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NL: Paeonia tenuifolia rubra 'Plena' available in winter

Flowering at this time is the Paeonia tenuifolia rubra 'Plena' which is quite an unusual plant. Rijnbeek & Son have been building this stock up over the last few years and have been able to produce substantial levels for the future.Available this winterArno Rijnbeek said “This Paeonia will be available.....

David Austin introduces Vanessa Bell rose

David Austin's new rose, Vanessa Bell, is a free-flowering variety, bearing large clusters of soft yellow blooms, with medium strength green tea fragrance with aspects of lemon.The flower was named for the artist, designer and founder member of the Bloomsbury Group, Vanessa Bell - sister of the writer,.....

The making of Vogue’s anniversary rose

A while back, the editors of Vogue confronted a new version of a familiar challenge: How to celebrate the passage of time without raking tediously over the past? Vogue turns 125 this year, an impressive age for any publication. Was there a way to celebrate the past with something brand-new—an icon of fashion.....

Arend Roses introduces White Soda+ and Lovelace+

Arend Roses will be launching two new large-flowered quality roses in week 21: White Soda+ and Lovelace+ from breeder Dümmen Orange. These novelties will be available on the rose auction clock at Royal FloraHolland flower auction in Aalsmeer from Monday 22 May. White Soda+White Soda+ is pure white and unique.....

Tulipa Rebel Yellow

NL: New Bloomon tulip ready to conquer the world

Together with the growers of Remarkable Tulips, the Tulipa Rebel Yellow was introduced on May 3: the first Bloomon tulip. This brand new yellow-fringed species comes fresh from the Noordoostpolder, the Netherlands, and is ready to conquer the world.Dutch glory, yellow, with a rebel's edge: the first real.....

US (CA): CCFC funds two studies of benefit to the floriculture industry

The California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC), in cooperation with the Kee Kitayama Research Foundation (KKRF), recently provided $30,000 in funding for two studies into issues important to California's flower farmers.Founded in 1993 to honor longtime flower farmer and industry leader Kee Kitayama, KKRF funds.....

"’Tête Bouclé’ on its way to stardom"

Jansen’s Overseas started as a nursery but has shifted its core business to the preparation and export of flower bulbs over the years, says current commercial director and owner, Dennis van der Krogt. “Our bulbs come from a fixed selection of growers, who we place contract orders with. The bulbs that arrive.....

US (CA): Royal Lilies perform well ahead of Mother's Day

Every Mother's Day Season, the teams at Sun Valley harvest hundreds of thousands of flowers, and each year, certain varieties will emerge as the Perfect Mother's Day Bloom. This year, it's their crops of LA Hybrids, aka Royal Lilies.This year's long, rainy winter and extra-cool spring in Northern California.....

Deliflor introduces yellow Fiebre chrysanthemum

J&A Flowers will introduce the Fiebre, a new bright yellow disbudded chrysanthemum at the beginning of week 19. The sunny colour of Fiebre is very distinctive, especially combined with the intense dark leaves. Large flowers and an excellent vase life are the main characteristics of Fiebre.Grower: VannoVa.....

US: Customs intercepts pest in cut flowers

An agriculture specialist with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations at the Veterans International Bridge import cargo lot intercepted a “First in Port” pest in a shipment of eucalyptus branches. “Our CBP agriculture specialists play an important and challenging role in.....

Rosa Loves Me

"Roses with nostalgic shapes much sought after these days"

'Rosa Loves Me' is the new line of cut roses with a nostalgic garden shape. This type of cut roses is much sought after these days and was successfully presented to invited customers last week in Naaldwijk, Holland.These roses are grown by Molo River Roses, Kenya and the first two varieties from.....

2017: The year of the rose

The US National Flower first appeared around 35 million years ago and is part of the Rosaceae family which is very important for our food supply (think apples, strawberries, etc…). There are more than 150 species of Roses but only a few are used in today’s gardens.Roses have been associated with the human.....

Testing new varieties in the vaselife room

Interplant is constantly working on improving the quality of its rose varieties. That is very important, as they are keen to develop the best cut roses in all facets. Vase life tests really help investigate many important things such as how does the flower behave? How do the petals look? What is the overall.....

OnlyRoses:

A flower shop dedicated to roses only

A flower shop where you can only buy roses? Yes, OnlyRoses is a brand of a British retailer that has opened its first store in London 9 years ago and has gone from strength to strength opening stores in the Middle East. Earlier this year, they opened the doors of their new shop in Abu Dhabi. Next to London.....