Culture

Plectranthus Velvet

Culture Report: Plectranthus Velvet Collection

A distant relative of the mint family, plectranthus hail mostly from South Africa, where they grow into mighty shrubs. Almost unknown 20 years ago, plectranthus have become an important placeholder in shelf space at the... more »

Culture Report - New Guinea impatiens

Culture Report: New Guinea Impatiens Harmony Colorfall Series

Harmony Colorfall is a true trailing New Guinea impatiens that is bred and selected for its ability to make a beautiful hanging basket. These varieties are well suited for 10-inch or larger baskets and patio... more »

Begonia Double Delight - Proven Winners

Culture Report: Begonia Double Delight Series

When we think of shade-loving flowering annuals, begonias are almost always one of the first plants to come to mind. There are over 1,200 species and 15,000 hybrids of begonias known to begonia experts and... more »

Lavender Javelin Forte

Culture Report: Lavender Javelin Forte Series

The stunning Javelin Forte series (Lavandula stoechas) is a vegetatively propagated Spanish lavender with brightly colored sterile flag-like bracts atop the inflorescence. The series includes three colors: Deep Purple, White and Deep Rose. They have... more »

Sakata primula

Culture Report: Primula Princessa Series

Sakata Ornamentals has introduced a new, extra-large flowering Primula acaulis that even by primula standards is astonishingly striking. The delicate strength of Princessa primula showcases brilliant flowers with thick petals shining brightly against its dark... more »

Begonia T-Rex - Terra Nova

Culture Report: Begonia Silver and T-Rex Series

About 10 years ago, Terra Nova Nurseries embarked on a breeding program that would effectively end its propagation of open market varieties and switch to proprietary, protectable, cutting-edge breeding. The company examined what was lacking... more »

Game Changer hydrangea

Culture Report: Hydrangea Game Changer Series

I am quite confident that we have all taken part in trials in which a new variety is labeled as a “game changer” for the industry. A new petunia color pattern, a new portulaca habit... more »

Culture Report: Celosia Sol Series

We all know about the continuing interest in houseplants, tropicals and foliage. PanAmerican Seed is excited to reintroduce its Fantastic Foliage Collection, which focuses on a natural look for customers’ living spaces. This trend toward... more »

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