Enlighten Customers with Enhancements



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This article appears in this months edition of Super Floral Magazine, written by our own Bill Prescott.Your customers want new and unique items in your floral department and your mangers want increased margins and greater sell through.  How do you achieve this lofty goal?  Luckily, there is an easy way to achieve both these goals, in one lovely group of offerings.Iris and Crocosmia En...

Nude Hydrangea | Antique Hunting



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Hydrangea are the traditional stars of summer, but as autumn rolls in, it is Antique Hydrangea that grab the spotlight. At Sun Valley, we grow different varieties of hydrangea based on whether they will be used for Antiques, or not.Antique Hydrangea on burlapThe varieties we have been growing for Antiques are just at the perfect time for harvest. Muted earth tones with splashes of co...

Petal It Forward with Royal Lilies



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Sun Valley is excited to support the Society of American Florists as they “Petal It Forward” on Wednesday October 24th 2019.This fun day has been growing in popularity across the country, as flower lovers unite and share flowers, not only with the ones they love, but complete strangers. The premise is simple.  You give someone 2 bouquets, one for them to keep ...and one for them to “P...

Bigfoot Cotinus



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We have been growing Cotinus for many years at our farm in Willow Creek, CA.It has been steadily growing in popularity, then, this all changed two weeks ago when our Grade 0 / 6-Foot (183 CM!) won a Best in Class Blue Ribbon at the SAF Convention in Palm Springs. Cotinus is now a star! Winner Winner, Blue Ribbon CotinusWe grow the variety called “Royal Purple” which produces straight ...

Sun Valley Wins 12 Ribbons at SAF Outstanding Variety Competition



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Sun Valley brought home 12 Ribbons, including 2 Best in Class and 7 Blue Ribbons from this year's SAF Convention in Palm Springs.    Versailles Freesia | Best In Class - Cut BulbsCotinus | Best in Class - Decorative Foliage Autumn Spirit TM Ilex | Blue Ribbon Celina Roselily | Blue RibbonErica Astilbe | Blue Ribbon Tigermoon | Blue RibbonDejima Roselily | Blue RibbonAfrican Lady | Blu...