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First year flowering perennials

As instant gratification has become more and more popular in all aspects of our society, so has the demand for first-year flowering perennials. There are many beautiful options that can be grown to a finished,... more »

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Culture Report: Romantica Ball Gown Rose

Fragrance has been missing in roses for a long time. Star Roses and Plants is working to change that with the Scentables collection from Bloomables, which features deeply fragrant, modern rose genetics. ‘Romantica Ball Gown’... more »

Bloomin’ Easy poised to release its first exclusive perennials in 2024

Bloomin’ Easy has announced that it will release its first exclusive perennials in 2024, starting with Salvia Perpetual Purple this January. Attendees of the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) and Landscape Ontario Congress Trade Show... more »

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Plantpeddler Poinsettia Variety Day 2023 results

On Nov. 30, 2023, breeders and attendees participated in Plantpeddler's Poinsettia Variety Day in Cresco, Iowa, where over 175 commercial and pre-release Poinsettia varieties were featured for evaluation and review. The trial was produced under... more »

National Garden Bureau’s 2024 new varieties now available

For almost 40 years, National Garden Bureau (NGB) has highlighted and promoted member's new plant varieties in its New Plants program. December is the time when growers and retailers are planning or finalizing product line-ups... more »

Vaughn’s View: Perennial parade

I have written numerous Greenhouse Product News articles over the past seven years on rapidly developing new and exciting perennial introductions that were in regional trialing and testing programs throughout the United States. During this... more »

Peppermint Ice Improved Hellebore

Little Prince of Oregon Nursery welcomes Winter Jewels Hellebores to its lineup

Little Prince of Oregon Nursery has welcomed Winter Jewels Hellebores to its lineup, carrying on the legacy of Ernie and Marietta O’Byrne. The O’Byrnes have been carefully growing, selecting, and improving this line of seed-grown... more »

Rosa 'Meictarus' Heavenly Ascent Pink

Monrovia introduces plants with color, fragrance and texture

Monrovia announced it is offering a diverse range of plants that bring color, fragrance and texture to the 2024 garden. “At Monrovia, we grow such a diverse selection of plants,” Katie Tamony, chief marketing officer... more »

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