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June 12-14, Boskoop-Hazerswoude, NL:

Garden Trials: Plantipp and Concept Plants signs up nine introductions for Novelty Trials

Plantipp and Concept Plants participate in the very first edition of the Garden Trials and Trade. The Garden Trials and Trade is the only stop where about 30 companies are showcasing their new varieties in the area of woody plants and perennials. This offers an opportunity to see these innovations in full.....

Six plants compete for FleuroStar

Which of these plants will succeed Selecta one's Calibrachoa PinkTastic? Fleuroselect presents the six entries in this year's FleuroStar Contest. Each of these introductions vies to be the next 'Winner with the Wow Factor', the variety with the highest visual impact at point of sale. Begonia boliviensis.....

Proven Winners delays launch of Coral Creations succulent collection

When Proven Winners debuted their new Coral Creations succulent collection at the California Spring Trials, they were surprised and pleased at the demand from visitors. After running the numbers from growers and retailers across North America who are interested in carrying the line, Proven Winners has.....

UK: Plants For Europe launches two new plants at Chelsea

Plants For Europe is working with Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants to launch two new plants at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.Gaillardia Apricot Honey is a new summer flowering perennial bred by Rosy Hardy of Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants.Gaillardia Apricot HoneyIt produces a long.....

Royal Van Zanten publishes new Colorita catalogue

After the Colorita potalstroemeria season, Royal Van Zanten announces its new Catalogue with both the Colorita assortment and the trendy Limonium Salt Lake. The breeder will introduce two new varieties: Mulan and Katiana.Mulan is a Lavender coloured variety with purple cheeks while Katiana is the sister of.....

Interplant

New Spray Rose Brochure 2018 released

Interplant Roses presents a new overview of the Spray Rose Assortment. Some of the new varieties include Grand Trendsetter, Tarantella, Axana and Eyeopener.And this is just a glimpse of all the beauty. You can order your brochure now by sending a request to mail@interplant.nl. A digital version can be.....

Rosa Plaza introduces new rose: Patz

NL: "The perfect orange rose"

Monday, April 23, Rosa Plaza introduced their new orange rose Patz on the auction clock of Royal Flora Holland Aalsmeer. "After years of testing we have found the perfect orange rose and there is finally a rose available that has approached this ideal color orange: the Patz.""Naturally, the Patz also meets.....

ABZ Seeds, Benary, PanAmerican, Prudac, Hem Genetics and Syngenta

NL: New assortment pitched at Pre-FlowerTrials

Last week, several breeders in the Dutch province North Holland opened their doors to showcase their assortment. It isn't an officially organized event like the FlowerTrials, in which these companies are also participating, but early spring is traditionally considered an opportunity to present novelties,.....

US (WI): Hobby breeder launches commercial winter-proof rose

For 22 years, Julie Overom has been on a personal mission to develop the perfect rose for more northern climes — a disease-resistant rose as pretty as a hybrid tea and hardy enough to survive Northern winters without being buried.What began modestly as a backyard hobby cross-breeding roses grew into.....

New busy lizzies bred to beat disease:

Garden centre chain B&Q brings back UK's favourite bedding plant

Garden centre chain B&Q says it will sell six million this summer of a variety resistant to fatal airborne disease downy mildew.It used to sell 20 million busy lizzies - scientific name Impatiens walleriana - each year and says it has been inundated with enquiries after an epidemic of downy mildew.....

Ruigrok Flowerbulbs

NL: Remarkable new tulip Green Power introduced

Dutch tulip grower Ruigrok is proud to introduce this unusual and completely green tulip: Green Power. Like the name it is a very strong and powerful tulip. Its blooms are green and will remain completely green during a period of almost 6 weeks! It will be an interesting variation next to the usual bright.....

Green-hearted folly hit the jackpot

The search for new, unique flowers often leads to funny situations and popular newcomers. The story of Dümmen Orange’s expressive Grassheart roses speaks volumes. Finished Product Sales Manager, Wout Oor: “In the past they would have been thrown away as rejects.”GrassheartTraditional eyes examine rose.....

Photo Report California Spring Trials 2018

PHOTO REPORT California was the center of the US floriculture sector last week, during the California Spring Trials. Growers, distributors, retailers and more found their way to 17 locations. There were tons of varieties on display and the participating companies did their utmost best to show the potential of their.....

Small Plants for Small Spaces brand spreads across the UK

Farplants' brand new range, Small Plants for Small Spaces, is the largest product launch in the history of the co-operative group and is now stocked in garden centres up and down the UK. It’s the new concept for selling small hardy plants targeted to the consumer limited by space.Small Plants for Small.....