Zinnia 'Double Zahara Salmon Rose' (2015 Massachusetts Horticultural Society Field Trials)

November 8, 2015

Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Wellesley, Mass.) 2015 Field Trials Results

See the 2015 field trial results (includes photo gallery) for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in Wellesley, Mass.

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Petunia 'Night Sky' (2015 D.S. Cole Growers Field Trials)

November 8, 2015

D.S. Cole Growers (Loudon, N.H.) 2015 Field Trials Results

See the 2015 field trial results (includes photo gallery) from D.S. Cole Growers in Loudon, N.H.

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Coleus scutellaroides 'Flame Thrower Spiced Curry' (2015 Cornell University Field Trials)

November 7, 2015

Cornell University (Ithaca, N.Y.) 2015 Field Trials Results

See the 2015 field trial results (includes photo gallery) for Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

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November 7, 2015

35 Top Performing Plant Varieties From 2015 Field Trial Results

The 2015 trial results are in from more than twenty trial managers across the country. See which varieties made the top performer lists more than once and check out the photo gallery.

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Costa Farms' Season Premier 2015

October 27, 2015

Costa Farms’ Top-Performing Plant Varieties For 2015

Costa Farms announced the top performing varieties for 2015 from its Ultimate Plant Showdown Trial Garden in Miami. Sixty-eight varieties made the top performer list for 2015.

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Medal of Excellence Award

July 6, 2015

Get To Know The 9 Variety Finalists For Editor’s Choice And Industry’s Choice Awards

Greenhouse Grower‘s Evening Of Excellence reception is rapidly approaching. Here, you can learn more about the varieties that are finalists for the Medal Of Excellence Editor’s Choice and Industry’s Choice Breeding Awards. Thank you to the 2015 sponsors of Greenhouse Grower‘s Medal Of Excellence Awards, Landmark Plastic, Nufarm and Stockosorb. Editor’s Choice Asclepias ‘Monarch Promise’ (Hort Couture) Basil ‘Balsamic Blooms’ (EuroAmerican Propagators) Celosia ‘Dragon’s Breath’ (Sakata Seed) Dianthus Jolt Series (PanAmerican Seed) Salvia Grandstand Series (Green Fuse Botanicals) Scabiosa ‘Kudos Pink’ (Hishtil Nurseries) Industry’s Choice Basil ‘Balsamic Blooms’ (EuroAmerican Propagators) Bidens BeeDance Series (Suntory Flowers) Celosia ‘Dragon’s Breath’ (Sakata Seed) Dianthus Jolt Series (PanAmerican Seed) Lobelia ‘Starship Deep Rose’ (Kieft Seed) Vinca Valiant Series (PanAmerican Seed)     Join us Monday, July 13 in Ballroom 2 at the Columbus Convention Center to find out which varieties will receive the coveted awards. The reception begins at 5:15 p.m. and the ceremony […]

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June 17, 2015

Green Leaf Plants Plans Two Open House Events June 25-26 And July 23

Green Leaf Plants will hold two open house events this summer to give the public a chance to view trial gardens, take guided tours and learn about new varieties and programs. Both events will be held at Green Leaf Plant's facility in Lancaster, Pa. The event in July will coincide with Penn State University Extension Trials in nearby Manheim.

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Double Whammy Merchandise Display At CAST2015

June 1, 2015

Color And Crop Trends From 2015 California Spring Trials

The 2015 California Spring Trials (CAST) highlighted groundbreaking plant genetics and showcased breeders marketing prowess. Several trends in colors, themes and crops become apparent based on all the new introductions highlighted at the CAST.

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Gazania hybrid 'Amber Ice' (Cultivaris)

April 17, 2015

The 80/20 Theory Approach To Inventory Selection Is Put To The Test At CAST 2015

Tim Runte of Calloway Gardens is a member of Greenhouse Grower's Medal Of Excellence For Industry's Choice Panel. Here, he shares how he determines which plants shown at this year's California Spring Trials will make the cut at his retail stores.

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April 15, 2015

Dümmen Group Updates Confetti, Debuts New Mixes And Consolidates Genetics

At two separate locations, the Dümmen Group presented its new take on several lines of plant genetics from the many companies under its brand umbrella. For the second year at Edna Valley Vineyards in San Luis Obispo, the Dummen Group presented new varieties of Red Fox plants, along with the HGTV HOME Plant Collection. Meanwhile, Dummen Group held its second trial location about 30 minutes up the road, at BarrelHouse Brewery in Paso Robles. Both locations were beautiful settings, but the vineyard provided especially lovely panoramic views through the tasting room window.

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April 15, 2015

McHutchison’s Vaughn Fletcher Reviews New Offerings From Suntory Flowers And Westhoff

Vaughn Fletcher with McHutchison Horticultural Distributors is part of Greenhouse Grower's Medal Of Excellence For Industry's Choice Panel. Fletcher recounted some of the standout varieties he saw while visiting Suntory Flowers and Westhoff during California Spring Trials.

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PAC Elsner_Pelargonium 'Bermuda Pink'

April 15, 2015

Kientzler Makes First Independent Display At Spring Trials, And Terra Nova Nurseries Promotes Naturally Compact Plants

The Spring Trials exhibit at Windmill Nursery in Buellton is a fairly new location as of 2014, and it continues to evolve, with a number of new suppliers presenting their wares. Kientzler, Terra Nova Nurseries and PAC-Elsner presented new varieties while McConkey, Pelemix and Dramm promoted their products.

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