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Wabara expands into new markets with exclusive partnerships

"Wabara will become a global brand". These are the ambitious words of Japanese grower and breeder Ken Kunieda of Rose Farm Keiji. The brand consists of Japanese garden type roses with unusual shapes and scents. Currently, five selected farms, including Rose Farm Keiji are cultivating and selling the brand......

UK: Adenophera White Blaze wins National Plant Show visitor vote

Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, have voted Adenophera White Blaze from Darby Nursery Stock and Fairweather’s Nursery as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards.The tall flower spikes of this plant are covered in masses of white hanging bells throughout summer due to its long.....

US (IL): Sunshine delphinium named in honor of John Simko

Floral professionals gathered during the 8th Annual Flower Naming Ceremony to recognize one individual’s lifelong contribution to the global floriculture industry.Kevin Barry of Big Y Foods presented the honor to John Simko, President and CEO of Sunshine Bouquet Company and 40 year industry veteran.Barry.....

UK: Double HTA award win for Earley's Penstemon Pentastic

The Penstemon Pentastic Red and Penstemon Pentastic Rose have both picked up bronze awards in the ‘Herbaceous Perennials’ category at the 2017 HTA New Plant Awards. Pentastic was introduced this year to extend the already comprehensive Earley Penstemon range and support the growing popularity of.....

UK: Malus sieboldii Aros takes best in show at New Plant Awards

Malus sieboldii Aros from Frank P Matthews has been crowned this year as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards on the opening morning of the HTA National Plant Show.Judging Panel member Tim Upson, Head of Horticulture at the RHS comments, “Malus sieboldii Aros really stood out as a true winner. Whilst purple.....

Tabledance wins first place in Lily League

The variety Tabledance has been selected by the visitors of the Dutch Lily Days and other interested parties as most appreciated lily in the world. A successful sequel is given to the Lily League formula, a "lily parade" of the prettiest and most appreciated lily varieties of this moment. Extra festive was.....

Takii Seed introduces Helianthus Sunrich Provence

Sunrich Provence is a new addition to the Helianthus Sunrich range. Sunrich Provence has a distinctive fiery yellow colour, recalling a summer evening in France. Sunrich Provence is available from three growers from week 26.Intense fiery yellow petalsThe colour of the flower echoes the Provence sunlight and.....

UK: Wyevale Nurseries enters Plant Awards at HTA Show

Wyevale Nurseries has entered seven new plants into the New Plant Awards at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) National Plant Show. The Hereford-based Wyevale Nurseries has submitted Morus ‘Mojo Berry’, Edelweiss ‘Blossom of Snow’, Alstroemeria ‘Little Miss Zoe’ and Agapanthus ‘His Majesty’ to name.....

DVFlora introduces 20 new spray rose varieties

DVFlora and The Elite Flower officially announced that after 18 long months of planning and testing, they are introducing 20 new Spray Rose varieties to the market.This collection consists of some very popular colors; including a vibrant Orange (Sensation), a Blush/Pink (Phuket), and even a Cream (Sahara.....

UK: Earley Ornamentals showcases Penstemon Pentastic at HTA

Introduced to support the growing popularity of perennials, the award-winning Penstemon Pentastic will be the main feature on the Earley Ornamentals’ stand at the HTA National Plant Show 2017. This follows the announcement that Earley will be one of the selected UK producers for this product. Also on display.....

Africa coloured green with new Trachelium

Trachelium Briba Green (Throatwort) will be planted in large quantities from week 20 at Moerman Bruins Flowers in Tanzania at a 1.4 ha dedicated greenhouse.The biggest advantage of Briba Green is the transport quality and shelf life due to the absence of pollen and stamen. This unique feature is not present.....

Anthura introduces 'musical' Kaseko anthurium

Kaseko is a musical form that sprouted from New Orleans Jazz, combined with South American music and Calypso. The music that resulted from this mix quickly became popular in Suriname. Anthura was inspired by these cheerful sounds.In this respect, breeding Anthuriums is similar to composing a piece of music......

NL: Beekenkamp Plants ready for 'colorful trip around the world'

During the FlowerTrials, from the 13th till the 16th of June, Beekenkamp is characterized by a colorful world trip. Customers are transported to a world where different countries and experiences merge together colorfully. During the trials, the new website will also be launched and the new catalog can be.....

Everything's coming up roses for De Ruiter

In recent years, De Ruiter has been hard at work on five red and five pink rose varieties for Africa. The group of red rose varieties has been named The “new” Big Five. Some of these are already known in the market because they're in production or being traded already. The varieties Rhodos, Ever Red and Red.....