Compiled by Chris Manning

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Sunswirl’
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Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Sunswirl’

Coreopsis ‘Sunswirl’ from Dümmen Orange is an easy-to-grow and easy-to-maintain perennial with medium vigor and large double golden flowers set atop well-branched architecture. Perfect for clients interested in native drought-tolerant plants, this coreopsis is the ideal balance of native benefits with aesthetic appeal.

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Scrophularia CARDINALE ‘Red’
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Scrophularia CARDINALE ‘Red’

This scrophularia is heat and drought resistant/tolerant; has no known insect problems; and is a hummingbird magnet. It has the most compact habit ever seen for this “Red Birds in a Tree” cultivar, among other traits, making it a breeding breakthrough.

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Calocephalus Bed Head
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Calocephalus Bed Head

Calocephalus Bed Head, the first calocephalus from seed, has a unique texture and soft feel. It is outrageously versatile. Use it for combos, vertical gardening and topiaries. Native to Australia, Bed Head is extremely heat, drought, wind and salt tolerant. It makes a great novelty item in fun seasonal containers.

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Salvia Nemorosa 'Caramia'
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Saliva nemorosa ‘Caramia’

Salvia ‘Caramia’ is a 2016-17 introduction from Dümmen Orange. Developed to replace Salvia ‘Caradonna,’ ‘Caramia’ boasts three times more flower power and a growth habit that’s 30 percent more compact — a killer alliance if there ever was one. Salvia ‘Caramia’ is pushing boundaries with a flower power nearly rivaling annuals, but with the low maintenance and drought tolerance of a perennial.

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Lantana Havana series (Hot Pink Sky pictured)
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Lantana Havana series (Hot Pink Sky pictured)

The recently launched Lantana Havana series is bolstered with three new introductions for the 2018 season: Hot Pink Sky, Red Sky, and Harvest Moon. The Havana series is known for its heat and drought tolerance, moderate vigor, low PGR requirements, a reduced cyclic blooming pattern, and extra-large umbels.

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Kalanchoe Calandiva Series (Calandiva Cadillac Pink pictured)
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Kalanchoe Calandiva Series (Calandiva Cadillac Pink pictured)

Calandiva from Dümmen Orange is an elegant double-flowering option for premium kalanchoe applications. Featuring six new varieties to expand the already impressive color range, Calandiva is an affordable water-wise luxury for consumers and growers alike. Boasting strong branching, large double flowers and uniform flowering, Calandiva is a rejuvenated top pick that's impossible to ignore.

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