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2011 Fashion Show

 

Dr. Michael Dirr and his wife, Bonnie hosted the 2011 Fashion Show: the hottest new plants in horticulture (thanks to American Nurseryman).

Fashion show entries included:

Ball Horticultural Company


Petunia Pinstripe, Petunia Phantom, Foliage Begonia Gryphon & Petunia Black Velvet





Bailey Nurseries, Inc.


Endless Summer Bella Anna™


  • a new pink mophead Hydrangea arborescens
  • Developed by Dr. Michael Dirr and Plant Introductions, Inc.
  • Grown by Endless Summer licensed grower group


Greenleaf Nursery Company


The Rising Sun™ Red Bud


  • Developed by Jackson Nursery

Honey Creek Nursery


Merlot Red Bud


  • Developed by Dr. Dennis Werner, NCSU
  • Introduced by PlantHaven

Ruby Falls Red Bud


  • Developed by Dr. Dennis Werner, NCSU
  • Introduced by PlantHaven


Cedar Valley Nurseries


Scarlet Collonade Oak


  • Developed by Willet Wandell
  • Introduced by Discov-Tree Partners

City Slicker River Birch


  • Developed by Dr. Carl Whitcomb
  • Introduced by Lacebark, Inc.

Firespire™ American Hornbeam


  • Developed by Michael Yanny
  • Introduced by Johnson Nursery

Aeryn Trident Maple


  • Developed by Southern Selections
  • Introduced by Moon's Tree Farm, Inc.


LCN Selections


Eternal Gold™ Juniper


  • Introduced by Novalis Plants That Work


Plant Development Services, Inc.



Encore Azalea Autumn Lilac™


  • Grown by the Encore Azalea licensed grower group
  • Developed by Robert "Buddy" Lee

Flirt™ Nandina


  • From the Southern Living Plant Collection
  • Grown by the Southern Living Plant Collection licensed grower group
  • Developed by Magnolia Gardens Nursery

Jubilation™ Gardenia


  • From the Southern Living Plant Collection
  • Grown by the Southern Living Plant Collection licensed grower group
  • Developed by Robert "Buddy" Lee

Early Bird™ Crapemyrtles


  • From the Southern Living Plant Collection
  • Grown by the Southern Living Plant Collection licensed grower group
  • Developed by John Davy

October Magic™ Inspiration Camellia


  • From the Southern Living Plant Collection
  • Grown by the Southern Living Plant Collection licensed grower group
  • Developed by Bobby Green


Novalis Plants that Work


Phlox Candy Store™ Bubblegum Pink


  • Phlox Candy Store™ series
  • Grown by Novalis Network Growers
  • Developed by Peter Kolster

Phlox Candy Store™ Coral Creme Drop


  • Phlox Candy Store™ series
  • Grown by Novalis Network Growers
  • Developed by Peter Kolster

Phlox Candy Store™ Grape Lollipop


  • Phlox Candy Store™ series
  • Grown by Novalis Network Growers
  • Developed by Peter Kolster

Phlox Candy Store™ Cotton Candy


  • Phlox Candy Store™ series
  • Grown by Novalis Network Growers
  • Developed by Peter Kolster

Bailey Nurseries, Inc.


First Editions Little Devil™ Ninebark


  • a new compact, easy to care for Physocarpus opulifolius
  • Grown by the First Editions licensed grower group

First Editions Bali Hibiscus


  • a new, hardy Hibiscus syriacus
  • Grown by the First Editions licensed grower group

First Editions Fiji Hibiscus


  • a new hardy Hibiscus syriacus
  • Grown by the First Editions licensed grower group

First Editions Tahiti Hibiscus

  • a new, hardy Hibiscus syriacus
  • Grown by the First Editions licensed grower group

Easy Elegance Pinktopia Rose


  • a new hardy, own-root rose
  • Grown by the Easy Elegance licensed grower group

First Editions Great Star Hydrangea

  • a new hydrangea paniculata /
  • Discovered at the renowned French garden of Princess Sturdza
  • Grown by the First Editions licensed grower group


EuroAmerican Propagators


Gator™ Aloe hybrid


  • Savvy Succulents Collection

Supertunia Pretty Much Picasso™ Petunia hybrid


  • Introduced by Proven Winners

Senetti Magenta Bicolor & Senetti Blue Bicolor

  • Developed by Suntory

Superbells Coralberry Punch Calibrachoa hybrid


  • Introduced by Proven Winners

Goldilocks Rocks™ Bidens hybrid


  • Introduced by Proven Winners


Greenleaf Nursery Company


Bahama Pink Sky™ Enjoy 24/7™ Daylily


  • Developed by Dr. Ted L. Petit
  • Introduced by Garden Debut

Kokomo Sunset™ Enjoy 24/7™ Daylily


  • Developed by Dr. Ted L. Petit
  • Introduced by Garden Debut

Aruba Red™ Enjoy 24/7™ Daylily


  • Developed by Dr. Ted L. Petit
  • Introduced by Garden Debut

Jamaica Sunrise™ Enjoy 24/7™ Daylily


  • Developed by Dr. Ted L. Petit
  • Introduced by Garden Debut

Montego Melon™ Enjoy 24/7™ Daylily


  • Developed by Dr. Ted L. Petit
  • Introduced by Garden Debut

Caribbean Coral™ Enjoy 24/7™ Daylily


  • Developed by Dr. Ted L. Petit
  • Introduced by Garden Debut

Orange Rocket Barberry


  • Grown by Greenleaf Nursery Co. and PlantHaven Shrub Members
  • Developed by Michal Andrusiv
  • Introduced by PlantHaven

Golden Rocket Barberry


  • Grown by Greenleaf Nursery Co. and PlantHaven Shrub Members
  • Developed by Michal Andrusiv
  • Introduced by PlantHaven


Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.


Invincibelle Spirit Hydrangea


  • Grown by Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
  • Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney, NCSU
  • Introduced by Proven Winners ColorChoice

Incrediball Hydrangea


  • Introduced by Proven Winners ColorChoice

Bloom-A-Thon™ Red Azalea


  • Grown by Greenleaf Nursery Co. and Spring Meadow Nursery
  • Developed by Bob and Lisa Head
  • Introduced by Proven Winners™ ColorChoice™ Shrubs

Bloom-A-Thon™ White Azalea


  • Grown by Greenleaf Nursery Co. and Spring Meadow Nursery
  • Developed by Bob and Lisa Head
  • Introduced by Proven Winners™ ColorChoice™ Shrubs

Bloom-A-Thon™ Pink Double Azalea


  • Grown by Greenleaf Nursery Co. and Spring Meadow Nursery
  • Developed by Bob and Lisa Head
  • Introduced by Proven Winners™ ColorChoice™ Shrubs

Bloom-A-Thon™ Lavender Azalea


  • Grown by Greenleaf Nursery Co. and Spring Meadow Nursery
  • Developed by Bob and Lisa Head
  • Introduced by Proven Winners™ ColorChoice™ Shrubs

The fashion show and silent auction benefited the Sweet Melissa Fund that helps lung transplant patients and their families.

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