On the Nursery …

New gardeners will continue planting!; Nursery News; Availabilities

 

Good afternoon everyone,

Good News

The following article in GrowerTalks™ is very encouraging!

Horticultural broker and distributor Griffin conducted a survey in which they asked questions of 1,000 respondents who say they had just begun gardening in the last six months.

The biggest finding? That four out of five (80%) respondents say they will “probably” or “absolutely” continue gardening in 2021. Please click this GrowerTalks™ link for other key findings from the survey: https://www.growertalks.com/Article/?articleid=24937

 

Field harvesting

Fall harvesting is ahead of schedule thanks to good weather conditions

It’s a gorgeous day at the farm, 70 degrees F today!

11/16/2020: Harvesting Daylilies for winter shipping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our unsold Hemerocallis and Hosta inventory for 2021 is dwindling. Order yours today –

 

Hemerocallis (now)
       9000 Bakabana 1.88
    19,500 Big Time Happy 1.48
    14,650 Custard Candy 1.88
    27,300 Fooled Me 1.88
    59,500 Happy Returns 1.48
  130,100 Happy Returns #2 0.98
       8200 Indy Rhapsody 1.88
       5600 Pardon Me 1.48
    59,550 Stella D’Oro 1-2 fan 0.58
    38,700 Stella D’Oro 2-3 fan 0.98
    26,467 Stella D’Oro 4+ fan 1.48
       2250 Strawberry Candy 1.48
Hemerocallis (2/1/2021)
       7500 Entrapment 2.98
    14,800 Pardon Me 1.48
  181,200 Stella D’Oro 1-2 fan 0.58
  120,800 Stella D’Oro 2-3 fan 0.98
    80,533 Stella D’Oro 4+ fan 1.48
Hosta (now)
     1200 Fragrant Dream XL 2.28
    3,950 Francee XL 1.78
       850 Regal Splendor XL 2.28
       900 Wide Brim XL 1.78
 
Hosta (2/1/2021)
    24,100 Aureomarginata #2 0.98
       6300 Francee #2 0.98
    55,300 Krossa Regal #2 0.98
    19,050 Minuteman #2 1.38
       3700 Night Before Christmas #2 1.48
       6500 Patriot #2 1.48
       2500 Regal Splendor #2 1.48
       2900 sieb. Elegans #2 0.98
 
Hosta (7/26/2021)
       6500 Blue Angel XL 2.28
    13,600 Aureomarginata XL 1.78
    25,000 Minuteman XL 2.28
       4500 Nigh Before Christmas XL 2.28
    32,000 Patriot XL 2.28
       2000 Regal Splendor XL 2.28
       2000 Wide Brim XL 1.78

 

 

Lavender ‘Sensational!™’ PPAF

 

Lavender ‘Sensational!’ in our greenhouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These beautiful liners are ready for immediate shipping –

 

Lavandula
41,328 Sensational! (+0.20) 72’s 0.88

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lavender ‘Sensational!’ in container production and in the landscape.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out this Lavender ‘Sensational!’ YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eouLTpoY7Y4

 

Lavender ‘Sensational!’ is a silver leaved selection out of ‘Phenomenal’, with significantly larger blooms, broader/thicker leaves and a more compact habit.

Incredibly large and dense flowers, gorgeous and tough silver foliage

  • NEW! Incredibly large and thick lavender-purple flowers, contrasting with bright silver foliage
  • Broad, thick, tough, cupped foliage
  • Dense habit with excellent branching, more compact than ‘Phenomenal’
  • Extremely good heat and humidity tolerance
  • Excellent cold tolerance, USDA zone 5-9
  • Excellent drought tolerance, yet water friendly
  • Thrives on killer sun locations
  • Sweet lavender floral aroma, low camphor
  • Wide geographic bloom range
  • Outstanding container habit
  • Picture tags are available at $0.15 each

 

Come see what’s new

Our updated 2021-2022 selection (with some real beauties) is now available on our website – http://www.pioneergardens.com/2021-2022-program/

 

18,432 Geranium Rozanne available now –

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geranium
19,800 Max Frei 72’s 5/3/21 1.48
10,872 NH Purple 72’s 5/3/21 1.28
18,432 Rozanne (+0.10) 72’s 1.88
    8496 Rozanne (+0.10) 72’s 4/5/21 1.88
    2448 Rozanne (+0.10) 72’s 6/21/21 1.88
    4896 Rozanne (+0.10) 72’s 8/16/21 1.88
10,008 Rozanne (+0.10) 72’s 9/13/21 1.88

 

Nepeta

 

Breakthrough in Nepeta breeding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nepeta ‘Sylvester Blue’ in the landscape and in a decorative container

GardenChoice™ introduces Nepeta ‘Sylvester Blue’ PPAF

 

  • Significantly larger blooms
  • Outstanding container presentation
  • More vigorous than competing varieties
  • Prolific flowering
Nepeta Available US $
‘SylvesterBlue’ PPAF 72’s April 2021 on $0.78 +0.11 (rty incl.)

Picture tags are available at $0.15 each

 

Please contact your rep at Eason Horticultural Resources or Pioneer Gardens for more information or to place an order

 

 

 

Nepeta ‘SylvesterBlue’ PPAF (flowers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heuchera

Heuchera ‘Caramel’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heuchera (November)
   72 Binoche (+0.23) 72’s 1.48
288 Binoche (+0.23) 72’s 1.48
288 Birkin (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
    72 Black Sea (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  360 Black Sea (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
3096 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 1.48
7920 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 1.48
    72 Circus (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  144 Coral Sea (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  360 Coral Sea (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  504 Pinot Gris (+0.18) 72’s 1.48
     
Heucherella
4248 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 1.48

 


 

Print off a copy of our updated Premium Plug Availability Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 and Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 Bare Root Perennials click here:  Link to Premium Liner and Bare Root Availability

 


 

 

 

Here is Roger McGaughey’s latest GrowerTalks column https://www.growertalks.com/Article/?articleid=24567

 

Roger McGaughey, Senior head grower at Pioneer Gardens, was educated in Northern Ireland and England and has 44 years’ experience as a grower

 

To see all articles by Roger in GrowerTalks magazine, click here ..

 

Thank you for your business,

Arjen

 

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