Plant Trials

Achillea - Proven Winners

Captivating Perennials

This spring is my 50th year in the horticultural industry. To gain perspective of the significant and extraordinary breeding, trialing, and introducti... more »

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Vibrant and Resilient Deco Containers

Last month, I highlighted the window box planters in the Mast Young Plants 2020 trial. This month I am focusing on the breeder recipe deco containers ... more »

Poinsettia trials - Heimos

Poinsettia Trials Provide Memorable Additions to the Industry

By the time you read this, your poinsettias will be long gone and 2020 will be in the rearview mirrror. What a year it was — it brought unprecedente... more »

Mast Young Plants window box trial

Novelty Window Box Planters

I have been attending the Mast Young Plants annual trial in Michigan for over 15 years and have incorporated many of their new varieties in my trial a... more »

Petunia Extravaganza

It is important to put the evolution and development of seed and vegetative petunias in historical perspective. The breeding and improvements in habit... more »

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The Trials of Flower Trials in a Pandemic

Since 1933, Penn State University has been testing flowers and plants. Our trial is one of the oldest and largest universitybased flower trials resear... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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