Plant Delights Nursery Wins Perennial Plant Association Retail Award

August 2, 2011

Plant Delights Nursery has been awarded the Perennial Plant Association Retail Award!

Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 01, 2011

Plant Delights Nursery (http://www.plantdelights.com), an international mail order nursery specializing in rare and unusual perennials, was presented with the 2011 Perennial Plant Association Retail Award (http://www.perennialplant.org) at its recent annual symposium in Atlanta, Georgia on July 19, 2011. The award is presented to a firm “in recognition of being a commercial representative instrumental in making their operation the most progressive and successful in providing outstanding marketing and customer service in perennials.”

Plant Delights Nursery was also profiled in an article by Dan Hinkley in the most recent issue of Horticulture Magazine, July-August, 2011.

About Plant Delights Nursery

Plant Delights Nursery is a mail-order and internet-based plant nursery that has been in business since 1988. They hold four public open houses per year: winter, spring, summer, and fall. Plant Delights Nursery sells rare and unusual perennials from around the world to gardeners around the world. Many of their plants were discovered by co-owner, Tony Avent, during his more than 66 plant hunting expeditions to exotic places such as Argentina, China, Crete, and South Africa. In addition to being a plant explorer and businessman, Tony Avent is a plantsman, author and public speaker who tours nationally. Plant Delights Nursery is known for its print catalog which features humorous and topical cover art as well as irreverent, witty, and sometimes edgy prose. Plant Delights Nursery and Tony Avent are frequently profiled on television (including The Martha Stewart Show and Almanac Gardener), in magazines (including Southern Living, Horticulture, and Fine Gardening) and in newspapers (including the New York Times, Houston Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, and News & Observer). Proceeds from Plant Delights Nursery support the Juniper Level Botanic Gardens, a six acre genetic preservation research and display with over 18,000 different plants.


Krista Morgan, Administrative Horticulturist


(919) 772-4794

For more information, visit http://www.plantdelights.com.

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