September 19, 2014
On Sept. 4, Bayer CropScience celebrated the grand opening of its newest research facility — a $17 million, 76,000-square-foot greenhouse and headhouse addition to its... more
September 18, 2014
XXpire WG insecticide is now available for purchase and use in 48 states. This new ornamental insecticide has two new active ingredients, spinetoram and Isoclast Active, that... more
September 17, 2014
If you were unable to participate in Paul Pilon's webinar on "Strategies for Growing Healthy Perennials," that took place on Sept. 16, you can now view the archived... more
September 15, 2014
If you grow and sell perennials and are always on the lookout for solutions to growing the healthiest crops possible then you should mark Sept. 16 on you calendar. At 2 p.m.... more
September 11, 2014
The Anytime pansiola series is a great new line of viola hybrid that combines the slightly larger flower size of pansies with the flower number and performance of violas.... more
September 11, 2014
Helenium is a genera of perennials that has been increasing in popularity in recent years. Some of the recent demand likely stems from its mid- to late-summer bloom time;... more
August 18, 2014
Bossa Nova, a Begonia boliviensis introduced this spring from Floranova, is a fantastic new option for use in dramatic hanging baskets, colorful combination planters and a... more
August 18, 2014
Echinacea has become a mainstay in the American landscape. Although this perennial genera is not new to the industry, the last decade has seen an abundance of colorful new... more
July 09, 2014
If you like Oriental lilies, the spectacular new Roselily series of double Orientals from Zabo Plant may soon become your new favorite type of Oriental lily. This series... 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...