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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.....

UK: 'Delicious Monster' named Favourite Office Plant 2018

Monstera deliciosa stole the show in the judges' eyes to claim the title of Favourite Office Plant 2018.Fulfilling the criteria for the plant that makes a statement and a retro comeback as well as the plant, judges would like to see used more, it was the overall winner by a 5:3 vote. The other two plants in.....

UK: Olive tree is July Garden Plant of the Month

The charm of the olive tree (Olea) lies in the combination of the gnarled trunk and the evergreen, silver-green leaves. Its distinctive look means the plant immediately creates a Mediterranean feel on a balcony, patio or terrace, reminiscent of the countries where olive trees grow everywhere. In May and June.....

UK: Quirky air plants prove popular with Waitrose customers

Houseplants are back in the limelight, with annual sales up 33% at Waitrose and sales of air plants up 14% month on month at WaitroseGarden.com.Air plants, which grow without the need for soil, make the perfect, low-maintenance houseplant and Waitrose Garden, the Waitrose online dedicated garden centre,.....

Positive contribution to biodiversity by returning 3,000 plants to the wild

Anthura reintroduces Cypripedium in Switzerland

With the reintroduction of Cypripedium into nature, Anthura is helping to preserve the natural beauty of Switzerland and its biodiversity.Cypripedium calceolus is a naturally occurring orchid in Switzerland. It is one of the most spectacular wild European orchids. Unfortunately this has a downside: because.....

Germany: Rosenhof Odendahl in the spotlight

"We grow a diverse range of roses in containers for the garden, balcony or terrace. The auction clock is for us a way to show off our new products," says Franz Josef Odendahl, who heads the family business. In the new 'Anlieferer im Rampenlicht' video, Veiling Rhein-Maas presents Rosenhof Odendahl from Neuss.....

UK: Succulents are July's Houseplant of the Month

Highly decorative, eye-catching and extremely easy to care for: there’s a lot to be said for succulents such as Echeveria, Crassula, Kalanchoe, Aeonium, Aloe, Haworthia and Rhipsalis. They’re all succulents, which means that they are able to store water in their roots, stems and thick leaves. This enables.....

US: Botanicals are the new trend in retail

A new era of flower power is blossoming, thanks to a growing culture of city-dwellers seeking to re-wild their patch of urbane jungle, the rise of avant-garde floral designers, a canny class of social media bred botanical entrepreneurs and retail architects seducing audiences with subtle forms of.....

UK: Plastic-free plants debut at Tesco

Modiform’s EcoExpert range of pots and trays made from moulded paper have their first debut in the UK for Tesco supermarkets. It was a 100% plastic free plant offering. The plastic pots were re-packed into EcoExpert 14cm pots and trays. The plastic POS is changed to card and even the plastic cable ties were.....

Singapore names orchid after Indian PM

An orchid was named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mark his visit to the National Orchid Garden of Singapore."Dendrobrium Narendra Modi - an orchid named after PM @narendramodi on the occasion of his visit to the National Orchid Garden in Singapore," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh.....

UK: Fragrant ‘moth orchids’ new houseplant trend for 2018

The most popular indoor plant in the UK is set to become even more of a ‘must have’ as three varieties of delicately scented moth orchid hit the high street for the first time.Until recently, Phalaenopsis orchids - commonly known as moth orchids – have been unscented with the emphasis on their large.....

Danish grower adds Adenium to assortment

Adenium is a new product that has become part of the Fairytale Flowers assortment. Gartneriet PKM bought the genetics of Adenium in 2017 and now they have the first plants for sale in limited quantities.Adenium is also known as Desert Rose, as it grows wild in dry desert areas in eastern Africa. The plant.....

New ornamental pots respond to current trends

Colourful news fresh from the Desch-Epla factory: two completely new decorative pots that reflect contemporary trends - well thought-out, highly stylised, and distinctive. Both models have a non-scratch and non-stick surface, which keeps them nice and clean. ‘Mayca’ ornamental pot for bedding, Buxus and.....

Proven Winners delays launch of Coral Creations succulent collection

When Proven Winners debuted their new Coral Creations succulent collection at the California Spring Trials, they were surprised and pleased at the demand from visitors. After running the numbers from growers and retailers across North America who are interested in carrying the line, Proven Winners has.....