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Abbott-Ipco Inc.

Caladium Classic Pink is a fancy-leaf hybrid that’s similar to the commercial variety Rosebud, which is disappearing due to production problems. Classic Pink is more reliable for the producer and consumer, has a relatively short crop time and an intermediate habit. It can take full sun and grows 12- to 18-in. tall. For more information, email abbott@abbott-ipco.com.

Anamese Garden + Home
The Water Jar is aptly named, as the marbled look of this pot promotes a sense of movement and water. A soothing accent to any garden, pool or pond. Dress it up in plants or display it as a singular work of art.

Aris Horticulture Inc.
A first for Tradewinds Tropical Hibiscus are double flowers. Tradewinds Hibiscus H2 Bali Sunrise features showy 4.5- to 5-in. orange blooms, strong stems that hold flowers upright (no flopping), superior branching and high bud count for abundant flowering. Perfect for containers or in the landscape. From Keepsake Plants.

Bayer Advanced

Ergo-Grip Sprayer technology was designed with input from gardeners for greater comfort and easier storage. This new sprayer technology (available only from Bayer Advanced), features a contoured sprayer handle, a grip-controlled trigger, built-in storage pocket and continuous battery-powered spray. Available in 2016 on several Bayer Advanced lawn and garden products.

Burpee Home Gardens
Now you can grow beefsteak tomatoes in patio pots. Compact for small gardens and patio containers, Bushsteak plants are loaded with large, flavorful tomatoes. Plus, they’re earlier than other varieties.

Concept Plants BV
You’ll fall in love with Clematis heracleifolia New Love. It’s elegant, compact and has large, scented bright blue flowers. New Love is winter hardy to USDA Zone 5 and thrives in full sun. Ideal as single planting, perennials borders, mass planting or mixed combos.

DuneCraft Inc

Double Bubble is the newest edition to DuneCraft’s glass terrarium line. The terrariums give more space and double the fun. Perfect for the office or home, these lush miniature landscapes are a refreshing sight and make for relaxing scenery all year long.

Entryways USA
Entryways’ artist-designed doormats offer a colorful and playful welcome to any visitor and are certain to make a lasting first impression. Winter Welcome (pictured) all-natural coconut fiber doormat is hand stenciled with permanent fade-resistant dyes, 3/4-in. thick and 18 in. by 30 in.

Garden Voyage Botanicals
Garden Voyage Botanicals’ new Gardener’s Soap includes Shea Nut Butter to soften skin, while Cranberry Seeds and Walnut Shell Powder gently smooth rough hands. Made in America, preservative free, with certified sustainable palm oil with garden scene packaging.

Hort Couture Plants

Hemizygia Candy Kisses is a great accent piece for container combinations. This beauty boasts green leaves that are edged in white, but the real eye-catcher is its contrast with dark tinted stems.  It develops sprays of lavender pink blooms and can be used in full sun to full shade. 

Kieft Seed
Retailers love Revolution pot gerberas for their incredibly uniform timing to fit their sales schedules. Consumers love the way they complement every décor. New for 2016 is Revolution Bicolor Yellow Orange Gerbera.

McCorkle Nurseries Inc.
Gardener’s Confidence Collection’s Purple Cow mid-size crapemyrtle features beautiful, deep purple flowers against dark green foliage. Its upright habit and plentiful blooms make it ideal as a stand-alone variety or grouped en masse for more impact.


The Red Clay Garden is a range of decorative English Terracotta finials and cane toppers produced in England. Available is several styles and sizes. These ornate garden finials and cane toppers can provide a finishing touch to the garden.

Proven Winners LLC
Luscious Marmalade Lantana has two-toned flowers in warm orange with yellow highlights. A perfect variety for those looking for tough, drought-tolerant options. Will reach 18 in. in height with a spread of 36 in., extremely heat and drought tolerant. Only from Proven Winners.

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Scroll Trellis

The Scroll Trellis Hanging Basket features a built in trellis system that supports climbing plants. The vertical system forms a globe shape, which creates an internal cavity over the basket to hang accessories such as a bird feeder, wind chime or seasonal decorations. 40-in. tall and 24-in. diameter, it’s suitable for pots up to 12 in.

The Seedsheet is an optimally designed, pre-fabricated garden with 100% organic non-GMO seeds and soil embedded in a weed barrier sheet. It’s simply placed atop soil and watered for the perfect weedless garden that’s “planted” in 30 seconds.

Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
This new and improved Invincibelle Spirit Hydrangea delivers on all accounts. Invincibelle Spirit II Hydrangea has darker foliage, stiffer stems and larger flowers that are a richer pink that age to an attractive green. It’s a strong rebloomer delivering plenty of rich pink flowers through the summer and into fall. USDA Zone 3a to 9b. Photo courtesy of Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs.

Suntory Flowers Ltd.

Senetti has a fashionable sister series that sparkles. Frilly petals dance on top of gray-green foliage in shades of Light Pink, Sky Blue and Lavender (pictured). Although Senetti Sparkle may look dainty, these reblooming pericallis varieties are the most heat tolerant of the group.

Think Outside
Think Outside creates remarkable handcrafted sculptures, décor and furniture for homes and gardens. All products are made from recycled barrels and Ralph the Dog is one of many friendly animals available. Ralph comes in two sizes, small (pictured) and medium.

Ultimate Gardening LLC
The ergonomic design of Perfect Garden Tools—Easy Shovel, Easy Fork, Easy Bulb and Seed Planter, and Easy Cultivator reduces the aches and pains normally associated with gardening. Features include an ergonomic, NASA-inspired triangular handle, rubberized grip, “step in the middle” technologies and lifetime warranty.

Van Klaveren’s Nursery Inc.

Euonymus Happiness will provide a bright sunshine yellow to any garden. This compact variety is great for small spaces and has an upright habit that reaches to 2-ft. tall by 1-ft. wide. The evergreen leaves are light yellow-green and turn to a deep yellow with age and sunlight. Best in full sun, but can be in part shade.

Walters Gardens Inc.
Hibiscus Mocha Moon is a beautiful combination of dark foliage and white, tropical-looking flowers. Huge 7- to 8-in. flowers have a scarlet red eye and are produced from the top to the bottom of the plant. Mocha Moon forms a full and upright clump of foliage.

Wholesale Fairy Gardens
The Sunflower Farm House is 5.75-in. tall by 5-in. long by 3.25-in. deep. The detailing includes etched sunflowers along the bottom of the house and over the eve, along with a sunflower lamp. This is the perfect cottage for any fall garden. GT

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