On the Nursery …

GardenGhost trial; Minibeckia ‘Flame’; EHR is Expanding; Heuchera Giants; Availabilities

 

Hello everyone,

Here is an image I took this morning of Artemisia GardenGhost™ PPAF in a one gallon container at the Pioneer Gardens trial bench.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Transplant one 72-cell liner in late summer or fall to get gorgeous 1 gallon pots like this ready for spring 2022

 

New – Artemisia GardenGhost™ PPAF

 

 

 

 

A GardenChoice™ exclusive –

‘GardenGhost’™ has been bred and selected for its improved habit, vigor and disease resistance.

  • Outstanding landscape and containers habit with no dead center in the plants
  • Attractive silver-grey foliage
  • We suggest using a 1-gallon container or larger
  • Hardiness zone 4-8
  • Available in 72’s from May 2021 on
  • Bare root will be available in spring 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dianthus EverBloom™ Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/24/2021, Dianthus EverBloom™ ‘Watermelon Ice’ PPAF in full bloom today in a 3 gallon container.

This same plant has flowered for 12 months straight in our greenhouse last year!

 

 

Dianthus EverBloom™ ‘Strawberry Tart’ 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. Please contact your rep at Eason Horticultural Resources or Pioneer Gardens to reserve some of these early liners –

Dianthus EverBloom™  (May)
    432 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
    864 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 5/31 0.98
    432 Watermelon Ice (+0.15) 72’s 5/17 0.98
  2088 Watermelon Ice (+0.15) 72’s 5/24 0.98
 
Dianthus EverBloom™  (June)
1152 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 6/7 0.98
6192 Strawberry Tart (+0.15) 72’s 6/14 0.98
   288 Watermelon Ice (+0.15) 72’s 6/28 0.98

 

 

The Heuchera Giant Series

A Pioneer Gardens specialty, Always available in large quantities

 

‘Mega Caramel’

'Magma'

‘Magma’

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Dark Magic’

‘Guacamole’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘High Hopes’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These 5 strong and vigorous growing giants are your best choice for 2 gallon containers

  • ‘Mega Caramel’
  • ‘Magma’
  • ‘Dark Magic’
  • ‘Guacamole’
  • ‘High Hopes’

 

Additional Heuchera images can be found here – 2021 – 2022 PROGRAM (pioneergardens.com)

 

Heuchera (May 2021)
   1800 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 5/10 1.48
     576 Flower Tower (+0.25) 72’s 5/24 1.48
   1440 Happy Flames (+0.25) 72’s 5/24 1.48
   6768 Magma (+0.25) 72’s 5/17 1.48
Heuchera (June 2021)
    864 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 6/7 1.48
    936 Dark Magic (+0.25) 72’s 6/14 1.48
    432 Flores Sea (+0.25) 72’s 6/7 1.48
  3456 Frosted Violet (+0.15) 72’s 6/7 1.48
    864 Happy Flames (+0.25) 72’s 6/14 1.48
    216 Magma (+0.25) 72’s 6/7 1.48
  3672 Mega Caramel (+0.25) 72’s 6/14 1.48
Heuchera (July 2021)
     2520 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 7/26 1.48
  16,056 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 7/19 1.48
       936 Dark Magic (+0.25) 72’s 7/12 1.48
       288 Flores Sea (+0.25) 72’s 7/5 1.48
       720 Frosted Violet (+0.15) 72’s 7/6 1.48
     3744 Guacamole (+0.25) 72’s 7/26 1.48
     1440 Happy Flames (+0.25) 72’s 7/12 1.48
     8640 Magma (+0.25) 72’s 7/5 1.48
     4464 Mega Caramel (+0.25) 72’s 7/12 1.48
       360 Raspberry Sea (+0.25) 7/12 1.48
Heuchera (August 2021)
     1800 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 8/23 1.48
  17,568 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 8/16 1.48
       792 Flower Tower (+0.25) 72’s 8/9 1.48
     2016 High Hopes (+0.25) 72’s 8/9 1.48
     4536 Magma (+0.25 72’s 8/2 1.48
     2880 Mega Caramel (+0.25) 72’s 8/9 1.48
Heuchera (September 2021)
    1224 Black Sea (+0.25) 72’s 9/27 1.48
    2520 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 9/20 1.48
      792 Flower Tower (+0.25) 72’s 9/6 1.48
    1800 Guacamole (+0.25) 72’s 9/20 1.48
    2736 Mega Caramel (+0.25) 72’s 9/6 1.48
Heuchera (October 2021)
    1224 Black Sea (+0.25) 72’s 10/25 1.48
    2520 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 10/18 1.48
23,544 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 10/11 1.48
      936 Dark Magic (+0.25) 72’s 10/4 1.48
      288 Flores Sea (+0.25) 72’s 10/25 1.48
      288 Flower Tower (+0.25) 72’s 10/4 1.48
    5256 Frosted Violet (+0.15) 72’s 10/18 1.48
    5544 Guacamole (+0.25) 72’s 10/18 1.48
15,048 Magma (+0.25) 72’s 10/25 1.48
    4032 Mega Caramel (+0.25) 72’s 10/4 1.48
    1008 Miracle (+0.25) 72’s 10/18 1.48
    2016 Pinot Gris (+0.25) 72’s 10/25 1.48
Heuchera (November 2021)
   2520 Apricot (+0.25) 72’s 11/15 1.48
   1224 Black Sea (+0.25) 72’s 11/22 1.48
   2520 Blackout (+0.25) 72’s 11/16 1.48
23,040 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 11/5 1.48
     936 Dark Magic (+0.25) 72’s 11/1 1.48
     288 Flores Sea (+0.25) 72’s 11/22 1.48
     792 Flower Tower (+0.25) 72’s 11/1 1.48
   6048 Frosted Violet (+0.15) 72’s 11/15 1.48
   6048 Guacamole (+0.25) 72’s 11/15 1.48
   1440 Happy Flames (+0.25) 72’s 11/1 1.48
   2520 High Hopes (0.25) 72’s 11/1 1.48
14,544 Magma (+0.25) 72’s 11/22 1.48
   6408 Mega Caramel (+0.25) 72’s 11/1 1.48
   1008 Miracle (+0.25) 72’s 11/15 1.48
   1008 Raspberry Sea (+0.25) 11/1 1.48
 
Heucherella
   864 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 1.48
2016 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 5/24 1.48
4536 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 10/11 1.48
4536 Pink Revolution (+0.25) 72’s 11/8 1.48

 

  

Eason Horticultural Resources continues to expand  

Our GardenChoice™ partner and Pioneer Gardens’ exclusive broker Eason Horticultural Resources announces the addition of four veteran sales representatives to their team, and one additional member to their sales support team. Included in the sales team additions are Don Blocker, Don Gamsjager, Keith Irlbacher and Steve Stier. Linda Ferrari joins the organization as a sales support specialist

EHR Continues to Expand Sales and Support Staff – Greenhouse Product News (gpnmag.com)

Additionally, Eason Horticultural Resources is pleased to welcome Mike Pezzillo as their new vice president & chief operating officer

EHR welcomes Mike Pezzillo to senior management team (floraldaily.com)

 

  • It’s is exciting to see all these professionals joining our team, welcome!

 

 

 

Rudbeckia hirta MiniBeckia® ‘Flame’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture tags are available too at just $0.15 each

 

We have a handful of Rudbeckia hirta MiniBeckia® ‘Flame’ liners available.

Contact your rep at Eason Horticultural Resources or Pioneer Gardens if you wish to order some of these liners –

 

Rudbeckia Minibeckia Flame
2448 ready 5/3 (+0.25) 72’s 2.23
   936 ready 5/24 (+0.25) 72’s 2.23
2448 ready 5/31 (+0.25) 72’s 2.23
5040 ready 6/7 (+0.25) 72’s 2.23

 

 

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)

 

 

 


 

Print off a copy of our updated Premium Plug Availability Spring 2021 and Spring – Fall 2021 Bare Root Perennials and Spring 2022 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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