The event provides a platform for retailers, growers and landscapers to meet and review new plants on the market.
The 12th Biennial Southern Plant Conference, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 5, during SNA 2013, will feature a many speakers and information about new plants on the market. It's a :Who's Who" of Horticulture. Don Shadow, SNA Past President and internationally recognized plantsman, will once again guide you on a quest to find new plants for your business.
The Southern Plant Conference provides a platform for the grower, landscaper and retailer to come together for a glimpse at exciting new plants coming to market. This fast-paced session, filled with loads of takeaways, boasts the best and hottest new plant varieties coming to market in the next season, and provides a unique opportunity to discover new production techniques and a vast array of new plants, with focus on new and superior cultivars, the most resistant, prolific blooming, superior shape or habit, and the most interesting flower or foliage.
Eight hours of action-packed adventure with 15 plant enthuiasists, authors, botanical garden directors, professors, research geneticists, and world travelers – and special guest speaker, Takayuki Kobayashi from Kawaguchi City, Saitama, Japan, will have any plant lover's adreneline pumping as you witness their vast knowledge and insight on plants.
Registration required. Pre-registration $149. On-site $179. Continental breakfast, lunch and breaks provided. Online registration opens May 1.
Complete program, schedule and registration information will available soon. Visit www.sna.org for more details.