April 10, 2014
MasterTag announced the addition of David Clark to its sales team. As the Western Region account representative, Clark brings extensive experience in the horticulture... more
April 10, 2014
Agricola Management Group and the HGTV Home Plant Collection have created a 2014 Consumer Marketing Program. The Plant Collection will appear in a 30 second spot on both... more
April 03, 2014
Dr. Charlie Hall, professor at Texas A&M University, is the new America in Bloom (AIB) president. The new vice president is Katy Moss Warner. Each will serve a two-year... more
April 03, 2014
The public will soon be able to vote for their favorite of the four entries in the 2014 American Garden Award Contest. The entries are: Celosia Arrabona Red (PanAmerican... more
April 03, 2014
Who says euphorbias have to be just for Christmas? Growers all over the world have been successful in promoting Suntory’s Princettia varieties outside the Christmas holiday... more
April 03, 2014
Many growers and landscapers successfully produce and utilize a number of mainstream warm season ornamental grasses such as Miscanthus and Panicum. There are several... more
March 11, 2014
For herb enthusiasts and food aficionados, Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil) is a must-have variety in the garden. Originating in Southeast Asia and native to India, herb basil... more
March 11, 2014
In recent years, the lines between plants marketed as herbaceous perennials and ornamental shrubs have become somewhat blurred. Many growers produce and market both... more
February 12, 2014
Littletunia, a miniature-flower petunia hybrid from Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm, is sensational for early spring sales and beyond. The series is a great alternative to... 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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