CAST 2022: Day 4 – Syngenta Flowers, ThinkPlants, Benary, Hishtil
April 26, 2022 By Greta Chiu
The final day of the California Spring Trials wrapped up with one last look at new introductions, tailored for the Canadian market.
University of Guelph trial garden manager, Rodger Tschanz took on the final day, doubling as Greenhouse Canada’s travelling correspondent. He spoke with product representatives for Syngenta Flowers, ThinkPlants, Benary and Hishtil who each took a minute to highlight one or two favourites from their respective new introductions for 2023.
From hydrangeas to herbs, scroll down to watch the video shorts.
HI Hydrangeas – Syngenta Flowers – Terry Talsma
Mojo Geraniums – Syngenta Flowers – Terry Talsma
Pollination Echinacea – Benary – Scott Hanes
Ptilotus Joey & Matilda – Benary – Oz Marshall
Cats Plus Viola – Benary – Oz Marshall
Lithodora Tidepool Sky Blue – ThinkPlants – Anik Graves
Lavlov Lavandula & Lemon Fizz Santolina – Hishtil – Haim Rosenblum
That concludes our new varietal highlights from the road. Stay tuned for a final wrap-up and Q&A with Tschanz as he shares his experiences on the road and bonus footage beyond new varieties.
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.
- For video highlights from Day 3 (Danziger, Takii, HilverdaFlorist, and Sakata Seed), 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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