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High Drama

This Eclipse is Like None Other

This dark shrub won’t “eclipse” other plants in your landscape, but it will for sure turn heads! New for gardens this spring – the Eclipse® Bigleaf Hydrangea brings high drama in bold color. This introduction is the latest in the First Editions Shrubs & Trees family of plants, produced by Bailey Nurseries. Loma Vista Nursery…

What’s Growing On

Our New Plants for 2024

Every year, new plants pique the interest of trade professionals and consumers. We are thrilled to grow the following new plant varieties for the 2024 growing season. Pinky Winky Prime® Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) – Proven Winners Photo Pinky Winky Prime® Panicle Hydrangea Plant Type: Flowering Shrub Shrub Type: Deciduous Habit: Upright Flower Shades: Two-Toned…

February: Behind the Scenes

Here Comes Spring

When the soil starts to warm and plants begin unfurling their sleepy leaves, spring is just around the corner. And we’re busy as bees in summer. We caught up with Duane Huss, Loma Vista Nursery’s operations manager, for a behind-the-scenes look at February’s activities. With spring a handful of weeks ahead, Duane Huss, operations manager,…

Trends to Watch

Horti-futurism is Now

With the 2024 growing season at the starting gate, the question is naturally, “what’s new?” Experts (and history) tells us that trends are defined by the generations with buying power.  Horti-futurism, they say, is now.  While we value those Boomers who are still out there gardening along with their Gen X neighbors and Millennial children,…

Prune to Grow

Nine Questions with Duane Huss

First in Our “Behind the Scenes” Series In winter, thoughts naturally turn to spring, which makes us think about pruning – and this is a very good time to pick up the pruners and look at the trees. We caught up with Duane Huss, Loma Vista Nursery’s operations manager, for quick tips on how to…

Waves of Color

Plant These Favorites for Spring

There is still plenty of time to put new plants in the ground and help roots become established before soil freeze sets in. Whether your retail customers are planting now or you are planning varieties to add to landscape designs in the spring, consider the following favorites for seasonal waves of color. Texas Scarlet Flowering…

Toying With Plants

Our Favorites for Children's Gardens

With Grandparents’ Day coming up on Sunday, Sept. 10 we’re taking a look at ideal plants for children’s gardens. Whether an urban park or a suburban back yard, children’s gardens encourage a love of plants, play and learning. Here are a few of our favorites to consider when designing professional landscapes that cater to children.…

New Plants

Introductions We're Growing for 2024

Every growing season brings new and exciting plants to market and Spring 2024 will be no exception. Loma Vista Nursery is currently growing three exciting new introductions for the coming season. They are Wine  & Spirits® (Weigela florida) and Fizzy Mizzy® Sweetspire (Itea virginica) under the Proven Winners brand and Eclipse® Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)…

Rock Star Performers

Meet Loma Vista Nursery's Pop Stars

When it comes to rock star hydrangeas, Endless Summer® Pop Star® may be among the more compact and smaller varieties in the Hydrangeaceae family – but make no mistake. It holds its own among the category’s big daddies. Pop Star® Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bailmacsix’) Pop Star® Hydrangea Pop Star®  Hydrangea’s motto is “giving you…

Gifts from the Garden

Hydrangeas for Mom

Mother’s Day traditionally marks the end of winter’s frost in the Midwest, making it one of the most important retail holidays for the region’s garden centers. Symbolizing gratitude, understanding and heartfelt emotion, hydrangeas are popular plants for their beauty – and also because they’re not “one and done.”  Quick Fire Fab® Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata)…