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Selecta One signs agreement to use Dümmen Orange’s Intrinsa

Dümmen Orange's disease resistance label Intrinsa will now be used by ornamental breeder Selecta One, according to the new global licensing agreement between the two companies. Under this agreement, Selecta One will breed and market... more »

Princettia Sparkling Rosé

Sparkling new Princettia varieties

Princettia euphorbias have found their place as fashionable novelties in growers’ poinsettia portfolios. Fitting the early market window, they kick off the season with vibrant pinks and the whitest white.  Plants are naturally compact and... more »

Humboldt Botanical Garden orchids awarded medal

Humboldt Botanical Garden has been awarded a Silver Gilt Award for its orchid's display at London’s Chelsea Flower Show, named: “Orchids in the Wild – the Beauty of Nature.” Silver Gilt... more »

Centauria ‘Imperialis The Bride’ from Sahin

California Spring Trials hot topics and trends of the 2024 event

Our industry is always evolving, and keeping up with the latest trends helps keep business up and consumers happy. The California Spring Trials is my yearly refresh to see what breeders have been working on... more »

AAS’ Introduction Gardens invite industry to summer events

All-America Selections’ (AAS) Introduction Gardens invite industry representatives to its Open House and Field Day events. A complete list of event dates can be found on the AAS website. AAS Introduction Gardens grow and display... more »

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2024 is the Year of the African violet

Each year, the National Garden Bureau (NGB) designates specific crops to honor and promote at all levels of the industry. As part of its “Year of the” program, the organization selects one annual, perennial, bulb... more »

The official list of 2025 new varieties from Proven Winners

Proven Winners understands that new plant varieties are the cornerstone of the horticulture industry, which is why it's unveiling more than 100 new varieties for spring 2025. Crafted to inspire repeat purchases, these plants are... more »

Celosia Flamma Red from Sakata. Photo-courtesy of Vaughn Fletcher.

Notable annuals offer a bevy of blooms and interest

There are notable annuals that are winning over growers and consumers alike with a bevy of blooms. Here is a look at some inspirational options available. Thymus ‘Ruby Glow’  Hishtil  This thyme has a ball-shaped... more »