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Hosta for immediate potting; Dianthus EverBloom Series; Lavender ‘Sensational!’; Availabilities

 

 

 

 

Good Morning,

At Pioneer Gardens, we still have Hosta available for spring and summer potting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Order now, these supplies will not last –

 

Hosta (now)
         275 Aureomarginata #2 1.18
         800 Fragrant Dream XL 2.28
       2950 Francee #2 1.18
       4500 Krossa Regal #2 1.18
       3475 Night Before Christmas #2 1.58
       2175 sieb. Elegans #2 1.18
         275 Wide Brim XL 1.78
Hosta (7/26/2021 on)
       4000 Blue Angel XL 2.28
    13,400 Aureomarginata XL 1.78
    24,600 Minuteman XL 2.28
       3950 Night Before Christmas XL 2.28
    30,050 Patriot XL 2.28
       1700 Regal Splendor XL 2.28
       1800 Wide Brim XL 1.78

 

Hosta (7/12/21 – 8/31/21)
18,792 Patriot 72’s 1.28

 

 

New – Dianthus EverBloom™ Series

 

 

Dianthus EverBloom™ ‘Strawberry Tart’ PPAF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dianthus EverBloom™ series blooms non-stop from early spring through late fall.

 

Dianthus EverBloom™ ‘Watermelon Ice’ PPAF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New for 2021

We are excited to introduce the Dianthus EverBloom™ Series, a GardenChoice exclusive.

These selections are a genetic breakthrough with a nonstop flowering habit from spring through fall.

At both our greenhouse at Pioneer Gardens and at the GardenChoice trial greenhouses, these varieties have been in bloom continuously for over 2-years. 

  • Hardiness from zone 3 to 9
  • For 2.5 quart containers or larger, suitable for spring, summer and fall potting
  • No vernalization necessary
  • Blooms nonstop from spring through fall
  • Outstanding pot and garden habit. No flopping
  • Flowers size is larger than a quarter
  • Picture tags are available at $0.15 each

 

Initially, we will offer 2 selections, ‘Watermelon Ice’ PPAF and ‘Strawberry Tart’ PPAF, with more varieties to follow.

Dianthus EverBloom™ ‘Watermelon Ice’ PPAF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available in 72 cell liners from March 2021 on. Contact your rep at Eason Horticultural Resources or Pioneer Gardens to reserve some of these early liners –

Available in 72 cell liners from March 2021 on. Contact your rep at Eason Horticultural Resources or Pioneer Gardens to reserve some of these early liners –

 

Dianthus EverBloom™  (May)
    648 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 5/3 0.98
  1152 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 5/10 0.98
  3744 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 5/17 0.98
  1152 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 5/24 0.98
  1152 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 5/31 0.98
    936 Watermelon Ice (+0.15) 72’s 5/17 0.98
  2736 Watermelon Ice (+0.15) 72’s 5/24 0.98
 
Dianthus EverBloom™  (June)
1152 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 6/7 0.98
6696 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 6/14 0.98
   288 Watermelon Ice (+0.15) 72’s 6/28 0.98

 

 

Heuchera

 

‘Caramel’

‘Magma’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Frosted Violet’

‘Revolution’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heuchera liners are a Pioneer Gardens specialty –

 

Heuchera (now)
  1440 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  216 Caribbean Sea (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  864 Carmencita (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  216 Cloud Nine (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  504 Dark Magic (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  3168 Frosted Violet (+0.15) 72’s 1.48
  648 Happy Flames (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
    72 Happy Moon (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
    72 Pink Pearls (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
  144 Pretty Perrine (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
Heuchera (May 2021)
   4032 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 5/3 1.48
10,008 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 5/22 1.48
   2016 Frosted Violet (+0.15) 72’s 5/3 1.48
   4032 Magma (+0.25) 72’s 5/17 1.48
   1008 Raspberry Sea (+0.25) 5/17 1.48
 
Heuchera (June 2021)
     7056 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 6/21 1.48
       936 Frosted Violet (+0.15) 72’s 6/7 1.48
     6624 Magma (+0.25) 72’s 6/7 1.48
     4536 Mega Caramel (+0.25) 72’s 6/14 1.48
       720 Raspberry Sea (+0.25) 6/14 1.48

 

Heucherella
1944 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
3024 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 5/24 1.48
3600 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 6/21 1.48

 

 

Dicentra

Available now, 6,100 Dicentra spectabilis 4-8 eyes and 6,200 Dicentra Valentine 2-3

 

 

 

 

 

Dicentra spectabilis ‘Valentine’ at Pioneer Gardens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dicentra (now)
    6200 Valentine 2-3 eye (+0.25) 2.48
    5830 spectablis pink 4-8 eye 2.28

 

Anemone

 

 

 

 

We are almost sold out of our Anemone crop for this year, order your today –

 

Anemone (3/15/2021)
   2592 Honorine Jobert 72’s 1.48
   4464 Robustissima 72’s 1.48
   2376 September Charm 72’s 1.48
     432 Whirlwind 72’s 1.48

 

Hemerocallis

 

Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pioneer has decent quantities of Hemerocallis ‘Stella d’ Oro’ and ‘Happy Returns’ available for spring 2021 potting.

Don’t run out of Stella’s and Happy’s this season. Stock up today –

 

Hemerocallis (now)
      9000 Bakabana 1.88
    19,175 Big Time Happy 1.48
    14,650 Custard Candy 1.88
       7100 Entrapment 2.98
    26,900 Fooled Me 1.88
    48,850 Happy Returns 1.48
  123,250 Happy Returns #2 0.98
       8200 Indy Rhapsody 1.88
    13,400 Pardon Me 1.48
  431,100 Stella D’Oro 1-2 fan 0.58
  287,400 Stella D’Oro 2-3 fan 0.98
  191,600 Stella D’Oro 4+ fan 1.48
       1950 Strawberry Candy 1.48

 

Come see what’s new

Our updated 2021-2022 selection (with some real beauties) is now available on our website – 2021 – 2022 PROGRAM (pioneergardens.com)

 

 

Lavender ‘Sensational!™’ PPAF 

 

Lavender ‘Sensational!’ in our greenhouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pioneer Gardens has just 23,832 of these beautiful vernalized liners left for immediate shipping

 

Lavandula
23,832  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

 

 


 

Print off a copy of our updated Premium Plug Availability Winter & Spring 2021 and Winter & 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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