Registration is Now Open for the 2023 Perennial Plant Association National Symposium

Perennial Plant Association is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2023 National Symposium. PPA is thrilled to be heading to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada for a week designed to highlight the wonders of perennial plants. From tours of public and private gardens to education crafted for diverse industry interests, this is THE event for perennial plant people.

Perennial Plant Foundation Scholarships Open

February 7, 2023 Perennial Plant Association

The 2023 PPA Foundation Scholarship recipients will receive full access to the entire Symposium, including educational sessions, tours, and a trade show. The scholarship also covers accommodations, plus $1000.00 to assist with transportation costs getting to and from the symposium.

Perennial Plant Association Announces Call for 2023 Landscape Design Award Entries

January 3, 2023 Perennial Plant Association

Initiated in 1992, the PPA Landscape Design Awards program recognizes design projects that are exemplary in use of herbaceous perennials to help create balanced and beautiful landscapes. The “after- market” applications of growers’ products and the design, installation, and maintenance of plants in gardens and natural settings are of special interest to the Perennial Plant Association. Both experienced and novice designers are invited to participate.

All-America Selections, National Garden Bureau and Perennial Plant Association Work Together on the “Triple Crown of Horticulture!”

November 7, 2022 National Garden Bureau

For the first time ever, three major industry non-profits have joined forces to promote a plant class and specific variety, all in unison, and for good reason.

2022 Landscape Design Award Recipients Announced at the PPA National Symposium

During the Perennial Plant Association’s (PPA) 2022 National Symposium hosted in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, ten Landscape Design companies were recognized for their exceptional projects. The entries comprise eleven categories based on residential, commercial, educational, temporary/seasonal designs, and price of production. The design may be a single project or a section of a larger project. The focus must be on perennials but may include other plants. Eight of the eleven entry categories are defined by the wholesale cost of the project and three are for specialty garden designs.