Farwest Seeks New Plant Intros for 2019 Variety Showcase
The 2019 Farwest Show is now accepting submissions of new plant introductions for this year’s New Varieties Showcase.
The showcase is an annual highlight of the trade show, Aug. 21–23 at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon.
Each year new plant varieties from around the world are on display and judged by industry experts (and more than 5,000 show attendees) for awards and recognition.
Macore is sponsor the 2019 New Varieties Showcase.
For 2019, two tiers of entry are available:
- Tier 1 entries will be featured online at www.FarwestShow.com and displayed in the New Varieties Showcase on the floor with Macore plant tag labels. Added-value incentives for Tier 1 entries include presentation in the July Digger Magazine and Macore plant tag take-aways for attendees. Each Tier 1 submission costs $235 and the registration deadline is March 31.
- Tier 2 entries will be featured online at www.FarwestShow.com and displayed in the New Varieties Showcase on the floor with Macore plant tag labels. Each Tier 2 submission costs $75 and the registration deadline is June 30.
To be considered for inclusion in the Showcase, all entrants must visit https://farwestshow.com/new-varieties-showcase/ and download, complete, and return the New Varieties Showcase PDF entry form.
To qualify for approved entry, plants must exhibit qualities of greater hardiness, increased bloom time, more vibrant color, improved habit and/or better disease resistance.
Entries must be new market introductions for 2019 or 2020. Also, entries must be available for purchase from a designated grower or supplier exhibiting at the 2019 show.
Additional information is available by contacting Kristen Urban at [email protected] or 503.582.2011.