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Proven Winners ColorChoice roses continue to earn awards in trials

The Proven Winners ColorChoice landscape rose collection earns awards in the American Rose Trials for Sustainability and in the American Rose Center International Rose Trials.   The American Rose Trials for Sustainability (A.R.T.S.) recently announced... more »

ASCFG announces 2023 Cut Flowers of the Year

The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers (ASCFG) has selected varieties of cut flowers in four categories — Bulb, Fresh, Foliage and Woody — as its Cut Flowers of the Year for 2023. Varieties are... more »

Star Roses and Plants wins 3 awards for roses

Star Roses and Plants announced it recently won three awards from The American Rose Trials for Sustainability (A.R.T.S.) program. A.R.T.S. identifies the most sustainable, hardy, pest-resistant and beautiful rose cultivars for use in American landscapes... more »

2024 new introduction top picks from Proven Winners

Proven Winners has announced its Top Picks, what the company calls the most outstanding and unique varieties from its 2024 new introduction lineup. Selected for strong consumer appeal and backed by Proven Winners national marketing,... more »

Darwin Perennials Day scheduled for June 21

Darwin Perennials Day at The Gardens at Ball Seed in West Chicago, Illinois, is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21. New varieties from the industry’s top breeders, including... more »

Proven Winners introduces more than 75 new varieties for 2024

Proven Winners recently announced the introduction of over 75 new varieties of annuals, perennials and shrubs for the 2024 season. These new selections are the culmination of years of breeding, selection and attention to consumer demand.... more »

Vaughn’s View: Colorful and vibrant annual introductions for 2024 – Part 1

When I step into the first trial of the season at the Costa Farms Season Premiere spring trial and gaze at the multitude of new annual introductions, I am overwhelmed with anticipation and excitement to... more »

UC Davis releases 5 strawberry varieties resistant to fusarium

The Strawberry Breeding Program at UC Davis is releasing five new strawberry varieties that are resistant to fusarium wilt, while also offering high yields and improved fruit quality. UC Eclipse, UC Golden Gate, UC Keystone,... more »