Syngenta Flowers Inc. announced May 14 from its offices in Greensboro, NC, that it will offer 123 new and improved varieties in 2012-13 from Goldsmith Seeds and GoldFisch Vegetative.
In a news release, the company said it is adding more color, choices and versatility to every growing season to better meet the diverse needs of its customers.
The news release quoted Keelan Pulliam, head of Syngenta Flowers, noting, “In developing the new varieties, we really focused on our customers’ core needs within the growing seasons to maximize their profitability.”
The new lineup features 101 new seed varieties, including seven brand-new seed series: a trailing pansy, a mini-trailing petunia, a compact petunia, trailing impatiens, cyclamen, gerbera and giant gerbera. Also, geraniums and verbena are now available in three new colors.
In addition to the new flower varieties, Syngenta Flowers is now offering a full range of home garden vegetable favorites for all seasons. The assortment spans a full range of top-quality genetics for retail-ready vegetable programs and includes corn, tomatoes, peppers, squash, beans, cauliflower, cabbage and melons.