California Spring Trials 2022

Elizabeth Bucari of Ball FloraPlant feat. Glimmer™ Double Impatiens
Elizabeth Bucari of Ball FloraPlant feat. Glimmer™ Double Impatiens
Busy already at the entrance at Ball Horticultura in Santa Paula. 
Busy already at the entrance at Ball Horticultura in Santa Paula. 
Joan Mazat of Ball Ingenuity featuring Trailing Dianthus Falling In Love Rose 
Joan Mazat of Ball Ingenuity featuring Trailing Dianthus Falling In Love Rose 
Reid Snyder of BloomStudios Cut Flowers featuring Matthiola Mathilda™ Antique Rose 
Reid Snyder of BloomStudios Cut Flowers featuring Matthiola Mathilda™ Antique Rose 
At Darwin Perennials Logan Valk is featuring Echinacea Sombrero Poco™ Yellow and Chris Fifo, Delphinium ‘Red Lark’ 
At Darwin Perennials Logan Valk is featuring Echinacea Sombrero Poco™ Yellow and Chris Fifo, Delphinium ‘Red Lark’ 
Cheni Filios of HandPicked Vegetables Collection featuring Tomato Sun Dipper.
Cheni Filios of HandPicked Vegetables Collection featuring Tomato Sun Dipper.
Florence Vaux of Morel Cyclamen holding Abanico® Select Mini Deep Magenta 
Florence Vaux of Morel Cyclamen holding Abanico® Select Mini Deep Magenta 
The entrance to the Ball Horticultural location in Santa Paula.
The entrance to the Ball Horticultural location in Santa Paula.
Lisa Lacy of PanAmerican Seed featuring Solarscape™ Interspecific Impatiens 
Lisa Lacy of PanAmerican Seed featuring Solarscape™ Interspecific Impatiens 
Visitors checking out the varieties at Han Picked Vegetables booth. 
Visitors checking out the varieties at Han Picked Vegetables booth. 
Maria Bolinger of Selecta One featuring Headliner™ Strawberry Sky Petunia
Maria Bolinger of Selecta One featuring Headliner™ Strawberry Sky Petunia
Location Ball Horticultural in Santa Paula.
Location Ball Horticultural in Santa Paula.
Visitors listening to a presentation about Cha-Cha Calibrachoa of Ball FloraPlant
Visitors listening to a presentation about Cha-Cha Calibrachoa of Ball FloraPlant
Visitors checking out Glimmer of Ball FloraPlant.
Visitors checking out Glimmer of Ball FloraPlant.
At the Greenfuse Botanicals premises, but this year at a new location, in Somis, between the lemon trees.
At the Greenfuse Botanicals premises, but this year at a new location, in Somis, between the lemon trees.
Yes! Between the lemon trees!
Yes! Between the lemon trees!
The Beekenkamp North America team.Jeroen Steenbergen, Area Manager Mid West & Ontario – holding the Dahlia LaBella Grande Fun Red White, "this stable bicolor is perfect for a gallon pot, with only 1 liner, making the Dahlia Grande series a very cost effective for the grower."Stef Berkhout, Slijkerman Kalanchoes – holding the Kalanchoe Serenity in an 8inch pot with 3 colors," this double flowered series is the most extensive uniform series on the market. Stock is available from the same location as Beekenkamps Begonias. Making it easy to combine the order for the growers. The Serenity series are also great in a mix container."Sirekit Mol, Head of North America + Marketing and Retail for Beekenkamp Plants – holding the award winning Dreams MacaRouge. "This amazing bright red vigorous premium Begonia is ideal for the 6 inch pot or bigger. Has a fantastic round shape and is very heat tolerant."Kat Wolper, Area Manager North East & South East – holding the Petunia Tea Indigo vein. "This intensive bold vein color, is great as a mono basket or part as a combo. The Tea series is definitely winning on their performance at consumer level."Lauren Blume, Area Manager South & Midwest – showing the Begonia Encanto 4690. "The dark leaf in combination with the bicolored flower, has a great performance outdoor and shelf life."

The Beekenkamp North America team.
Jeroen Steenbergen, Area Manager Mid West & Ontario – holding the Dahlia LaBella Grande Fun Red White, "this stable bicolor is perfect for a gallon pot, with only 1 liner, making the Dahlia Grande series a very cost effective for the grower."
Stef Berkhout, Slijkerman Kalanchoes – holding the Kalanchoe Serenity in an 8inch pot with 3 colors," this double flowered series is the most extensive uniform series on the market. Stock is available from the same location as Beekenkamps Begonias. Making it easy to combine the order for the growers. The Serenity series are also great in a mix container."
Sirekit Mol, Head of North America + Marketing and Retail for Beekenkamp Plants – holding the award winning Dreams MacaRouge. "This amazing bright red vigorous premium Begonia is ideal for the 6 inch pot or bigger. Has a fantastic round shape and is very heat tolerant."
Kat Wolper, Area Manager North East & South East – holding the Petunia Tea Indigo vein. "This intensive bold vein color, is great as a mono basket or part as a combo. The Tea series is definitely winning on their performance at consumer level."
Lauren Blume, Area Manager South & Midwest – showing the Begonia Encanto 4690. "The dark leaf in combination with the bicolored flower, has a great performance outdoor and shelf life."


Sirekit Mol welcoming the visitors.
Sirekit Mol welcoming the visitors.
Beekenkamp's Dahlia LaBella Medio Fun Flame, great for teh 4-5 inch pot.
Beekenkamp's Dahlia LaBella Medio Fun Flame, great for teh 4-5 inch pot.
Beekenkamp had their Robyn and Virgo Poinsettia Superstars on show.
Beekenkamp had their Robyn and Virgo Poinsettia Superstars on show.
Jim Devereux of Greenfuse Botanicals talking with a visitor.
Jim Devereux of Greenfuse Botanicals talking with a visitor.
Marcel Zimmermann of Vitroflora is for the first time exhibiting at CAST
Marcel Zimmermann of Vitroflora is for the first time exhibiting at CAST
Lauren Blume of Beekenkamp.
Lauren Blume of Beekenkamp.
Visitors checking out the Labella Dahlias of Beekenkamp
Visitors checking out the Labella Dahlias of Beekenkamp
The Westhoff booth at Greenfuse Botanicals. 
The Westhoff booth at Greenfuse Botanicals. 
Ton Koers & Kathy McKay talking to visitors .
Ton Koers & Kathy McKay talking to visitors .
Jim Devereux CEO - , with the Tradescantia Pistachio White; a breeding of the next level. "This would be an excellent selection for monoculture in quarts through hanging baskets, as well an eye-popping combination item"
Jim Devereux CEO - , with the Tradescantia Pistachio White; a breeding of the next level. "This would be an excellent selection for monoculture in quarts through hanging baskets, as well an eye-popping combination item"
Hem showing the Mambo Light Yellow, the new color and very compact.
Hem showing the Mambo Light Yellow, the new color and very compact.
Marco Laan, Rene Knijn, and Joe Messer of Hem Genetics. They are excited about their Chica series. "This series is very uniform. And most importantly; there is seed available!"
Marco Laan, Rene Knijn, and Joe Messer of Hem Genetics. They are excited about their Chica series. "This series is very uniform. And most importantly; there is seed available!"
The Schoneveld booth at Greenfuse Botanicals. 
The Schoneveld booth at Greenfuse Botanicals. 
Beekenkamp's Kalanchoe Tiger Light Orange, "great for autumn planters too"
Beekenkamp's Kalanchoe Tiger Light Orange, "great for autumn planters too"
Osteo Sunny at Beekenkamp
Osteo Sunny at Beekenkamp
Ton Koers & Kathy McKay -holding the Cyclamen Leopardo. "The Leopardo is a large flower type, known for its incredible heat tolerance and beautiful colors including a true red."
Ton Koers & Kathy McKay -holding the Cyclamen Leopardo. "The Leopardo is a large flower type, known for its incredible heat tolerance and beautiful colors including a true red."
Kathy talking to visitors. 
Kathy talking to visitors. 
Kathy showcasing Schoneveld's varieties. 
Kathy showcasing Schoneveld's varieties. 
Ton Koers talking to a group of visitors. 
Ton Koers talking to a group of visitors. 
Streptocarpus Ladyslipper by Greenfuse. Bringing new life to this classic but classy plant
Streptocarpus Ladyslipper by Greenfuse. Bringing new life to this classic but classy plant
Sirekit of Beekenkamp welcoming visitors at their booth. 
Sirekit of Beekenkamp welcoming visitors at their booth. 
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Varieties of Hem Genetics 
Varieties of Hem Genetics 
The team of Sakata in front of their SuperCal petunias.
The team of Sakata in front of their SuperCal petunias.
While there are no new colors this year for SuperCal, Sakata is super excited to announce their brand new SuperCal consumer site that was launched on Saturday April 02, 2022. "SuperCal is a heavy focus for us this year as our branding got a beautiful new look late last year and now the beautiful website to accompany it. We’re also ecstatic to have SuperCal branded pots at retail this year."
While there are no new colors this year for SuperCal, Sakata is super excited to announce their brand new SuperCal consumer site that was launched on Saturday April 02, 2022. "SuperCal is a heavy focus for us this year as our branding got a beautiful new look late last year and now the beautiful website to accompany it. We’re also ecstatic to have SuperCal branded pots at retail this year."
In the New Varieties booth of Sakata:- New Series: Primula Dania and Celosia Flamma- New Colors to existing series: please view our New Varieties brochure- There’s a full display photo as well as a close up of Dania and Flamma.
In the New Varieties booth of Sakata:
- New Series: Primula Dania and Celosia Flamma
- New Colors to existing series: please view our New Varieties brochure
- There’s a full display photo as well as a close up of Dania and Flamma.
Zinnia Profusion: "We’re very excited to have our Red Yellow Bicolor as an AAS Gold Medal winner for 2021."
Zinnia Profusion: "We’re very excited to have our Red Yellow Bicolor as an AAS Gold Medal winner for 2021."
SunPatiens: "Beautiful new Compact Lavender Splash, Compact Classic White, Compact Lilac Improved, Compact Purple Candy, Vigorous Peach Candy, Vigorous Pretty Pink. Our new bicolors are a beautiful addition to the series."
SunPatiens: "Beautiful new Compact Lavender Splash, Compact Classic White, Compact Lilac Improved, Compact Purple Candy, Vigorous Peach Candy, Vigorous Pretty Pink. Our new bicolors are a beautiful addition to the series."
At Sakata
At Sakata
On the left: Celosia Dragon’s Breath, and on the right: Begonia Viking. Viking Explorer Rose on Green was awarded a 2022 AAS Gold Medal which makes two back to back and the first AAS gold medals awarded in 17 years "so we are thrilled!"
On the left: Celosia Dragon’s Breath, and on the right: Begonia Viking. Viking Explorer Rose on Green was awarded a 2022 AAS Gold Medal which makes two back to back and the first AAS gold medals awarded in 17 years "so we are thrilled!"
Sakata's Abundance of Fall "We are pushing the concept that we have flowers that keep their color and bloom through the fall months with lovely autumn color options. Our new Flamma series ads the perfect touch to autumn combinations."
Sakata's Abundance of Fall "We are pushing the concept that we have flowers that keep their color and bloom through the fall months with lovely autumn color options. Our new Flamma series ads the perfect touch to autumn combinations."
The team of Hishtil at Suncrest Nurseries. Also at this location: Cohen, Jaldety, Kamel, Nir Nursery, Prudac, and Pure Line Seeds.
The team of Hishtil at Suncrest Nurseries. Also at this location: Cohen, Jaldety, Kamel, Nir Nursery, Prudac, and Pure Line Seeds.
Close up lavendula Hishtil
Close up lavendula Hishtil
Several varieties in one container at Hishtil. 
Several varieties in one container at Hishtil. 
Eyal Inbar and Haim Rosenblum of Hishtil talking with visitors. 
Eyal Inbar and Haim Rosenblum of Hishtil talking with visitors. 
Hishtil's range of lavendula.
Hishtil's range of lavendula.
Histil's Growflow. 
Histil's Growflow. 
Eyal Inbar talking with visitors. 
Eyal Inbar talking with visitors. 
Green oasis of Hishtil plants .In front: Salvia Snow Flake
Green oasis of Hishtil plants .In front: Salvia Snow Flake
Many visitors looking for Hishtil plants. 
Many visitors looking for Hishtil plants. 
Overview of the Hishtil booth.
Overview of the Hishtil booth.
Asaf Cohen of Cohen Nurseries at Suncrest Nurseries
Asaf Cohen of Cohen Nurseries at Suncrest Nurseries
Lots of color at Suncres Nurseries in Watsonville. At this location the following companies presented their varieties: Cohen, Hishtil,  Jaldety, Kamel, Nir Nursery, Prudac, and Pure Line Seeds.
Lots of color at Suncres Nurseries in Watsonville. At this location the following companies presented their varieties: Cohen, Hishtil,  Jaldety, Kamel, Nir Nursery, Prudac, and Pure Line Seeds.
The booth of Cohen.
The booth of Cohen.
The booth of Israeli propagator Cohen.
The booth of Israeli propagator Cohen.
Lots of colors and varieties at the booth of Cohen.
Lots of colors and varieties at the booth of Cohen.
Asaf Nir of Nir Nursery at the Suncrest Nurseries location.
Asaf Nir of Nir Nursery at the Suncrest Nurseries location.
The booth of Pacific Plug and Liner at Santa Barbara Polo Club, a new location this year, in Carpinteria. Together with PP&L, the following companies were presenting their products. - Green Trade Horticulture- PlantHaven- Southern Living- Sunset- Suntory- Vivero Internacional. 
The booth of Pacific Plug and Liner at Santa Barbara Polo Club, a new location this year, in Carpinteria. Together with PP&L, the following companies were presenting their products. 
- Green Trade Horticulture
- PlantHaven
- Southern Living
- Sunset
- Suntory
- Vivero Internacional. 
Suntory team
Suntory team
Senetti display
Senetti display
Million Bells Orangina
Million Bells Orangina
Surfinia XXL display
Surfinia XXL display
Surfinia Heavenly Group display
Surfinia Heavenly Group display
Brindabella roses display
Brindabella roses display
Brindabella roses display
Brindabella roses display
Vivero International. 
Vivero International. 
The team of PP&L. 
The team of PP&L. 
Also Suntory was present at this new location. 
Also Suntory was present at this new location. 
All participants who are showcasing their varieties at the Santa Barbara Polo Club
All participants who are showcasing their varieties at the Santa Barbara Polo Club
Lorentina McKoy of Suntory showing visitors around.  
Lorentina McKoy of Suntory showing visitors around.  
Westhoff Varietes at the Vivero International booth. 
Westhoff Varietes at the Vivero International booth. 
Plant Development Services Inc. are presenting their brands Encore® Azalea, Southern Living® Plant Collection, Sunset® Plant Collection and the debut BetterBoxwood™ at Santa Barbara Polo Club.  Pictured are Jerry Pittman, Janet Sluis, and Kip McConnell..
Plant Development Services Inc. are presenting their brands Encore® Azalea, Southern Living® Plant Collection, Sunset® Plant Collection and the debut BetterBoxwood™ at Santa Barbara Polo Club.  Pictured are Jerry Pittman, Janet Sluis, and Kip McConnell..
Plant Development Services Inc.'s brand Encore® Azalea
Plant Development Services Inc.'s brand Encore® Azalea
Southern Living® Plant Collection booth, a brand of Plant Development Services Inc.
Southern Living® Plant Collection booth, a brand of Plant Development Services Inc.
And the brand PDS brand Sunset® Plant Collection.
And the brand PDS brand Sunset® Plant Collection.
The new Calibrachoa Calitastic Tricolor Pink. 
The new Calibrachoa Calitastic Tricolor Pink. 
Christian Westhoff standing with their new series Dianthus Best Friends Forever. 
Christian Westhoff standing with their new series Dianthus Best Friends Forever. 
Westhoffs Calibrachoa breeder, Luise Kormann, posing with their new stand-alone variety 'Dracula'. 
Westhoffs Calibrachoa breeder, Luise Kormann, posing with their new stand-alone variety 'Dracula'. 
Westhoff's new Calibrachoa Caramel. 
Westhoff's new Calibrachoa Caramel. 
Westhoff's two new Rift Lobelia varieties, Rift Blue and Rift Purple, planted as an exciting new mix callet Great Rift Mix. 
Westhoff's two new Rift Lobelia varieties, Rift Blue and Rift Purple, planted as an exciting new mix callet Great Rift Mix. 
Westhoff's new Petunia Flower Shower series- "trailing plants are perfect for hanging baskets or in the garden."
Westhoff's new Petunia Flower Shower series- "trailing plants are perfect for hanging baskets or in the garden."
Antoine Groot of Takii Europe and Allison Zeeb American Takii in front of the Sahin area at the American Takii location in Salinas. At Sahin they presented home gardening products.
Antoine Groot of Takii Europe and Allison Zeeb American Takii in front of the Sahin area at the American Takii location in Salinas. At Sahin they presented home gardening products.
Antoine Groot of Takii Europe with tropeaolum Baby Series and an experimental red tropeaolum. 
Antoine Groot of Takii Europe with tropeaolum Baby Series and an experimental red tropeaolum. 
Allison Zeeb of American Takii with Matthiola Anytime.
Allison Zeeb of American Takii with Matthiola Anytime.
At American Takii in Salinas
At American Takii in Salinas
The Takii location
The Takii location
The HilverdaFlorist team at CAST: Mazanne Pennings, Sjaak Sijm and Bart Sneek
The HilverdaFlorist team at CAST: Mazanne Pennings, Sjaak Sijm and Bart Sneek
 Overview picture of the presentation of HilverdaFlorist at the Takii location in Salinas.
 Overview picture of the presentation of HilverdaFlorist at the Takii location in Salinas.
Garvinea Cheeky presentation – Garvinea is the only true Garden Gerbera.
Garvinea Cheeky presentation – Garvinea is the only true Garden Gerbera.
Dianthus Beauties presentation. "The Beauties Series consists of amazing Dianthus varieties with remarkable vigour!"
Dianthus Beauties presentation. "The Beauties Series consists of amazing Dianthus varieties with remarkable vigour!"
Presentation of Pot gerbera Flori Line; a highly uniform pot gerbera available from Giant to Micro.
Presentation of Pot gerbera Flori Line; a highly uniform pot gerbera available from Giant to Micro.
The Dümmen Orange team
The Dümmen Orange team
Andres Verjan and Bev Oster of Oster and Associates visited Dümmen Orange at Filipponi Ranch in San Luis Obispo, California.
Andres Verjan and Bev Oster of Oster and Associates visited Dümmen Orange at Filipponi Ranch in San Luis Obispo, California.
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Pelargonium Santana Series of Dümmen Orange
Santana White Splash of Dümmen Orange
Santana White Splash of Dümmen Orange
Dümmen Orange's "Welcome to the Jungle"
Dümmen Orange's "Welcome to the Jungle"
Some varieties that are part of the "Welcome to the Jungle" series.
Some varieties that are part of the "Welcome to the Jungle" series.
Nanouk of Dümmen Orange.
Nanouk of Dümmen Orange.
Confetti series of Dümmen Orange.
Confetti series of Dümmen Orange.
"Welcome to the Jungle"
"Welcome to the Jungle"
La Diva Lavender of Dümmen Orange
La Diva Lavender of Dümmen Orange
The team of Kapiteyn at the ThinkPlants booth at the Syngenta Flowers location in Gilroy.
The team of Kapiteyn at the ThinkPlants booth at the Syngenta Flowers location in Gilroy.
Captain Cheerio, a pink variety that has a cultivation time of 8-10 weeks. Just like all other Captain Calla's, this variety is available year-round, colors fast, has a long shelf life and has a lot of flower
Captain Cheerio, a pink variety that has a cultivation time of 8-10 weeks. Just like all other Captain Calla's, this variety is available year-round, colors fast, has a long shelf life and has a lot of flower
Captain Solo of Kapiteyn, .
Captain Solo of Kapiteyn, .
The ThinkPlants booth at Syngenta Flowers. 
The ThinkPlants booth at Syngenta Flowers. 
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ThinkPlants booth at night.
ThinkPlants booth at night.
More calla combinations.
More calla combinations.
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Varieties of Terra Nova Nurseries at the ThinkPlants booth at Syngenta in Gilroy.
Varieties of Terra Nova Nurseries at the ThinkPlants booth at Syngenta in Gilroy.
ThinkPlants.
ThinkPlants.
New varieties at ThinkPlants.
New varieties at ThinkPlants.
ThinkPlants.
ThinkPlants.
The booth of ThinkPlants. 
The booth of ThinkPlants. 
ThinkPlants. 
ThinkPlants. 
"ThinkPlants™ offers growers an unrivaled commitment to breeding a diverse mix of improved plant genetics, with a healthy supply chain of top quality URC, bareroot and liners, along with a true sense of transparency between grower and supplier."
"ThinkPlants™ offers growers an unrivaled commitment to breeding a diverse mix of improved plant genetics, with a healthy supply chain of top quality URC, bareroot and liners, along with a true sense of transparency between grower and supplier."
Matilda display at Benary+ in Watsonville
Matilda display at Benary+ in Watsonville
Matilda wedding display
Matilda wedding display
Close-up Matilda in the greenhouse
Close-up Matilda in the greenhouse
Matilda
Matilda

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