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Encore Azalea Announces Gulf Restoration Project
Encore Azalea announced last week an initiative designed to aid those affected by hurricanes along the Gulf Coast. The company is seeking applications from institutional planners interested in including its 23 varieties in their landscape designs.
Approved projects will include public gardens, parks or other public spaces. Projects will be considered along the Gulf Coast, from Houston, Texas, to Panama City, Fla. All applications are due July 1, 2007.
Tesselaar Rose Wins Top Award
Anthony Tesselaar’s newest rose ‘Flower Carpet Scarlet’ received top honors in the 2006 All Deutschland Rose (ADR) Trials. Scarlet, a new release in the United States for spring 2007, is the seventh in the family of Flower Carpet groundcover roses from Anthony Tesselaar Plants.
‘Flower Carpet Scarlet’ will be sold nationwide in the United States starting in the spring. It is a compact, garden-hardy bush with glossy, green foliage and abundant clusters of scarlet-red double blossoms.