Feb 16, 2023
Recording of Perennials Webinar by Darwin Perennials and Walters Gardens Available

A recent collaborative webinar event had experts from perennial industry market leaders Darwin Perennials and Walters Gardens, Inc. reviewed the best-performing, most-exciting perennials that you may not have heard about. Darren Barshaw and Kata Kress Wallace, along with moderator Seth Reed, recorded a lively discussion on 30 new perennial introductions from the last several years — many of them national award winners and trial garden stand-outs.

Darren Barshaw
Kata Kress Wallace

Recorded January 26, the webinar also featured live audience polls in which viewers submitted which of the varieties presented were tops with attendees.

Separated by flower seasonality, with choices shared by both presenters, here are the poll results below:

Darwin Perennials                Walters Gardens

Spring            Armeria Dreameria             Amsonia ‘Starstruck’
Summer        Salvia ‘Blue by You’              Agastache ‘Rosie Posie’
Fall                 Heliopsis Summer Eclipse   Aster ‘Grape Crush’

“Our two, seasoned product experts really engaged the webinar viewers with their recommendations for the newest perennials and how they can make an impact in garden centers and nurseries,” says Seth Reed, sales and marketing manager for Darwin Perennials. “We had excellent webinar attendance, and the viewers’ live feedback on which products stood out during the presentation was also insightful. We’re pleased to share that knowledge with the industry. Be sure to watch the recording to learn more.”

“30 Perennials You Are Missing in 2023 (and why you should grow them)” is now archived for on-demand viewing. Watch it at the Darwin Perennials YouTube channel for free.