Astilbe - Heirloom Essence



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*If you are new on our blog, sign up here to get it delivered every Tuesday evening. No other emails will be sent.Astilbe - Heirloom EssenceWhite AstilbeAbout two years ago Astilbe started to gain attention among flower lovers. This was bolstered by Astilbe’s big presence in Meghan Markle’s royal wedding bouquet, which inspired our current offering,  “The American Princess Bouquet.”As...
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Amazing Thought from Jonny Sun



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Jonny Son is an enigma.  On one hand, according to his website,  he is an interdisciplinary researcher, designer, engineer, artist, comedian, author, and playwright. He is a doctoral student at MIT, an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, and a creative researcher at the Harvard metaLAB, where he studies social media, AI, and online community....
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Cotinus Inspiration



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Sun Valley grows Cotinus (Pronounced  Co-Tine-Us) in Willow Creek, CA. Commonly called "Smoke Bush" this variety is bred specifically to grow straight and tall for floral applications.  This is what the field looked like yesterday.Here are some colorful Cotinus pairings that will work beautifully as Enhanced Bunches. To learn more about Enhanced Bunches, see this article written by ou...

"Dutch Lane" Tulip Named After Lane!



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Last week at the International Floriculture Exposition in Miami, our own Lane DeVries was surprised with a very special ceremony. A new variety of tulip, bred in Holland, was named in his honor.The name of the beautiful pink tulip is "Dutch Lane" and it was selected because it is the perfect tulip for Women's Day. Lane was the first person to bring Women's Day to the floral consciousn...

Take Our Kalanchoe Quiz! Super Quick.



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Hello Sun Valley Community,We need your help! Please take this very quick Kalanchoe Quiz. We are identifying your stem length and color preferences. This will take less than 5 minutes.Take this survey Thank you for participating in our survey, this will directly help us plan what we plant. Sincerely,Lane and the Sun Valley Team ...

Lisianthus - New Varieties - Part 2



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We love our Lizzy here on the farm. Here are some of the newest of the new, with a few of the classic woven in.  ...Can you believe some of these are Lisianthus!   Wowza!Cream LisianthusVoyage Champagne LisianthusVoyage White LisianthusGreen LisianthusVoyage Apricot LisianthusBi-Color Pink White LisianthusVoyage Light Pink LisianthusPink LisianthusBi-Color Purple and White Lisianthus ...
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