FarWest Show Highlights from PlantHaven

FarWest Show Highlights from PlantHaven

The PlantHaven team had a fantastic time at the FarWest Show in Portland last month. Kevin Hobbs, Head of Research & Development at Hillier Nurseries in the UK, was one of several speakers featured and spoke on “Plants from Across the Pond”. Hillier Nurseries is a key PlantHaven breeder client. We have been delighted to introduce several awesome varieties already from Hillier Nurseries for first USA retail 2018. PlantHaven is very excited to continue to work with Hillier, and we look forward to exciting new introductions in the years to come. IN THE NEW VARIETIES SHOWCASE: Among the stellar introductions so far, Corydalis HILLIER™ ‘Porcelain Blue’ has been turning heads since its first introduction in April at CAST 2017. The FarWest Show saw ‘Porcelain Blue’ taking home ribbons in both the “Award of Merit” and “People’s Choice” categories. This marvelous aqua blue flowered crop is indeed a crowd pleaser. Other New Variety standouts were Dianthus AMERICAN PIE™ Collection and from UK breeder Clients PINKS BY WHETMAN®. The beautiful contemporary colors of this collection are a hit with consumers. New lifestyle videos are providing inspiration and highlighting the versatility of the flower, including how they can be used as edible additions to food and drinks. WATCH VIDEO Viola MAGNIFI SCENT® varieties, also with edible flowers, were used to great effect as hanging containers to adorn an arbor; filling the air with their beautiful sweet fragrance. These flowers are particularly alluring in the early evening when their essential oils are freely released into the warm evening...
Plant Outside the Box – WATERSAVER™ Living Wall

Plant Outside the Box – WATERSAVER™ Living Wall

PlantHaven’s WATERSAVER™ Living Wall was a huge success at CAST this year. A symphony of cool tones with emphasis on blue. Salvia, Brachyscome and Isotoma were three of the cool blue highlights. Plants featured are from areas with low summer rain. Links to product information sheets are below for the WATERSAVER™ star performers. Cool colors and fabulous plants equal a perfect presentation Try a vertical wall where space is limited. Results can be amazing! URC Sources: Brachyscome, Euphorbia, Isotoma and Viola Dümmen Salvia and Isotoma Kientzler Isotoma HMA Liner sources: Multiple sources Download PDFs Brachyscome ‘Mauve Delight’ Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Isotoma FIZZ N POP™ ‘Glowing Violet’ Salvia BODACIOUS™ ‘Rhythm & Blues’ Viola MAGNIFI SCENT® ‘Sweetheart’ Click HERE for more info on Greenwall Skale system....
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...
Join us for Cultivate ’16

Join us for Cultivate ’16

COME JOIN THE FUN IN OHIO! VISIT US AT CULTIVATE 2016 – BOOTH #322 July 9-12, 2016 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, Ohio USA Come join Robert, Jeanette & Joey for Cultivate ’16 in Columbus, Ohio Cultivate is the largest horticultural industry event in North America. Attendees from across the country and around the word descend on Ohio in July for this awesome show. It is a great opportunity to see new products, trends, ideas and solutions for the rapidly changing horticultural industry. Schedule your appointment today! Contact: jeanette.bett@planthaven.com Cultivate site:...
PlantHaven International at MANTS 2016

PlantHaven International at MANTS 2016

PlantHaven International’s Joey and Jeanette will be attending the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) January 6-8, 2016. Held in Baltimore, Maryland this is an important show. They are both very excited to meet with Key licensees to discuss new opportunities for shrub and perennial offerings from the extensive PlantHaven portfolio. MANTS, the “masterpiece of trade shows,” was first established in 1970 by the Maryland & Virginia Nurserymen’s Association, and has grown over the years to one of the largest horticulture trade shows in the US with more than 1,000 vendors and 10,586 attendees. New posters from MJAD and Blue Skye Creative for Abelia Kaleidoscope are planned for the show and will be prominently displayed around the exhibit area. HIP will be doing some great new tags for Berberis Orange Rocket. HIP will have these on their stand at MANTS 2016 and Joey and Jeanette will be busy handing them out to key accounts. HIP does an amazing job. Join PlantHaven at MANTS 2016! January 6-8, 2016 Baltimore Convention Center 1 West Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21201 MORE...
PlantHaven International at the 2015 California Spring Trials

PlantHaven International at the 2015 California Spring Trials

The California Spring Trials event is our springboard to launch the next great products and programs from around the world! This year, we’re showcasing the newest lines from Penhow’s nemesia and diascia collections, alongside some of our favorite staples like the Mystic dahlia and Whetman Pinks dianthus. PlantHaven was delighted to host David Jones, the Welsh breeder of Nemesia Penhow® Cherry™ Collection and Diascia Penhow® Towers of Flowers® Collection at Spring Trials this year. David was on hand to talk about the prolific breeding program at Penhow with Dr. Allan Armitage and others. It is always great to get the inside scoop from such an active and successful...