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NGB announces some 2024 Green Thumb Award winners

National Garden Bureau has announced the 2024 Green Thumb Award winners. This year’s winners, for the first time, are in two categories: Professional’s Choice (voted upon by a panel of NGB members) and the new... more »

Lupinus 'Beefeater'

CSU releases 2023 trial garden top performing perennials

Colorado State University (CSU) has released its top performing perennials in its 2023 trial garden. Brunnera 'Alexandria' | Terra Nova Nurseries Beautiful silver, cordate leaves were very attractive all growing season creating dependable, bright spot... more »

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Proven Winners releases plant list inspired by Pantone Color of the Year

The Pantone Color of the Year is once again a hue rooted in nature, PANTONE 13 1023 Peach Fuzz. Proven Winners has compiled a list of plants that celebrate the 2024 Color of the Year.... more »

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 »