TAG: Proven Winners

Proven Winners: ‘Amethyst’ coral berry

July 12, 2013By

The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers (ASCFG) recently named ‘Amethyst’ coral berry as its 2013 Cut Flower of the Year woody plants winner. Hardy in USDA Zones 3-7, the deer-resistant plant features a neat habit and is bred for perennial or cutting gardens. Small white midsummer flowers produce hot pink berries in late summer. ProvenWinners.com read more

‘Amethyst’ shrub wins ASCFG honors

January 18, 2013By

GRAND HAVEN, MICH.—The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers (ASCFG) has named its 2013 Cut Flower of the Year winners, including ‘Amethyst’ coral berry (Symphoricarpos x. doorenbosii ‘Kordes’) as top cut in the woody plants category. The shrub was noted for “masses of hot pink berries which ripen into the fall” and as “relatively easy to cultivate as a cut... read more