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April 16, 2015
The 2015 International Trials Conference will take place Aug. 24-27 in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon. The International Trials Conference is held... more
April 14, 2015
Online registration is now open for Farwest 2015, which will take place Aug. 27-29 in Portland, Oregon. Those who register before July 31 will receive discounted registration... more
April 14, 2015
Daniel Klittich has been honored with the 2015 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship through the American Floral Endowment (AFE). Klittich will be awarded with $5,000 for two consecutive... more
April 14, 2015
Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association will honor individuals who contribute time and energy into enhancing, protecting and serving Florida’s nursery and... more
April 13, 2015
Figure 1. Sprench applications of PGRs have become more popular on aggressive bedding plant crops such as petunia. I’ve noticed an increasing trend in the use of sprench... more
April 13, 2015
 Abalzin' salvia is currently offered in two colors: Tabasco and Purple. Salvia is one of the most traditional consumer gardening flowers, combining easy care and a long... more
April 13, 2015
‘Hipsters Zooey’ is heat tolerant and performs well across much of the country. Best leaf coloration occurs in locations with morning sun and afternoon shade. For more than... more
April 13, 2015
For years, the horticulture industry has been at the forefront of the sustainability discussion. Greenhouses and nurseries were using recycled materials and initiating waste... more
April 13, 2015
Vessel Bio Products is situated within the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s BioHio Research Park. The horticultural division of Vessel specializes in... more
‘Pegasus’ Begonia

‘Pegasus’ features thick, deep-green, glossy leaves with silver overlay. It is beautiful on its own and also makes an exceptional thriller with other vigorous shade-loving plants. ‘Pegasus’ grows 12 to 16 inches tall and spreads 16 to 18 inches.

  • ‘Pegasus’ Begonia
    ‘Pegasus’ features thick, deep-green, glossy leaves with silver overlay. It is beautiful on its own and also makes an exceptional thriller with other vigorous shade-loving plants. ‘Pegasus’ grows 12...
    ‘Pegasus’ Begonia
  • ‘Flash Mob Pinkceptional’ petunia
    An early, mid-vigor plant, ‘Flash Mob Pinkceptional’ mounds and then trails. It performs very well in planters and baskets. It grows 10 to 16 inches tall and spreads 20 to 30 inches.
    ‘Flash Mob Pinkceptional’ petunia
  • ‘Dancing Wind’ andropogon
    ‘Dancing Wind’ is a native ornamental grass that was selected for its red fall color that turns scarlet after frost. The upright clumping plants grow 6 feet tall and prefer a well-drained soil in...
    ‘Dancing Wind’ andropogon
  • ‘Hula Godiva’ ‘Hula Lavender’
    The Hula calibrachoa series boasts hoops of color on large bicolor flowers. These exciting calibrachoa varieties perform well in stand-alone baskets as well as combination plantings. Use a disease-...
    ‘Hula Godiva’ ‘Hula Lavender’
  • 'Ostica Meringue' 'Ostica Burgundy'
    The Ostica series has vibrant and colorful flowers with a distinct eye that seems to mesmerize the onlooker. Ostica varieties feature early flowering and a compact growth habit. No cooling is...
    'Ostica Meringue' 'Ostica Burgundy'
  • Rock Candy Penstemon Series
    Three new colors join the popular Rock Candy Penstemon Series.  Flowers appear in late spring and re-bloom later in the season from a trim. Compact plants with good basal branching do not...
    Rock Candy Penstemon Series
  • Ball FloraPlant
    This hardy verbena is bred to take the heat and stay in flower longer. EnduraScape is the first verbena that is hardy to the low teens and reblooms in spring. Available in seven colors, EnduraScape...
    Ball FloraPlant
  • Sakata
    Known for its large vibrant flowers and superior outdoor performance, SuperCal is the ideal combination of petunia and calibrachoa. SuperCal is early blooming, pH tolerant and ideal for cold-frame/...
  • Syngenta Flowers
    ‘Big Kiss Red’ boasts super-sized flowers that are up to 5 inches in diameter. Bushy plants fill up containers quickly and love the heat.
    Syngenta Flowers
  • Green Fuse Botanicals
    The latest addition to the Windchimes Upright series, Lilac/Rose features large, brilliantly colored flowers that face outward maximizing the display at retail. The mature height is 10 to 16 inches.
    Green Fuse Botanicals
Growers and garden center retailers need varied solutions to meet their particular needs to stay abreast of the exploding demand for edible and fragrant herbs and vegetables... more
Stone Creek Hydroponics, a family-owned and operated farm in northeast Georgia, knows how to adapt to customer needs. When owner Zachary Unruh started the business in 2010,... more
Chameleon Grow Systems has developed a plasma grow light from the light emitting plasma offering from LUXIM in Sunnyvale, Calif. What differentiates plasma grow lighting from... more
Smith Gardens, with locations in Oregon, Washington and California, has been serving the Pacific Northwest market for over 100 years. Each year the family-run operation ships... more
During the one-hour webinar, Paul Pilon, Perennial Solutions Consulting, will cover both common as well as less familiar issues growers can encounter... more
"Inspire & Refresh! What Spring Training Really Should Look Like," presented by Dr. Bridget K. Behe, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Horticulture... more
We've reached the home stretch, only one more day and two more stops to go! Day 5 began... more
We have finally reached the end of our Spring Trials tour down the California coast. It's... more
So we've survived the first half of Spring Trials and are continuing on down the coast.... more
Researchers at  Harvard University, the University of California-Berkeley and the... more
This year’s OFA Short Course (July 14 to 17, in Columbus, Ohio) was phenomenal.  As... more
  By the time you see this article, Fall 2012 will be in full swing — hopefully a... more

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