AmericanHort on COVID-19

Dear AmericanHort and Industry Members: March 23, 2020 The AmericanHort staff and board of directors are working on initiatives to support and assist our members and the green industry.  While we are experiencing significant uncertainty today, we believe the prospect of convening Cultivate in July will come into better focus in the next few weeks. Today we are working to support our members as we navigate the changing business conditions, small business stimulus packages, and economic challenges ahead. We are working diligently to keep our industry supply chains flowing where…

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THE GARDENING OUTLOOK FOR 2020

To my fellow horticultural professionals,   This personal message to you is to affirm that, Grimes can and will maintain our highest service levels to you despite the effects of the virus. Our proud tradition of “Lightning Service & Order Processing” continues as always. We know that you depend on us to fill your needs as fast as possible. Availability is still good on cuttings and plugs. And, we have good supply of seeds, for immediate shipment. There is a lot of good news for growers:   Plant sales will…

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How Did Soiree Kawaii Do in Colorado?

  How Did Soiree Kawaii Do in Colorado? Soiree Kawaii catharanthus flourishes in the hot, humid climates of the South, but what about the cool, dry mountain states with a later season? It’s true these compact plants are slower for growers in the North and need warmer temperatures. Soiree likes high light, too.The best positioning is summer, when temperatures are warmer and days are longer. All six Soiree Kawaii colors were trialed in beds and containers at Colorado State University. ‘Soiree Kawaii Coral’ received a “best of” annuals award in…

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Pretty Little Geranium

Pretty Little™ Geranium Pretty little pop of color! Loaded with flower buds and tons of irresistible bicolor flowers at finishing for incredible color pop. Interspecific benefits include increased branching, color-saturated flowers, and A+ garden performance. Perfect for premium branded quart programs as a stand-alone color. Learn More

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Breaking News from Syngenta!

Media Release Syngenta Flowers | Syngenta Seeds BVWesteinde 62 | P.O. Box 2 | 1600 AA Enkhuizen The Netherlands | T +31 228 366 411 www.syngentaflowers.eu Syngenta Flowers to focus more on Cyclamen Acquisition of Varinova’s Cyclamen business increases range of genetic alternatives for customers  Varinova brings strong technical expertise, specialization and experience in Cyclamen  Combined strengths will bring continuous innovation to the grower and their customers  Syngenta Flowers underlines the ambition to elevate its position in the Cyclamen marketEnkhuizen / Netherlands, June 6, 2019 – Syngenta announces today, that…

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Sakata 2019 AAS Flower Winner

Begonia Viking™ XL Red on Chocolate F1 2019 AAS Flower Winner A brand new begonia with large, uniquely colored dark leaves has arrived! Judges were impressed with how the deep bronze/brown color remained sharp and intense throughout the season, no matter where they were located; north, south, east or west. The color tones shine through to give a stunning garden appearance. Covered with vibrant red flowers, the compact plant retains its shape well and does not become rangy. “Given the options, I would choose this variety for my landscape beds.”…

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Moxie from Syngenta

Moxie: Innovation Just Got Efficient Moxie is the first and only interspecific geranium bred for brilliant color in small containers. Mounded, densely branched habits deliver superior flower coverage all season long. Moxie! blends the best benefits of grower efficiency with class leading genetics giving growers superior colors, and flowering in a package that’s right-sized for maximum color per square foot.

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