Plant Trials

Chat Room — September 2021

This month, we asked readers about new variety introductions and plant trials, novel petunias, popularity of perennials, and nursery production. Here’s what they had to say. more »

Vivid & Vibrant Perennials

Costa Farms perennial trial in Miami, Florida, consisted of 140 seed and vegetative varieties submitted by 11 international and domestic perennial breeders. The liners were planted weeks 49 and 50, and I visited the trial... more »

EHR New Varieties

EHR Unveils ’21 New Varieties Report; Adds Nursery, Logistics Specialist

Eason Horticultural Resources has announced the release of its 2021 edition of the New Varieties Report. Previously the company released this publication strictly to cover the California Spring Trials, however, due to the travel challenges... more »

Hardy Boy Plants 2021 trials

Welby Gardens Announces 2021 Trial Winners

Welby Gardens, the exclusive grower of Hardy Boy Plants, works closely with breeders, brokers, and universities around the country along with important industry leaders to produce and test the newest and latest in plant genetics.... more »

SuperCal premium

Plantpeddler Announces 2021 Variety Day Top 25

Plantpeddler hosted Variety Day 2021 on Friday, August 6; a day focused on delivering on the goal of “Testing the Best in the Midwest.” The event showcased nearly 1,500 varieties of vegetative annuals in large... more »

2021 CAST

A California Comeback

You have likely seen many of our reports from the road, but I will take this extra opportunity here to say just how happy I am that I got to experience one of my favorite... more »

Confetti Garden

Colorful and Dynamic Containers in Alabama

I look forward to attending the Young’s Plant Farm well-organized, diverse, and comprehensive trial in late May and again in August every year. The plants are trialed in raised beds, garden planters, hanging baskets and... more »

MixMaster Sunnyside

Bountiful Baskets

Costa Farms in Miami, Florida, launches the earliest field, container and basket trial in North America every year. This trial encompasses varieties currently in the market and many new annual and perennial introductions for next... more »

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