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Garden Debut® to release Drury Crimson™ Crapemyrtle in 2017

Garden Debut® to release Drury Crimson™ Crapemyrtle in 2017

Author: Hope Fitzgerald   |  Published: October 14, 2015

Garden Debut® is pleased to announce its partnership with Drury University in the scheduled release of the Drury Crimson™ Crapemyrtle for the summer of 2017.

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership to feature Garden Debut The Rising Sun Redbud PP21451

Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership to feature Garden Debut The Rising Sun Redbud PP21451

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: June 24, 2014

Two hundred The Rising Sun™ Redbuds PP21451, from Greenleaf Nursery and Garden Debut®, are to be planted in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Living Legacy Tree Planting Project. 

Orange Frost™ Hardy Satsuma Named Texas Superstar®

Orange Frost™ Hardy Satsuma Named Texas Superstar®

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: June 10, 2014

Super cold hardy Orange Frost™ Hardy Satsuma was named a Texas Superstar® by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. 

 

Garden Debut® Receives GWA Silver Award of Achievement

Garden Debut® Receives GWA Silver Award of Achievement

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: June 5, 2014

Garden Debut® received the Garden Writers Association Silver Award of Achievement for our 2014 Trade Catalog. This national award recognizes individuals and companies who achieve the highest levels of talent and professionalism in garden communications.

Azalea Comparison Chart

Azalea Comparison Chart

Author: Alicia O'Donnell   |  Published: April 15, 2014

Download this Azalea Comparison Chart to compare the industry's leading reblooming Azaleas based on height, width, color, bloom form, hardiness zone and exposure.

Spring Planting

Spring Planting

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: March 25, 2014

Early spring is an excellent time to plant everything from bulbs to vegetables to perennials, shrubs and trees. Several weeks of milder weather allows roots to grow deep into the soil before harsh summer temperatures set in. 

New Plants for Central Gardens

New Plants for Central Gardens

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: February 20, 2014

Every year Garden Debut® introduces a collection of Great New Plants™ and Trusted Selections™ that have been thoroughly tested for long-term performance in your garden. For Central gardeners, we’ve compiled this list of superior landscape plants that improve home value and create atmospheres for your family and friends to enjoy.

New Plants for Southern Gardens

New Plants for Southern Gardens

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: February 19, 2014

Every year Garden Debut® introduces a collection of Great New Plants™ and Trusted Selections™ that have been thoroughly tested for long-term performance in your garden. For Southern gardeners and gardeners in warmer coastal climates, we’ve compiled this list of superior landscape plants that improve home value and create atmospheres for your family and friends to enjoy.

Fuchsia Glow™ Hydrangea

Fuchsia Glow™ Hydrangea

Author: Alicia O'Donnell   |  Published: September 10, 2013

New Fuchsia Glow™ Hydrangea is a repeat blooming hydrangea that provides glowing pink color without concern for soil type. This great new plant from Garden Debut® was selected for its prolific blooming, vibrant fuchsia bloom color and compact growth habit. 

Glowing Red Hot Embers™ Ardisia Delivers Year-Round Color

Glowing Red Hot Embers™ Ardisia Delivers Year-Round Color

Author: Geri Laufer   |  Published: July 2, 2013

Color is #1 on the wish list of landscaping demands, and Red Hot Embers™ Ardisia delivers stunning foliage color year-round, plus clusters of brilliant red ornamental berries from October to April. Stunning hot pink dappled leaves turn maroon in winter, while clusters of bright red berries last seven months per year.

Improved Cold Hardiness for Golden Dream Boxwood PP16052

Improved Cold Hardiness for Golden Dream Boxwood PP16052

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: April 18, 2013

During our visit to the Better Homes & Gardens® Test Garden this week, we viewed two Golden Dream Boxwood PP16052 that had not only survived, but thrived in the USDA Zone 5 winters of Des Moines, Iowa. 

Improved Cold Hardiness for Golden Dream Boxwood PP16052

Improved Cold Hardiness for Golden Dream Boxwood PP16052

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: April 18, 2013

During our visit to the Better Homes & Gardens® Test Garden this week, we viewed two Golden Dream Boxwood PP16052 that had not only survived, but thrived in the USDA Zone 5 winters of Des Moines, Iowa. 

Low Maintenance Redbird™ Attracts Wildlife

Low Maintenance Redbird™ Attracts Wildlife

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: November 27, 2012

Redbird™ Indian Hawthorn is a mounded, evergreen shrub with dense uniquely colored foliage. Desired primarily for it’s compact size and low maintenance, it also features burgundy-red new growth the color of a Robin’s breast that turns dark green as it matures.

A Tough, Bold Southern Lady(R) with a Delicate Side

A Tough, Bold Southern Lady(R) with a Delicate Side

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: November 13, 2012

Southern Lady® Pieris PPAF is an upright, evergreen shrub with spreading branches and dense rosette foliage. In winter pinkish-red flower buds adorn the shrub, giving it a festive holiday feel. By early spring the flower buds blossoms into delicate, slightly fragrant, white pendulous flowers.

Like a Gemstone, Garnet Fire™ Loropetalum Blazes with Color

Like a Gemstone, Garnet Fire™ Loropetalum Blazes with Color

Author: Geri Laufer   |  Published: November 6, 2012

Named for the brilliant, deep red gemstone, Garnet Fire™ Loropetalum is an ideally-sized evergreen shrub (actually “ever-red”) due to its outstanding, shiny, dark burgundy foliage. Colorful deep maroon-red leaves persist throughout the year in zones 7-11, and adds a blaze of color to the winter landscape. 

Easy Caramel Urban Apple® Recipe

Easy Caramel Urban Apple® Recipe

Author: Geri Laufer   |  Published: October 31, 2012

So the columnar Urban Apple® trees in your edible garden produced a little crop of apples from the Blushing Delight™ Urban® Apples PP21511? What to do with the harvest? If any survived eating out of hand in the garden, consider Caramel Apples for Halloween! An easy recipe follows.

Irresistible Princess Holly Ann™ Crapemyrtle

Irresistible Princess Holly Ann™ Crapemyrtle

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: October 30, 2012

Princess Crapemyrtles add permanent, reliable color with lowered maintenance to perennial borders. Princess Holly Ann™ is an irresistible little Princess in a brilliant shade of cherry red, a true mounding dwarf Crapemyrtle with a dazzling period of bloom stretching about three months, from mid-summer through fall.  

A Heavenly Landscape with Angel™ Altheas

A Heavenly Landscape with Angel™ Altheas

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: October 23, 2012

An angel in the garden, these new selections of Althea are more compact and more prolific bloomers than their industry counterparts. Angel™ Altheas are medium-sized, upright, well-branched shrubs that produce an abundance of large, single flowers in late summer.

Orange Frost™ Hardy Satsuma; Citrus for the Home Garden

Orange Frost™ Hardy Satsuma; Citrus for the Home Garden

Author: Geri Laufer   |  Published: October 16, 2012

Need a novel addition to the landscape? With Orange Frost™ Hardy Satsuma from Garden Debut®, add both nutrition and beauty to the edible garden. These small, spreading evergreen trees are cold tolerant to 15 degrees F. and grow to about 10 feet tall by 10 feet wide. 

Bumper Satsuma Heavily Loaded with Orange Fruits

Bumper Satsuma Heavily Loaded with Orange Fruits

Author: Geri Laufer   |  Published: October 16, 2012

With Bumper Satsuma oranges from Garden Debut®, interior designers and home gardeners in cold climates can enjoy the fun of growing subtropical fruit that yields an extraordinarily generous harvest. 

Arctic Frost™ Hardy Satsuma is Best for Cold-Tolerance

Arctic Frost™ Hardy Satsuma is Best for Cold-Tolerance

Author: Geri Laufer   |  Published: October 16, 2012

Perfect for the ornamental edible garden, horticulturists, landscapers and home gardeners in Southern states will have the best chances of harvesting fruit when planting delicious, nearly seedless Arctic Frost™ Hardy Satsuma directly in the ground. The colorful orange fruits make a striking display contrasted against the dark green, glossy leaves.  

Wine Spritzer™ Beautyberry is the Toast of the Town

Wine Spritzer™ Beautyberry is the Toast of the Town

Author: Geri Laufer   |  Published: October 9, 2012

Wine Spritzer™ Beautyberry is the spectacular new variegated beautyberry with dazzling leaves that are heavily speckled and splashed with green and cream on wine-colored stems. 

ReBLOOM™ Azaleas Deliver Color in Three Seasons

ReBLOOM™ Azaleas Deliver Color in Three Seasons

Author: Briana Johnson   |  Published: September 25, 2012

Experience a remarkable new series of evergreen, disease resistant, reblooming azaleas that feature large flowers that appear in spring, then rebloom in summer, and continue blooming until hard frost. Even high summer temperatures won’t stop this beauty from producing loads of late summer and fall flowers.