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Apr 29, 2024

Registration Is Open For Darwin Perennials Day 2024

Karl Batschke
General Manager for Darwin Perennials

The event highly anticipated by the perennial industry is fast approaching. Now is the time to register your visit to Darwin Perennials Day, Wednesday, June 19, in The Gardens at Ball in West Chicago, Illinois.

Each year we connect perennial growers and professional landscapers with the top plant suppliers from across North America. It’s a complete perennial experience with Zone 5 overwintered trial garden comparisons, new variety introductions, engagement with perennial vendors, and access to plant specialists offering tips and education.

Guests touring The Gardens at Ball during Darwin Perennials Day.

According to Seth Reed, our Sales & Marketing Manager for Darwin Perennials, if you're a perennial grower The Gardens at Ball is the place to be this summer. "It's one day, but it's a full schedule of meeting with peers, hearing from experts, and getting a first look at hundreds of plants that will boost your business in seasons to-come."

Take a look at our events schedule! Your (free) RSVP to Darwin Perennials Day includes:

  • Extensive perennial gardens (USDA Zone 5) containing more than 400 varieties.
  • A 2025 New Variety Showcase from the world's best breeders.
  • More than 25 Supplier Tents for engaging conversation with industry vendors. (Now's your chance to ask them your questions!)
  • Garden tours by our team leaders PLUS a new Darwin Colombia tour experience.
  • A keynote panel titled "Tips and Tricks for Perennial Production" featuring Paul Pilon, Chris Fifo, and Nathan Jahnke and moderated by Jennifer Zurko of GrowerTalks magazine.

Don't miss your chance to learn how the latest plants and programs can take your perennial business to the next level. There is no cost to attend Darwin Perennials Day, and each visitor will receive a free plant, so sign up now at

Make it a day for you and your team! We can't wait to see you June 19.Register Now - button link for

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