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Germany: Promenaea Sunlight season kicked off at Klusmann

Spring is coming and yellow colored orchids are becoming more popular for consumers. Promenaea ‘Sunlight’ is offering good value for indoor and outdoor table decorations with its compact habitus and numerous flowers. Promenaea ‘Sunlight’ can be placed outside at a well shaded place at temperatures above.....

Aeschynanthus grower Jakob Christensen, Fashion Flowers

Niche products on the rise

"People talk about the beauty of niche plants, but in the end they choose a plant they are familiar with." According to Danish aeschynanthus grower Jakob Christensen of Fashion Flowers, this used to be the trend, but fortunately, he now sees a bit of a change. "Compared to last year, we have had a good first.....

Canada: Florist sells plants from Elton John’s dressing room

A downtown florist is selling living mementos of Elton John’s sold-out concerts in Victoria last weekend.Potted ficus and palm trees from the legendary rocker’s dressing rooms are at Brown’s The Florist on Fort Street. They were rented for his concert nights on Saturday and Sunday. Rentals cost about a third.....

"Most ornamental plants in garden centres unattractive to pollinators"

Gardeners and park managers seeking to support biodiversity in urban areas often plant ornamentals attractive to flower-visiting insects. There is a huge diversity of garden plant varieties, and some recommendations are available as to which are attractive to insects. However, these are largely not based on.....

White Magic plus Aqua Magic is triple magic

Mix it with sibling ‘White Magic’ and you’ll have a combination that’s greater than the sum of its parts.One and one is two, however in a rare occasion it simply outdoes the math, such as with muscari ‘Aqua Magic’. This blue muscari is perfect to be cultivated on its own. Put it together though with its.....

There's a bromeliad for everyone

The bromeliad is houseplant of the month March, a good time to highlight the largest bromeliad supplier and long-term partner from OZ Planten: Bromelia Specialist. Bromelia Specialist has a market share in turnover of 48% in Europe and is one of the largest providers of bromeliads.Bromelia Specialist is the.....

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.....

Gerben van Giessen, Butterfly Orchids:

"30%-40% of all our plants leave the company with Undrcover"

Gerben van Giessen has been growing Phalaenopsis since 2008 under the name Butterfly Orchids. The company is situated in the Dutch town of Andel and on its 34,000 m² facility more than 2 million Phalaenopsis are produced every year for the European sales market. In 2015, Butterfly Orchids introduced the.....

Transplant shock can be minimized with better fit plant holes

Ellepot introduces a new driller machine to further enhance the use of the Ellepot system. The machine is designed to drill a perfect-fit transplanting hole in conventional pots, loose filled trays or other larger ellepots. By doing so, root damage is minimized and the plant experiences a reduced.....

Growing petunias for strong retail performance

VIDEO This webinar features PanAmerican Seed and James E. Faust of Clemson University. Clemson's latest petunia research shows how to grow the best petunias to get strong retail performance.For more information PanAmerican Seedwww.panamseed.com

Kazuta Aoyama of Kaneya

'A pot is more than just decoration'

Selling your plant in a decorative pot. It is not only an established trend among growers, it is also more often required by the retailers. "In the US, for example, selling your plants through a big box store becomes increasingly popular. In this concept of selling, the grower has to take care of everything.....

Portuguese coworking space features 1,000 plants

Adding green plants to offices not only enlivens what might otherwise be dull and sterile spaces, but has also been proven to increase productivity, lowing stress and improving morale. Spanish firm SelgasCano (previously) obviously got the memo, sprucing up this new, open-plan co-working space in Lisbon,.....

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.....