Terra Nova Nurseries announces companion plants for select 2024 colors of the year

Heuchera Northern Exposure™ ‘Amber’

Echinacea ‘Aloha,’ Sedum ‘Peach Pearls’ and Heuchera ‘Champagne’

Clockwise: Actaea ‘Black Negligee,’ Heuchera Little Cuties™ ‘Coco,’ Heuchera ‘Black Forest Cake,’ Heuchera Grande™ ‘Black’ and Heuchera ‘Black Beauty’

Clockwise: Begonia Silver™ ‘Lace,’ Heuchera Little Cuties™ ‘Shimmer,’ Aphelandra Nova® ‘Fuego’ and Heuchera ‘Hollywood.’

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Terra Nova Nurseries has announced a list of 25 companion plants corresponding with several popular colors of the year announced for 2024. The company’s selection of best-of-breeding varieties showcases a range of hues and tones that effortlessly complement the vibrancy and tranquility of the trending colors for the upcoming year.

Clockwise: Lithodora ‘Crystal Blue,’ Brunnera ‘Alexandria,’ Sedum ‘Marina’ and Pulmonaria ‘Moonshine.’

Terra Nova’s breeding and marketing teams created their “Terra Nova Colors of the Year” plant list to correspond with five of the most popular color predictors in North America, comprising top paint brands that conduct color studies or focus groups each year. These included HGTV Home by Sherwin Williams’ Persimmon, C2’s Thermal, Behr’s Cracked Pepper, Glidden’s Limitless, and Dutch Boy’s Ironside.

Terra Nova Nurseries’ website and extensive catalog of best-of-breeding varieties, collections, and series allow the company’s licensees, brokers, and finishing-grower customers to offer many plants that correspond with the trending colors of the year on an annual basis.

The Terra Nova varieties were selected for one or more of the following color traits: Flower or bloom color, foliage color, colors accented in leaf textures, and overall hues and tones.

Dutch Boy’s Ironside is a lovely dark and ink-like shade of black with green, earthy undertones that deliver a one-of-a-kind tonal quality. The deep olive color pairs well with Terra Nova’s Begonia Silver™ ‘Lace,’ evoking a mysterious yet sophisticated aura. The elegance and boldness of Ironside are also seen in the company’s Heuchera Little Cuties™ ‘Shimmer,’ Aphelandra Nova® ‘Fuego,’ and Heuchera ‘Hollywood.’

“The colors announced for 2024 showcase the balance of moody and uplifting color trends we’ve seen since the pandemic,” says Chuck Pavlich, director of new product development with Terra Nova Nurseries. “Terra Nova’s color-coordinated plant list embraces these corresponding and contrasting tones to provide further opportunities for applying and enjoying them in landscape, garden, and patio settings.”

The fresh and warm hues of Glidden’s Limitless allow this honey-beige color to be extremely versatile. Echinacea Cara Mia™ ‘Sands’ by Terra Nova is a suitable companion plant with its cheery yet soothing neutral tones. Other color-corresponding plants that made the Limitless list include Echinacea ‘Aloha,’ Sedum ‘Peach Pearls,’ and Heuchera ‘Champagne.’

Cracked Pepper by Behr is best described as a moody, sophisticated, soft black. Similar deep charcoal hues are showcased in Terra Nova’s Actaea ‘Black Negligee,’ Heuchera Little Cuties™ ‘Coco,’ Heuchera ‘Black Forest Cake,’ Heuchera Grande™ ‘Black’ and Heuchera ‘Black Beauty.’ Each of these varieties delivers the same rich, relaxing, and ebony tones as Cracked Pepper.

Clockwise: Begonia Cocoa™ ‘Enchanted Sunrise’ Heuchera ‘Changeling,’ and Heuchera ‘Creme Brule.’

HGTV Home by Sherwin Williams’ Persimmon exudes energetic, lively, and rejuvenating feelings with its red-orange color and pastel-like undertones. Persimmon’s terracotta and peach hues pair well with Terra Nova’s Heuchera Northern Exposure™ ‘Amber,’ which displays the same earthy yet cheerful tones in the variety’s textural foliage. The company’s other companion plants for Persimmon include Heucherella ‘Buttered Rum,’ Heuchera ‘Paprika,’ Echinacea Supreme™ ‘Cantaloupe,’ Geum Tempo™ ‘Orange,’ Heuchera ‘Creme Brule,’ Begonia Cocoa™ ‘Enchanted Sunrise’ and Heuchera ‘Changeling.’

C2’s Thermal is a pale- yet punchy-baby blue, reminiscent of the vast sky. This water- and air-inspired shade evokes the same restoring and calming feelings as Terra Nova’s Lithodora ‘Crystal Blue’ and Brunnera ‘Alexandria,’ both boasting bright, baby blue flowers. Sedum ‘Marina’ and Pulmonaria ‘Moonshine,’ bred by Terra Nova, also serve as strong companion plants to C2 with their serene blue hues.

Clockwise: Heucherella ‘Buttered Rum,’ Heuchera ‘Paprika,’ Echinacea Supreme™ ‘Cantaloupe,’ Geum Tempo™ ‘Orange.’