Rochester, NY, August 17, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Harris Seeds is pleased to announce the publication of the Harris Seeds 2016-2017 Ornamental Growers Seed & Plant Catalog, featuring bedding and cut flower seed varieties, plants, growing supplies and accessories, and a selection of top selling edibles for garden center sales.
New ornamental seed varieties for 2017 include the Megawatt series of begonia that glows with superb color in landscapes, baskets and containers from spring through fall. Success!® Pink Vein Petunia is pure eye candy with its bright pink blooms and dark contrasting veins. Pineapple Surprise Coleus is sun-loving and has an unconventional color pattern that will turn heads. Innovative breeding introduces New World Fireball, a French marigold with multiple colors on one plant. Mini Mint is an ornamental mint perfect for fairy gardens, spillers and stepping stone fillers. Xanthos Cosmos is the first true yellow cosmos and a European garden award winner. Shock-O-Lat Sunflower is an extraordinary pollen-free sunflower that is beautiful on its own or in mixed bouquets.
Draw customers in by offering the newest varieties in the industry along with top selling staples consumers look for year after year. Top selling annuals for garden center sales include Sun Cities Santa Cruz™ Sunset Begonia, Cool Wave® Pansies, Silver Falls Dichondra, Wave® Petunias and Tumbler™ Impatiens. Retail-ready container gardens offer a solution to customers who are either new to gardening, don’t have time or are short on space. For the cut flower market, growers can yield promising profits by adding sunflowers, zinnias, gladiolus, and more to their product line.
Harris Seeds’ selection of live goods will help growers flourish by giving them the ability to offers perennials that are unavailable from seed like clematis, hostas, daylilies and peonies. Some of the biggest, brightest and boldest flowers for today’s gardens come from spring-planted flower bulbs like dahlias and lilies.
Aside from ornamentals, this catalog also offers some of the most popular vegetables for garden center sales that are also sold in farmers’ markets and roadside stands. Quality tools and supplies for seed starting, plant protection, watering, harvesting, merchandising, and more round out the offering.
All products can be found on the Harris Seeds website at www.harrisseeds.com. Growers can request a catalog online or call (800) 544-7938.