Jazz Hands® Variegated Loropetalum Receives Retailers’ Choice Award™

Jazz Hands® Variegated Loropetalum Receives Retailers' Choice Award™

8/25/2015 - The Retailers' Choice Awards™ at SNA 2015 were presented to ten exhibiting firms by the Southern Nursery Association in Atlanta, GA on July 22, 2015. A panel of independent garden retailers selected the best new products, both live goods and hard goods, for their stores.  This year’s selections included Jazz Hands® Variegated Loropetalum from Proven Winners® ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs.  

Jazz Hands® Variegated Loropetalum is the first ever variegated variety and perfect for southern climates; with beautiful pink flowers, its new growth is splashed with pink and white variegation, while mature foliage is a rich purple. This distinctive plant may be used as a specimen or a hedging plant.  

Jazz Hands® Variegated is one of several Loropetalum in the new series introduced by Proven Winners® ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs.  Others include Jazz Hands® Dwarf Pink, Jazz Hands® Dwarf White, Jazz Hands® Bold, and Jazz Hands® Mini.  These plants will be available at retail in spring of 2016.

About Southern Nursery Association
Founded in 1899, the Southern Nursery Association is a non-profit trade association representing the horticultural industry in the southeastern U.S. SNA provides member services to wholesale growers, brokers, retailers, landscape contractors, landscape architects, grounds maintenance contractors, interiorscapers and allied suppliers. The SNA strives to unite and advance the horticulture industry through educational, research and marketing efforts.

About Proven Winners® ColorChoice®
Proven Winners ColorChoice is the brand name of Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc., a market leader in flowering shrubs, potted liners, and starter plants. Located in Grand Haven, Michigan, Spring Meadow Nursery has over 500 varieties in their catalog, including over 240 varieties marketed under the Proven Winners ColorChoice brand, including Incrediball® hydrangea, Lo & Behold® butterfly bush, Bloomerang® reblooming lilac, Sonic Bloom® reblooming weigela, and Clematis ‘Sweet Sumer Love’.