A Sneak Peek At 13 New Plant Varieties For 2023


Star Roses and Plants Showcases 13 New Varieties At Cultivate Show

Star® Roses and Plants presented its new 2023 plant varieties at Cultivate’22. The event took place last month in Columbus, OH. The new varieties are as follows:

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Top Cream

Top Cream™: The large, old-fashioned blooms of this special rose are extremely fragrant with notes of earthy pear. Its abundant petals are creamy-white with an occasional light pink blush. It exhibits excellent disease resistance and is a wonderful rose for cut floral arrangements.

Raspberry Cupcake™: This special rose has a strong raspberry and lemon fragrance. Its blooms are medium to light pink with large, cup-like petals. It has excellent disease-resistance and will re-bloom throughout the season.

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Raspberry Cupcake™

Buttercream Drift®: Buttercream Drift® is the newest addition to the Drift® Collection of Roses. It has light yellow flowers with cup-like petals that make a cheerful addition to gardens of all shapes and styles.

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Buttercream Drift®

Sunblaze® Lemon: Sunblaze® Lemon produces creamy-yellow blooms from spring to fall. It is easy to grow and thrives in containers, making it ideal for small spaces.

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Sunblaze® Lemon

Sunblaze® Peach: Sunblaze® Peach exhibits uniquely colored orange, pink, and yellow blooms from spring to fall. It has improved disease resistance for the miniature rose type.

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Sunblaze® Peach

Chilopsis ‘Sweet Bubba’: ‘Sweet Bubba’ is a low-maintenance tree that thrives in dry, low-water climates. It displays eye-catching, magenta flowers that are much larger than other Chilopsis varieties. Flowers are fragrant and bloom over a long window.

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Napoleon Prunus™

Napoleon™ Prunus: This compact variety displays deep green, glossy foliage on a versatile plant. The well-behaved habit and low-maintenance requirements make Napoleon™ perfect for use as a small hedge and in patio containers. In spring, clusters of pure white flowers are produced in abundance.

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FlorAmore® White Azalea

FlorAmore® White Azalea: FlorAmore® White is filled with charming, white blooms on a compact plant. It flowers abundantly, making it the perfect addition to the porch, patio, or in-ground garden space.

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Dragon Fire® Callistemon

Dragon Fire® Callistemon: Dragon Fire® shows off scarlet red blooms on a compact, evergreen shrub. Blooms start in spring and continue through the summer, contrasting nicely against clean, bright green foliage. It is tolerant of coastal conditions, as well as high heat and humidity.

Leucophyllum ‘San Antonio Rose’: ‘San Antonio Rose’ displays large, bright pink flowers in abundance throughout the summer. Its bold blooms and silver-green foliage make an eye-catching planting in the garden.

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Leading® Lime Tight Lomandra

Leading® Lime Tight™ Lomandra: Leading® Lime Tight™ has the same bright green foliage color, strength, and durability as Lime Tough™ but in a smaller size. Its unique, cylindrical shape is ideal for low borders and in landscapes that require lower plant profiles. It is low-maintenance, evergreen, and drought and salt tolerant.

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Leading® Lime Mist Lomandra

Leading® Lime Mist™ Lomandra: Leading® Lime Mist™ is a fine-foliaged Lomandra, great for landscaping with its fountain of airy, green leaves. It is very low maintenance once established, as well as frost, drought, and salt tolerant.

Fandango™ Blue Scaevola: Fandango™ Blue produces an abundance of fan-shaped, blue flowers on a dense, rounded shrub. This variety is quick-growing and drought tolerant.


To learn more about Star Roses and Plants, visit www.starrosesandplants.com.

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