Netherlands: Semi-finalists for the FloraHolland ‘Glazen Tulp’ Award 2016 announced

The Glazen Tulp is the most prestigious award for the best and most promising market introduction of the year in the horticultural sector.

The novelties listed below were chosen by customers of FloraHolland during the first round of voting for a place in the semi-final.

There were not enough novelties in the first round in the Garden plant and Concept categories submitted for the semi-final.

Cut flowers category:
  • Chrysanthemum spray santini Madiba Ovada Orange - Bloemenkwekerij van de Westeringh (Varik) and Maatschap Kwekerij Kees de Jongh (Tuil)
  • Chrysanthemum spray santini Meshi Green - Bloemenkwekerij van de Westeringh (Varik) and Maatschap Kwekerij Kees de Jongh (Tuil)
  • Clematis Amazing Rome - Kiliflair/Marginpar (Uitgeest)
  • Hydrangea Beautensia Dali - Maatschap Boers-v.d. Valk ('s-Gravenzande) and Vila Hortensia BV (De Kwakel)
  • Polianthes tuberosa Sensation - Kiliflair/Marginpar (Uitgeest)
  • Ranunculus Pon-Pon Malva - J.C. van der Hoorn (Ter Aar), Maatschap van Velden-Seuneke ('s-Gravenzande), Rijk de Jongh Flowers (Tuil), Maatschap J.W. Nikerk-Priem (Oosterland), A. Middelburg (Naaldwijk), Herman Moshe (Israel), Malca Farm Ltd. (Israel), Daniel Flowers (Israel), Del Golfo Green SRL (Italy), Flor Trade International (Italy) and La Nuova Floricoltura Mer (Italy)

Houseplants category:
  • Cyclamen Super Series Petticoat mixed - Gebr. ten Have BV (Honselersdijk)
  • Phalaenopsis Donau - Ter Laak Orchideeen BV (Wateringen)
  • Rhododendron Hortinno Christin e Belli - ID'Flor BVBA (Belgium)
  • Saintpaulia The Green - Humako Holding BV (Rijsenhout)

Second round of voting
During the second round of voting in mid-September, the trade can vote again for their favourite novelties.

The photos of the first semi-finalists for the Glazen Tulp 2016 can be found arranged by category on the website:

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