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Abbott-Ipco Inc.
Caladium Snow Drift is a fancy leaf introduction with bright white leaves and green veins that don’t turn green with de-eying. Snow Drift has a short crop time and better habit than Candidum or Candidum Senior. For more information, email abbott@abbott-ipco.com.

Arett Sales
The Arett Sales Open House, which takes place September 10-12, 2015, at the Atlantic City Convention Center, is the can’t-miss lawn and garden show of the year. Features over 450 booths showcasing thousands of new products for the spring of 2016, plus special show-only savings.  Register at www.ArettOpenHouse.com.

Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
The Back to Basics Series has over 40 books and was designed with your customers in mind. The series is for those people interested in protecting the environment, maintaining a self-sufficient lifestyle, enjoying nature, getting their hands in the soil and saving money. Retail display available.


Bloomaker’s bestselling Vienna vase holds five tulip bulbs offered in a case pack of eight that are available from December until May. With various luxurious tulip colors and a sleek and eloquent design, it’s sure to satisfy any occasion.

Burpee Home Gardens
The Burpee retail plant brand introduces densely branched, late-flowering coleus that are bright and vibrant for today’s gardener. The unique lanceolate leaves of the Marquee series work well in mixed containers for exciting texture. New for 2016: Special Effects.


This beautiful flower bouquet requires no water or green thumb and will be the best card you’ll ever give. Make any moment special with someone you love by giving a 3D pop-up celebration to show how much you care.

Carson Home Accents

Carson Home Accents’ durable Bereavement Sonnet Chimes come in three different sizes and feature 43 different passages. The sayings are inscribed on each tube. These wind chimes look beautiful hanging on one of their three stands accompanied by a floral arrangement. 

Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm
Lobularia Raspberry Stream is the newest addition to the popular Lobularia Stream series. Raspberry Stream has a dramatic vivid pink color. Like all the varieties in the Stream series, Raspberry Stream has a great honey scent. Together with its semi-trailing habit and medium vigor, it will fit perfectly in a mix or as standalone plant.

Emerald Coast Growers LLC
The Moody Blues series of veronica is a group of compact, long-blooming hybrids that give nobody the blues. Vivid flower spikes over long, narrow creased leaves. Hardy in Zones 6 to 9, 12 to 14 in. tall. Available in four colors: Dark Blue, Light Blue, Mauve (pictured) and Pink.

Georgetown Home and Garden

New Trick or Treater Stakes from Georgetown Home and Garden will arrive in late summer. The Pirate, Princess and Mummy are on stakes that can firmly stand tall in wet soil. Three pack retails for $14.99, $4.99 each.
Golden State Bulb Growers Inc.
Cayman is the first compact addition to Caribbean Jewels Scilla line. Cayman’s glossy striped buds open to violet blooms with true-blue centers and striking yellow anthers. Compact, matte green leaves cradle large umbels filled with blooms.

Hort Couture Plants
This little Begonia boliviensis cultivar packs a big punch with its petite form and flower power. Its extreme compact habit makes Begonia Little Lava a great choice for combination plantings where it plays nicely with other varieties, but also has enough color to make a trailing spiller that lights up both sunny and shady locations.   

LiveTrends Design Group LLC

LiveTrends is proud to introduce its most innovative Christmas Collection yet. They’re offering new glass designs, magnetized pots and cozy, fur-covered succulents to make the perfect gifts. Featured here are the Raindrop of Life and Fur Christmas Collections.

McCorkle Nurseries Inc.
Petite and lacy white blooms cover the Gardener’s Confidence Collection’s dwarf Baby Lace Hydrangea paniculata. Flowers with hints of pink and cream dry beautifully in arrangements. Compact habit of 4 ft. by 4 ft. with dark green foliage fits containers and smaller landscapes. Selection by Michael A. Dirr.

Nature Innovations
Surreal Planters are durable, lightweight, weatherproof and incredibly realistic. Planters are built from the mold of a real log in high density polyurethane and hand painted with a UV-resistant paint to match the appearance of natural birch (pictured) or white oak logs. Use them for houseplants, herbs, annuals, fall mums, Christmas greens or fairy gardens.

Oasis Grower Solutions

Origins Indoor Gardening is a new series of propagation kits for the home-grower. It has multiple benefits: Origins media is pH balanced and features ideal air-to-water ratio so it can’t be overwatered. Kits include: Double Box tray refills for 1½-in. cubes and 1¼-in. cubes; Turbo-Wedge Kit for Clones; Turbo-Wedge Replacement Strips; and Starter Kit for Seeds and Clones.

PanAmerican Seed
Summer landscapes and gardens get a powerful surge of all-season performance and electrifying color with Jolt Interspecific Dianthus, the most heat-tolerant dianthus on the market. Highly durable with few disease issues, it continues to flower without setting seed. Available in Cherry (pictured) and Pink.

Pride Garden Products
AquaSav Jute Hanging Baskets have Pride’s patented AquaSav coco liner hidden inside the natural jute cover. This smart liner saves 50% more water than ordinary coco liners. Available in 12 styles and colors, AquaSav Jute Hanging Baskets make the refined rustic look of jute into an eco-friendly choice.

Rimol Greenhouse Systems Inc.

The Matterhorn Greenhouse is durable, dynamic and elegant, not to mention fully customizable. The Matterhorn’s truss system is able to withstand substantial snow loads, destructive winds and is perfect for operations hanging anything from baskets to crop support systems.

Scheurich USA Inc.

The outdoor design series No.1 Style is based on the world’s most successful planter shape. This favorite is absolutely ready for the outdoors with its sturdy construction and modern colors. The materials used and its functional design integrate this newcomer seamlessly into Scheurich’s family of high-quality outdoor products; frost-proof, extremely light and UV-resistant plastic planters.

Silver Vase
With its multiple blooms, the Multiflora Phalaenopsis Garden offers a 360-degree look that’s sure to capture the attention of holiday guests. Multiflora varieties are compact and yield several spikes and, hence, several blooms at once, available in other colors. The height and compact  essence of this home décor garden allows it to be versatile in different spaces.

Suntory Flowers Ltd.

Suntory Flowers introduces two combos for Beedance Bidens. Bee Fabulous (pictured) features Bidens Beedance Painted Red, Suntory Trailing White Lobelia and Petunia Surfinia Deep Red. Bee-utiful! contains Painted Red, Suntory Trailing White Lobelia and Verbena Temari Trailing Blue.

Walters Gardens Inc.

Phlox Opening Act Blush is a new hybrid phlox that blooms much earlier than the standard tall garden phlox and stays in bloom until fall. Mildew resistance, dark green foliage and light lavender pink flowers make this a must-have for your perennial line-up. Part of the Proven Winners program.

Woodstock Chimes
The Natural Penguin Babies are hand-carved from sustainable bamboo root with reclaimed teak accents. Each has a unique pose, personality and comes with its own name and nametag. All Natural Penguins are hand-painted and sport a pair of patterned welly rain boots. GT

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