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Aug 13, 2021
Plantpeddler Announces 2021 Variety Day Top 25

Plantpeddler hosted Variety Day 2021 on Friday, August 6; a day focused on delivering on the goal of “Testing the Best in the Midwest.” The event showcased nearly 1,500 varieties of vegetative annuals in large containers, hanging baskets and beds from a global array of breeders. The event saw record attendance of growers, retailers, breeders and brokers.

Begonia ‘Vermillion Red’

Participants had the opportunity to vote on their top three varieties. The winner this year, ‘SuperCal Premium Sunset Orange’, is new a new release for 2022 and program addition to Plantpeddler. It was  another great year for begonias, with eight in the top 25.

The Top 25 are:

1 – Petchoa ‘SuperCal Premium Sunset Orange’ Sakata
2 – Begonia  ‘Vermillion Red’ Beekenkamp
3 – Begonia ‘I’Conia Del Sol’ Dümmen Orange
4 – Begonia ‘I’Conia Scentiment Peachy Keen’ Dümmen Orange
5 – Begonia ‘I’Conia Lemon Berry’ Dümmen Orange
6 – Petunia ‘Blanket Silver Surprise’ Green Fuse Botanicals
7 – Petunia ‘Itsy White’ Syngenta Flowers
8 – Calibrachoa ‘Chameleon Frozen Ice’ Westhoff
9 – Coleus ‘Stained Glassworks Royalty’ Dümmen Orange
10 – Coleus ‘Main Street Bourbon Street’ Dümmen Orange
Tie 11 – Rudbeckia ‘MiniBeckia Flame’ Garden Genetics
Tie 11 – Petunia ‘Crazytunia Mayan Sunset’ Westhoff
13 – Coleus ‘Main Street Orchard Road’ Dümmen Orange
14 – Petunia ‘Cascadias Pitaya’ Danziger

Begonia ‘I’Conia Del Sol’

15 – Bracteantha ‘Granvia Gold’ Suntory
16 – Petunia ‘Tea Indigo Vein’ Beekenkamp
17 – Begonia ‘I’Conia Bacio Orange’ Dümmen Orange
Tie 18 – Verbena ‘Lanai Twister Hot Lips’ Syngenta Flowers
Tie 18 – Thunbergia ‘TowerPower Red’ Westhoff
Tie 20 – Begonia ‘Vermillion Hot Pink’ Beekenkamp
Tie 20 – Begonia ‘Solenia Yellow’ Benary
22 – Celosia ‘Kelos Candela Pink’ Beekenkamp
23 – Calibrachoa ‘Callie Purple’ Syngenta Flowers
24 – Begonia ‘I’Conia Upright Salmon’ Dümmen Orange
25 – Impatiens ‘SunPatiens Vigorous Lavender Splash’ Sakata

Mark your calendars: Plantpeddler Poinsettia Variety Day will take place on December 2, 2021. Plantpeddler Variety Day 2022 will be on August 5, 2022. Please make plans to attend both events. For more information, please contact