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.
Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘Bailoptics’ PPAF
Common name: First Editions® Fiber Optics™ buttonbush
View more plants from Bailey Nurseries
Agapanthus hybrid Twister (‘AMBIC001’)L
Common name: Lily of the Nile
View more plants from Concept Plants
Common name: Beardtongue
View more plants from Darwin Perennials
Garden World Inc.
Echinacea Lemon Drop
Common name: Coneflower
View more plants from Garden World Inc.
Intrinsic 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.
Cosmos atrosanguineus ‘Black Magic’
Common name: Black Magic chocolate cosmos
View more plants from Jelitto Perennials
Common name: Tickseed
View more plants from Kieft Seed
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
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.
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Wee One’
Common name: Wee One dwarf English lavender
View more plants from Plant Select
Plants Nouveau LLC
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
Carpinus caroliniana ‘J.N. Upright’
Common name: American hornbeam or musclewood
View more plants from Upshoot LLC
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.