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Emerald Coast in strategic alliance


July 18, 2011
By Dave Harrison

July 18, 2011, Pensacola, FL — Emerald Coast Growers and Terra Nova
Nurseries, Inc. have formed a strategic alliance to bring the renowned
breeder’s hottest new plants to market.

July 18, 2011, Pensacola, FL — Emerald Coast Growers and Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. have formed a strategic alliance to bring the renowned breeder’s hottest new plants to market. First fruits of the relationship – Emerald Coast Growers is the inaugural licensee for nine new sedums from Terra Nova Nurseries.
 
The new Sedum introductions include the Candy™ series, the Party Hardy™ series, 'Class Act', 'Crystal Pink', 'Hot Stuff' and 'Mr. Goodbud.'
 

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 'Hot Stuff.'

The Candy™ series features Chocolate Drop (chocolaty-brown upright stems with rose-coloured flowers) and Raspberry Truffle (rosy pink flowers over scalloped deep brown/purple leaves). Plants grow 12-14” and are hardy to Zones 4-9.

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The Party Hardy™ series includes Beach Party (masses of starry, light rose-pink flowers against yellow-green, red-edged foliage), Birthday Party (big dark rose pink flower heads over bronze/purple foliage) and Pool Party (light pink clusters contrasting with aqua-blue-green foliage). Plants grow 10-24" and are hardy in Zones 4-9.
 
‘Class Act’ offers rounded masses of rose flowers on dense upright mounds of muted green leaves. Winner of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit, it grows 16" high and is hardy to Zones 4-9.
 

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 'Beach Party.'

‘Crystal Pink’ bears big heads of icy, pale pink starry flowers on short stems. It grows 16" high and is hardy to Zones 4-9.
 
A dwarf form and the shortest and tightest S. spectabile type around, ‘Hot Stuff’ features ultra-bright pink flower heads. Growing 14" tall, it makes tight, solid mounds of pale green foliage and is hardy to Zones 4-9.
 
‘Mr. Goodbud’ is a colour breakthrough with dark mauve flowers that open from light pink buds. Also an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner, it grows 15” and is hardy in Zones 4-9.
 
For more information on the new sedums or to order any of Emerald Coast Growers’ products, call 877-804-7277 or visit www.ecgrowers.com.
 


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