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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Lisianthus - Summers Darling - Part 1



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Today we share an article about Lisianthus recently published in the Produce News by our own Bill Prescott. Next week, we are going to show some gorgeous varietal photos, so you can see what we are harvesting! Have a great week!  Now through late September is prime Lisianthus time. Lisianthus has an heirloom, wildflower essence making it the darling of summer bouquets and consumer bun...

Sun Valley - June & July Travels



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“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times”                                                                         -Asian Proverb  The Sun Valley team is hitting the road over next few months.These are the industry events we will be attending, and we really hope you’ll join us.  The Sun Valley team last October at the PMA Fresh summitIf you will be attending a...