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FleuroStar award 2012/2013: Strikingly unique innovation catches judges'


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Syngenta Flowers new Verbena Lanai® Twister Red wins FleuroStar Award 2012-2013.

This new introduction is a striking addition to the Verbena Lanai® series. Each individual flower has two bright scarlet upper petals and three picotee white to pale pink lower petals. With its “very unique” tri-color flowers, Lanai® Twister Red is a worthy winner according to the FleuroStar Award judges who look for the competitor with the highest “wow!” factor.

Lanai® Twister Red joins 21 existing colors in the Verbena Lanai® series. Among these are the highly popular Lanai® Twister Pink, and the new Lanai® Twister Blue introduced in 2012. These distinctive plants have won awards for “best in class” genetics and offer industry-leading resistance to powdery mildew.

Fleurostar 03Along with their unique looks and color, a long flowering period and easy care make Verbena Lanai® popular with retailers and consumers alike. They can be immediately eye-catching at point of sales in small and big pots. Plus, they are ideal for hanging baskets, where their varied hues and strong branching can create stunning displays on their own or mixed with other plants.