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Netherlands: Plantion celebrates centenary

Plantion has been around for 100 years. In the very early morning, at 06.00 am last Wednesday, the fact that precisely 100 years ago a couple of growers in Utrecht laid the foundation for the current cooperative and company Plantion, was commemorated at the Plantion clock. CEO Peter Bakker gave a speech and.....

Wednesday 18th January, 9am-1pm ‘Meet & Greet’

Bloomingdale Roses introduces Knox

Friday the 20th January 2017 Bloomingdale Roses starts with the sale of the bi-coloured yellow rose ‘Knox’. The Knox will be available at the rose clock of auction Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer.Buyers & press are invited for the presentation of the complete rose assortment of Bloomingdale Roses and a.....

NL: Trials with Lisianthus on substrate finished

From 2014 to 2016, we performed thirteen trials with Lisianthus cultivation on substrate on an area of 1000 m2. The aim was to limit the emissions of CO2 (less soil steaming, more energy-efficient cultivation), nutrients (recirculation of drainage water with closed water loops) and pesticides (hygienic.....

Rose breeder Interplant Roses sees significant increase in demand

Explorer rose is conquering the world

The Dutch rose breeding company Interplant Roses, based in Leersum, has seen demand for its deep red ‘Explorer’ roses more than double since 2014. This new rose, which was introduced in 2011, is proving to be a hit all across Europe, Russia, the Middle East and North America. CEO of Interplant Roses, Robert.....

Parfum Flower Company launches ‘Top 40 Wedding Roses’

Parfum Flower Company launches its own book in January; The ‘Top 40 Wedding Roses’. A book of coffee table format featuring the 40 most beautiful wedding roses. All of the 15 David Austin roses are included. Besides the David Austin collection, the book is filled with special roses with a beautiful shape, a.....

Rosa Loves Me cut roses premiere in Scandinavia

Rosa Eskelund will show the flowers of the first Rosa Loves Me varieties to Scandinavian florists at the Odense exhibition for Flower shops and Garden-centres on 11-12 January. The varieties are now available.Rosa looks forward to it very much, as she will show her ‘first born cut rose babies’ to her home.....

NL: Dümmen Orange cut chrysanthemum 'on the road' again

The Dümmen Orange cut chrysanthemums have kicked off the new year ‘on the road’ for the third year in a row. In the coming two weeks, Dümmen Orange will visit exporters/wholesalers with a truck filled with the most promising cut chrysanthemums.The ‘on the road’ concept has become widely known over the last.....

Parfum Flower Company

The 5 most popular garden roses of 2016

The year 2016 has come to an end. The Parfum Flower Company researched their website and social channels, trying to find the answer to a burning question: what are the most popular garden roses of 2016? Which varieties did you like the most? Used the most? Talked about the most?#5 David Austin Wedding Rose.....

British florists suffer from Brexit consequences

British florists are in trouble and have in some cases even been brought to their knees. Since Brexit flowers have become more expensive and, in addition, the pound has lost some value in relation to the euro.NOS spoke with two florists in the country and asked them about their findings. The one who runs a.....

NL: ‘Red Stone’ is missing link at Marax Tulips

‘Red Stone’ is a variety of the Marax Tulips. Due to the tulip’s many positive features, the expectations are immensely high, same as the demand for the bulbs.In 1998, the ‘Red Stone’ was the result from a hybridisation between the varieties ‘Kung Fu’ and ‘Monte Peony’. The latter tulip is a mutant of ‘Monte.....

Interplant introduces new spray & tea roses

While the atmosphere of Christmas is slowly fading away, Interplant is already working on a fresh new start of 2017. They do so by introducing two new spray rose varieties, starring Premium Spray Rose Axana, soft peach coloured, length 50 - 70 cm, vase life of 12 - 14 days, medium production level. Secondly,.....

Innovative Fresh to monitor Scandinavian flower market

"Do your flowers have at least 7 days vase life?"

Often the most simple questions in flowers and fresh produce are hardest to answer. Do you offer the best tasting grape variety? Is it time to change seasons? Are your avocados really “ready-to-eat”? Do your flowers have at least 7 days vase life? Are you better than your competition? Quality and assortments.....

NL: Arcadia starts with Antonov, Pjotr and Momoko

Arcadia and Dekker Chrysanten are strengthening their existing collaboration by expanding the range within Arcadia. The new location in De Lier, the Netherlands, will be completely filled with Antonov and Pjotr breeds. Momoko will be grown at their location in Woudtzicht, the Netherlands. This will make.....

Vineland Research rose gets plant of the year award

Everything is coming up roses for Vineland Research.Just in time for Canada’s 150th anniversary, Vineland Research has released their first rose, called the Canadian Shield.This flower is the first of a series of roses called Vineland's 49th Parallel Collection.The Canadian Shield rose, which has yet to hit.....