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Mystique, a mysterious newcomer

A mysterious newcomer in the pot Anthurium assortment. This double-coloured pot Anthurium has an appropriate name. The variety has something mysterious about it, and this is mainly thanks to its flowers.If you observe the plant closely, you will notice that each flower has a different appearance. The colour.....

US: Van Belle expands hardy hydrangea offer

“This winter continues to be especially tough on landscaping for much of America,” says Kevin Cramer, Marketing Manager for Bloomin’ Easy, a line of plants aimed at busy homeowners. “Heavy snow, ice and large temperature swings can damage our plants to the point where replacement is the only option. The.....

US: Weeks Roses introduces seven new rose varieties

For Spring 2017, Weeks Roses is introducing seven new roses to its extensive line of garden roses. The new rose varieties for 2017 and many other roses grown by Weeks Roses in California are available at garden centers and select mail order vendors nationwide.“Weeks Roses has built a reputation and a strong.....

New violas from PanAmerican Seed

It’s a big year for PanAmerican Seed when it comes to violas. Their Sorbet and Sorbet XP series take a step in the right direction with no fewer than 10 new introductions. With major gains in earliness and total number of flowers per plant, the following colours will be introduced:New Sorbet XP Deep Orange.....

UK: Royal Botanic Garden nurtures smallest begonia

The newest and smallest species of begonia ever found has begun to flower at Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden.Begonia elachista was discovered at the mouth of a limestone cave in a national park in central Peru.The park authorities want to build a tourist route to the cave - a move which could threaten the.....

Deliflor introduces Royce Lovely spray mum

On 22 February, the new spray chrysanthemum Royce Lovely will be supplied by Voort Chrysanten for the first time. With its dark pink centre and light petals this novelty will conquer many hearts, Deliflor expects.The name suits the sweet appearance of Royce Lovely. Royce Lovely has a beautiful flower head.....

Syngenta Flowers launches two new flower series for 2017

Breeders at Syngenta Flowers have been working overtime to bring not one but two “sun”-sational new varieties to home gardens this growing season — Sunfinity Sunflower and Obsession Cascade Verbena.It took nearly 10 years to develop Sunfinity, Syngenta’s branded sunflower that offers nonstop blooming,.....

Q-genetics to market potted rose genetics globally

Graff Breeding, Elvira Rose join forces in new company

What a good start of the new year for the more than 85 years old Danish hibiscus and poinsettia breeder and propagator Graff Kristensen and Graff Breeding. Next to winning the gold award in the Young Plants category at the AIPH Grower of the Year ceremony, one of their varieties have been awarded as.....

Ellen Akerboom, Nachtvlinder:

Bright future for Helleborus orientalis

"It is pleasing to see that our hard work is finally paying off", says Dutch helleborus breeder Ellen Akerboom of Nachtvlinder. For almost 20 years, she has been breeding different helleborus varieties and is specialized in the breeding of helleborus orientalis. According to Akerboom, this orientalis has.....

‘Coral’ and ‘Fuchsia’

Terra Nova Nurseries' sneak peek of two new Lewisia Constant

Terra Nova Nurseries announced today a sneak peek of two new varieties named Lewisia Constant ‘Coral’ and Lewisia Constant ‘Fuchsia’. These adorable varieties are the latest additions to the Constant collection from Terra Nova Nurseries. The Constant collection is unlike other lewisia collections because.....

Royal Van Zanten's new Pot Chrysanthemum novelty

Baptism of Fireworks

Monday morning January 30th, a large enthusiastic group of interested people attended the presentation and baptism of the new pot Chrysanthemum variety “Fireworks”. Everyone was welcomed by Lisanne Fabriek (Marketer pot products) and Bert Koeze (Commercial Manager) who spoke to the attendees and introduced.....

Israel: Aviv presents new breed of Anemone - The FullStars

Bred by Yodfat Flower Bulbs and Sold by Aviv, "Harmonie" a new breed of Anemone is making its way to market this week.The FullStars are available in four colors: ' Deep Blue', ' Bright Rose', ' Pure White' and 'Glory Red' and are different from other anemone groups in a combination of tall stem and full.....

GGG Grünewald expands with pelargonium line

The pelargonium. It is one of the most used plants in the garden, but one of the few plants that German breeder GGG Grünewald was missing in its bedding- and balcony assortment. A couple of years ago, they started breeding and trialing different pelargonium varieties and last year, at the FlowerTrials 2016,.....

Pentastic: Compact with large flowers

Hishtil's new Penstemon series now available

The large flowers and the compact habit of the new series of Penstemon of Hishtil caught the eye of many visitors at the IPM Essen, two weeks ago. This Israeli propagator presented this series to the public for the first time at the California Spring Trials in April 2016. Now, Hishtil is ready to sell.....