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Culture Report: Rex Begonia Shadow King Series

As the story goes, Rex begonias were introduced purely by accident as a stow away in the sheath of an orchid bound for England in the 1850s. The Shadow King series, however, is no accident.... more »

EverColor Carex Line Expands

Concept Plants has announced that EverColor ‘Everglow’ carex as the newest addition to the eight EverColor varieties that are available in North America. This new variety (pictured above) has a unique color pattern that changes... more »

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 »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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