Perennial Of The Year 2011: Amsonia hubrictii

Amsonia hubrictii has always been a favorite of perennial gardeners across the midwest and southeast.  This year it might be a little harder to find than usual because the Perennial Plant Association has chosen it as the Perennial of the Year for 2011.  With the honor usually comes hot sales.  Last year we noticed a shortage . . . → Read More: Perennial Of The Year 2011: Amsonia hubrictii

Like Black Petunias? Ball Horticulture Thinks You Do. Introducting Black Velvet, PinStripe, and Phantom

The hot new petunia this year at all the trials were the new petunias from Ball Seed.  We had the privilege of growing all three of these in trials and we weren’t disappointed.  We went to the OFA tradeshow at Ohio State and the feelings were mutual.

The color in the all black variety “Black Velvet” was . . . → Read More: Like Black Petunias? Ball Horticulture Thinks You Do. Introducting Black Velvet, PinStripe, and Phantom