Variety Info

International Plant Trialing Conference returning in 2025

All-America Selections announced the International Plant Trialing Conference will take place in the upper Midwest in October 2025. Registration will open November 1. The first International Plant Trialing Conference was held in the UK in 2011,... more »

Thousands of plants added to NetPS Plant Finder Tool

The NetPS Plant Finder Tool has added 2,325 new plant varieties, bringing the total in the database to over 35,000 plants, according to Northscaping. Among the plants added are over 450 new houseplant varieties, including... more »

Culture Report: Cyclamen

Cyclamen have long been used as an indoor potted plant. More recently, consumers and landscapers are using this colorful yet durable plant in their gardens and borders. They also make a unique patio container planted... more »

All-America Selections welcomes new judges for 2024 trials

All-America Selections (AAS), has announced 23 new AAS judges. AAS now has seven different trial types and with a need for at least 24 judges for each trial, the number of trialing professionals has recently... more »

CAST 2024 new variety preview

I can’t wait to share the new varieties and trends breeders are showcasing this year at CAST. We will be visiting every location and every breeder to find out what options growers will have for... more »

HilverdaFlorist shares new branding and website for Garvinea series

The breeder of the Garvinea garden gerbera series, HilverdaFlorist, has refreshed its product range with a new look and presents it on a newly launched website. The online experience is here to teach consumers all... more »

Monrovia joins CAST at ThinkPlants locations

Monrovia will be showcasing bold and vibrant colors, including on-trend new perennials at the ThinkPlants California Spring Trials display. A visit to Gilroy, California, will give you a glimpse of new varieties selected to meet... more »

Beacon Impatiens announces 2024 fundraising efforts

For the 2024 gardening season, PanAmerican Seed and its popular brand of Beacon Impatiens will partner with the local chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to support their fundraising efforts and help fight a... more »