The open house will be showcasing a comparison trial of up to 160 Poinsettia varieties from six different breeders: Beekenkamp, Ball/Selecta, Dümmen Orange, Rinehart, Syngenta and Suntory, finished naturally and short day. Breakfast and lunch will be sponsored by the breeders.
Plants will be finished under natural light conditions and a short day or black cloth conditions.
The Millstadt Young Plants Speaker Series features:
Dr Jim Faust, Clemson University.
The History and Development of Poinsettias.
Will Healy, Ball Horticultural.
Finishing up Strong, Off to a good Start!
Lodging is available at the Hampton Inn, 165 Admiral Trost Drive, Columbia, IL 62236, P: 1-618-281-9000Discounted rates are available for the trials. Please inform the hotel you are part of the N.G. Heimos Greenhouse Group