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  • Firing Up Perennials: The 2000 Edition, Part 3: Lavender to Veronica

    Published on December 3, 2001
    Part 3 of 3, of a 142-page book of articles on the commercial production of flowering herbaceous perennials. Information is based on research generated at Michigan State University. Published by Meister Media Worldwide, 2000.

  • Production tips for top performers: Gaillardia 'Oranges & Lemons'

    Published on September 29, 2008
    Production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on the herbaceous perennial blanket flower (Gaillardia) 'Oranges and Lemons'.

  • PGRs on perennials

    Published on June 18, 2008
    Learn how to choose the right plant growth regulator (PGR) and application method for commercial production of herbaceous perennial crops.

  • How to produce poor-quality floriculture crops

    Published on September 11, 2020
    Sometimes growers unknowingly follow practices that can contribute to, or directly cause, a reduction in crop quality. While there can be some tradeoffs between crop quality and crop timing and/or input costs, these practices should be avoided.

  • Production tips for top performers: Aquilegia vulgaris

    Published on August 29, 2008
    Commercial production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on two 'Winky' cultivars of columbine (Aquilegia).

  • Cool Campanula

    Published on October 29, 2005
    This article presents research-based information on the production of a wide variety of campanula as potted flowering plants, including responses to vernalization (cold) treatments and photoperiod (day length).

  • Productions tips for top performers: Echinacea 'Sunrise' & 'Harvest Moon'

    Published on November 29, 2008
    Production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on two yellow-flowering cultivars of the herbaceous perennial coneflower (Echinacea).

  • Grow perennials with your annuals

    Published on December 29, 2010
    Research at Michigan State University has determined the flowering requirements of more than 600 cultivars and species of herbaceous perennials.

  • Long-day perennials

    Published on March 12, 2012
    One of the major flowering triggers of herbaceous perennials is exposure to long days (short nights). Learn which crops have this response, and tips on how to deliver long-day lighting..

  • Coreopsis: A great all-American genus

    Published on July 29, 2005
    Commercial production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on two 'Limerock' cultivars of the tender herbaceous perennial Coreopsis (common name: tickseed).

  • Firing Up Perennials: The 2000 Edition, Part 1: Concepts of forcing perennials

    Published on December 1, 2000
    Part 1 of 3, of a 142-page book of articles on the commercial production of flowering herbaceous perennials. Information is based on research generated at Michigan State University. Published by Meister Media Worldwide, 2000.

  • Production tips for top performers: Geranium 'Rozanne'

    Published on February 29, 2008
    Commercial production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on the herbaceous perennial Geranium 'Rozanne'.

  • Managing perennial stock plants with Florel

    Published on August 18, 2004
    Michigan State research determines whether Florel (active ingredient: ethephon) can be used as a tool to keep perennial stock plants vegetative and increase the number of cuttings harvested for six species of herbaceous perennials.

  • Production tips for top performers: Lavandula stoechas

    Published on January 29, 2009
    Production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on the herbaceous perennial Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas).

  • Production tips for top performers: Salvia sylvestris

    Published on April 29, 2008
    Commercial production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on two cultivars of the herbaceous perennial Salvia.

  • Production tips for top performers: Penstemon

    Published on June 29, 2008
    Commercial production information, based on research at Michigan State University, is presented on several cultivars of the herbaceous perennial Penstemon (common name: beardtongues).

  • Controlling flowering of Echinacea

    Published on February 8, 2013
    Research-based information is presented about how to control the flowering of purple coneflower (Echinacea) for commercial production.

  • Juvenility in perennials

    Published on June 29, 2016
    Plants started by seed have a juvenile phase and they must develop to a certain maturity before they attain the capacity to flower.

  • Firing Up Perennials: The 2000 Edition, Part 2: Achillea to Hosta

    Published on December 2, 2001
    Part 2 of 3, of a 142-page book of articles on the commercial production of flowering herbaceous perennials. Information is based on research generated at Michigan State University. Published by Meister Media Worldwide, 2000.

  • Increasing plant quality is a focus of 2016 Greenhouse Growers Expo

    Published on November 2, 2016
    Eight sessions at Greenhouse Growers Expo focus on maintaining and increasing plant quality including successful rooting of cuttings, disease and pest management, and plant disorder diagnostics.