Spring Trials 2010: Rudbeckia To Sedum

Spring Trials 2010: Rudbeckia To Sedum

 <- Phlox To Rose  |  Varieties 2011 Home  |  Senecio To Unicia ->

Rudbeckia ‘Eye Eye’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Eye Eye’ is a bright formula mix of yellow rudbeckia with contrasting green and black eyes. Plants are 20-inches high and have good heat tolerance.

Rudbeckia ‘Gold Bullion’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Gold Bullion’ is a sunny mix of bright yellow and bicolored rudbeckia. This variety is heat tolerant and works well as a cut flower.

Rudbeckia ‘Moroccan Sun’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Moroccan Sun’ rudbeckia is a blend of fully and semi-double flowers. Plants grow up to 20-inches high, and colors range from bright clear yellow to bronze and marmalade.

Rudbeckia Ruby Bronze and Gold by Thompson & Morgan
The Ruby series of rudbeckia offer 20-inch plants with excellent heat tolerance. ‘Ruby Bronze’ is a bright mix of cherry red and bicolor flowers. ‘Ruby Gold’ is a contrasting formula mix of bright cherry red and yellow flowers.

Mannequin salvia by Hort Couture
The new Mannequin series of Salvia farinacea hybrids includes three colors of large-flowered forms of the popular Victoria-type salvia. These salvias key attributes are early flowering, very large flowers, excellent heat and summer performance and uprightness. 

Salvia New Dimension Series by Kieft-Pro-Seeds
This new duo produces compact and well-branched plants topped by strong-colored flowers that are long lasting in the landscape. This first-year flowering series finishes fast with no PGRs needed. Colors are Blue and Rose.

Salvia Sally G Magenta, Red, Groovy Magenta and Fuchsia by Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm
With a compact growth habit, Sally G is early and continuous flowering with large flowers. Ideal for pots, patio and garden.

Salvia Sallyrosa Violet by Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm
With an abundance of blue flowers on a compact and branched habit, Sallyrosa is tolerant to drought and to low and high temperatures. Violet joins Blue and Pink in the series.

Scabiosa ‘Barroca’ by Euro American
This new scabiosa variety has a mounding habit and burgundy, pin-cushion-shaped flowers, complemented by deep green foliage. It grows to 18 to 24 inches and performs well in zones 9 to 11.

Scabiosa ‘Black’ by Euro American
‘Black’ has black buds that produce deep maroon, pin-cushion-shaped flowers. This variety works well for cut flowers and has a very long vaselife.

Scabiosa Blue Note by Kieft-Pro-Seeds
Large-flowered scabiosa from seed produces full plants topped with blue blooms. First-year-flowering perennial is a good companion to Pink Diamonds, more vigorous than Blue Diamonds.

Scaevola ‘Brilliant’ by GroLink
‘Brilliant’ can be grown in small or large containers and in hanging baskets.

Scaevola Fairy Blue Evol. by Selecta First Class
Earlier to flower than previous Blue, Fairy Blue Evol. has improved branching and better color. The series is heat tolerant, early flowering and well suited to mixed containers and landscapes.

Paper Doll scaevolas by Hort Couture
These scaevolas feature bright flowers with an early bloom time.

Scaevola Scala Blue and White by Dummen USA
With an excellent branching habit, the Scala series features controllable growth and handles extreme weather conditions.

Scaevola ‘Topaz Pink Improved’ by Westhoff
‘Topaz Pink Improved’ is an early-flowering, trailing scaevola with medium-to-large pink flowers.

Scaevola Top poT: ‘Pink’ by Westhoff
‘Pink’ is the third color added to the Top poT series. It has medium-sized pink flowers and a semi-trailing, compact habit.

Scoparia ‘Ilumina Lemon Mist Improved’ by Suntory
Lemon Mist produces an abundance of dainty, star-shaped yellow blossoms continuously throughout the season. An upright mounding habit makes it ideal for 4-inch, 6-inch and 1-gallon pot production. This variety grows 9 to 14 inches high with an 18-to-24-inch spread.

Scutellaria Scooter: ‘Garbo’ by Euro American
‘Garbo’ is the latest addition to the Scooter series. It grows to 12 to 18 inches and performs well in zones 9 to 11. Growth regulators are highly recommended with ‘Garbo,’ which is offered as a pinched liner.

Sedum ‘Cola Cola’ by Euro American
Uniform blue-gray foliage forms a tight mound that is highlighted by rich-pink flower clusters in late summer and early fall. This sedum can be used in pots, mixed dish containers, beds and rock gardens.

Sedum ‘Elsie’s Gold’ by Plant Haven
This sedum has soft shell pink blooms that age to deep magenta. It blooms summer to fall and grows best in USDA Zones 3 to 9. 

Sedum ‘Pippin Purple’ by Euro American
Medium-sized flowers tower over succulent foliage in this sedum that performs well in zones 4 to 9. It can be used in containers, landscaping and rock gardens.

Sedum ‘Turkish Delight’ by Thompson & Morgan
This new 6-inch dwarf sedum has deep burgundy – almost black – foliage with carmine-red flower umbels.

<- Phlox To Rose  |  Varieties 2011 Home  |  Senecio To Unicia ->

Leave a Reply

More From Varieties...

July 2, 2015

At Great Risk, Ernest Wertheim Helps Others To Escape Nazi Germany [Book Excerpt]

Editor’s note: Ernest Wertheim met the famous Pastor Niemöller at his cousin’s wedding. Niemöller is credited with saying: “First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a communist. Then they came for the socialist, and I did not speak out – because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out – because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me – and there was no one left to speak out for me.” Niemöller told Wertheim about a ski instructor at a mountain resort that was half in Germany and half in Czechoslovakia. Here is an excerpt from Wertheim’s memoir, Chasing Spring, that recounts why Wertheim, renowned for his love of […]

Read More
Petunia ‘Pink Halo Ray’ (Danziger)

July 2, 2015

Improve Your Plant Knowledge At 2015 Summer Show Classes

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering plant knowledge that will be taking place at this year’s conferences.

Read More

July 1, 2015

Marketing Classes At 2015 Summer Shows

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering marketing that will be taking place at this year’s conferences.

Read More
Latest Stories

July 2, 2015

At Great Risk, Ernest Wertheim Helps Others To Escape N…

Editor’s note: Ernest Wertheim met the famous Pastor Niemöller at his cousin’s wedding. Niemöller is credited with saying: “First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a communist. Then they came for the socialist, and I did not speak out – because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out – because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me – and there was no one left to speak out for me.” Niemöller told Wertheim about a ski instructor at a mountain resort that was half in Germany and half in Czechoslovakia. Here is an excerpt from Wertheim’s memoir, Chasing Spring, that recounts why Wertheim, renowned for his love of […]

Read More
Petunia ‘Pink Halo Ray’ (Danziger)

July 2, 2015

Improve Your Plant Knowledge At 2015 Summer Show Classe…

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering plant knowledge that will be taking place at this year’s conferences.

Read More

July 1, 2015

Marketing Classes At 2015 Summer Shows

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering marketing that will be taking place at this year’s conferences.

Read More
Alden Lane Nursery Water Wise

July 1, 2015

Drought/Water Management Classes At 2015 Summer Shows

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering drought and water management that will be taking place at this year’s conferences.

Read More

June 29, 2015

All-America Selections Releases 2015 Annual Report

The annuals, perennials and edibles that are All-America Selections winners can help every segment of the distribution chain sell more product because of a back story that explains what it takes to become an AAS winner.

Read More
Lloyd Traven

June 29, 2015

Peace Tree Farm’s Lloyd Traven Will Be A Keynote Speake…

Speaking on Wednesday, Aug. 5, Traven will offer a wake-up call for the industry on how to capture and engage young consumers.

Read More
Botanica Collection (Landmark Plastic)

June 29, 2015

New Products Debuting In Summer 2015 [Slideshow]

These new products will be making their debut at this summer’s retail shows. Be sure to stop by and visit their manufacturers while you’re walking the trade show floor.

Read More

June 26, 2015

Share Your Memories Of Pink Flamingos To Honor The Pass…

Tonight I will lift a glass to Donald Featherstone, who created the iconic plastic pink flamingo that became a symbol of kitsch or bad taste, depending on your sense of style. He died this week at age 79 (Click here to read his obituary from NPR). I’ve long had an affection for the tacky lawn art. I lived in Austin, Texas, throughout most of the 1980s and and early 90s. While living there, I often drove by a house that was far away from the epicenter of Keep Austin Weird, in a quiet established community known for interesting architecture, good schools and its well-heeled residents. This house stood out because it had a plastic pink flamingo, out of place in this pocket of good taste. Over a few months, the homeowner added more pink flamingos until it was a sizable flock. Did I mention his house was on a major thoroughfare? […]

Read More
Feature image

June 25, 2015

Ernest Wertheim Rescues His Father From An Early Concen…

After Wertheim's father was arrested when re-entered Germany after a lengthy absence in 1937, his family heard there may be a way to free him. Here is an excerpt from Wertheim's book, Chasing Spring, recounting what happened next.

Read More

June 25, 2015

Human Resources Classes At 2015 Summer Shows

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering human resources that will be taking place at this year’s conferences

Read More
Chasing Spring and Its Not Just about the Hat

June 22, 2015

New Memoirs From Ernest Wertheim And Allan Armitage Off…

New books from garden center design expert Ernest Wertheim and plant expert Allan Armitage offer a glimpse into the two mens’ careers. More importantly, however, they also go into detail on each man’s life experiences that helped make them what they are today.

Read More
Hawthorne Gardening feature image

June 22, 2015

Scotts-MiracleGro’s Subsidiary Buys Hydroponic Co…

Scotts-MiracleGro’s Hawthorne Gardening Co. recently announced it has purchased General Hydroponic and Bio-Organic Solutions. The company is based in Santa Rosa, Calif., and is “popular with marijuana growers,” according to Columbus Business First. Hawthorne Gardening Co. was created in October 2014 and is led by Chris Hagedorn, the son of Scotts-MiracleGro CEO Jim Hagedorn. At the time, Scotts-MiracleGro said the division was created to serve a younger and more urban customer. Purchasing General Hydroponic will position Hawthorne to respond to the U.S. changing attitudes and laws to legal medical and recreational marijuana. Tom Knox’s article about the purchase in Columbus Business First says General Hydroponics supplies liquid fertilizers and has plants in California, West Virginia and France. You can read Scott’s press release on the purchase here.

Read More

June 21, 2015

Ian Baldwin’s Blog Spurs A Debate On What Matters…

Industry consultant Ian Baldwin wrote recently about the need to emphasize nature more in garden retail. He pointed out that most garden retailers would prefer to go backpacking or kayaking before going to a movie, yet that passion for nature rarely translates in their customers’ shopping experience. His comments stirred a vigorous debate about organic vs. local and how butterflies and wildlife marketing are working at the ground level. Read the debate below. If you would like to read the original block, click here. Ian, this an interesting dilemma. We have classes on creating a Backyard Wildlife and they are generally well attended, but I think the vast majority of gardeners consider these kinds of backyards to be too messy and unruly. Obviously this is a misconception and one that our industry could do a better job of clarifying. Keep up the good work, my friend. Steve Smith, Sunnyside Nursery The […]

Read More
Fire Ants

June 19, 2015

Imported Red Fire Ants Discovered At Delaware Garden Ce…

State agriculture officials made the discovery during an inspection of tropical plants imported from Florida. The state has issued an alert to local businesses reminding them to check any shipments they may be receiving.

Read More
Moana stacked pallets display

June 19, 2015

Display And Merchandising Classes At 2015 Summer Shows

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering displays and merchandising that will be taking place at this year’s conferences.

Read More
Webinar Laptop Graphic

June 17, 2015

Webinar: Proven Ways To Protect Your Data From Hackers …

On June 4, Today’s Garden Center broadcast a webinar addressing ways garden retailers can increase their online security. Listen to the recording of the webinar, where our panel of experts discussed the steps you can take to ensure your business, your data, and your customers are safe.

Read More

June 16, 2015

Digital/Social Media Classes At 2015 Summer Shows

Make plans to attend some of these educational presentations, seminars and panel discussions covering digital and social media trends that will be taking place at this year’s conferences.

Read More
Cultivate Trade Show

June 12, 2015

What To Do, And What’s New, At Cultivate’15

According to Aubrey Ballinger, learning resource specialist at AmericanHort, Cultivate’15 is the industry’s post-season pep-rally. “Because Cultivate’15 is unique in its attendees — representing every facet of the industry — and the sheer size of the event, we like to keep it on the cutting-edge of what it means to have an all-industry, educational, networking and business experience,” Ballinger says. Here’s what you can expect this year. What To Do At Cultivate New Varieties Zone: Get a first-hand look at more than 750 new plant introductions. See new colors, better habits, drought resistance and other aspects important to growers, retailers, landscapers and — most importantly — consumers. New Products Zone: This is your chance to preview the new innovative items ready to hit the market. Whether hard goods, technology, equipment or future retail best sellers, Cultivate’15 lets you be the first to see what’s coming so you can get a jump on the competition. […]

Read More