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Speaker: Scott Rusch, GM and Co-Founder of BloomStudios Cut Flowers

Session Title: Key Production Tips on Cut Flower Varieties for Fall and Winter

Sunday, July 11  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Key holidays in fall & winter as well as increased consumer use throughout the year create opportunities beyond spring and summer programs. We’ll dive into key production tips on proven cut flower varieties that perform to extend your season in your tunnel or greenhouse for Halloween, Día de los Muertos, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Valentine’s Day. Along the way, we’ll highlight new varieties to explore from BloomStudios & Ball Seed from leading breeders around the world. 

Level: Fundamental           Type: Growing

Scott Rusch,

GM BloomStudios Cut Flowers 

Scott Rusch, GM and Co-Founder of BloomStudios Cut Flowers

Scott Rusch started with Ball Horticultural Company in 2001 as PanAmerican Seed’s sales rep for Ball Seed traveling throughout North America to support their products. He also spent a year in Japan working at M&BFlora representing PanAmerican products and learning about the unique product needs of that market.

For 10 years as global product manager, Scott was responsible for managing or introducing many Cut Flower and Bedding products including Akila Osteospermum, Amazon & Bouquet Dianthus, Dash & Jolt Dianthus, Matrix & Cool Wave Pansies, Potomac Snapdragons, Zahara & Double Zahara Zinnias. In 2015, he was promoted to PanAmerican Seed product development director; responsible for the commercial assortment for PanAm and Kieft Seed leading the product management team bringing new varieties to market working with the best breeders and product team in the world.

In Fall 2019, Scott started as the General Manager and Co-Founder of BloomStudios Cut Flowers; Ball Horticultural Company and PanAmerican Seed’s newest division focused on cut flowers. BloomStudios develops new products, technical resources, and marketing to support distributors selling to cut flower growers.

BloomStudios Cut Flowers .... Igniting Imagination with Every Stem
Imagine a new cut flower company grown from a deep and unbending passion for flowers. Imagine a deeper level of support, and a company that embraces new and evolving technologies. Most of all, imagine a company dedicated to you. We combine a passionate commitment to R&D with a pure joy for cut flowers in order to deliver quality seed, URCs and TC-based products that are embraced by our partners and their customers around the world.

For over 50 years, PanAmerican Seed has been creating exceptional cut flowers, providing the highest quality seed to growers around the world. BloomStudios Cut Flowers grew from this and is dedicated to bringing innovation to the professional cut flower market. BloomStudios focuses on providing quality products with breeding from PanAmerican, Ball and a collaborative network of private breeders. Our varieties are available through the PanAmerican Seed distribution network. We support local and export markets with expert technical resources. From distributors and growers to wholesalers, designers and retailers, BloomStudios is committed to all the partners in the industry by offering the best varieties and extensive collaboration to help create beautiful bouquets.

Address:   622 Town Rd. West Chicago, IL 60185
Email:  info@bloomstudios.com     Contact:   Rusch, Scott
Phone:  (630) 588-3454   FAX: 


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