Handpicked for You Chooses 2023 Selections
Handpicked for You has announced the class of 2023 plant selections receiving the Trustmark certification. This program follows a rigorous selection process involving trials at regional independent grower locations and feedback from partner independent garden centers. The newly certified plants will be available from SynRG partner growers for Spring 2023.
- Redbud ‘Flame Thrower’ (shown above) (Cercis canadensis ‘NC2016-2’ PP31,260 )
- Bush Honeysuckle ‘Nightglow’ (shown above) (Diervilla splendens ‘El Madrigal’ PP28,060, CPBR5,626)
- Bloomin’ Easy Hydrangea ‘Starfield’ (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hortmafarfa’ PP32,164)
- WorryFree Hydrangea ‘Love-A-Lot Pink’ (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bokropiav’ PPAF)
- WorryFree Hydrangea ‘Ruby Snow’ (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bokomarus’ PPAF)
- Coneflower Sombrero ‘Tres Amigos’ (Echinacea Sombrero Tres Amigos PP30,750)
- Blanket Flower ‘SpinTop Red’ (Gaillardia aristata ‘Spintop Red’ PPAF)
- Cranesbill ‘Azure Rush’ (Geranium ‘Azure Rush’ PP22,684)
- Northern Exposure Red Coral Bells (Heuchera ‘TNHEUNER’ PP29,420)
- Northern Exposure Silver Coral Bells (Heuchera ‘TNHEUNES’ PP29,632)
- Sensational! Lavender (Lavandula intermedia ‘Tesseract’ PP31,786)
- Russian Sage ‘CrazyBlue’ (Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘CrazyBlue’ PP25,639)
- Little Bluestem ‘Chameleon’ (Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Chameleon’ PP31,339)
SynRG is the founding organization behind the Handpicked for You program, owned by five charter growers: Overdevest Nurseries LP, Prides Corner Farms Inc., Saunders Brothers Inc., Sheridan Nurseries Ltd. and Willoway Nurseries Inc.
SynRG also handles plant marketing, management, and royalty collection for select plants. Retailers interested in joining the community and in these new plants should contact their sales representative at one of the founding growers for details and availability.
More information on Handpicked for You, including a retailer directory and details on all certified plants, is available at www.handpickedplants.com.