Staff December 25, 2016

Photo: Courtesy of Darwin Perennials
Photo: Courtesy of Darwin Perennials

Each year, American Nurseryman features an entire magazine dedicated to the latest and most beautiful new and improved plants for the upcoming new year. That is, brighter color, renewed fragrance, improved disease resistance and more. For 2017, this is no different. Below, we’ve highlighted one new plant from each company. Click the links below to find our complete roundup of new plants for 2017, divided by company. Be sure to check out each and every one of them — so many have captured our eyes!

To see our complete coverage, check out the December 2016 digital edition of American Nurseryman.

Bailey Nurseries
Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘Bailoptics’ PPAF
Common name: First Editions® Fiber Optics™ buttonbush
View more plants from Bailey Nurseries

Concept Plants
Agapanthus hybrid Twister (‘AMBIC001’)L
Common name: Lily of the Nile
View more plants from Concept Plants

Darwin Perennials
Penstemon hybrida
Common name: Beardtongue
View more plants from Darwin Perennials

1116_a7349_1-183x300Garden World Inc.
Echinacea Lemon Drop
Common name: Coneflower
View more plants from Garden World Inc.

1116_a7355_1Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.
Allium × ‘Chivette’
Common name: Chive
View more plants from Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

J. Berry Nursery
Lagerstroemia hybrid ‘Ruby Prince’ PPAF
Common name: Ruby Prince™ crapemyrtle
View more plants from J. Berry Nursery

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Acer truncatum × platanoides ‘JFS-KW187’ P.A.F.
Common name: Urban Sunset® maple
View more plants from J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

Jelitto Perennials
Cosmos atrosanguineus ‘Black Magic’
Common name: Black Magic chocolate cosmos
View more plants from Jelitto Perennials

Kieft Seed
Coreopsis grandiflora
Common name: Tickseed
View more plants from Kieft Seed

McKay Nursery
Hydrangea macrophylla McKay
Common name: Cherry Explosion hydrangea
View more plants from McKay Nursery

Acer circinatum ‘MonCir’
Common name: Vine maple
View more plants from Monrovia

Mountain States Wholesale Nursery
Chilopsis linearis ‘Lopur’ PPAF Dazzlewine™
Common name: Dazzlewine™ desert willow
View more plants from Mountain States Wholesale Nursery

Must Have Perennials
Stokesia laevis ‘Blue Frills’
Common name: Stoke’s aster
View more plants from Must Have Perennials

Newflora LLC
Rosa hybrida KORgeowim
Common name: Earth Angel™ Parfuma®
View more plants from Newflora LLC

Plant Development Services Inc.
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis Highlights™ PPAF
Common name: Ceanothus Highlights™
View more plants from Plant Development Services Inc.

Plant Select
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Wee One’
Common name: Wee One dwarf English lavender
View more plants from Plant Select

Plants Nouveau LLC
Monarda ‘Bee-Merry’
Common name: Bee-Merry beebalm
View more plants from Plants Nouveau LLC

Spring Meadow Nursery/Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrubs
Hydrangea arborescens Invincibelle Wee White™
Common name: Invincibelle Wee White™ hydrangea
View more plants from Spring Meadow Nursery/Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrubs

Star Roses and Plants
Rosa hybrida ‘Meianycid’ PPAF
Common name: Gilded Sun™ rose
View more plants from Star Roses and Plants

Terra Nova Nurseries
Echinacea Kismet™ ‘Raspberry’
Common name: Coneflower
View more plants from Terra Nova Nurseries

Upshoot LLC
Carpinus caroliniana ‘J.N. Upright’
Common name: American hornbeam or musclewood
View more plants from Upshoot LLC

Walters Gardens
Buddleia ‘Prince Charming’
Common name: Butterfly bush
View more plants from Walters Gardens

Want to check out last year’s coverage? Check out the December 2015 new plants recap.

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