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Selecta One launches Spring Annuals catalogue 2018/19

The bedding and balcony season is in full swing – we already welcomed the first days of summer and balconies and gardens are being planted and worked on again. To celebrate the season, Selecta One presented its new Spring Annuals catalogue 2018/2019. In this catalogue you can find the familiar overview of.....

"Camellia enjoys resurgence in popularity"

The versatility of Camellia as a genus has resulted in a strong resurgence in its popularity around the world. Its diversity in appearance, coupled with the number of available selections, flower colours and types, as well as the options for multiple use, have all combined to create this trend.Camellia.....

June 1-September 30, Essex

Thompson & Morgan, RHS Garden Hyde Hall team up for ‘Floral Fantasia’

Thompson & Morgan and RHS Garden Hyde Hall team up to create a garden for an event this summer, aptly named Floral Fantasia. Thompson & Morgan is transforming an area of the well-known RHS site near Chelmsford in Essex into a floral exhibition, showcasing many varieties of bedding plants.Over four.....

US: Proven Winners Shrubs of the Year program expands

Proven Winners will expand its National Plant of the Year program in 2019, highlighting four shrubs from the Proven Winners ColorChoice line, in addition to its Perennial and Annual Plants of the Year.The Landscape Plant of the Year program was started in 2016 as a way to promote particularly.....

Photo report Flower Expo Ukraine

PHOTO REPORT Last week the Flower Expo Ukraine took place in the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev. For the 12th (almost) consecutive year the organization of the fair got the main actors within the Ukrainian floral industry together. Next to Ukrainian companies, no less than 34 Dutch trade and breeding companies.....

Small Plants for Small Spaces brand spreads across the UK

Farplants' brand new range, Small Plants for Small Spaces, is the largest product launch in the history of the co-operative group and is now stocked in garden centres up and down the UK. It’s the new concept for selling small hardy plants targeted to the consumer limited by space.Small Plants for Small.....

Photos: Iran Green Trade Fair

Iranian horticulture picking up the high-tech pace

PHOTO REPORT The third edition of the International Iran Green Trade Fair IGTF, held last week in the Tehran Exhibition Center in Iran, grew in 1 year with 200% to a total of 6,000 m2 of exhibit space. A total of 119 companies and about 7,500 visitors participated in what is considered to have become Iran’s leading,.....

"Hedges, edges and everything in-between"

The recently held Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show provided a showcase for the versatility and popularity of the Fairy Magnolias series from Tesselaar Plants.This series of Michelia hybrids (now part of the Magnolia family) bred by Magnolia breeder Mark Jury (with 3 colours in the range) can.....

US (FL): New lantana plants protect native flora and enhance landscapes

Home and property owners often enhance their landscapes with the beautiful lantana, but some of the plant’s varieties may escape yards, spread to areas where they shouldn’t go and cross-pollinate Florida’s native lantana.That’s why, in 2004, the head of the Tampa Bay Wholesale Growers Association asked.....

US (CO): Perennial Trials reveal top six Rocky Mountain performers

After three seasons growing in the challenging conditions of the Rocky Mountains, 6 perennial plants have been named “Top Performers” by researchers at Colorado State University.The purpose of the trial garden is to evaluate new perennial plant species and cul­tivars under the unique Rocky Mountain.....

Miniature rhododendrons: Not dwarf, but compact

In the spring rhododendrons and azaleas are the most beautiful flowering shrubs in the garden. It is less well known that there are also very attractive and abundantly flowering dwarf varieties of these plants that can be cultivated in the long time in a container. They are joined by more evergreens like.....

UK: Seiont increases range of shrubs and perennials

Now the fine weather has finally arrived, Seiont Nurseries are busier than ever. Their range of plugs and liners are being shipped to every corner of the U.K. Heucheras are looking good and the nursery still have 20,000 P9 available now.SalesNew Season Perennial plugs are also looking great, according to the.....

US: Darwin Perennials puts winter colors in the spotlight

Greg Soles of Darwin Perennials highlights some of the company's winter color varieties in a new edition of 'Notes from the road'."Sales are active in the deep south, Gulf Coast states and Pacific Coast right now", he writes. "Betcha’ landscapers would like to have this color for their jobs this time of.....