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| Adriana Heikkila
>> Published Date: 6/25/2012
Caladium Party Punch is a new 2013 fancy-leaved introduction. Features bright intense pink leaves that transition to light pink and white with pink spots and a green margin. Makes an excellent 4 in. and larger pot with de-eyeing. In the landscape it is short to intermediate in size and prefers partial shade.
Applied Polymer Systems
Pond Zinger is a pond clarification product designed for backyard ponds that are 500 to 12,000 gallons. Placed in the flow of water, Pond Zinger slowly dissolves, binding together excess nutrients to clarify the water, and reduce algae and odor.
The Patchwork series of Impatiens walleriana from Ball FloraPlant produces large-size flowers boasting one-of-a-kind patterns that are ideal for premium basket and planter programs. New for 2013 are the tricolor Cosmic varieties Cosmic Orange and Cosmic Burgundy (pictured), as well as Pink Ice.
Tinyroots Bonsai Tools is a performance-based luxury brand of bonsai equipment with an industry-leading limited lifetime guarantee. Tinyroots tools combine old-world Japanese craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology. Distinctive, hand-rubbed bamboo presentation cases make breathtaking gifts and safely store tools during decades of use.
Certified Roses Inc.
Certified Roses announces its Simply Brilliant collection featuring seven internationally award-winning roses from the renowned Kordes breeding program. Available for the 2013 selling season, the collection is available exclusively to independent garden centers nationwide. Pictured: Rosa KORpauvio Beverly.
Gardeners love the bright, rich colors of Sombrero Echinacea. They bloom on sturdy, compact stems with proven hardiness (Zones 4-9) for years of enjoyment in the garden. Very floriferous in colors Salsa Red, Sandy Yellow, Hot Coral and new Lemon Yellow (pictured).
The newly designed Pistol Spray Gun has a larger barrel to offer a fully adjustable spray pattern. The new design of the Pistol Spray Gun closely resembles Dramm’s Revolver Spray Gun with the same five-dot design and insulated grip. Available in six vibrant colors.
Dümmen USA Inc.
Red Fox Great Balls of Fire series exhibits all the favorable characteristics of ivy geraniums, but, unlike other ivies, it is highly heat tolerant. This true ivy comes in eight bold colors (pictured Blue), and has big ball-shaped double flowers in a velvety texture, strong foliage and superior branching.
Emerald Coast Growers
The new Sedum Color Mix makes it easier to do business and takes the guesswork out of buying. The Color Mix brings together the most popular selections in one collection. Each tray contains 10 starters each of five varieties. Use as groundcover, in containers and rock gardens.
This eco-friendly, “Go Greener” Holiday Hanging Basket offers a naturally beautiful, generous, composition of Noble Fir, Cedar and Pine in an attractive, reusable, biodegradable 8-in. pot. Comes with chain and hook for hanging. Accented with dried Canella Berries and German Statice. Packed four per case.
Hort Couture Plants
Calibrachoa Kimono is a unique series of calibrachoa. The highly decorative eye zones are dazzling. Calibrachoa Kimono Tokyo Sunset is just one of five great new colors for 2013. Only available to the IGC.
Nearly Naked Wonder Grip Garden Gloves are so sheer, flexible, and unrestricted, hands feel nearly naked. Wonder Grip’s micro-porous palm coating breathes, keeping hands cool and providing superior grip even when wet. Comes in sizes XS to L. Shown with free countertop display kit.
Mark Feldstein & Associates Inc.
Plant Pal Singing Bird Moisture Sensor accurately measures moisture at the root level to prevent under or overwatering. Lifelike hand-painted poly-resin songbird softly chirps their own authentic bird song when your plant needs watering. Available in assorted popular North American songbirds.
Surain, an elegant new hanging basket and planter, is practical for production handling and attractive at retail. Now available for Spring 2013 pre-order in 8-, 10- and 12-in. sizes and eight versatile colors. The 12-in. Chocolate Brown Surain is available in case quantities for immediate delivery.
Natural Creations Inc.
Cave Candles are hand-sculpted from natural lightweight pumice stone to create an ideal setting for tea lights or votives that, when lit, provide an illuminating soft glow. Cave Candles are available in different sizes and function as a wind-resistant outdoor candle or as an indoor conversation piece.
Premier Pottery Products
Antiqua Planters offer the same quality, strength and weather durability as Ironstone and are an ideal material for trees or any plant with aggressive roots. These planters are finished with a unique, sea-aged look and available in classic shapes and sizes. Perfect for adding a picturesque, old world appeal to gardens.
Now you can have greenhouse style on a shade budget. The peak roof option on the W-Truss is available in three different roof pitches and four different widths to fit the look and feel of your current structures.
The Sprinkler Buddy is a durable yet flexible indicator/guard that allows homeowners and lawn care professionals alike to custom fit their lawn sprinkler heads. It keeps grass from taking root a full seven inches around the perimeter of the sprinkler head.
Sun Gro Horticulture
A new version of Sunshine Mix #4 has been created to meet consumer needs for performance and package convenience in a 3.0-cu.-ft. bale. To give consumers professional level performance, the enhanced Mix #4 has been fortified with mycorrhizae. Ideal choice for indoor and outdoor gardening.
Suntory Flowers Ltd.
Suntory Flowers presents Sunrosa roses, a disease-resistant landscape series that is more compact than others on the market. Plants are low maintenance with a long flowering period. Colors are Red (pictured), Soft Pink and Yellow, which has a nice fragrance.
Suntory Flowers Ltd.
Suntory Flowers has taken double petunias to a new level with Surfinia Summer Doubles in three colors: Pink, Rose (pictured) and White. Plants are heat and weather tolerant. Flowers remain double in 90-degree heat. New flowers emerge to bury old ones.
Syngenta Flowers Inc.
The WonderFall trailing pansy series exhibits unmatched trailing habit, unique colors and large pansy flowers that set it apart from any other series on the market. WonderFall fits perfectly into value-added retail programs and customers will know they are buying something truly special.
The Conard-Pyle Company
Popcorn Drift is new to the Drift Rose series. It is virtually maintenance free with great disease resistance. With tons of flowers from spring to frost, its naturally dwarf, true groundcover size is perfect for small spaces. Its light yellow flowers are reminiscent of buttery popcorn.
Energy efficient LEDme Line Voltage Step and Wall Lights offer a sleek profile and enhanced functionality ideal for safety and style on indoor and outdoor stairs, walls and pathways. Available in versatile, horizontal and circular scoop designs for a clean, seamless installation without any visible hardware.
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