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Italy: Thornless green branch grown in PV greenhouse

The name is Smeralda Green Show, the new flower product completely made in Sardinia. Decorative branches exclusively cultivated and produced by Twelve Energy, the company that owns a big photovoltaic greenhouse park in Sardinia, in the town of Villasor.Smeralda Green Show is a bright green branch with no.....

Jürgen von den Driesch, Brandkamp:

"Mixed containers beloved among young generation"

Mixing different plants in one pot. It is a beloved trend among the younger generation in Central and Northern Europe and an upcoming trend in Eastern Europe. This is explained by Jürgen von den Driesch, Sales Manager at German breeder and young plant grower Brandkamp. In 2015, they have put their first so.....

Photo's cut flower carnation open house Selecta Japan

PHOTO REPORT Nearly 500 varieties and codes were on display at the cut flower carnation open house of Selecta Japan. On January 13 and 14, the visitors received an exclusive look behind the scenes at trial greenhouse co-operated by grower Mr. Kenji Tanaka."We have had great assistance and comments on our new.....

Terra Nova offers sneak peek of Radiant series

Terra Nova Nurseries offers a sneak peek of two new varieties named Tanacetum Radiant ‘Deep Pink’ and Tanacetum Radiant ‘Light Pink’. These varieties are the first introductions to the new Radiant collection from Terra Nova Nurseries.The Radiant collection offers ingenious breeding breakthroughs of color and.....

Wednesday 18th January, 9am-1pm ‘Meet & Greet’

Bloomingdale Roses introduces Knox

Friday the 20th January 2017 Bloomingdale Roses starts with the sale of the bi-coloured yellow rose ‘Knox’. The Knox will be available at the rose clock of auction Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer.Buyers & press are invited for the presentation of the complete rose assortment of Bloomingdale Roses and a.....

Van Vliet New Plants

IPM 2017: From greenhouse to cash register

Primary task of Van Vliet New Plants from Stroe (NL) is to introduce new species of plants onto the market. They work together with the market to introduce novelties, by protecting the license, and do the marketing. This makes Van Vliet New Plants a partner in tree growers products protected by plant.....

Himalaya

NL: Deliflor introduces new white spray chrysanthemum

An icy white spray chrysanthemum named Himalaya. That’s the new single flowered spray chrysanthemum which Deliflor introduces on the market. Dutch grower Lianda Flowers will supply this novelty with approximately 60.000 stems a week to the FloraHolland auction in Naaldwijk and Aalsmeer from January.....

Teun Valstar

Dutch tropical pot plant grower discusses sustainable cultivation of calathea

In the coming weeks at Waterdrinker’s Cash & Carry, the spotlight will be on growers that contribute to a sustainable and healthy world in one way or the other. This has resulted in a story series, including this one: an interview with tropical pot plant grower Teun Valstar:What do you specialize in?We.....

New Colombian plant named after president

A new plant species from Northeastern Colombia has been named Espeletia praesidentis, in honour of efforts made by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to build peace in his country after over five decades of conflict. The plant, from the genus Espeletia in the sunflower family, was discovered by a.....

Himalaya - an icy white spray chrysanthemum

Himalaya is the new single flowered spray chrysanthemum which Deliflor introduces on the market. Lianda Flowers will supply this novelty with approximately 60,000 stems a week.Himalaya meets all requirements of a white single flowered chrysanthemum to be successful: good weight, scores well on transportation.....

Rosa Loves Me cut roses premiere in Scandinavia

Rosa Eskelund will show the flowers of the first Rosa Loves Me varieties to Scandinavian florists at the Odense exhibition for Flower shops and Garden-centres on 11-12 January. The varieties are now available.Rosa looks forward to it very much, as she will show her ‘first born cut rose babies’ to her home.....

NL: Dümmen Orange cut chrysanthemum 'on the road' again

The Dümmen Orange cut chrysanthemums have kicked off the new year ‘on the road’ for the third year in a row. In the coming two weeks, Dümmen Orange will visit exporters/wholesalers with a truck filled with the most promising cut chrysanthemums.The ‘on the road’ concept has become widely known over the last.....

India: Panjab University blooms with chrysanthemums

With around 4,000 pots and 25-30 new varieties of chrysanthemum on display, the 9th Panjab University (PU) Chrysanthemum Exhibition started at Prof R C Paul Rose Garden, Sector 14, Panjab University, on Wednesday. PU vice-chancellor Prof Arun Kumar Grover inaugurated the five-day long exhibition, being.....

Michiel Kuipers, Floraconcepts;

The ideal plant and pot combination

Which plant to combine with what pot and how should I display it in my shop? There is so much on offer and making the right choice is more difficult. Both provider and buyer sometimes seem to drown in the options. Tools that make smart selecting and preferably also visualization possible can help. And.....