New Selections Receive ‘Handpicked for You’ Certification
Handpicked for You has announced the class of 2020 plant selections receiving the distinguished Handpicked for You certification. This certification follows a rigorous selection process involving trials at regional independent grower locations and feedback from partner independent garden centers.
The newly certified plants will be available from SynRG partner growers for spring 2021.
The class of 2020 Handpicked for You certified plants includes:
- Buddleia ‘Prince Charming’
- Buxus ‘Cranberry Breek’
- Buxus ‘NewGen Freedom’
- Buxus ‘NewGen Independence’
- Cephalanthus ‘Magical Moonlight’
- Cornus ‘Scarlet Fire’
- Rosa ‘Sunset Horizon’
- Viburnum ‘Spice Island’
- Coreopsis ‘Li’l Bang Goldilocks’
- Gaillardia ‘SpinTop Yellow Touch’
- Geum ‘Tempo Orange’
- Geum ‘Tempo Yellow’
- Heuchera ‘Northern Exposure Black’
- Hibiscus ‘Starry Starry Night’
- Pulmonaria ‘Twinkle Toes’
- Salvia nemorosa ‘Rose Marvel’
- Sedum ‘Sunsparkler Angelina’s Teacup’
- Spigelia ‘Little Redhead’
The Handpicked for You trustmark was developed and is managed by SynRG LLC. SynRG is a collaboration of plant breeders, growers and independent garden center retailers working together to identify and introduce the best, tested and most trusted new plants to the industry. The Handpicked for You trustmark helps overcome consumer fear of failure amidst the overwhelming amount of plant choices by identifying plants that have been trialed regionally by growers, evaluated locally by garden center experts and selected for best-in-class performance.
The five founding growers for SynRG are Overdevest Nurseries, Prides Corner Farms, Saunders Brothers, Sheridan Nurseries and Willoway Nurseries. More information can be found at handpickedplants.com.