Variety Info

NGB Publishes 2023 New Varieties Resources

National Garden Bureau (NGB) has added its members’ new plant varieties for 2023 in its “New Plants” section. December is when many growers and retailers are finalizing or planning their product line-up and garden selections for... more »

Plantpeddler Names Top Poinsettias at Variety Day

This year’s Poinsettia Variety Day trial in Northeast Iowa featured over 175 commercial and pre-release poinsettia varieties. On Thursday, Dec. 1,  representatives from all commercial poinsettia breeders, broker representatives and growers were in attendance from... more »

Schoneveld Breeding Recaps Cyclamen Open Days

Visitors to the annual Cyclamen Open Days of Schoneveld Breeding were met by a huge splash of colors at the start of their tour. The Dutch breeder opened the doors of its greenhouses at the... more »

MSU Previews Poinsettias at Open House

Although it’s only mid-November, poinsettias will be arriving very soon at garden centers — some may have already arrived — for the holiday season. In many people’s minds, the traditional poinsettia color is red, but... more »

Six New Varieties Named AAS Winners

All-America Selections (AAS) has an additional six new AAS Winners available for the 2023 garden season. Brokers, growers and retailers have plenty of time to add these proven performers to their assortment to aid consumers... more »

Vaughn’s View: Leaf Colors and Textures in Coleus

The breeding, trialing and introduction of new seed and vegetative coleus in the past 20 years has been nothing short of remarkable. We now have a multitude of cultivars and series available from a wide... more »

Culture Report: Zydeco Zinnia

Zydeco zinnia, a 2022 intro from Syngenta Flowers, brings impressive flower power to the garden and exceptional profitability to the bench. Zydeco is recognized for its striking combination of extra large Zinnia elegans-type flowers positioned... more »

The Triple Crown of Horticulture Is Named

Three major industry non-profits have joined forces to promote a plant class and specific variety, all in unison, and for good reason. For All-America Selections, one of the first perennial winners from their three-winter trial... 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.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol