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TPIE Exhibitor Showcase:

New Foliage Plants

TPIE is the platform for the introduction of many new items to the industry.
While attending TPIE, see the newest plants and products on the market at the TPIE Exhibitor Showcase Area on the show floor! This area features exhibitors' newest varieties, as well as special exhibitor showcase items.

Buyers are key decision makers when they visit the area on Thursday.
All buyers are encouraged to vote on their favorite New Plants and Products.
Winning entries are recognized at the show and voters are eligible for drawing to win a special prize.

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See the latest the industry has to offer!

Here are the entries for this year's 2018 show:

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Apapanthus Baby Pete PP21,705

ForemostCo, Inc.
Booth#: 1713
8457 NW 66th St
Miami, FL 33166-2630
sales@foremostco.com
www.foremostco.com

Ideal low growing plant for multiple applications! Low maintenance and drought tolerant. Excellent for mass planting, groundcover, edging plant along paths, driveways and other hard surfaces. Not been known to set seed, a historical issue with Agapanthus.


Ruby Ray - Jazzed Gems™ Series

ForemostCo, Inc.
Booth#: 1713
8457 NW 66th St
Miami, FL 33166-2630
sales@foremostco.com
www.foremostco.com

All of the individual stars in the series display vibrant colorful foliage atop sturdy colorful stems. The colors vary from pinks to reds to all shades of green and corals. An exceptional addition to your indoor foliage program!


Starpower™ Sansevieria Series

ForemostCo, Inc.
Booth#: 1713
8457 NW 66th St
Miami, FL 33166-2630
sales@foremostco.com
www.foremostco.com

This birdnest Sansevieria Series is ideal for 4" - 6" pot production. Low to medium light situations. Low water - Moderate fertilization. Perfect for use in mixed foliage dish gardens


Pilea Peperomioides

Harster Greenhouses, Inc.
Booth # 2315

PO Box 8135
Dundas, ONT  L9H 6Y6 Canada
sales@harstergreenhouses.com
www.harstergreenhouses.com


The latest little green wonder at the top of our Harsters checklist is the Pilea Peperomioides. You won't find this elusive species in every trendy home grocer. Pilea, is an indoor plant, also known as "the sharing plant" Propagating this plant is easy. Breed a billion and turn open countertop into a personal Pilea paradise, or gift a mini to your friends. Simply pop an offshoot into a small glass container filled with water and watch as it flourishes!


Hanging Kokodama with foliage

Booth# 2019
Sun Bulb Co., Inc.
PO Box 698
Arcadia, FL 34265-0698
Phone: 863-494-4022
www.sunbulb.com 

Our hanging Kokodama boasts an assortment of different foliage/ferns nestled in a Kokodama that is handmade from the finest coconut fibers and other natural products. Making foliage a radiant piece for any home or outside garden.


Jack and the Bean (Castanospermum)

Booth# 1325
Deroose Plants, Inc.
4601 N Rock Springs Rd
Apopka, FL 32712
Phone: 407-889-5228
Fax: 407-889-5128
info@derooseplants.com
www.derooseplants.com

This unusual house plant is native to coastal rainforests and in the wild can grow to 130 feet - Castanospermum makes an ideal indoor plant with a large 'bean' at the base - Eventually the 'bean' will dry up with no effect on the plant. They can be pruned back to keep a lovely lush indoor forest look.


Haworthia Cooperi Varieties

Booth# 1325
Deroose Plants, Inc.
4601 N Rock Springs Rd
Apopka, FL 32712
Phone: 407-889-5228
Fax: 407-889-5128
info@derooseplants.com
www.derooseplants.com

Unique Haworthia varieties. They have glass see-through tops. Very durable lasting in or outdoor plants.


Aglaonema 'Lemonade'

Booth# 1419
Costa Farms
22290 SW 162nd Ave
Goulds, FL 33170-3999
Phone: 305-247-3248
Fax: 305-247-0591
mparajo@costafarms.com
www.costafarms.com


Delight your customers with the crisp - and super trendy - golden-lime foliage of Lemonade Colorful Aglaonema. An eye-catching variety, the brightly colored foliage stands out from other houseplants, so your shoppers are sure to make a bee-line for it. They'll be happily surprised with how easy it is to grow because it survives low, medium, or bright indoor light and inconsistent watering.


Aglaonema 'Cherries Jubilee'

Booth# 1419
Costa Farms
22290 SW 162nd Ave
Goulds, FL 33170-3999
Phone: 305-247-3248
Fax: 305-247-0591
mparajo@costafarms.com
www.costafarms.com


The newest member of Costa Farms' Colorful Aglaonema family, Cherries Jubilee sports rich green leaves playfully variegated in with rich cherry red. The effect almost glows! Like other members of Costa's collection, it's also exceptionally easy to grow, and thrives in practically any indoor space. This combination makes Cheries Jubilee as attractive to new consumers as it is to hardcore plant collectors.


Aglaonema 'Snowstorm'

Booth# 1419
Costa Farms
22290 SW 162nd Ave
Goulds, FL 33170-3999
Phone: 305-247-3248
Fax: 305-247-0591
mparajo@costafarms.com
www.costafarms.com


Snowstorm Aglaonema is like a beacon of light in your indoor plant section, and the perfect plant for your consumers to brighten dim corners of their home! Its stunning variegation makes it an eye catcher and its low care needs make it a plant your consumers will immediately fall in love with.


Ananas 'Pink Starburst'

Booth# 1419
Costa Farms
22290 SW 162nd Ave
Goulds, FL 33170-3999
Phone: 305-247-3248
Fax: 305-247-0591
mparajo@costafarms.com
www.costafarms.com


A fresh take on ornamental pineapple, Pink Starburst is easy on the eyes and fingers! The rich green leaf blades bear big, bold pink centers, attracting attention from across the room. And the leaf edges are smooth, unlike many pineapple varieties, so you don't have to worry about teeth digging into your employees' - or shoppers' - hands. In addition to its beauty, Pink Starburst ornamental pineapple is exceptionally easy to grow in average indoor conditions.


Dracaena 'Highlighter'

Booth# 1419
Costa Farms
22290 SW 162nd Ave
Goulds, FL 33170-3999
Phone: 305-247-3248
Fax: 305-247-0591
mparajo@costafarms.com
www.costafarms.com


A showstopper, Highlighter dracaena is sure to be a star in your garden center! This beauty sports thick green leaves boldly marked with a highlighter-yellow center. The plant sports both fantastic architecture and fabulous variegation, making it sure to be a top seller in your store. Bonus: Its good looks pair nicely with its low care needs; it has great shelf life at retail and is a cinch for your consumers to experience success with.


Zamioculcas 'Raven'

Booth# 1419
Costa Farms
22290 SW 162nd Ave
Goulds, FL 33170-3999
Phone: 305-247-3248
Fax: 305-247-0591
mparajo@costafarms.com
www.costafarms.com


One look at Raven ZZ plant and you're sure to be captivated by its rich, burgundy-black foliage. So will your consumers! It's also one of the easiest of all houseplants to cultivate, tolerating low, medium, or bright light and infrequent waterings. Anyone can grow a ZZ plant - and with Raven, your consumers can do so more stylishly than ever.


'Morning Sun' Japanese Blueberry

Booth# 813
Tree Town USA
13000 State Road 11
Bunnell, FL 32110
Phone: 386-313-7400
Fax: 386-313-7430
www.treetownusa.com

This cultivar of Japanese Blueberry was selectively chosen for it's distinctive attributes as a fast dense grower, and strikingly vibrant red/orange new growth flush. The combination makes it a perfect choice for an ornamental evergreen accent tree within the zone 8-10 landscape. The enhanced, dense foliage, of the "Morning Sun" Japanese Blueberry can easily be maintained to a conical shape for a formal presentation, or provide outstanding screening. When pruned to standard-tree form, it produces a luxurious shade tree reaching heights up to 40+ feet. At maturity, random leaves will turn vibrant red once again during leaf transition in the Fall. Once established, it's a very hardy and drought tolerant tree.