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SunPatiens featured at Hortivation Family Garden

Sakata Ornamentals takes part in the new Hortivation experience the ‘Family Garden’. Time efficiency and sustainability will form the central theme of this innovation show. Impatiens SunPatiens will feature in this hotspot located in Hall 13. The plants thrive in full sun or part shade and deliver continuous.....

IPM Essen:

Kientzler with new stand and novelties for 2018

Known for interesting novelties, company Kientzler will present its new varieties and marketing concepts at their new stand concept during IPM 2018. The German young plant grower will show its seasonal concepts including vegetables and herbs in an up to date and inspiring set-up.Within their autumn and.....

Bloomingdale Roses presents new roses

Friday the 19th of January the clock sales of 4 new Bloomingdale Roses rose varieties starts. The clock sales will be at the roses clock of Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer. The four new rose varieties are large-flowered T-hybrid roses named 'Green Flash', 'Melina', 'Olivia' & 'Pink Delight'. Rose buyers,.....

De Ruiter roses on display at IPM and Floradecora

De Ruiter Innovations B.V. will be taking part in the IPM to showcase a major selection of its pot rose assortment for pots, patios and other new uses. Almost the entire range of pot roses will be on display in Essen: Jewel 10.5 cm indoor pot roses, Ovation 12-13 cm indoor pot roses, Rosamini 8 cm indoor pot.....

US (AR): Researchers discover new plant hybrid

A new thoroughwort plant variety has been found in south Arkansas.Actually, it’s a hybrid of a couple of other thorough-worts — Mohr’s and lance-leaf thoroughwort — but it has never been documented anywhere, according to the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission.Theo Witsell, a botanist and ecologist with the.....

Selecta presents Chrysanthemum and Poinsettia catalogues 2018

With its large, colourful flowers Chrysanthemums have a nice appearance not only in autumn.Selecta presents the new catalogue with a great choice of garden mum varieties and a well-established assortment of Disbud pot types for 2018. They offer a complete assortment and for every producer the appropriate.....

January 23-26 in Essen, Germany:

Evanthia presents its new Brassica Empire series at IPM Essen

Breeder Evanthia Seeds & Plants from the Netherlands presents the new generation Brassica Empire series at the IPM Essen from January 23-26 in Essen Germany. In addition, a wide selection of cut flowers, pot and bedding plants plus a selection of tropical plants and seeds will be presented.The.....

January 12-13, Nakuru

Kenya: United Selections announces Open Days

To usher in 2018, United Selections holds their annual Open Days event at their Nakuru facility in Kenya. The two day event shall be held on Friday 12th & Saturday 13th of January, 2018. Join them as they launch and present their new assortment. They hope to have the best event for interacting and.....

US: ‘Queen Lime Orange’ zinnia available through Johnny’s Selected Seeds

Of the 30+ new flower varieties that Johnny’s Selected Seeds is offering this year, ‘Queen Lime Orange’ zinnia is one of the most exciting. It is a 2018 All-America Selections Committee (AAS) award winner, with glowing apricot blooms that feature a blush of lime and bright rose centers.Johnny’s was one of.....

January 15-19, Miami

US (FL): Costa Farms welcomes visitors at Trial Garden

Every year, the Costa Farms research and development team plants more than 500 different varieties of annuals and perennials in the Miami, Florida, Trial Garden. They work with plant breeders from around the world.2018 Costa Farms Open HouseThis year, the 2-acre Trial Garden will be open by appointment.....

US: National Garden Bureau’s 2018 “New Varieties” now available

For more than 25 years, National Garden Bureau (NGB) has been showcasing and promoting their member’s new plant varieties in the inspirational program appropriately named “New Plants.”December is when many are planning their product line-up and garden selections for 2018. Nowhere else is there such a.....

UK: PowerDaisy Sunny wins bronze RHS award

After entering the market in Spring 2016, Kerley & Co's new Calendula ‘PowerDaisy Sunny’ was placed third in the RHS “New Plant of the Year” award; it was the only patio plant to reach the top rankings. Val Bourne, in a judge’s eye-view of the Plant of the Year competition concluded: “If innovation truly.....

Armada introduces Nora family for santini and pot production

The brand new Nora family is available right now from Armada. The variety can be delivered in various colors with identical growing characteristics. Flowers are pompon type and approximately 2cm in diameter. It is possible to produce the variety as a slow growing santini with a response time of 40 days. An.....

UK: RHS awards 20 zinnia varieties Fleuroselect trial

The Zinnia forum of the Royal Horticultural Society has attributed an Award of Garden Merit to 20 Zinnia varieties planted at RHS’ flagship garden Wisley within the framework of the Fleuroselect ‘2017, Year of the Zinnia’ marketing campaign. No less than 146 varieties were entered for this trial by.....