ is the third color added to the Top poT series. It has medium-sized pink flowers and a semi-trailing, compact habit.

Scoparia ‘Ilumina Lemon Mist Improved’ by Suntory
Lemon mist produces an abundance of dainty, star-shaped yellow blossoms continuously throughout the season. An upright mounding habit makes it ideal for 4-inch, 6-inch and 1-gallon pot production. This variety grows 9 to 14 inches high with an 18- to 24-inch spread.

Scutellaria Scooter: ‘Garbo’ by Euro American
‘Garbo’ is the latest addition to the Scooter series. It grows to 12 to 18 inches and performs well in zones 9 to 11. Growth regulators are highly recommended with ‘Garbo,’ which is offered as a pinched liner.

Sedum ‘Cola Cola’ by Euro American
Uniform blue-gray foliage forms a tight mound that is highlighted by rich-pink flower clusters in late summer and early fall. This sedum can be used in pots, mixed dish containers, beds and rock gardens.

Sedum ‘Elsie’s Gold’ by Plant Haven
‘Elsie’s Gold’ is a beautiful light yellow and green sport. It has attractive toothed silvery green foliage with warm golden yellow leaf margins, fading to a soft creamy white by autumn.

Sedum ‘Pippin Purple’ by Euro American
Medium-sized flowers tower over succulent foliage in this sedum that performs well in zones 4 to 9. It can be used in containers, landscaping and rock gardens.

Sedum ‘Turkish Delight’ by Thompson & Morgan
This new 6-inch dwarf sedum has deep burgundy–almost black–foliage with carmine-red flower umbels.

Leave a Reply

More From Varieties...

October 17, 2017

14 New Shrubs With Fringe Benefits

What’s popular with shrubs? Consumers want varieties that will give them more return on their investment, in terms of long-lasting blooms and multi-season appeal that lasts from spring until fall and at times stretches into the winter months. Here are 14 new varieties of shrubs and sub-shrubs to consider for your product mix in 2018.

Read More

October 14, 2017

PlantPeddler Hosting Poinsettia Variety Day in December

The event will feature side-by-side comparisons of more than 100 commercial and pre-released varieties from seven breeders.

Read More

October 10, 2017

Coastal Callas Is a Dream Fulfilled for Founder Adrian Espinoza

Adrian Espinoza and his family founded Rancho Espinoza Inc. and Coastal Callas in California seven years ago with a mission and purpose to provide consistent quality and reliable supply of calla lilies to the marketplace.

Read More
Latest Stories

October 17, 2017

14 New Shrubs With Fringe Benefits

What’s popular with shrubs? Consumers want varieties that will give them more return on their investment, in terms of long-lasting blooms and multi-season appeal that lasts from spring until fall and at times stretches into the winter months. Here are 14 new varieties of shrubs and sub-shrubs to consider for your product mix in 2018.

Read More

October 14, 2017

PlantPeddler Hosting Poinsettia Variety Day in December

The event will feature side-by-side comparisons of more than 100 commercial and pre-released varieties from seven breeders.

Read More

October 10, 2017

Coastal Callas Is a Dream Fulfilled for Founder Adrian …

Adrian Espinoza and his family founded Rancho Espinoza Inc. and Coastal Callas in California seven years ago with a mission and purpose to provide consistent quality and reliable supply of calla lilies to the marketplace.

Read More
Azalea Encore Autumn Bonfire

October 4, 2017

Big Changes on the Horizon for Woody Ornamentals

The future looks bright for the woody ornamentals market, with exciting new varieties in the pipeline that will offer greater disease resistance, cold hardiness, bloom capacity, and more.

Read More

October 3, 2017

25 New Blooming Potted Plants for Luxury Sales

Consider these new blooming potted plant varieties that offer full blooms, unique foliage, and a touch of extravagance and easy maintenance for time-strapped customers who want to pamper themselves.

Read More
Hydrangea 'Berry White' (Bailey Nurseries)

October 2, 2017

Woody Ornamentals Market Set for Growth

The woody ornamentals market is looking up. Now, out-of-the box thinking about product offerings and consumer education will keep things moving in the right direction.

Read More

September 27, 2017

New Mum Intros From California Spring Trials 2017

For fall gardening product selection, you can't go wrong with offering mums. Here are a few of the new introductions that we saw at California Spring Trials 2017 that will be making their retail debut in 2018.

Read More
Hydrangea ‘Endless Summer BloomStruck’ (Bailey Nurseries)

September 26, 2017

Bailey Nurseries Enhances Product Development Program, …

Plant Introductions, which Bailey purchased almost three years ago, is being rebranded as Bailey Innovations, an entity that will breed and trial new varieties in Georgia.

Read More
Green Fuse Lupine Staircase Pink

September 24, 2017

How to Effectively Grow Staircase Lupine

The Staircase Lupine series, part of Green Fuse Botanicals’ First Light Perennials collection, has the potential to put on a great display with solid and bicolor hues.

Read More
Terra Nova 2018 Catalog

September 23, 2017

Terra Nova Nurseries’ Latest Plant Catalog is Now Avail…

The new 2017-2018 plant catalog, which features hundreds of varieties, series, and collections from Terra Nova Nurseries, pays homage to the company’s 25th anniversary.

Read More
Armitage GWA Buffalo Tour 5

September 21, 2017

Tour of Buffalo Gardens Reveals Hidden Gems And Communi…

This past August, Allan Armitage joined the Association for Garden Communicators on a tour of Buffalo. It was a reminder that that we can make a difference in neighborhoods, in cities, and in people’s lives.

Read More
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