Cocktail Culture 1.0, 2017

Cocktail

CULTURE

We love our plants and we love happy hour, too.

So...a mix of botanicals and libations just seemed to be a natural fit for this year’s PlantHaven Culture Guide. Our signature plants deserve signature cocktails; we paired up with our friends at Rumfish y Vino in Ventura, CA to design some custom refreshments for you. The following six plants are definitely smash hits for this year’s PlantHaven Portfolio. We’ve included the growing advice you need to turn a successful crop and help beautify the world. After all the hard work of growing perfect plants, we invite you to take an evening; relax and enjoy one of the cocktail recipes here from Rumfish y Vino.

Grow. Stir. Sip. Repeat.

Rumfish y Vino has two locations in Placencia, Belize and Ventura, California. rumfishyvino.com

TANGERINE SPICED OLD FASHIONED

— 2.0 oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon — 1 small bar spoon of cane sugar — 4 dashes of tangerine spice bitters — 1 dash of angostura bitters — orange and lemon zest garnish

Mix bourbon, cane sugar, and bitters in an old-fashioned glass until sugar is dissolved. Add a single large ice cube, then garnish with orange peel and lemon zest.

Kaleidoscope Abelia x grandiflora

Kaleidoscope Abelia is as versatile as it is colorful, with chameleon-like foliage that changes from season to season; from golden yellow and fresh bright green in spring to orange-red and cranberry tones in fall and winter. This fragrant flowering shrub is the perfect plant for southern gardens, patio plantings, and large container gardens where the transitioning foliage and the sweetly scented flowers can be appreciated. Kaleidoscope is a mid-sized shrub reaching 2- to 3-feet in height with a 3-foot spread. Bonus, the plants are drought tolerant once established!

RUMFISH SPRITZER

— 2.0 oz lemongrass infused rum — splash soda — float of prosecco

Fill each glass with 2 ounces of lemongrass infused rum over ice, and add a splash of soda. Top up with prosecco and serve garnished with a lemon twist.

HILLIER ™ Porcelain Blue Corydalis x flexuosa

Truly something special for the garden, this Corydalis produces an abundance of highly fragrant clusters of long-spurred bright azure flowers on a very well- branched plant. Compact and free flowering, it blooms nonstop from spring through autumn; not suffering from full sun or summer’s heat like traditional varieties. In addition to the bright aqua blue flowers, the plant boasts very attractive foliage in blue-green hues along with bronze tones on dark stems. Porcelain Blue is sure to be one of the most attractive perennial plants for sun or shade gardens.

USDA Zone: Zone 5 hardy (-20°F / -38°C) Bloom Period: Spring through autumn

Habit: Upright clumping Garden Height: 12- to 18-inches

Propagation: Tissue culture pH/EC: 5.5-6.2 / 0.7-0.8 Fertilizer: 50 ppm Day Temp: 70 to 75ºF (21 to 24ºC) Night Temp: 50 to 55º (10 to 13ºC) Pinching: None

Finish Times from Liner: 1-Gallon 14-16 weeks 2-Gallon 16-18 weeks

DRAGON FRUIT CAIPIROSKA

— 3 pieces of lime — bar spoon of sugar — 2.0 oz dragon fruit infused vodka — 2-inch chunk of dragon fruit

Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, lightly crush limes, dragon fruit, and sugar in a 16-once mixing glass or a cocktail shaker to release juice—press limes just firmly enough to release juice but not bitter oil from the peel. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add vodka.

Fill an old-fashioned glass halfway with cracked ice. Pour vodka mixture over ice, then pour entire mixture, including ice, back into mixing glass to gently mix the drink. Return to old-fashioned glass and garnish with a lime.

PAINTER ™ Romantic France Dahlia x variabilis

All we can say is, “Wow!” to this new Painter Dahlia. From the excessively large flower size to the most unique array of colors splashed, as if painted by Jackson Pollock himself, across each individual petal, this Dahlia is sure to be a show-stopper in summer gardens and containers alike. The 4-inch wide blooms boast a jaw-dropping display of burgundy, pink, and copper hues on strong, sturdy upright stems. These tremendous flowers grow on medium vigorous plants; excellent for gallon production or as a thriller in mixed containers.

USDA Zone: Zone 9 hardy (20°F / -6°C) Bloom Period: Spring through autumn Habit: Upright and compact Garden Height: 24-inches

Propagation: Unrooted cuttings pH/EC: 5.8-6.2 / 1.0-1.5 Fertilizer: 225-300 ppm

Day Temp: 65 to 76°F (18 to 24°C) Night Temp: 59 to 64°F (15 to 18°C) Pinching: 10 to 14 days after transplant

Finish Times from Liner: 1-Gallon 10-12 weeks 2-Gallon 12-14 weeks

PINEAPPLE HABANERO SHOOTER

— 1.0 oz habanero and pineapple infused rum — 1.0 oz pineapple juice — 0.5 oz grenadine Shake rum and pineapple juice over ice and pour into shooter glasses. Pour the layer of grenadine over the back of a spoon and allow to sink.

REALFLOR ® Sunset Cutie Gaillardia x grandiflora

Fuller, carpeting, nonstop flowering plants is what makes Sunset Cutie a winner in the perennial market. The radiant daisy-like blooms stand out to consumers with their rich red interiors which are surrounded by a ray of vivid yellow. Sunset Cutie retains their strong color and doesn’t fade out like other cultivars. The plants are unbelievably well-branched leading to more flowers, and plants that keep a tidy shape throughout the summer without splitting apart. Cool, heat, and drought tolerant, these Gaillardia are a breeze for both beginner and expert gardeners.

USDA Zone: Zone 5 hardy (-20°F / -28°C) Bloom Period: Early spring through autumn

Habit: Compact mounded Garden Height: 12- to 14-inches

Propagation: Tissue culture or unrooted cuttings pH/EC: 5.8-6.2 / 0.7-0.8 Fertilizer: 175-225 ppm Day Temp: 59 to 70°F (15 to 21°C) Night Temp: 50 to 61°F (10 to 16°C) Pinching: Not needed

Finish Times from Liner: Quart 6-8 weeks Gallon 8-10 weeks

RASPBERRY LEMON DROP

— 2.0 oz Citron Vodka — 0.5 oz house lemon syrup

— 0.5 oz fresh lemon — 0.5 oz Chambord

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add the first three ingredients. Shake and strain into a sugar-rimmed coupe glass. Pour the layer of Chambord over the back of a spoon and allow to sink.

PENHOW ® SUNGLOW ™ Yellow Bicolor Nemesia hybrida

Penhow Plants is the undisputed leader in Nemesia breeding and this new Sunglow Yellow Bicolor proves their innovation once more. The industry’s first yellow and plum bicolor flower with very large bloom size. The intensely fragrant blossoms, paired with the bright sunny color, makes these Nemesia a must-have for early spring programs. Added resilience against summer heat followed-up with a quick trim will encourage reblooming throughout the entire year. The compact, rounded nature makes Sunglow Yellow Bicolor perfect for everything from 4-inch to hanging baskets!

USDA Zone: Zone 9 hardy (20°F / -6°C) Bloom Period: Early spring through autumn Habit: Compact rounded Garden Height: 6- to 8-inches Propagation: Unrooted cuttings pH/EC: 5.5-6.2 / 0.7-0.8 Fertilizer: 225 ppm Day Temp: 62 to 70°F (17 to 21°C) Night Temp: 55 to 60°F (13 to 16°C) Pinching: Yes

Finish Times from Liner: Quart 6-8 weeks Gallon 10-12 weeks

RUMFISH 75

— 2.0 oz gin — 0.5 oz house lemon syrup — 0.5 oz lemon juice — float of prosecco

Combine gin, lemon juice, and lemon syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds. Strain cocktail through a hawthorne strainer or a slotted spoon into a coupe or large flute. Top with prosecco; garnish with a lemon twist.

HILLIER ™ Blue Waves Eryngium x zabelii

These unfussy, long-lived plants pump out beautiful foliage and flowers year after year. Vivid amethyst flower heads are surrounded by clusters of large, steel- blue bracts on top of tall silver stems, which are encircled by rosettes of spiny, grey-green leaves. This sea holly’s blooms make quite the statement in the garden; like a miniature firework display of flowers. Very drought tolerant, once established, Blue Waves thrives in moderate or even poor soil in full sun. Blue Waves makes an outstanding cut flower for home bouquets as well.

USDA Zone: Zone 5 hardy (-20°F / -38°C) Bloom Period: Spring through autumn

Habit: Upright clumping Garden Height: 12- to 18-inches

Propagation: Tissue culture pH/EC: 5.5-6.2 / 0.7-0.8 Fertilizer: 50 ppm Day Temp: 70 to 75ºF (21 to 24ºC) Night Temp: 50 to 55º (10 to 13ºC) Pinching: None

Finish Times from Liner: 1-Gallon 14-16 weeks 2-Gallon 16-18 weeks

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