April 8 column: New plant introductions

New plant introductions

Here is a link to my column in yesterday’s edition of The Spokesman-Review: Save some space for these beauties. I thought it would be fun to give you a heads-up about some of the spectacular new plant introductions for 2012.

On March 11, I wrote about new vegetable varieties for this year so yesterday’s column focused on new annuals, perennials and shrubs. Unfortunately, there’s never enough room to write about all of my favorites but in this article, you’ll find links to Proven Winners, All-America Selections and Monrovia Nursery so you can see all of the plants for yourself.

The photo above is of Vinca ‘Jams ‘n Jellies Blackberry’ and is reprinted with permission from All-America Selections. Isn’t it pretty?