Greenhouse - June 2017

New Varieties

2017-05-10 01:29:44

Potunia® Starfish A favorite at California Spring Trials was ‘Potunia Starfish’ from Dümmen Orange, a very stable blue and white petunia with a distinctive pattern. Starfish joins a series long-trusted as an easy product for the grower; finishing in perfectly mounded bubbles of colour ideal for pots, baskets and packs. Consider the 50 per cent cost-sharing program on Green Pack plastic to achieve true retail recognition without breaking the bank. na.dummenorange.com Begonia Megawatt™ This massive landscape begonia glows with easy-to-care-for colour from spring through fall. Its sturdy stems hold flowers above the foliage for superior show in the garden. Plug into huge design power with Megawatt Pink Bronze Leaf – a unique colour for this large begonia class – a must-have landscape colour! Available in Pink Bronze Leaf, Rose Bronze Leaf, Red Green Leaf, Rose Green Leaf and new for 2018 – Red Bronze Leaf. panamseed.com Superbells® Blue Moon Punch™ Calibrachoa These cool silvery lavender blooms have a dark eye, and are early to flower in Week Nine. Abundant flowers will cover this plant, and promise to impress as they cascade out of baskets, patio containers and window baskets. This new addition takes the colourful series of full sun Superbells® Punch varieties from Proven Winners to seven colour options. www.provenwinners.com Petunia ColorRush A new vegetative petunia series with big-time vigour with even bigger landscape performance, ColorRush provides mounds of colour for massive-sized containers. It holds up in the heat and bounces back from rain like a champ. Ideal for landscape applications, balconies and large baskets. It has a height of 10-12" (25-30 cm), and a spread of 24-36" (61-91 cm). It is available in Blue, Pink and the new Pink Vein. ballfloraplant.com Canna Cannova Bronze Leaf Orange Cannova is the first seed canna series that offers an easy-to-grow option in this heat-tolerant class. The newest colour for 2018 is Bronze Leaf Orange, a complement to the popular Bronze Leaf Scarlet and other tropical colours. Cannova work great on their own, or mix them with other flowers in your garden. It’s versatile and works well in the ground or as a thriller component in large-size containers. ballingenuity.com Supertunia® Vista Valentine Petunia A true, bright pink petunia joins the popular line of sun-loving Supertunia Vistas from Proven Winners. These plants are very vigorous, with mounding habits that can reach up to two feet in height in the landscape and will trail over the edges of baskets and containers up to four feet by the end of the season. They are fantastic landscape plants and are great in large containers, where they function as both fillers and spillers. www.provenwinners.com Bloomtastic Calibrachoa series New for 2018, the Bloomtastic Calibrachoa series was bred to be the most vigorous Calibrachoa line offered by Dümmen Orange, making it a great option for quick turn production in small pots or for irresistibly impressive planters and baskets. Both ‘Bloomtastic Rose Quartz’ and ‘Bloomtastic Serenity’ feature remarkable heat tolerance, iridescent extra-large flowers, and a spreading growth habit, making them one of the few Calibrachoa on the market appropriate for landscape applications. na.dummenorange.com For more New Varieties, visit the “Marketplace” section at greenhousecanada.com. We’re always looking for New Varieties (75 to 100 words with a high resolution photo) from flower and vegetable breeders; please send to greenhouse@annexweb.com.

Published by Annex. View All Articles.

This page can be found at http://magazine.greenhousecanada.com/article/New+Varieties/2785344/408692/article.html.