CAST 2022 – Day 2: Dümmen Orange, Plant Haven, Suntory, Pacific Plug & Liner, and Sunset Western Garden Collection
10 highlights from Day 2 of the California Spring Trials 2022.
April 12, 2022 By Greenhouse Canada
Continuing our video coverage of the 2022 California Spring Trials (CAST), Day 2 of the tour highlighted new varieties from Dümmen Orange, Plant Haven, Suntory Flowers, Pacific Plug & Liner, and Sunset Western Garden Collection.
University of Guelph garden trial manager, Rodger Tschanz, took on double duty as Greenhouse Canada’s travelling correspondent and spoke with product managers on their favourite new annuals and houseplants for 2023, including perennials fit for the Canadian climate. Scroll down to discover their top picks.
TikTok Orange Calibrachoa – Dümmen Orange – Stephanie Whitehouse
Phlox Flame (Combinations) – Dümmen Orange – Jeff LaCourse
Crossandra Watermelon – Dümmen Orange – Leslie Bayas
Tradescantia Nanouk – Dümmen Orange – Heather VonAllmen
Gaillardia Fanfare Showtime & ColorPop Pickables Dianthus – Sunset Western Garden Collection/Southern Living Plant Collection – Janet Sluis
Surfinia XXL Petunia – Suntory Flowers – Lorentina McKoy
Echibeckia Summerina – Pacific Plug & Liner – Jen Miner
Supersemps Supervivum – Plant Haven – Chris Berg
Hummingbird Falls Salvia & Hummingbird’s Lunch Cuphea – Plant Haven – Chris Berg
Stay tuned for next week’s highlights from Day 3 on the road at CAST 2022.
For video highlights from Day 1 (Ball & Green Fuse), click here.
Thank you to Ball Seed for graciously providing on-the-ground transport and all around good company on their bus tour.
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