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Let’s have a sneak peek at CAST

California Spring Trials will be showing off the latest and greatest in new variety introductions from dozens of breeders this year. People from the industry will be traveling to California from all over to get... more »

Culture Report: Ornamental kale Crystal series

Ornamental kale has long been a staple for the fall market, and American Takii is leading the way with the recently released Crystal series from seed. The unique glossy leaf enhances the overall appearance of... more »

Vaughn’s View: Distinctive and resilient perennials with visual impact — part 1

I began my 2022 summer trial visits and plant evaluations in early March and finished in mid-September. The perennial trial sites I visited were Costa Farms, Dallas Arboretum, Colorado State University, Walters Gardens, Raker-Roberta’s, Penn... more »

Syngenta Flowers introduces new series

Syngenta Flowers announces an upgrade to pansy varieties with the new Delta Pro series. Delta Pro offers growers a single solution with this programmable large-flowered pansy series for both spring and autumn sales. This new... more »

Star Roses and Plants releases 2024 rose catalog

Star Roses and Plants 2024 rose catalog is now available. Directly involved in breeding roses, edibles, perennials and woody plants, Star Roses and Plants releases this 145-page resource filled with 8 new rose introductions, 7... more »

Experts Discuss Top-Performing Perennials in On-Demand Webinar

During a recent collaborative webinar event, representatives from Darwin Perennials and Walters Gardens Inc. reviewed best-performing perennials that growers may be overlooking. Darren Barshaw and Kata Kress Wallace, along with moderator Seth Reed, recorded a... more »

Suntory Flowers Goes to the Grammy Awards

The 65th Grammy Awards aired on Feb. 5, from the Los Angeles' Arena. Suntory Flowers partnered with botanical artist Tu Bloom of Bloom Designs Inc. for another great performance. This is the fourth time... more »

Vaughn’s View: Resilient, floriferous and stunning summer performers

In my January article, I highlighted and described 13 of the top 25 top performing annual introductions for 2023 that I observed in the 2022 summer trials. The chosen few that captured my attention were... more »

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