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Bouvardia Diamond Pearl Novelty of the Year

From September 12th – 14th the Flower Expo Moscow took place.The Russian market, with its huge passion for flowers and plants, has always been a good market for the horticultural sector and remains an important country with great growth and development potential.The various product groups from Royal Van.....

China: Four new varieties of dual-purpose dahlia pinnata cultivated in Yunnan

It is learned from Yunnan Flower Research Institute, YAAS that its flower research team has cultivated four new varieties of dahlia pinnata which are named “Golf”, “Mona”, “Zi Xia”, “Lisa”. These four novelties feature the dual-purpose type for potted plant and cut flower.These four new varieties have been.....

"Charmelia Blush doubles the pleasure"

The new Charmelia Blush with its blend of two colours imbues the Charmelia series with added élan. Charmelia Blush will be exclusively introduced in week 39 by OZ Export and Hamifleurs. The introduction is a partnership between cut flower grower Together2Grow and breeder Royal van Zanten.Three Charmelia.....

VitroPlus names fern after former chairman

Last week the former chairman (Mr. Nicolaas Ruiten) of the greenhouse horticulture association in the Netherlands stepped down. His board was looking for a suitable gift to offer to Mr. Ruiten at his farewell reception. Because he is known to be a real fern lover, his board asked Vitro Plus to name a new.....

Danziger is gearing up for Proflora Exhibition in October

“The cut flowers industry is constantly changing and developing. As the industry becomes global, we see the traditional links between export markets to import markets, dissolve into a much more flexible matrix of growers and customers. As breeders, we have to make sure that we can provide local solutions for.....

Anthurium Million Flowers Red caught the eye at FlowersExpo Moscow

Russia: "Many is the new big"

Russians are known for their love of large-headed flowers. However, when looking at the products that received a lot of attention at the FlowersExpo Moscow, 'big' was not always the word that would cross your mind first. 'Many' would be a better suited word. An example is the new pot anthurium Million.....

Hot trends in mums, and what is the market looking for?

Beginning August 28th, and for a whole week, Danziger held an open-days event at its Antioquia site in Colombia. Gearing up for the next season, hundreds of industry stakeholders, from all around the world, came to explore novelties and catch up with the latest trends.“As breeders, it is our job to make sure.....

NL: Bouman Anthuriums introduces anthurium cut flower Marea

Dutch grower Bouman Anthuriums introduces the new anthurium cut flower Marea. The flower has a green base colour and changes more and more into pink during its vase life. The veins have a dark pink colour, this enhances the vintage look. The flower size is about 13 cm. The cold tolerance of Marea is fine,.....

Danziger scoops up awards at FlowersExpo Russia

Danziger varieties picked up 3 awards at the recent FlowersExpo exhibition in the “Novelty of the Year” and the "Best Quality of Products" categories.Red Velvet Scoop is a new addition to the Scoop series with a dark red color and a velvety texture, and Safora Oshi Pink is a Limonium altaica variety with an.....

Terra Nova commemorates 25th anniversary with new catalog

Terra Nova Nurseries has released the 2017-2018 edition of its plant catalog, which was designed to commemorate the company’s 25th year in business.Terra Nova Nurseries’ staff conceptualized and designed the catalog’s more than 190 pages to serve as a systemized and resourceful sales tool, avoiding standard.....

FlowersExpo Moscow:

Ball is Winner of the Exhibition best display design

The FlowersExpo, International Exhibition on Floriculture & Green Industry was held on September 12th-14th, 2017 at the Crocus Expo center in Moscow Russia.The Ball booth was the Winner of the Competition: The best display design. The booth was designed to launch the New Gypsophila SNOWBALL bred by Ball.....

Benson Hill launches CRISPR 3.0

Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company that uses cloud biology to unlock the genetic potential of plants, announced at the Ag Innovation Showcase the commercial launch of CRISPR 3.0, a novel family of Cms1 nucleases as part of its suite of genomics tools to accelerate crop performance.....

Video: All you need to know about seed pelleting

In this video, PanAmerican Seed shares the seed pelleting process, with a look behind the scenes at how seed is pelleted and tested for high-quality results.The company also posted a second video, in which they share sowing advice to properly melt pelleted seed for good germination. PanAmerican Seed.....

Campanula unrooted cuttings available from Schoneveld

Schoneveld Breeding has two Campanula cultivars in their assortment from cuttings, namely the Campanula Ambella and the Campanula Adansa.Campanula Ambella (Campanula Portenschlagiana)These plants have a pleasing round plantshape and an abundance of bell-shaped flowers that bloom from early spring through.....