2017 RAKER LIST
2016 Raker / Hort Couture New Variety webinar
delivered by Steve Reed on October 3, 2016.
In his presentation, Steve uses the 2016 Raker Trial Gardens (RTG) as his backdrop to explain the exciting new varieties for 2017.
RTG 16 featured over 3,400 unique varieties (approximately 100,000 plants). To access RTG trial data, click
And, get ready for RTG17! RTG17 will open the gates each weekday morning from July 19 thru September 1, 2107. If you have not experienced
the Raker Trial Gardens – 2017 is your year! The RTG is a proud member of the Michigan Garden Plant Tour (July 24 - August 4, 2017).
Plus, make the Connection (July 27 & 28, 2017) - join us for our annual celebration of the Horticulture industry - barbecue, bands, and beer!
The 2017 Raker List
includes over 3,000 plant items –
more than 230 NEW items
– in 7 categories:
Florist Pot Crops & Cut Flowers
The 2017 Raker List includes over 3,000 high resolution plant images, plus:
2016-17 Raker Order Calendar
lists the eight dates vital to ordering Raker product (e.g., order 2017 Raker Peak Season Plugs and Liners October 7 (Week 40)).
Petunia: Trailing Seed
Petunia Bedding: Seed
listings with input type (seed, unrooted cutting, or tissue culture) and habit (trailing or bedding).
listings that includes bloom season, zones, height, sun exposure, and flower first year information.
Updated patent, tag, and input fields. Each plant listing details whether the plant is patented, tags are included,
and whether seed or unrooted cutting (URC) is used as an input.
Ship Weeks indicate if an item has limited availability. Most vegetative liners are available only during specific
weeks of the year. Verify the Ship Weeks correspond with your order delivery dates.
Please contact Raker
(517-542-2316) for a printed copy of the 2017 Raker List.