The Top 5 Retail Plant Stories Of 2015
Plants are the core reason our industry exists, so it’s no surprise that new plants capture everyone’s attention. This year’s top plant-related articles show trends in the industry. Two of the top five focus on edibles, and a story on new drought-tolerant flowering plants performed well in a year of dire drought-related headlines.
Deep, ruby-colored foliage and interesting flowers make First Editions ‘Crimson Fire’ and First Editions ‘Sparkling Sangria’ loropetalum (fringe flower) stand out in the garden.
From heat-tolerant varieties to eye-popping foliage, the nation’s top shrub breeders offered some of the new selections they were most excited about this past spring.
Drought conditions and water restrictions in some regions of the country have made drought-tolerant varieties more important than ever. Here’s a look at some of the latest offerings from leading breeders.
Providing new edibles can be a great way to bring new customers, especially younger ones, into your garden center. Consider these new veggies in your planning.
Breeders are responding to consumer demand for tasty edibles with a colorful, varied number of introductions.