Tropicals are hot, which is why The Garden Center Group had its largest-ever number of garden retailers as judges in attendance at the Tropical Plants Industry Exposition (TPIE) this year, helping to find great products to present as Cool Product Awards.

This year’s judges nominated more than 60 products in their search results. The group ultimately awarded 15 companies awards for 17 “Cool Products.” Check out the slideshow above for a quick look at this year’s winners (listed by company in alphabetical order), and links for more details.

Have a look at ForemostCo’s new Thai Dye series on Greenhouse Grower: