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Encore Azaleas Introduces Two Stellar New Reblooming Azalea Varieties

Autumn Majesty® and Autumn Starburst™ join the Encore® Azalea line-up this spring. LOXLEY, Ala. – Two new Encore® Azaleas make their debut at garden centers this spring. Autumn Majesty® and Autumn Starburst™ join the world’s most popular family of reblooming azaleas with flowers unlike anything in the collection. The dazzling bicolor blossoms of Autumn Starburst™ […]

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Introducing BetterBoxwood™, the first collection of scientifically bred blight-resistant boxwood in the industry.

Plant Development Services Inc. (Loxley, AL) and Everde Growers (Houston, TX) partner to introduce BetterBoxwood™, the first collection of scientifically bred blight-resistant boxwood in the industry.   The BetterBoxwood™ series is the result of over two decades of breeding and trials in Europe, led by Belgium grower Didier Hermans in cooperation with the Flemish Institute for […]

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Video: Two New Encore Azalea Varieties for 2021

We are excited to introduce the newest members of our Encore®️ Azalea family, available at retail garden centers in Spring 2021! Autumn Majesty™ – New for 2021 Rhododendron ‘Roblezd’ PPAF Autumn Majesty glows with masses of petite, ruffled, semi-double dark purple blooms in spring, summer and fall. Hardy to USDA 6A, this season-extending repeat bloomer […]

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Southern Living® Plant Collection Varieties Designated “FlameProof” By Dallas Arboretum

LOXLEY, Ala. – Southern Living® Plant Collection is proud to recognize three plants honored with the FlameProof award from the Dallas Arboretum Plant Trials. Each year, the Dallas Arboretum Plant Trials program tests thousands of plant varieties in search of those that thrive in the scorching heat of a Texas summer. Only those plants that […]

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New Encore Azalea Variety Sets the Garden Ablaze

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Encore Azalea Variety Sets the Garden Ablaze LOXLEY, Ala. – Encore Azalea introduces a new addition to their popular line of re-blooming azaleas with Autumn Bonfire. Glowing with brilliant red flowers, Autumn Bonfire Encore Azalea provides enduring color all season. The ruffled petals providing striking contrast against bright evergreen foliage that […]

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