Color Spectacular

Color Spectacular

 

Ball Horticultural Co.

Henna coleus is very uniform with serrated foliage and a unique chartreuse to copper color with dark burgundy undersides.

Ball Horticultural Co.

‘Fiesta Pink Frost’ double impatiens is the newest variety in the Fiesta series. With striking variegated foliage and pretty pink blooms, this variety works well in shady landscapes, baskets, mixed containers and patio pots.

 

Benary

Begonia x benariensis BIG begonia series offers big flowers (2 to 3 inches), habit and landscape performance. The deep green or bronze foliage adds vibrancy and contrast to the striking red or rose colored flowers.

 

Benary

Begonia tuberhybrida ‘Nonstop Fire’ is a truly unique, vibrant addition to the series. Named for its hot shades of yellow, gold and orange, flowers contrast against deep green foliage. 

 

Bodger Seed

American Marigold, Discovery Yellow and Orange are being introduced again, with the same compact habit that commercial growers covet. The flowers themselves have been improved, featuring round, tight flower heads atop tidy plants.

 

Bodger Seed

The new Aero viola series has proven uniformity across the 10-color range, while exhibiting a compact habit and well-presented flowers. 

 

Bodger Botanicals

The Pinwheel osteospermum series welcomes its first yellow. Pure, lemon-yellow flowers are highlighted by a blue eye.

 

 Bodger Botanicals

‘Double Giga White’ sutera features fully double, large, white flowers. It is a fine choice for hanging baskets or in combination pots/baskets.

 

Goldsmith Seeds

The new Silverheart mini cyclamen series has eye-catching silver foliage covered with silvery hearts. Suitable for 2.5- to 4-inch pots, the series offers high seed quality and bench run sales, and is available in five colors and two mixtures.

 

Goldsmith Seeds

The Picobella petunia series is the next generation of milliflora petunias. Grow it just like any other petunia, with no special regime or PGRs required. This series is available in five colors and a mixture.

 

Novalis

New from the Plants that Work by Color series, angelonia ‘Arcelia White’ is a heat-lover that flowers all summer long and is long-lasting in a vase.

 

Novalis

Ipomoea ‘Sweet Caroline Bronze’ is a heat and humidity loving sweet potato vine that is perfect spilling out of a pot or hanging basket. It reaches 8 by 24 inches in height and spread. 

 

PanAmerican Seed Co.

Clear Crystal alyssum is an exciting new tetraploid series that requires few PGRs in most markets. Lavender and Purple Shades are the first pigmented tetraploid alyssums; also available in White and a Mixture.

 

PanAmerican Seed Co.

The Toucan portulaca series gives growers the first economical, programmable and reliable seed-grown purslanes for mass-market baskets and containers. This series requires little to no PGRs with no need for pinching. Available in Fuchsia, Scarlet Shades, Yellow and Hot Mixture. 

 

Paul Ecke Ranch

Argyranthemum ‘Spring Bouquet’ is a new addition to the Flower Fields line-up and the first to feature multi-color blooms on the same plant. Flowers open pink, fade to yellow and then white as they age.

 

Paul Ecke Ranch

Geranium ‘Patriot Lavender Blue’ offers a unique lavender-blue bloom color. It is free-branching with leaves that are medium green and a distinct zone pattern.

 

Pleasant View Gardens

‘Incense’ heliotrope is a well-branched plant with large clusters of fragrant lilac-colored flowers. It is a moderately vigorous plant with great greenhouse performance and flower power.

 

Pleasant View Gardens

Dalina Grande dahlias are a large-flowered series selected for their uniformity in plant habit and flowering time. These vigorous basal branching plants are covered with large blooms throughout the summer. Dalina Grande dahlias are also easy to schedule and a quick finish for 6- to 8-inch containers.

 

Proven Winners

New for 2009 are two new series of basket begonias: the Bellagio series and Mandalay series. Both series are early to bloom with much stronger performance than traditional types of tuberous begonias while performing in higher heat and light.

 

Selecta First Class

‘MiniFamous Double Blush Pink’ calibrachoa has a great plant habit and outstanding outdoor performance making up for its later flowering.

 

Selecta First Class

New to the traditional MiniFamous calibrachoa line-up is ‘MiniFamous Tangerine,’ with large flowers, excellent center branching, early flowering and excellent performance for growers and consumers alike.

 

Syngenta Flowers, Inc.

‘Calliope Dark Red’ interspecific geranium is a revolutionary breakthrough in geranium breeding from Goldsmith Seeds that exhibits an unmatched true dark-red flower color in a zonal plant.

 

Syngenta Flowers, Inc.

The Confection series of nemesia is very early flowering with a sweet candy fragrance. This three-color series is ideal for cool-season production with robust plants and strong stems.

 

Terra Nova Nurseries

Begonia ‘Black Taffeta’ features large, black, star-shaped, textured leaves and pink flowers. This variety has a mounding habit.

 

Terra Nova Nurseries

Begonia ‘Madame Queen’ is a stunning variety with large, glossy, copper-colored leaves, ruffled and frilled edges and a red reverse side. Prominent light-green veins radiate from the center of the leaves.

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