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US: New heuchera is bred to fill landscapes

Terra Nova Nurseries announced a sneak peek of Heuchera Grande Amethyst PPAF ('TNHEUGA'). This variety has a large mounding habit and is bred to fill landscapes. Heuchera Grande Amethyst has purple, wavy leaves and flowers on medium-height stalks that bloom in late summer. This perennial performs well in.....

'Schloss Moyland'

Pellens Hortensien christens own hydrangea variety

Schloss Moyland, a new hydrangea variety (Hydrangea macrophylla) will be named, which has been selected by Pellens Hortensien and will now be marketed all over Europe. "The special aspect of this variety is its fascinating play of colours while bursting into blossom," company owner Andreas Pellens describes.....

at Cultivate '18

US (OH): Vitro Plus presents new cultivation system for ferns

Vitro Plus will exhibit at Cultivate '18 in Columbus Ohio from Sunday July 15th until Tuesday July 17th in booth #1651. They are attending this show to connect with existing customers who exhibit there as well or visit the show, but also to find new customers for the hardy ferns that Vitro Plus is now.....

UK: Bransford Webbs introduces Buddleja Rocketstar

Buddleja Rocketstar is a new introduction from Proven Winners, available exclusively in the UK from The Bransford Webbs Plant Company.These varieties combine a very low and compact habit with big flowers, which cover the plant non-stop from early summer to autumn. This variety is winter hardy and is suitable.....

First hydrangea variety granted Breeders' Rights in China

Hydrangea macrophylla You&Me Miss Saori ('H2002') has been granted Plant Breeders’ Rights in China. At the Garden Trials and Trade Show in the Netherlands last June, Shujun Yu (PBR Attorney), Renchun Yu (PBR Lawyer) and Kim van Rijssen (Plantipp) handed the Chinese certificate to Satoki Matsui of Plant.....

NL: IFTF to expand again

In 4 months the 9th edition of IFTF will take place at Expo Haarlemmermeer in Vijfhuizen at a 20 minutes distance of Schiphol Airport. With again a new record high number of exhibitors expected this year, the exhibition will be growing 15% in size and living up to its name of being the world’s biggest and.....

US (CO): Armeria Dreameria shows early summer color at CSU

Student perennial trial coordinator, David McKinney, noted the performance of Darwin's Armeria Dreameria at the Perennial Trials at Colorado State University:"On the evening of May 22, a thunderstorm struck Northern Colorado and threw down up to 2" of pea-sized hail. While many plants in the.....

Must Have Perennials heats up with Euphorbia ‘Bonfire’

The Spurge, Euphorbia ‘Bonfire’ (USPP#18585, PBR), comes to Rozanne and Friends from Mary Ann Faria, Owner of Limerock Plant Farm in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Her breeding goal was to create a new Euphorbia with red-colored leaves that remain all season long—not just in the fall as other Euphorbia varieties do......

US: EHR releases Hot New Perennials for 2019 booklet

Eason Horticultural Resources announces the release of their Hot New Perennials for 2019 booklet. This is a compilation of information shared with us from a broad range of perennial young plant producers, breeding companies, and breeder representatives.This is the 10th annual edition of the Hot New Perennial.....

US (IL): Herbs take center stage at Darwin Perennials Day

This year’s Darwin Perennials Day event was graced with pleasant weather and a devoted group of attendees who turned out Wednesday, June 20, to view the latest new products for the perennial plant industry. More than 300 guests visited The Gardens at Ball in West Chicago, Ill., where they explored the Darwin.....

UK: Lovania adds 10 acres under glass

Adding to its production portfolio and bringing its total production area to 42 acres across 16 sites, Lovania have acquired the 10-acre former Mahood site at Moss Lane, Hesketh Bank. The increased glass production is an important step to add to the existing developments at Nook Farm where Phase 2 of.....

US (MA): NGCE to feature educational sessions on perennial production

Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will feature educational sessions on Perennial Production on November 8, 2018. This session will feature:Propagating Perennials - Stephanie BurnettNatives, A Grower’s Perspective - Peter van BerkumNutrient Management with Herbaceous Perennials - Sinclair.....

UK: Pansies go large with new Freefall XL series

It’s a win for the Earley Ornamentals’ new easy-to-grow Pansy Freefall XL Bright Yellow. The pansy was awarded Silver in the Annuals category in the New Plant Awards at this year’s HTA National Plant Show 2018 at Stoneleigh Park in Coventry.Helping growers stay ahead, this brand new series offers the same.....

Video: Floral Fantasia garden creation time-lapse

Ipswich-based gardening experts Thompson & Morgan teamed up with the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society), to create a Floral Fantasia garden at RHS Hyde Hall near Chelmsford.Over two days, May 30 and 31, Thompson & Morgan staff and RHS staff planted more than 14,000 bedding plants.Watch the video below.....