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September 19, 2007
The Mini-Me series of petunias from Cohen Nursery of Israel is bred by Breier in Israel and is available exclusively through Cohen. The concept of the Mini-Me petunia series is to present a natural petunia that will give the same results of finished...
September 19, 2007
With the increasing demand for ornamental grasses and the popularity of the annual purple fountain grass pennisetum ‘Rubrum’, the perennial red switch grass Panicum virgatum ‘Prairie Fire’ is well-positioned to catch on like wildfire. Many perennial...
August 20, 2007
Through plant selection and breeding efforts, the previous perception of mullein, formerly only recognized as a weed, is gradually changing as gardeners, landscapers and growers are beginning to recognize mullein as desirable ornamental plants....
June 20, 2007
Salvia ‘Marcus’ is a dwarf selection of meadow sage with many notable characteristics for commercial growers, landscapers and homeowners. Compact spikes of deep-violet flowers are produced above bushy clumps of attractive gray-green foliage in the...
May 07, 2007
There are numerous perennials with huge potential for both commercial growers and landscapers alike that are currently underutilized by the industry. These plants are often easy to produce with relatively few cultural problems and look good in both...
April 16, 2007
In recent years, there have been numerous aquilegia cultivars introduced into the industry with improved characteristics. The Winky series from Kieft Seeds Holland is an award-winning series of columbine that is becoming increasingly popular with...
March 19, 2007
The true arrival of spring is frequently welcomed by the vivid colors of the English primrose. Primula are widely grown and marketed as bedding plants, potted house plants and perennials. Although they make excellent garden plantings, they are...
February 26, 2007
In recent years, Asiatic lilies have become more popular as cut flowers, potted plants and landscape perennials. Many perennial producers have increased their production of these easy-to-grow plants, as they provide an impressive display of color at...
January 16, 2007
With its aromatic, silver-green foliage and impressive, long-lasting display of lavender-blue flowers throughout the summer months, it’s no wonder that nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’ has caught the attention of gardeners, landscapers and perennial...
November 15, 2006
Most homeowners and gardeners are very familiar with pansies and violas, which occupy the fall and early spring landscapes. Most pansies are produced as bedding plants as are various hybrids of Viola x wittrockiana. Many individuals only view...