CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: WATERSAVER™ Living Wall

CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: WATERSAVER™ Living Wall

We are delighted to partner with Greenwall Solutions to showcase this amazing Australian IP. The PlantHaven team will be installing the Skale Green Wall system for CAST2017 and filling it with the cool WATERSAVER™ low-water-use portfolio items. Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Isotoma FIZZ N POP™ ‘Glowing Violet’ Brachyscome ‘Mauve Delight’ For more information on Greenwall Solutions’ Skale Green Wall, visit their website, or email founder & director Edward...
CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: Cocktail Culture Guide

CAST 2017 Sneak Peek: Cocktail Culture Guide

Our signature plants deserve signature cocktails! We have joined our friends at Rumfish y Vino in Ventura, CA to design some custom refreshments for you, our extended family. After all the hard work of growing the perfect plants, we invite you to relax and enjoy one of the cocktail recipes here from Rumfish y Vino. Come see us a California Spring Trials 2017 to receive your special voucher for a free cocktail at Rumfish y Vino in downtown Ventura. (Limited to one per customer, 21 years or older please.) For all of those unable to join us for CAST 2017, we have created a beautiful downloadable version of this recipe book. Stir and Enjoy! Cheers PlantHaven Inc.!! »Download Cocktail Culture Recipe Book Highlighted Varieties Abelia Kaleidoscope Cordalyis HILLIER™ Porcelain Blue Dahlia PAINTER™ Romantic France Eryngium HILLIER™ Blue Waves Gaillardia REALFLOR® Sunset Cutie Nemesia PENHOW® SUNGLOW™ Yellow...
Dreams of Spring

Dreams of Spring

February is here and although Spring is not yet in the air it is already in the mind. Dreams of Spring arrive unbidden after the holidays. Check in with your URC vendors to top up on all the newest crops for 2017. Spring Trials is a mere 8 weeks away. The PlantHaven team has been busy planning, potting, pruning and seeing to all the many details surrounding this premier event. Once a modest regional showcase, California Spring Trials or CAST, has blossomed into an internationally recognized event drawing exhibitors and attendees from across the USA and around the world. CAST offers a peek into an array of new and significant introductions from growers & breeders globally. This year includes our new Dahlia Mystic Sparkler. This showcase is a great opportunity to catch up on the latest and greatest in the horticulture world. As a plus you get to do it on the beautiful California coast. »Download Dahlia Mystic Sparkler...
CAST 2016 In the spotlight – Abelia Radiance

CAST 2016 In the spotlight – Abelia Radiance

“Variegated verve” Cool variegated soft green with creamy yellow margins accented with vivid crimson stems Abelia Radiance is a plant to take note of. Another fabulous plant from the breeders of Abelia Kaleidoscope. Radiance lives up to its heritage. Tight compact habit, 3” x 5” at maturity. Covered with fragrant white tubular flowers from mid-summer through fall this is a variety with excellent year round volume sales potential. Low water needs once established. Heat tolerant. Radiance is not fussy. Grow in full sun for best performance. Premium addition to any portfolio. » Abelia...
CAST 2016 – In the spotlight

CAST 2016 – In the spotlight

Spring Trials 2016 was an amazing success! There were so many exciting things to see it’s hard to know where to start. Spring Trials / CAST is the horticulture industry seminal event in California. It is a wonderful occasion for plant breeders, growers and suppliers to showcase all that’s new to the marketplace. PlantHaven was happy to present the best and brightest for 2016-2017 and some peeks into the future. Let’s begin with the amazing Dianthus Pinball Wizard. This extraordinary Dianthus is a showstopper! Masses of fun pink and white striped blooms carried high on sturdy stems with spicy fragrance and a compact habit make this variety a standout. Grower friendly with premium retail appeal and long, spring – fall bloom period make this a must have for your perennial portfolio. Our Pinball machine was a big hit at CAST this year with several people getting high scores, sometimes on the first...
CAST 2016 EuroAmerican Field Trials

CAST 2016 EuroAmerican Field Trials

PlantHaven is delighted to have been invited to participate in the first true in-ground trials with our good friends at EuroAmerican for California Spring Trials 2016. Over 60 of our newest crops will be grown in-ground at the EuroAmerican facility in Bonsall, CA. The PlantHaven Team will be visiting to walk the lines and answer any questions on Friday, April 8th from 7:30-11:30 am. A picnic style working lunch will be served at 11:30 am before the team departs for the trip north ready for our CAST opening at GroLink on Saturday. We are delighted to be showcasing a full portfolio offering ranging from shrubs, perennials and annuals. No trees are featured this year, however there are some excellent woody crops to see! Make your reservation to join us on Friday, April 8th. Contact: denise.frey@planthaven.com This is a brilliant occasion to see the crops perform in a true trial setting, don’t miss...