Culture

Plantpeddler Unveils Results of 2018 Poinsettia Variety Day

Plantpeddler hosted its annual Poinsettia Variety Day on Dec. 6, in Cresco, Iowa. This year Plantpeddler conducted a trial of more than 125 commercial and pre‐release poinsettia varieties. Genetics represented were submitted by Beekenkamp, Dümmen Orange... more »

Top Perennial Performers at CSU

Earlier this year, I was able to attend Colorado State University's trial garden. I shared some of the favorites in the annuals category a few weeks back, but today I'd like to focus on the... more »

Top-Performing Basket Begonias

As you're well aware, advancements in begonia breeding have been explosive in recent years. Breeders have been expanding all the major classes, including semperflorens, tuberosa, boliviensis, hiemalis, masoniana, rhizomatous, rex and hybrids. This summer, GPN... more »

Culture Report: Begonia ‘Canary Wings’

Begonias of all shapes and sizes have exploded onto the market in recent years offering diversity along with the performance customers crave. One introduction this year that truly stands apart is ‘Canary Wings’ begonia. Its... more »

University of Georgia’s 2018 Award Winners

As fall is in full swing and winter is quickly approaching, many of the country's trial gardens are coming to a close — if they haven't already. Some, like the University of Georgia, stay open... more »

Culture Report: Cuphea FloriGlory Series

Mexican Heather is one of the most commonly used annuals, famous for its drought tolerance, consistent flower power and easiness in production. In 2016, Westhoff revolutionized the category with the introductions of FloriGlory, which put... more »

Stand Out With These New Perennials

Over the past few years, breeders have been and continue to focus on perennial breeding. They are introducing new and exciting varieties that strengthen their popularity at the consumer level. In the September issue of... more »

The “Best Of” Winners at CSU

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful trial grounds at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. The staff and students did an excellent job putting together a gorgeous display. I easily could... more »

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