2023 Perennial Plant of the Year®

9/28/2022 4:00 pm



Rudbeckia 'American Gold Rush' PP28498

Black-eyed Susan


 Photography Credit: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens


Eric Mack & The Kai Garden

8/12/2022 5:26 pm

Read about Eric Mack's creation of The Kai Garden, a story about an extraordinary young man finding his way out of grief by gardening. He now grows exciting new, rare and unusual perennials at his Atlanta home which he retails via pop-up sales.


In Memoriam Ernest Koone

1/17/2022 10:09 am

The horticulture world lost a grant plantsman and advocate for native azaleas, Ernest Koone, owner of Lazy K Nursery in Pine Mountain, Georgia on January 6, 2022.  Ernest was always generous with Georgia Perennial Plant Association, giving both time and resources to us.  We will miss him.

In Memoriam Rick Berry

12/9/2021 10:15 am


It is with deep sadness we share that Rick Berry, owner of Goodness Grows nursery in Lexington, Georgia died November 12, 2021. 

Plant News

12/6/2021 5:32 pm

2022 Perennial Plant of the Year® Chosen

And the winner is . . .  Little bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium and cultivars.

 Photo credit: Hoffman Nursery