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PPA announces 2022 Perennial Plant of the Year

The Perennial Plant Association declared Schizachyrium scoparium and cultivars as the Perennial Plant of the Year for 2022. The PPA Board shared information about several varieties of S. scoparium that are perfect for every perennial expert’s own region.

From the silvery blue S. scoparium ‘Jazz’ to the unique and color changing S. scoparium ‘Carousel,’ there’s a variety of 2022’s Perennial Plant of the Year for everyone.

San Diego County Flower & Plant Association honors industry icon

Julian Duval, leader of the San Diego Botanic Garden, receives the San Diego County Flower & Plant Association’s Industry Icon Award. After a long and distinguished career dedicated to San Diego’s horticulture industry, Julian retired in 2019. Of course, a man can’t completely leave a decades-long love of plants – while in retirement, Julian continues to tend to his own private botanic garden.

Four Star Greenhouses shares digital guide for 2022 introductions

In their 2022 Plants & Programs digital guide, Four Star Greenhouses gives you all the information you need for your growing season. Read up on four groundbreaking new genera, new Proven Winners varieties, new Bundled Combination Kits, and more.

“Let us help you engage the next generation of green thumbs with exciting new varieties that are easy to grow and help them succeed — no matter where they garden!” says Josh Miller, the new product development manager at Four Star.