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Pennsylvania Exempts WorryFree Barberry Varieties From Plant Ban

WorryFree Plants brand owner Syn-RG LLC announced that Pennsylvania in March exempted all four Japanese barberry varieties in the WorryFree series from its list of banned invasive plants. SynRG has developed... more »

Rudbeckia 'Glitters Like Gold' 

Vaughn’s View: Colorful, Exciting & Distinctive Perennials

The breeding, trialing, selection and introduction of new perennials continues relentlessly with a focus on ease of production, heat tolerance, unique colors, disease resistance, durability, extended flowering period, and... more »

Darwin Perennials Sets Schedule for June 22 Event

Darwin Perennials will once again welcome industry guests in-person for its annual Darwin Perennials Day event,  June 22, 2022. Darwin Perennials has released the full schedule for the event and registration is now open. Those... more »

Vaughn’s View: Colorful, Exciting, Distinctive Perennials

The first perennial article I wrote for GPN in the fall of 2017 focused on the participation of perennial breeders in the summer trials program and the proliferation of new varieties for evaluation, promotion, and... more »

CAST

Take a Sneak Peek at CAST

After cancellation in 2020 and rescheduling to summer in 2021, California Spring Trials (CAST) is set to return to spring. The industry will convene in California to learn about the latest and greatest introductions that... more »

'Norwin Orange' poinsettia

Poinsettia Picks For ‘22

As 2021 came to a close with another record-breaking year, it looks like some normalcy may be right around the corner for our industry. No matter how many times I hear "All I Want for... more »

'Bumble Bee Hot Pink' by Ball FloraPlant

Colorful & Durable Calibrachoas

I have highlighted many calibrachoa introductions in my previous articles for their unique flower patterns and summer performance. The current plethora of calibrachoa varieties offers a multitude of patterns, colors and plant habits. The attributes... more »

Dümmen Orange Unveils 2022 Mums Catalog

Dümmen Orange recently unveiled its 2022 garden mums catalog with Intrinsa, the newest advancement in breeding techniques, leading a colorful lineup of families, seasons, novelties and varieties. Chrysanthemum white rust (CWR), a quarantinable disease in... more »

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