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Deliflor introduces Fireball (Santini)

The new orange Santini of Deliflor has been given a name that suits its appearance: Fireball. A bright orange ball that will not stay unnoticed, with dark leaves and its contrasting flowers. From week 43 Fireball will be supplied by Lianda Flowers with 25,000 stems a week. Grower: Lianda Flowers Amounts: 25,000 stems a week VBN-code: 118568 For more information Deliflor…

Ball Seed releases more trial results

The outdoor display and test areas at the Annual Flower Trial Garden at Colorado State were established to allow students, researchers, industry representatives, homeowners and extension personnel to learn, teach and evaluate through horticultural research and demonstration projects conducted in the…

Deliflor introduces 'classic beauty' Aristotle

In week 42 (October 17th) Aristotle will be available on the market. This white spray chrysanthemum has a bright green centre and appealing round petals. Its vase life is excellent and Aristotle has great growing power. The philosopher Aristotle was an icon of his time; the chrysanthemum Aristotle has all it takes to become…

US: Early sales 2020 new varieties available now from PanAmerican Seed

On October 1, PanAmerican Seed released a select group of new 2020 introductions for sale. This provides growers a chance to purchase larger quantities and sell the latest seed genetics during the 2019 spring season rather than only offering small quantities for sampling. This early-release timeline…

Ball Seed reaps awards at North American trials

Les Exceptionnelles (the Exceptionals) selects six to 10 annual plants each year that have stood out for their performance and ease in growing in the assessment gardens in Canada’s northern climate. Among this year's selections were these varieties from Ball Seed: Begonia Canary Wings (Ball Ingenuity) Ipomoea SolarPower Black Heart (Ball FloraPlant) In Texas,…

Andrej Nastran, PlantRay

Smart device for consumer determines optimal watering time

As we all know, the most important part of growing plants is watering them. However it is easy to forget the last time you watered your plant. “The majority of plants are not growing well precisely, because of too much or too little water. We simply forget to water them, or we are watering them too…

UK: Begonias voted a plant favourite in RHS People’s Choice Awards

Begonias have been voted a plant favourite in the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) annual People’s Choice Awards. Visitors to RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey were asked to vote for their favourite from 84 new varieties trialled over the summer, with the basket and bedding classic securing the top two spots. The pink-frilled…

US: Oso Easy Urban Legend Rosa earns its Proven Winners moniker

Proven Winners ColorChoice Oso Easy Urban Legend Rosa has been awarded the Lord Burleigh Award for Best Disease Resistance, plus the Chauncey Beadle Award for Best Shrub Rose at the 2018 Biltmore International Rose Trials at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. The two awards bring the plant’s total to…

New, ultra-hardy cultivars present creative solutions for landscapes

Terra Nova Nurseries has released three very hardy series: Heuchera Northern Exposure, which are bred from the world’s hardiest heuchera; Echinacea Kismet, which survived 100 percent in Minnesota trials; and Penstemon Dakota, named for its roots in North Dakota’s Zone 3. All three groups come with a…

TreeTown USA awarded patent for new ‘Morning Sun’ variety of Japanese Blueberry Tree

TreeTown USA has been awarded a patent for a new variety of Japanese Blueberry, ‘Morning Sun’ PP #29,266, that features a vibrant red-orange flush while reaching heights up to 40 feet as a luxurious shade tree or kept smaller as a sheared and shaped accent plant. ​ This newest cultivar of Elaeocarpus decipiens, often called a Japanese…

US (GA): Plants shine in Trial Gardens' Classic City Awards

Georgia summers can be tough on landscape plants. That's why the University of Georgia Trial Gardens wait until the end of the summer to release its annual list of best-performing varieties.  Each year the gardens’ staff recognizes the plants that best weathered Georgia’s heat and humidity with the Trial Gardens’ Classic City…

New “House” series roses by United Selections

United Selections just announced a new series of fresh-cut roses called the “House” series during their exhibit at Expo Flor Ecuador 2018 in Quito. Following the path of their yellow rose variety, “Lighthouse,” the breeders displayed a new white rose named “White House” for the very first time in their booth.   “House”…

US (CA): SAF announces winners of Outstanding Varieties Competition

The SAF convention was held last week in Palm Springs CA. The winners of the Outstanding Varieties Competition have now been announced. Click here to see the full list. The judging took place on Wednesday - 9/12, and the winners were announced on Thursday, 9/13 at the convention’s Kick-Off Breakfast. Sun Valley won 12…

White hybrid tea rose named after Obama

Hybrid Tea Roses are one of the most popular rose types in the world. The typical shape of a Hybrid Tea Rose is a straight and upright long stem with a large flower. The bloom of a Hybrid Tea Rose can be as large as 8 - 12 centimeters in diameter. The rose plant itself can grow as high as 1.7 meters…

UK: Agapanthus ‘Fireworks’ wins new product award at Glee

Staff at Wyevale Nurseries are celebrating after their new plant Agapanthus ‘Fireworks’ won a New Product award at Glee. Wyevale Nurseries entered the plant in to the Plant, Seed & Bulb category at the trade show at the NEC in Birmingham and were delighted it was named as the winner. Colin Stanley,…

Meghan and Jessica, Proven Winners

"Picking our favorite new annuals is like picking a favourite kid"

This is the time of year we turn our attention to what new plants we have to offer for next year—and we have forty-five annuals that are either completely new, or improved and ready for you to add to your benches next spring! If you haven’t had a chance to see them at a recent trade show, then click here…

UK: Wyevale Nurseries enter plants into New Product Showcase

Wyevale Nurseries is this month (September, 2018) entering two new plants into the New Product Showcase at the UK’s leading garden and outdoor living tradeshow. The company has submitted Agapanthus ‘Fireworks’ and Salvia ‘Kisses & Wishes’ to the Plant, Seed & Bulb category at Glee, which runs from…

at Farwest Show New Varieties Showcase

US: Cherry Choco Latte Rose Mallow wins Peoples’ Choice honors

Attendees at the 2018 Farwest Show selected SUMMERIFIC ‘Cherry Choco Latte’ Rose Mallow (Hibiscus SUMMERIFIC ‘Cherry Choco Latte’ PPAF CBRAF) as the Peoples’ Choice Best in Show winner in the show’s New Varieties Showcase. The plant was earlier awarded Best in Show by a panel of expert judges for a clean…

David Lam, Rosaprima

"Customers are looking for different shades of red roses"

“We see that the markets are becoming more sophisticated. Customers are looking for different shades and alternatives in red roses”, says David Lam, the Vice President Sales of Rosaprima. Last year the Ecuadorian rose farm started to plant Finally, the new rose variety of United Selections. “It is a…

US: Grower offers new bundled combinations for 2019

When hanging basket and upright combinations are beautiful and easy to grow, with outstanding performance, they appeal to growers, retailers and consumers across the country. Four Star’s Bundled Combinations for 2019 have been created with these characteristics in mind. More than 300 combination recipes…

4 x Award of Garden Merit for Cannova

4 varieties from the Cannova series have been awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit. The Award of Garden Merit (AGM) is a long-established annual award for plants by the British Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). It is based on assessment of the plants’ performance under UK growing conditions.…

Lots of prizes for Plantipp at Plantarium

Plantipp BV has won six medals at the novelties inspection at Plantarium 2018. Carex Evercolor ‘Everglow’ has been awarded a gold medal. According to the jury report it is a sturdy plant with good variegated foliage and with a particularly warm tone: "as if the evening sun shines on the plant".…

Belgium: Florall Awards prize plants with consumer value

Horticultural fans are once again being treated to interesting newcomers with extra added value. From amongst sixteen novelties, the jury of the Florall Awards selected the long-flowering Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ with its high value for the consumer and the hardy Lagerstroemia indica ‘Berry Dazzle’ as…

US: Texas-bred blue hibiscus flowers arrive in stores

Released in July and primarily to Texas retailers, 'Brandy Bleu,' 'Cordon Bleu' and 'Grape Sorbet' are among the Summer Spice hardy hibiscus series developed by Texas A&M University AgriLife Research and the Texas Foundation Seed Service. Until the breakthrough introduction of 'Blue Angel' in 2012, hardy…

What French growers think of the Petunia Sanguna series

Syngenta Flowers wants varieties that perform well for growers and in the field. So every year, in France, four reference growers (Catherine Oriot, Pierre Carté, Gaby Tricoire and Olivier Duchamp) in four locations across the country test all new varieties and sales reps come to see the results. They…

US (IA): Begonia prove popular at Plantpeddler Variety Day

Plantpeddler in Cresco, IA held its annual Variety Day, Friday August 3. The event showcased nearly 1,200 varieties of vegetative annuals in large containers, baskets, planters and beds from a global array of breeders. Growers, breeders, brokers, and retailers spent the day touring the greenhouses and in…

Plenty of Plantipp novelties at Plantarium

Plantipp has signed up various novelties for the novelties inspection at Plantarium 2018. In addition to the entries for the inspection, even more introductions will be shown at the stand of Plantipp. The Euonymus japonicus 'White Spire' deserves extra attention. This variety comes from the breeder Theo…

European Garden Mums come to North American market

Starting this week the first Morgana Garden Mums will be available on the North American market (called Amadore in Europe). After the introduction of this 6-colored family in 2017 the first commercial amounts will become available from various North American growers. The main advantage of the Morgana…

Edible rose 'Nadia Zerouali' baptized

The PGR team was a guest of honor at the Lottum rose festival in the Netherlands. They had the opportunity to present their own Cookbook and to baptize another edible rose – Nadia Zerouali. This bright yellow rose has powerful citrus aroma and can be used in refreshing drinks and Mediterranean cuisine.…

Denmark: New series of bio roses named with champagne

On Thursday August 16th the naming of a new series of Kordana organic roses made by Rosa Danica took place at the opening of the Flower Festival in Odense. The different varieties of the Bio roses were presented in a mix of all colors available. The minister of energy and climate Lars Christian Lilleholt…

Deliflor introduces Pimento Orange chrysanthemum

Zentoo will introduce the orange Santini Pimento Orange. This new colour variation of Pimento is an addition to the orange segment. The fresh green centre makes for a contrast of colours. Pimento Orange can easily be used in any kind of autumn arrangement or bouquet. Pimento Orange will be available in…

Autumn Friends: plant combinations for late summer and autumn

Convenience is in vogue and, according to figures published by the Agricultural Market Information Service, plant sales increase in autumn. In line with this, Selecta one offers its Autumn Friends for sales in late summer and autumn. The customer has no effort with these recommendations for plant…

New species of orchid discovered in Peruvian jungle

Botanists have discovered a new species of orchid in Peru's central Amazonian rainforest, the country's national parks service announced Tuesday. "The new species of orchid was recently discovered in the Tingo Maria National Park" in the Huanuco region, the parks service SERNANP announced. The orchid is…

Deliflor adds yellow variety to Magnum chrysanthemum range

The disbudded chrysanthemum Magnum will get a yellow extension in week 33: Magnum Yellow. This new variety will be supplied by 2 quality growers: Arcadia Chrysanten and VannoVa J&A Flowers. Magnum Yellow also has the distinctive large flower with the enormous amount of petals that unfold into a large…

Flowerless plants flourishing

Creating a plant with the 'wow' effect without flowers. It is attempted more often and over the last few years it seems to be bearing fruits. In the US, for example, the Royal Hawaiian Colocasia series of PlantHaven has characteristics with colorful stems and leaf markings was introduced in 2008 and over the past three years,…

August 22-24, Boskoop

Selecta One with pot carnations and Autumn Friends at Plantarium 2018

At the International Trade Center in Boskoop-Hazerswoude at stand number 227, Selecta One presents its pot carnation highlights and the concept Autumn Friends – flower heroes and foliage artists for late summer and autumn – at this year’s Plantarium from 22 to 24 August. Plantarium takes place in the end…

Brandkamp shows off new Jollies and Tropic Lantana

During the Flower Trials in week 24, German breeder and propagator Brandkamp showed off a wide range from its assortment, along with novelties in chrysanthemums, bedding plants and cut flowers. Since many years Fuchsias and Lantanas have been one of the main points in the Brandkamp breeding program. The…


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