2016 Plants Sneak Preview
Want to know what garden stores will be stocking this year? Check out this hot-off-the-presses gallery of 59 Ball Horticultural new introductions that debuted at this year's California Spring Trials.
'Dreamtime' Jumbo Rose Bracteantha
BallFlora Plant introduces the stunning color contrast of yellow and pink in this bracteantha.
'Serenity Spring Day' Osteospermum
A lovely pink blush distinguishes new for 2016 'Serenity Spring Day' osteospermum from BallFlora Plant.
Hot to Trot Coleus
Intense color distinguishes the Flame Thrower 'Spiced Curry' coleus from BallFlora Plant.
Hot to Trot
Bold colors were a theme at this year's Spring Trials, as seen by this new 'Crested Hot Pink' shade of argyranthemum from BallFlora Plant.
How cool is this 'Night Sky' petunia, previewed by Selecta at the 2015 Spring Trials in California, but not available to consumers until 2017.
Plant experts agree more and more people are looking for rose-like flowers without the high-maintenance reputation of roses. Fiesta 'Stardust Purple' double impatiens from BallFlora Plant certainly fit the lush blossom bill.
'Starlet Beauty' Rose
The pretty in pink 'Starlet Beauty' rose from Ball Ornamentals is a climbing rose with a difference, offering reblooming lush, English-style old roses with continuous color and fragrance.
Valiant 'Apricot' vinca from PanAmerican Seed has big flowers for more impact.
Osteospermum 'Violet ice' is from the 4D Selecta line and features double blossoms and flowers that stay open.
'Glamour' euphorbia from PanAmerican Seed is a vigorous grower and the first landscape euphorbia from seed.
Rapido blue campanula from KieftSeed is part of the company's line of early-blooming campanula with compact, showy blooms.
The Shock Wave yellow spreading petunia delivers a lot of flower power to your garden and is great for baskets.
Revolution Bicolor Yellow Orange gerbera from KieftSeed blooms earlier than other gerbera cultivars and boasts incredible color making these plants great for indoor color and gift-giving.
Bandera purple lavender from Kieft Seed is the perfect fragrant hostess gift when potted up for gift-giving.
'Pink Passion' Petunia
This new for 2016 Easy Wave 'Pink Passion' petunia from PanAmerican Seed is a low maintenance petunia for home gardens.
Easy Wave 'Silver' petunia from PanAmerican Seed is a more vigorous, no-fuss petunia than petunias past.
Revolution 'Bicolor Rose Shades' gerbera from KieftSeed is a stunning pot gerbera. Plant companies are emphasizing potted plants and flowers in place of cut flowers for gift-giving, or to add a dash of color to interiors.
'Plum Vein' Petunia
Easy Wave 'Plum Vein' Petunia from PanAmerican Seed.
'Red Velour' Petunia
Tidal Wave 'Red Velour' petunia from PanAmerican Seed.
Mega Revolution 'Salmon Pink Dark Eye' gerbera from KieftSeed boasts lovely uniform color.
Revolution 'Bright Rose Light Eye' gerbera from KieftSeed would brighten up any indoor space.
Punchy Purple Pansy
Spring Matrix 'Purple White' pansy from PanAmerican Seed is built to last longer in the garden and boasts large flowers.
Spring Matrix 'Primrose' pansy from PanAmerican Seed.
'Solar Flare' Pansy
Matrix 'Solar Flare' pansy from PanAmerican Seed is a great pansy for longer days and warmer growing and shows more red in low temperatures and more yellow in the heat.
Matrix 'Beaconsfield' pansy is new for 2016 from PanAmerican Seed has the largest flowers of any Beaconsfield.
The Sun Spun 'Salmon' petunia from BallFlora Plant is ideal for small pots.
PanAmerican Seed's Sorbet line 'Phantom' viola.
A 2016 entry in the Limerick line of Ball clover is pretty 'Isabella' has a trailing habit that makes it a great container "spiller."
'Vining Red' Dipladenia
In the Summer Romance Ball line, 'Vining Red' Dipladenia delivers intense color and spring to frost endurance with a vining habit.
'Dark Purple' Celosia
Intenz is the proper description, for this rich 'Dark Purple' celosia from Ball.
SolarPower 'Lime' ipomoea from BallFlora Plant boasts lovely chartreuse color, is compact and works well in containers.
Gorgeous dark leaves distinguish this SolarPower 'Black' ipomoea from BallFlora Plant and boast the kind of compact growth-habit that makes these ideal for containers.
Stunning 'Red' SolarPower ipomoea from BallFlora Plant.
'Orchid Pink' Angelonia
Pretty 'Orchid Pink' angelonia from BallFlora Plant's Archangel line is drought-tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant and heat tolerant.
From the BallFlora Plant FlameThrower line, spicy 'Chilipepper' coleus, is compact and great for use as a houseplant indoors.
'Purple Magic' Verbena
From the Aztec Magic BallFlora Plant line, 'Purple Magic' verbena thrives in heat and sun.
'Orchid Magic' Verbena
'Orchid Magic' verbena from BallFlora Plant.
'Magenta Magic' verbena from BallFlora Plant.
'Red and Yellow Eye' Dahlia
Stunning yellow and red color define this Selecta dahlia. Stunning yellow and red color define this Selecta dahlia. This unique line of new dahlias boast great bicolor shades and better performance.
Red and White Dahlia
'Red and White' dahlia from Selecta.
A fresh new yellow dahlia for 2016 from Selecta.
'Apricot Sorbet' Petunia
Colorful 'Apricot Sorbet' petunia, new for 2016 from Selecta.
'Berry Sorbet' Petunia
'Berry Sorbet' petunia from Selecta will be new to garden centers in 2016.
The vividly-hued 'Magenta' petunia is coming from Selecta in 2016.
'Carmine Star' Petunia
'Carmine Star' petunia from Selecta.
'Double Compact Pink' calibrachoa from Selecta excels in small baskets and containers.
Top of the Pops
Pops Pink verbena from Selecta is part of a trend for new, more vibrant bicolor verbena with better powdery mildew-resistance.
Selecta's 2016 'Dark Violet' verbena.
Dark red verbena from Selecta.
White 16 verbena from Selecta.
'Mango Orange' verbena.
Dark pink verbena hits store shelves in 2016, from Selecta.
Dark Violet and White Osteospermum
Gorgeous, complex color distinguishes the 4D series of osterospermum from Selecta.
'Violet Improved' argyranthemum from BallFlora Plant.
Deep blue scabiosa from Darwin Perennials features larger blooms and richer color.
Darwin Perennials likely had baby boomers on their minds when they named their Song Siren flowers after popular rock classics like this 'Angie' achillea.
'Iridescent Bells' campanula x hybrida from Darwin Perennials blooms all summer long.
Presto Dark Red Improved Geraniums from BallFlora Plant deliver a color intensity not found in other red geraniums.
Everlast Red and Pink dianthus from Selecta is heat-tolerant and long-flowering.