CAST 2022: Day 3 – Danziger, Takii, HilverdaFlorist, and Sakata Seed
April 19, 2022 By Greta Chiu
Ready for Day 3 of the 2022 California Spring Trials (CAST) tour?
University of Guelph trial garden manager, Rodger Tschanz took on the role of Greenhouse Canada’s travelling correspondent and spoke with product representatives for Danziger, Takii, HilverdaFlorist, and Sakata Seed. They were tasked with choosing their top one or two favourites from their respective new introductions for 2023.
Tough assignment, but they nailed it. Scroll down to discover their top picks for the Canadian market.
Sallyfun Blue Lagoon Salvia – Danziger – Lisa Heredia
Splash Dance Calypso Cherry Petunia – Danziger – Joy Keeler
Ombre Sunrise Petunia – Danziger – Joy Keeler
Lemon Bush Eucalyptus – Sahin, Takii – Allison Zeeb
Trilogy Silver Blotch & Opera Supreme Rose Petunias – American Takii – Jessica Cudnik
Gerbera Garvinea Sweet Sparkle – HilverdaFlorist – Sjaak Sijm
Iron Stock Series (Matthiola incana) – Sakata Seed America – Bob Croft
Viking Explorer Begonia Series – Sakata Seed America – Bob Croft
SuperCal Petunia – Sakata Seed America – Mark Seguin
Stay tuned for next week’s final set of new varietal highlights from Day 4 on the road at CAST 2022.
Missed the last few weeks? Catch up here:
- For video highlights from Day 1 (Ball & Green Fuse), click here.
- For video highlights from Day 2 (Dümmen Orange, Plant Haven, Suntory Flowers, Pacific Plug & Liner, and Sunset Western Garden Collection), 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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