PLANT OF THE
Landscape Ontario's Garden Center
Commodity Group launched their brand new "Excellence Awards"
program. This program has been modeled an a similar program successfully
used by the Ohio trade association.
Every year the Excellence Awards plants
in each category will be chosen by an all-industry committee based on the
good resistance to insects
easy to grow
suitable for use in the average
good sales characteristics( i.e. flower
and/or leaf colour, length of flowering, form texture, etc.)
Every year, one plant will be selected in
each of the six following categories:
And the 1999 Winners are:
The following are the six plants chosen
to receive an Excellence Awards in 1999.