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Video: Spotlight on French-grown peonies

It’s French peony season which means Jet Fresh Flower Distributors has French-grown peonies available for wholesale and special events.In an all-new episode of JFTV, Mike takes us on a tour of five different French-grown peony boxes flying at the Jet from Italy: Coral Sunset, Coral Charm, Hawaiian Coral,.....

Australia: Golden Beauty wins people's choice award

A large gold flowered, floribunda rose from Germany has been crowned the 2018 winner of the Australian National Rose Trial Garden People’s Choice Weekend.More than 830 people cast their votes from a selection of 23 roses over the weekend (7- 8 April), but it was the gold flower with mid green glossy foliage.....

The Calla will be in the Flower Agenda in May

The Flower Agenda will focus on the elegant Calla Lily in May. Customers can read all about this flower that combines style, simplicity and cheerfulness.OriginThe Calla used to go by the impressive name of the Ethiopian arum lily. It originates from an area extending from South Africa to Malawi, where it.....

Netherlands: Celosia season gets underway

It is the start of the Dutch Celosia Season. To celebrate this, OZ Export placed a colourful Celosia collection in their Flower Pitch this week. Celosias represent boldness and have an extraordinary shape. A perfect way to encourage someone, is to surprise them with a Celosia gift.Feiko Sonneveld nurseryWhen.....

Pretty in pink:

SK Roses presents Honey Avalanche+

New in the luxury rose segment: Honey Avalanche+®, a large pink high quality rose with an elegant appeal and gorgeous petals that offer a surprise. "Honey Avalanche+® has fresh green accents in the outer side of its big bud. It opens with amazing petals that show a deeper pink on the underside and a paler.....

Dutch Flower Group best Dutch family company of 2018

Dutch Flower Group was recently honored with the 2018 Family Business Award. CEO Marco van Zijverden was given the award by Jan Kees de Jager, former Dutch Secretary of State and Minister of Finance. The winner was picked from a select group of five nominated companies.The companies were selected from.....

Europe: New light recipe improves quality of roses under LED

Philips Lighting unveiled its new Philips GreenPower LED toplighting with a light spectrum optimized for cut rose cultivation at an event of the Philips Rose Expertise Group. The new GreenPower LED toplighting with cut rose spectrum allows growers to increase light levels year-round without increasing heat......

May 2, Lisse

Floritec shows mums at Keukenhof

Keukenhof is organizing another Chrysanthemum show this year. Floritec's products will be presented in an professional manner to the many national and international consumers.A professional jury will judge on May 2nd which flower is the best in its category. Top arrangers Heleen Valstar, Zuidkoop and Dries.....

Kenya: FlowerWatch to provide training program in Naivasha

FlowerWatch Kenya, a company specialized in monitoring and ensuring the quality and vase life of cut flowers during transport, designed a series of training modules both on-farm and at a central location.Over the coming months, FlowerWatch will provide a series of trainings in Naivasha, Kenya. These.....

Deliflor introduces Baltazar Intense

The family of disbudded spider chrysanthemum Baltazar will be extended by Baltazar Intense on Wednesday April 11th. This variety is more purple than Baltazar, but with the same light green ends of its petals. This creates a characteristic appearance for Baltazar Intense and will therefore inspire many.....

Rose Society of South Australia features Sweet Intoxication

‘Sweet Intoxication’ is a lilac Floribunda rose bred by renowned Hybridiser Dr. Keith W. Zary in the USA in 2008, using the Gold Medal winning rose ‘Perfume Perfection’ as one of the parent plants and Melody Parfumée. This rose was introduced in the United States by Jackson and Perkins in 2010 as ‘Sweet.....

Interplant introduces new rose family: The Flows

After thousands of crossings and 25 years of experimenting, Interplant has succeeded in creating a new type of rose family that goes beyond the traditional rose: the Flows. This product is being bred exclusively by Interplant. The chosen varietal name, Flow, alludes to the very special and unique flower.....

US (CA): The Snowball Viburnum season is open

Since Sun Valley grows flowers in many different micro-climates, they are able to bring several seasonal specialty crops to market each year. Right now is Snowball Viburnum season, the snow balls of spring. These grow on the farm in Willow Creek, CA., about 40 miles as a very ambitious crow flies inland from.....

NL: Florensis Cut Flowers expands Lisianthus greenhouse

Florensis Cut Flowers will further expand its production facilities for young Lisianthus plants. Adriaan Vonk, Director of Florensis Cut Flowers, recently signed the tender for the construction of the new greenhouse with a surface area of 13,000 m2. The greenhouse will be built by Bosman Van Zaal in.....