November 19, 2015
Attendees at the University of Florida's Poinsettia Field Trial Day will have the opportunity to earn three pesticide CEU credits in the Ornamental and Turf category for the... more
November 11, 2015
The Macfarlane Research Greenhouses, a facility of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, will host the 2015 Poinsettia Trials... more
November 09, 2015
McHutchison Horticultural Distributors has hired Jessica Feuerbach as a new Midwestern sales representative.  Feuerbach grew up in the nursery industry in her... more
November 05, 2015
The University of Florida Poinsettia Field Trial Day is expanding this year. Now attendees will have the opportunity to not only see how the latest poinsettia varieties... more
January 13, 2016
Danziger's Ostica series of Osteospermum ecklonis features vibrant and colorful flowers. It has a lovely compact mounded growth habit. This easy-growing, early-flowering... more
January 13, 2016
The biggest rooting season for ornamental cuttings occurs during some of the darkest and coldest days of the year — in January and February. When conditions are close to... more
January 13, 2016
Japanese anemone or windflowers gracefully brighten up the fall landscape. Anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’ has a long history, stretching back to 1858 when it was discovered by M... more
November 14, 2015
The gerbera daisy continues to be one of the most recognizable and popular flowers in garden centers. Consumers love the wide variety of colors and the nostalgic daisy flower... more
November 14, 2015
What can make a great perennial better? Cross it with another great perennial. That’s exactly what breeders did with stachys ‘Lilac Falls’. Although it’s listed as stachys, ‘... more

Xtrada is a new series combining compactness, heat and cold tolerance, and huge flower size. Xtrada pansies are suited for spring and autumn sales. Their strong stems hold flowers erect for outstanding presentation in the garden and at retail. The series is available in nine colors (White with... more

  • Xtrada is a new series combining compactness, heat and cold tolerance, and huge flower size. Xtrada pansies are suited for spring and autumn sales. Their strong stems hold flowers erect for...
  • The deep burgundy and pink foliage of ‘Colorblaze Velveteen’ delivers all-season color. This coleus is bred for resistance to downy mildew. It is late or non-flowering in most of North America and...
  • Bred to be the earliest C. carpatica, the new Rapido series delivers good young plants and finished plant vigor, while maintaining a compact habit. The showy blooms make an attractive potted plant...
  • The newest addition to the popular series, ‘Surfinia Summer Double Salmon’ presents early flowering and a compact, mounding habit. Surfinia Summer Double petunias exhibit outstanding heat and rain...
  • The dahlia Painter collection boasts rich saturated colors, spectacular flower shape and dramatic markings. Four colors are offered (‘Painter Sun Fire’ is shown) ranging from warm yellow with...
  • ‘SunPatiens Compact Coral Pink’ is a very floriferous and well-branched impatiens. It is early to bloom and grower friendly. With large, round salmon-pink flowers, this new variety is versatile and...
  • Petunia QT is a multiflora hybrid with medium-sized flowers and a rounded, compact growth habit. More importantly, they are bred to hold for a long period maintaining the plant habit without the use...
  • The new Lollipop series of Impatiens walleriana offers an intense pop of color at retail. Plants feature excellent branching and uniformity across the series. Lollipop varieties offer full plants...
  • There are three new additions to the Senneti family. The new Senetti Sparkle collection offers beautiful re-flowering pericallis that bloom in Light Pink, Sky Blue and Lavender. Frilly petals are...
  • ‘Luna’ boasts showy pom-poms of double flowers that rest atop a dense, upright mound of foliage. Flowers bloom yellow, then gradually change to a two-toned yellow and finally finish white.

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