Spring Trials Preview: Conard-Pyle
This miniature rose boasts large flowers that retain the distinctive blotch characteristic of the Hulthemia rose at all stages of flowering. The non-fading color adds to its appeal. As with the other plants in the Eyeconic series, the spropom is recommended for growers in the Western United States to avoid being infected with leaf spot diseases.
A polyantha hybrid from the hybridizer of The Knock Out Rose, this variety grows more upright than most polyantha roses. Continuous and abundant flowering, a high flower count, vigorous growth and great disease resistance add to this look-a-likes perks.
Uniform flowering and a darker flowering color than similar varieties set this coreopsis apart. This coreopsis displays well in a container. Less splitting and dark terra cotta-colored flowers increase its consumer appeal.
The new compact nepeta is about one-third the size of nepeta ‘Walkers Low.’ Blooming May through September, it grows 18 inches high in the landscape and presents well in a container. During peak bloom, the ‘Novanepjun’ is densely covered with spikes of lavender-blue flowers.
‘Novarospop’ Popcorn Drift Rose
A new color in the Drift series, the flower starts out yellow and fades to cream white. It maintains the same compact habit as others in the series and exhibits abundant, continuous flowering. Popcorn Drift also displays excellent disease resistance to mildew and other leaf spot diseases.