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Interplant Roses adds three members to spray rose family

Interplant Roses was the first rose breeder to develop Spray Roses for the cut rose industry, and they have seen this market evolve over the years. Today Spray Roses find their way to all sorts of market segments. That is why the company breeds different Spray Roses for distinctive markets. At Interplant.....

Deliflor introduces Gagarin Lunar

Gagarin is already well known in the market as being ‘Strong and legendary’ just like the famous Russian cosmonaut. From October 19 this strong variety will get a yellow addition: Gagarin Lunar. VannoVa J&A Flowers will supply approximately 7,000 stems a week of this new variety. Gagarin Lunar has the.....

US (VA): Orchid named after only Appalachian-born first lady

President Woodrow Wilson was so smitten with Edith Bolling Galt that he presented her an orchid on each day of their courtship — more than a century ago during 1915.Today, orchids still bloom as part of Edith’s story. But this time, the orchids are coming from Art Chadwick, who operates Chadwick & Son.....

The Flows!

Interplant introduces new roses with ruffled petals

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! Flow Roses are bred exclusively by Interplant. The chosen varietal name, Flow, alludes to the very special and unique flower shape with.....

Deliflor introduces PIP Sunny and PIP Purple

The PIP family will be extended with 2 colour variations in week 42 (October 18th). The first, PIP Sunny, has darkish yellow flowers with red striped petals. A disbudded chrysanthem that stands out because of its distinguishing contrast. Voort Chrysanten will supply this chrysanthemum. PIP Sunny has similar.....

David Austin introduces three English roses, including ‘Roald Dahl’

For spring 2018, David Austin Roses introduces ‘Roald Dahl’ to U.S. and Canadian gardeners. The new English Rose has a delicious Tea fragrance, is a remarkably strong repeat bloomer and is highly disease-resistant, according to Michael Marriott, the technical director and senior rosarian of David Austin.....

Aris 2017-18 Green Leaf Plants catalog offers 800 varieties

In Aris' Green Leaf Plants 2017-18 catalog, 99 new or recently introduced selections have been added, featuring genetics from their global network of breeders. The extensive Dianthus offering now includes an even greater choice of varieties, colors, patterns and flower forms.With 8 cell sizes to choose from,.....

CAN: Firefly Nightglow Diervilla Awarded Gold at Plantarium 2017

Bloomin’ Easy proudly earned another award this summer with its 2017 release, Firefly Nightglow Diervilla winning a coveted Gold Medal this year at Plantarium, held annually in Boskoop, NL.The award has further increased demand for this unique new variety, exclusive to the Bloomin’ Easy collection. We’re.....

Ball Seed organizes garden mums by color in new catalog

Ball Seed has released its most recent Ball Mums catalog for the 2018 growing season. It is the first full garden mums catalog since 2015. This edition is organized by color for quick reference. Habit, timing, bloom date and more is also provided for each variety.The expanding team behind Ball Mums is led by.....

Hybrid tea rose named after South African actress

The awards won by legendary actress Elize Cawood would be thrown away some day, but the rose named after her would be there forever, she said.Cawood, 64, of Joburg, was honoured when a rose was named during the annual Spring Rose Festival at Ludwig’s Rose Farm, north of Pretoria.The actress becomes the.....

Brand new oak

NL: De Quercus Palustris ‘Green Pyramid’

A brand new Oak was launched by Boomkwekerij E. de Jong at GrootGroenPlus last week. De Quercus Palustris 'Green Pyramid' has been grafted over many years at their Dongen nursery and enjoyed high levels of interest during the three day event.Continued growthJanny de Jong said “This event has become an.....

UK: ‘Candy coloured’ Zinnia wins RHS People’s Choice Award

A Zinnia with petals that transition from deep purple to pale pink and white has seen off competition from more than 100 other plants to be voted best new variety for 2017.Candy coloured ‘Zany Rose Picotee’ won the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) People’s Choice Awards.The public were invited to vote for.....

Vitro plus

NL: New fern named after the 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.....

Deliflor introduces disbudded chrysanthemum ‘Chispa’

In week 41 a new disbudded chrysanthemum called ‘Chispa’ will be introduced. Chispa means ‘sparkle’ in Spanish and that describes this yellow-bronze flower with its beautiful contrast.Chispa has large flowers which are protected by a net when supplied. Chispa keeps its good quality during transportation and.....