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Our Continuous Perennial Improvement

Trialing For Your Success
The Pennsylvania trial garden is a key component of our variety selection process. Each year we line out literally thousands of plants to evaluate, and from which we'll pick the outstanding new varieties.

Our New Products team keeps meticulous records on each possible introduction. Their observations and recommendations played a leading role in selecting the varieties marked NEW in our perennial catalog.

Performance is rated in real-world conditions, in the ground:

  • • Growth habit, flowering period, pest/disease resistance and more
  • • Side-by-side comparisons with currently available cultivars as benchmarks
  • • Zone 6 cold hardiness
  • • Zones 4 and 5 cold hardiness trials at university sites for many varieties

The data we collect is used to develop our authoritative technical guides, to help you succeed with our introductions. You’ll find these technical guides online at

Quality of process means quality of results for you
Our goal is to deliver the best quality starter plants and supporting services to you, as promised. In pursuit of that goal, we also strive to become more flexible in response to the demands of the market. We are constantly developing ways to improve our product quality, services, and delivery performance.

We focus on quality of process so we can deliver quality results to you. -Andrew Bishop, Managing Director


Mist propagation
Propagation overview

Pinch, patch and move to growing-on

Crop maintenance

Boxing orders
Assembling truck orders

Truck delivery


Career Opportunities

March 2020

Brighten someone's day with fresh flowers.

A simple gesture of sending flowers to friends and family can be a beautiful expression of support and love. Click here to read New Jersey's wonderful letter showing their support for local growers and garden centers, with some great advice for consumers.

January 2020

From Mums to Marketing … and Everything in Between by Jasmina Dolce, GPN.

View the 2019/2020 Perennials, Grasses and Herbs Catalog and our Newcomers 2019/2020 guide

Production Guide