Expect the perennials category to change significantly as breeders leverage new technologies to breed plants that capture consumers’ attention.
Now is an excellent time to refresh your thinking on perennials, and your variety assortment, to give consumers what want.
During this year’s symposium, Hoffman Nursery hosted more than 200 attendees for breakfast and a tour of the nursery.
Attendees of this year’s Perennial Plant Symposium left the event impressed by the rapid advancements in new variety development.
The National Garden Bureau (NGB), Perennial Plant Association (PPA), and All-America Selections (AAS) are teaming up to host the 2019 meeting in Chicago, IL, and its surrounding suburbs.
ThinkPlants not only supports the respective efforts of Danziger and Syngenta, but also opens the door for additional breeders and suppliers to market their varieties under the family of products.
Eason Horticultural Resources has released its “Hot New Perennials for 2019” booklet, which includes plants from a broad range of perennial young plant producers and breeding companies.
This annual trial and field day is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in perennials and get a look at the newest products coming on the market.
Aggressive grass species can turn gardeners off to using ornamental grasses. Less fertile alternatives offer options for keeping grasses from taking over the garden.
Genetic sterilization being used to help keep these prolific perennials in place.
The courses, presented by Allan Armitage, can help growers, retailers, and landscapers learn more about plant origin, characteristics, bloom time, flower structure, and optimum growing conditions.
Disease control through scouting, chemical rotation, and disease-resistant plants is essential to keep your perennials in top-notch shape.
Here are some of the perennials Armitage thinks may increase in value in 2018.