Welcome to the Sweet 16!!!

The tension is thicker than morning fog in the greenhouse! The Spring Showdown, the most prestigious plant brawl of the year, has whittled down its contenders to a mere sixteen. After two rounds of ruthless competition, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Crippsii’ has dethroned the champion Prunus x yedoensis Cascade Snow™ in a stunning upset, while the cunning Thuja occidentalis ‘Nigra’ have ambushed their way through the bracket.

Can the resilient Blue Maid® fend off the determined ‘Patriot’? Will the mighty ‘Greenwave’ topple the acrobatic Bosque®? Every leaf trembles with anticipation as the final sixteen prepare to battle it out for the coveted title of Plant Supreme! Check back next week for the results of this round – and the Elite 8!