Get the Scoop on Editor’s Choice Nominees With 2nd Cup

Get the Scoop on Editor’s Choice Nominees With 2nd Cup

In this episode of 2nd Cup, Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff and Contributing Editor Allan Armitage discuss the six varieties selected for Greenhouse Grower‘s Medal of Excellence Editor’s Choice Awards. Check out what the hype around these new varieties is all about.


2018-Medal-of-Excellence-Sponsors-updatedThe nominee’s for Editor’s Choice are:

  • Aquilegia Kirigami Series (Syngenta Flowers)
  • Begonia I’Conia Portofino Series (Dümmen Orange)
  • Begonia ‘Canary Wings’ (Ball Ingenuity)
  • Summer Spice Hardy Hibiscus Collection (J. Berry Nursery)
  • Madrid Lavish Lavender Series (Green Fuse Botanicals)
  • SuperCal Premium Petchoa Series (Sakata Ornamentals)

You can find out which variety wins the Editor’s Choice title at Greenhouse Grower‘s Medal of Excellence Awards on Monday, July 16 during Cultivate’18. If you won’t be at Cultivate this year, tune in for an upcoming 2nd Cup video in which we reveal the winner. Meanwhile, let us know in the comments below which variety you would choose!

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Look for more videos coming soon, discussing Greenhouse Grower‘s Medal of Excellence Award nominees for Industry’s Choice, talking about efforts for better marketing in the industry, unpacking our baggage following California Spring Trials, and many more topics.