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See which poinsettia varieties growers rated highest at recent trials.

February 26, 2020

‘Superba Glitter’ from Lazzeri at N.G. Heimos’ poinsettia trial open house
Photo by Kate Spirgen

Suntory’s ‘Princettia Queen Pink’ and Dümmen Orange’s ‘Tapestry’ were among top performers at N.G. Heimos’ poinsettia trial open house, while Syngenta's ‘Mirage Red’ was the top red variety at Plantpeddler’s variety day. ‘Superba Glitter’ from Lazzeri was a top hit at both trials. Read on to see more favorites from the trials:

The 12th annual Millstadt Young Plants and N.G. Heimos Poinsettia Trial Open House, held Nov. 21, 2019 included hundreds of poinsettias from seven different breeders. For a full list of results, visit
Photo courtesy of Plantpeddler
Plantpeddler’s Variety Day, held Dec. 5, 2019 included 157 commercial and pre-release poinsettia varieties. At the bottom left are the top 10 red varieties, and bottom right are the top 10 specialty and white varities.