December 19, 2014
Plant selections for the coming year have been released by Star Roses and Plants. The following list are some new selections for 2015: -Icecap: contains pure white flowers on... more
December 19, 2014
The Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) has released an app for iOS devices that helps nursery industry businesses connect with each other. The Oregon Nursery Map app is a... more
December 18, 2014
AmericanHort has opened the official central reservation website for the 2015 California Spring Trials. The California Spring Trials will take place April 11-16, 2015, in the... more
December 16, 2014
Sakata has composed two comprehensive how-to documents for landscapers, the “Landscaper’s Guide to SunPatiens” and the “SunPatiens Floating Garden Guide”. Sakata’s hybrid... more
December 12, 2014
The dazzling colors and diversity of petunia blooms have made them a consumer favorite and one of the top-selling annuals. Most growers know how to grow them, but admit they... more
December 12, 2014
As growers, retailers, landscapers and gardeners, we are always looking for a new perennial with the ‘It’ factor or one which illicits ‘OMG’ (as my daughter would say) as the... more
November 07, 2014
In 500 B.C., the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote, “The only thing that is constant is change.” That is a philosophy that some growers in our industry have... more
November 07, 2014
Cannas are an important variety for North American landscapes. Whether used as a thriller in back borders and containers, or as a stand-out bedding plant, gardeners and... more
November 07, 2014
There are numerous definitions of the word ‘striking.’ One definition is: conspicuously  attractive or impressive. ‘Striking’ is precisely the word that comes to mind... more

Kong Jr.’s heart-shaped leaves are 30 percent smaller than the original Kong’s, but just as stunning. Leaf size is well matched across the series. These new coleus varieties perform well in landscapes, patio... more

  • Kong Jr.’s heart-shaped leaves are 30 percent smaller than the original Kong’s, but just as stunning. Leaf size is well matched across the series. These new coleus varieties perform well in...
  • ‘Cartwheel Strawberry Twist’ is a unique variety with spectacular bicolor patterns. It features large, semi-double flowers on compact plants that give a new dimension to gerbera as a pot plant....
  • ‘Freefall Marina’ is a trailing pansy with true winter flowering performance. The low spreading habit makes it ideal for use in late summer production, as it is less prone to stretching. The...
  • The reblooming ‘Scarlet O’Hara’ is bred by Peter Moore of the U.K. It boasts striking large scarlet flowers with green-purple foliage. ‘Scarlet O’Hara’ loves the sun and attracts bees and butterflies...
  • The Real collection of leucanthemum features a sturdy, upright habit that needs no staking. ‘Real Galaxy’ has many layers of fine fringed petals pure white in color with contrasting deep golden...
  • Coral Reef echeveria are great on a patio or almost anywhere! They are great as standalone plants or can be grown together in combinations. Ruffled leaves have brilliant coloring on their tips. These...
  • New for 2014, the Sundiascia series features three diascia varieties that boast a showy form. They have a unique, upright habit and tall, sturdy flower spikes. Sundiascia varieties are bred for...
  • Flowering earlier than most heleniums, ‘Short ’n’ Sassy’ features stunning, bright gold and orange flowers. It forms a prim and tidy habit and blooms from summer through late fall. It grows 12 to 18...
  • ‘Celebration Raspberry Splash’ shows bright-pink flowers with a soft white edge, resulting in a dramatic bicolor effect. It flowers continuously from spring to late autumn, brightening any garden,...
  • ‘Eye Candy Purplicious’ has a striking eye and vibrant color. It loves full to part sun and can be used in pots, baskets or as a groundcover. This verbena reaches up to 8 inches tall and spreads up...

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