Superior breeding, together with top-line production, brings more color, more blooms, and more solutions
Danziger’s 2019 new introductions offer more solutions and more color than ever before. The company’s team of more than 100 scientists, researchers, and professional breeders are bringing new varieties to market that are dependable,
profitable and above all more beautiful.
Here is a quick look at what’s new for 2019 and information on a few tried and true favorites. Images can be found
This compact series features controlled growth with little to no PGR. Bred and selected to be produced in quart pots, COLIBRI™ creates nice, tidy baskets that are bursting with blooms. This early series will flower in ten-hour days. COLIBRI™ is available in eight colors, including Lemon, new for 2019.
This brand new series of calibrachoa features tight internodes for more flowers and great garden performance. LIA™ is an early series with medium vigor, between our NOA™ and COLIBRI™ series, making it perfect for quarts and compact basket production. LIA™ will flower in a ten-hour day, with bigger blooms. The flower size is noticeably different, up to 30% larger. LIA™ is available in six new colors including Bubblegum, Yellow, White, Blue, Melon, and Raspberry.
The VANESSA™ series is bred for mildew tolerance and flower power. Danziger tests prospective varieties by inoculating the seedlings with mildew. Only those that stay clean and in full color are brought to market. Cascading varieties are wonderful for hanging baskets, uprights are perfect for pots.
This annual Phlox is a true rock star. Its tidy, compact habit makes it perfect in the landscape, containers or hanging baskets. Annual phlox are typically impossible to root. PHLOXSTAR™ roots very well doesn’t cycle out of flower and stand up to heat and drought. Check out the spectacular colors for 2019 including Red, White, and Salmon.
You’re sure to fall in love with these beautiful petunias! AMORE’s big blooms feature elegant heart-shapes outlined in bright hues. This stable, uniform series delivers stunning blooms that capture consumer’s attention. AMORE’s semi-trailing habit makes it perfect for hanging baskets and containers. Share the love with AMORE™ Queen of Hearts, Fiesta, Joy, and Purple.
Consumers love the large flowers and trailing habit of OSTICADE™. This early blooming osteospermum needs no cooling to flower and can be hung in a warm greenhouse with other baskets. New for 2019, Yellow is a standout. The plant
creates outstanding baskets and looks gorgeous in the landscape.
This early flowering angelonia is very floriferous, with large blossoms covering the plant all summer long. The ALONIA™series has good heat tolerance and stay a nice size in the garden. Available in nine stunning colors, ALONIA™ is
recommended for quarts and 2.5-quart pots. Bicolor Violet is new for 2019.
If you’re looking for an Erysimum that flowers throughout the summer, Sunstrong™ is it. This beautiful bicolor variety flowers without cooling, allowing growers to treat this zone 6 perennial as an annual. Sunstrong is a large garden plant that produces beautiful blooms throughout the season. It’s sure to be a consumer favorite. Sunstrong™ is recommended for a gallon or larger pots.
The SOLANNA™ series is known for first-year flowering with no bulking or vernalization requirements. New for 2019, SOLANNA™ Bright Touch flowers exceptionally early, with blooms covering the plant as early as April. That means this perennial is ready for early sales! SOLANNA™ is wonderful in the garden on its own or in a combo. Good in quarts, SOLANNA™ is best in gallons. Zone 5-9.
With LUCILLE™ Leucanthemum you’ll have blooms very early. This series features three different varieties, each with its own distinct size and beautiful, bright white petals. LUCILLE™ flowers in the first year with no cooling needed, offering more production flexibility. LUCILLE™ Chic and LUCILLE™ Grace are new for 2019, joining LUCILLE™ White. All are zone 5-9.
Click here to read the article in FloraCulture International