Danziger’s 2019 new introductions offer more solutions and more color than ever before. Here is a quick look at what’s new for 2019 and information on a few tried and true favorites.Annuals
This compact series features controlled growth with little to no PGR. Bred and selected to be produced in quart pots, Colibri creates nice, tidy baskets that are bursting with blooms. This early series will flower in ten-hour days. Colibri is available in eight colors, including Lemon, new for 2019.
This brand new series of Calibrachoa features tight internodes for more flowers and great garden performance. Lia is an early series with medium vigor, between the Noa and Colibri series, making it suitable for quarts and compact basket production. Lia will flower in a ten-hour day, with bigger blooms. The flower size is noticeably different, up to 30% larger. Lia is available in six new colors including Bubblegum, Yellow, White, Blue, Melon and Raspberry.
The Vanessa series is bred for mildew tolerance and flower power. Danziger tests prospective varieties by inoculating the seedlings with mildew. Only those that stay clean and in full color are brought to market. Cascading varieties are suitable for hanging baskets, uprights for pots.
This annual Phlox has a tidy, compact habit that make it suitable in the landscape, containers or hanging baskets. Annual phlox are typically impossible to root. Phloxstar roots very well, doesn’t cycle out of flower and stands up to heat and drought. Colors for 2019 include Red, White and Salmon.
Amore’s big blooms feature heart-shapes outlined in bright hues. This stable, uniform series has a semi trailing habit for hanging baskets and containers. Amore comes in the varieties Queen of Hearts, Fiesta, Joy and Purple.
This early blooming osteospermum needs no cooling to flower and can be hung in a warm greenhouse with other baskets. New for 2019, Yellow is a standout. The plant is suitable for baskets and in the landscape.
This early flowering angelonia is very floriferous, with large blossoms covering the plant all summer long. The Alonia series has good heat tolerance and stay a nice size in the garden. Available in nine colors, Alonia is recommended for quarts and 2.5 quart pots. Bicolor Violet is new for 2019.
If you’re looking for an Erysimum that flowers throughout the summer, Sunstrong is it. This beautiful bicolor variety flowers without cooling, allowing growers to treat this zone 5-9 perennial as an annual. Sunstrong is a large garden plant that produces blooms throughout the season. Sunstrong is recommended for gallon or larger pots.
The Solanna series is known for first-year flowering with no bulking or vernalization requirements. New for 2019, Solanna Bright Touch flowers early, with blooms covering the plant as early as April. That means this perennial is ready for early sales. Solanna can be used in the garden on its own or in a combo. Good in quarts, Solanna is best in gallons. Zone 5-9.
With Lucille Leucanthemum you’ll have blooms very early. This series features three different varieties, each with its own distinct size and bright white petals. Lucille flowers in the first year with no cooling needed, offering more production flexibility. Lucille Chic and Lucille Grace are new for 2019, joining Lucille White. All are zone 5-9.