California Spring Trials 2017

The Proven Winners' location at Kirigin Cellars Winery in Watsonville. It is the second year that they are showcasing their products at this location.
The Proven Winners' location at Kirigin Cellars Winery in Watsonville. It is the second year that they are showcasing their products at this location.
Mark Osgerby of Proven Winners holding the Winecraft Black. It is the first Proven Winners Smokebush. It is an easy to grow plant and manageable plant that stays tight.
Mark Osgerby of Proven Winners holding the Winecraft Black. It is the first Proven Winners Smokebush. It is an easy to grow plant and manageable plant that stays tight.
At different locations at the California Spring Trials, groups are being shown around the novelties, also here at Proven Winners.
At different locations at the California Spring Trials, groups are being shown around the novelties, also here at Proven Winners.
The varieties of Proven Winners showcased.
The varieties of Proven Winners showcased.
Proven Winners.
Proven Winners.
Syngenta Flowers in Gilroy.
Syngenta Flowers in Gilroy.
At Syngenta Flowers.
At Syngenta Flowers.
At Syngenta Flowers.
At Syngenta Flowers.
At Syngenta Flowers.
At Syngenta Flowers.
The seed combinations of Syngenta Flowers.
The seed combinations of Syngenta Flowers.
Alicain Carlson and Nicole Kubota presenting the new Sunfinity. At the trials, there was a big focus on this sunflower. It offers nonstop blooming, multiple branches and more flowers all season long.
Alicain Carlson and Nicole Kubota presenting the new Sunfinity. At the trials, there was a big focus on this sunflower. It offers nonstop blooming, multiple branches and more flowers all season long.
At Headstart Nursery in Gilroy, Danziger and Varinova presented their products.
At Headstart Nursery in Gilroy, Danziger and Varinova presented their products.
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In the left greenhouse, Danziger presented its products and in the right, Varinova.
In the left greenhouse, Danziger presented its products and in the right, Varinova.
Anna Chernyavsky of Danziger holding the Capella purple Veins. On this dome shaped plant, no PGRs are used.
Anna Chernyavsky of Danziger holding the Capella purple Veins. On this dome shaped plant, no PGRs are used.
The bidens varieties of Danziger.
The bidens varieties of Danziger.
The Amore varieties of Danziger.
The Amore varieties of Danziger.
At Danziger
At Danziger
Mark Schermer, who represents Varinova in the USA, holding the Rocolina White. This niche product is a fragrant cyclamen. The Rocolina series consist of 6 varieties.
Mark Schermer, who represents Varinova in the USA, holding the Rocolina White. This niche product is a fragrant cyclamen. The Rocolina series consist of 6 varieties.
Mark Schermer with the Heartbreaker of Prudac, another breeder that he represents in the USA.
Mark Schermer with the Heartbreaker of Prudac, another breeder that he represents in the USA.
The cyclamen display at Varinova.
The cyclamen display at Varinova.
Mark Schermer and Bart Kuyer (second on the left) of Varinova talking with visitors.
Mark Schermer and Bart Kuyer (second on the left) of Varinova talking with visitors.
At Benary visitors could fly over the farm to the coastline with a helicopter. The slogan of their new Benary+ joint venture is: More Beauty. More choices. More smiles.
At Benary visitors could fly over the farm to the coastline with a helicopter. The slogan of their new Benary+ joint venture is: More Beauty. More choices. More smiles.
A view on The Ernst Benary of America location out of the helicopter.
A view on The Ernst Benary of America location out of the helicopter.
Aerial photo of Ernst Benary of America.
Aerial photo of Ernst Benary of America.
Ernst Benary of America.
Ernst Benary of America.
Gundula Wagner of Benary, presenting their new seed packets with QR-Code. This year, their focus was on technology and connecting the technology with the ornamental industry.
Gundula Wagner of Benary, presenting their new seed packets with QR-Code. This year, their focus was on technology and connecting the technology with the ornamental industry.
The VR room of Benary where visitors could take a look at the varieties with VR glasses.
The VR room of Benary where visitors could take a look at the varieties with VR glasses.
Yoav Scholz of Volmary next to the Dahlia Lubega. It is a series that is devided in three lines.
Yoav Scholz of Volmary next to the Dahlia Lubega. It is a series that is devided in three lines.
Volmary was showcasing its varieties at the Benary location.
Volmary was showcasing its varieties at the Benary location.
The trial location of Benary.
The trial location of Benary.
Some containers of Pöppelmann and CTi on display at Benary.
Some containers of Pöppelmann and CTi on display at Benary.
Benary+ Lounge.
Benary+ Lounge.
Pacific Plug & Liner in Watsonville. At this location also the companies Bailey Nurseries, Cultivaris, HMA Plants, branded plant collections Encore, Southern Living Plant Collection, and Sunset Western Garden Collection where showcasing their varieties.
Pacific Plug & Liner in Watsonville. At this location also the companies Bailey Nurseries, Cultivaris, HMA Plants, branded plant collections Encore, Southern Living Plant Collection, and Sunset Western Garden Collection where showcasing their varieties.
Alec Charais of Bailey Nurseries holding the Bloomstruck hydrangea (called Bloomstar in Europe). It is the fourth and most recent introduction in the Endless Summer collection. It is a heavy and aggressive bloomer, heat tolerant and has a compact growth habit.
Alec Charais of Bailey Nurseries holding the Bloomstruck hydrangea (called Bloomstar in Europe). It is the fourth and most recent introduction in the Endless Summer collection. It is a heavy and aggressive bloomer, heat tolerant and has a compact growth habit.
Carolyn Forro of HMA Plants holding the Nemesia French Connection Easter Bonnet. This plant blooms a lot and has is fragrant.
Carolyn Forro of HMA Plants holding the Nemesia French Connection Easter Bonnet. This plant blooms a lot and has is fragrant.
Jen Miner of Pacific Plug & Liner holding the new Euchibeckia Butterscotch Biscuit, a new variety in the lineup of Pacific Plug & Liner. It has a bright buttery flower color with a light eye and is the largest flowers in the series. This variety is more aggressive in growth and is best in larger containers. The bloom time for Butterscotch Biscuit is late, similar to Yellow, so it is great for summer and fall sales and is hardy to USDA zone 7-9.
Jen Miner of Pacific Plug & Liner holding the new Euchibeckia Butterscotch Biscuit, a new variety in the lineup of Pacific Plug & Liner. It has a bright buttery flower color with a light eye and is the largest flowers in the series. This variety is more aggressive in growth and is best in larger containers. The bloom time for Butterscotch Biscuit is late, similar to Yellow, so it is great for summer and fall sales and is hardy to USDA zone 7-9.
At Pacific Plug and Liner.
At Pacific Plug and Liner.
Josh Schneider of Cultivaris holding the Salvia Killer Cranberry at Sunset. This Salvia grows 2-3’ high and 2-3’ width and is hardy to USDA zones 8b-10.
Josh Schneider of Cultivaris holding the Salvia Killer Cranberry at Sunset. This Salvia grows 2-3’ high and 2-3’ width and is hardy to USDA zones 8b-10.
Visitors looking at the varieties showcased at Southern Living Plant Collection.
Visitors looking at the varieties showcased at Southern Living Plant Collection.
April Herring of Pacific Plug and Liner holding the Geranium Bloom Time. A vigorous plant with strong growing spreading habit. Pink flowers are produced continually from May through October. It is hardy to zone 5. Josh Schneider of Cultivaris is holding the Basil Herbalea Snow White. It Is disease-resistant against downy mildew, it has highly aromatic foliage and tolerant of cooler growing conditions.
April Herring of Pacific Plug and Liner holding the Geranium Bloom Time. A vigorous plant with strong growing spreading habit. Pink flowers are produced continually from May through October. It is hardy to zone 5. Josh Schneider of Cultivaris is holding the Basil Herbalea Snow White. It Is disease-resistant against downy mildew, it has highly aromatic foliage and tolerant of cooler growing conditions.
Speedling in San Juan Bautista. At this location, ABZ Seeds, Hem Genetics, Plant Source International, Thompson & Morgan, and Vista Farms were presenting their varieties.
Speedling in San Juan Bautista. At this location, ABZ Seeds, Hem Genetics, Plant Source International, Thompson & Morgan, and Vista Farms were presenting their varieties.
Marco Laan of Hem Genetics and the Limbo Picotee series. According to Marco this is the first genetically compact variety. It is available in three colors; red, burgundy and rose.
Marco Laan of Hem Genetics and the Limbo Picotee series. According to Marco this is the first genetically compact variety. It is available in three colors; red, burgundy and rose.
Sarah Dodsworth of Thompson and Morgan presenting the Cosmos Cupcakes. The fist variety was introduced three years ago and this year, they added a now color, the Blush. Currently the series consists of 3 colors; white pink and blush.
Sarah Dodsworth of Thompson and Morgan presenting the Cosmos Cupcakes. The fist variety was introduced three years ago and this year, they added a now color, the Blush. Currently the series consists of 3 colors; white pink and blush.
Adri Gillissen of ABZ Seed with the team of Florensis, who were visiting the trials. Adri is holding the Delizz. This year, the Delizz will be fully introduced in the USA. n 2016 strawberry Delizz® was decorated as National Winner at All America Selections (AAS). Delizz® is the first ever strawberry plant to receive this prestigious prize, due to its outstanding outdoor performance in many climate zones of North America.
Adri Gillissen of ABZ Seed with the team of Florensis, who were visiting the trials. Adri is holding the Delizz. This year, the Delizz will be fully introduced in the USA. n 2016 strawberry Delizz® was decorated as National Winner at All America Selections (AAS). Delizz® is the first ever strawberry plant to receive this prestigious prize, due to its outstanding outdoor performance in many climate zones of North America.
Adri of ABZ Seed talking with the team of Florensis who is visiting the Trials.
Adri of ABZ Seed talking with the team of Florensis who is visiting the Trials.
Troy Lucht of Plant Source International. They grow other breeders’ genetics and on the picture, the Constellation petunia of Westhoff.
Troy Lucht of Plant Source International. They grow other breeders’ genetics and on the picture, the Constellation petunia of Westhoff.
Jerome O'Neill of Vista Farms, holding the new bougainvillea Sunstone Red. It is a heavy bloomer and heavy branching.
Jerome O'Neill of Vista Farms, holding the new bougainvillea Sunstone Red. It is a heavy bloomer and heavy branching.
At Speedling.
At Speedling.
Lambert presenting some of its products at Speedling.
Lambert presenting some of its products at Speedling.
Speedling
Speedling
At American Takii in Salinas. At this location Hilverda Kooij and HMA Plants were also showcasing their products.
At American Takii in Salinas. At this location Hilverda Kooij and HMA Plants were also showcasing their products.
Jacqueline Abzill of HMA Plants holding the new Echeveria Polux. At this location, they present many of their succulent varieties, where they are known for.
Jacqueline Abzill of HMA Plants holding the new Echeveria Polux. At this location, they present many of their succulent varieties, where they are known for.
Dennis Kern of OHP in front of the PGR’s.
Dennis Kern of OHP in front of the PGR’s.
Blair Busenbark of Mycorrhizal Applications showing two corepsis. On both plants 1/3 less fertilizers has been used. The only difference; on the left one Mycoapply Ultrafine Endo has been applied and on the right not.
Blair Busenbark of Mycorrhizal Applications showing two corepsis. On both plants 1/3 less fertilizers has been used. The only difference; on the left one Mycoapply Ultrafine Endo has been applied and on the right not.
HilverdaKooij at American Takii.
HilverdaKooij at American Takii.
Co Overduin and Jeroende Kuijer of HilverdaKooij. Kuijer is holding the new White Dahlia. According to him, there are not so many pure white dahlia’s on the market.
Co Overduin and Jeroende Kuijer of HilverdaKooij. Kuijer is holding the new White Dahlia. According to him, there are not so many pure white dahlia’s on the market.
Jason Grimmet and Ray Houweling of Philips.
Jason Grimmet and Ray Houweling of Philips.
Harun Custers and Jeroen Jungerius of Takii Europe were also visiting the event.
Harun Custers and Jeroen Jungerius of Takii Europe were also visiting the event.
Mike Huggett of American Takki showcasing the petunia Evening Scentsation. This variety won the AAS award for its fragrance and color. Evening Scentsation is a medium- sized multiflora type, reaching a height of 5-8 inches, and a width of 30-35 inches.
Mike Huggett of American Takki showcasing the petunia Evening Scentsation. This variety won the AAS award for its fragrance and color. Evening Scentsation is a medium- sized multiflora type, reaching a height of 5-8 inches, and a width of 30-35 inches.
At Sakata in Salinas.
At Sakata in Salinas.
Alicia Suits of Sakata with the new Petunia SuperCal. It combines well with petunia and calibrachoa. For the grower, Supercal is early blooming, pH tolerant and good for cold-frame/low-energy production. For the retailer, non-sticky foliage provides a cleaner look, strong roots keep leaves greener under stress, and crisp vibrant flowers provide higher sell-through. For the consumer, good garden performance under all kinds of weather - from unexpected late frosts, to rainy-wet cycles and even through the high heat of summer.
Alicia Suits of Sakata with the new Petunia SuperCal. It combines well with petunia and calibrachoa. For the grower, Supercal is early blooming, pH tolerant and good for cold-frame/low-energy production. For the retailer, non-sticky foliage provides a cleaner look, strong roots keep leaves greener under stress, and crisp vibrant flowers provide higher sell-through. For the consumer, good garden performance under all kinds of weather - from unexpected late frosts, to rainy-wet cycles and even through the high heat of summer.
At the location of Sakata.
At the location of Sakata.
At Sakata.
At Sakata.
Groups being shown around at Sakata.
Groups being shown around at Sakata.
At Floricultura in Salinas. At this location, Beekenkamp, Flamingo Holland, Gediflora, PAC-Elsner, Plug Connection, and Westhoff were showcasing their varieties.
At Floricultura in Salinas. At this location, Beekenkamp, Flamingo Holland, Gediflora, PAC-Elsner, Plug Connection, and Westhoff were showcasing their varieties.
Poul Graff and Jacob Graff of Graff Kristensen were visiting the show their plants are being propagated by Costa Farms and sold through Ball.
Poul Graff and Jacob Graff of Graff Kristensen were visiting the show their plants are being propagated by Costa Farms and sold through Ball.
At Floricultura.
At Floricultura.
At Floricultura.
At Floricultura.
At Floricultura work must go on.
At Floricultura work must go on.
Jairo Cadavid of Colviveros and Andrew Lee of Gloeckner were also visiting the trials.
Jairo Cadavid of Colviveros and Andrew Lee of Gloeckner were also visiting the trials.
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Sirekit Mol and Thomas Nass of Beekenkamp holding the new Dahlia Magiore. The Magiore is new in the LaBella series. There is only one plant in the container.
Sirekit Mol and Thomas Nass of Beekenkamp holding the new Dahlia Magiore. The Magiore is new in the LaBella series. There is only one plant in the container.
Bjarne Nyholm Larsen of Sunny. Beekenkamp will start selling the young plants from Sunny in the USA.
Bjarne Nyholm Larsen of Sunny. Beekenkamp will start selling the young plants from Sunny in the USA.
Jon-Paul Williams of Plug Connection informing the group about their products.
Jon-Paul Williams of Plug Connection informing the group about their products.
Rene den Hoed of Gediflora holding the new Vigorelli Red.
Rene den Hoed of Gediflora holding the new Vigorelli Red.
Busy at Gediflora.
Busy at Gediflora.
Chris Berg of Westhoff Presenting the RiseUp Begonia. These begonias do not have to be pinched, flowers are above the plant and as the flowers are not so heavy, they do not break off during transport. The RiseUp is a new collection. It is the first time that Westhoff is introducing begonia varieties.
Chris Berg of Westhoff Presenting the RiseUp Begonia. These begonias do not have to be pinched, flowers are above the plant and as the flowers are not so heavy, they do not break off during transport. The RiseUp is a new collection. It is the first time that Westhoff is introducing begonia varieties.
Kathy McKay of Flamingo Holland holding the new calla called Royal Dutchness. The flower of this calla turns from yellow to pink.
Kathy McKay of Flamingo Holland holding the new calla called Royal Dutchness. The flower of this calla turns from yellow to pink.
Jon-Paul Williams of Plug Connection with the pink Zazzle. This Gomphrena has pink flowers and fuzzy foliage.
Jon-Paul Williams of Plug Connection with the pink Zazzle. This Gomphrena has pink flowers and fuzzy foliage.
Dümmen Orange presenting its novelties at Edna Valley Vineyard in San Luis Obispo.
Dümmen Orange presenting its novelties at Edna Valley Vineyard in San Luis Obispo.
Kate Sentos of Dümmen Orange presenting Miss Malibu. This variety has been introduced to the European market last year and will be introduced to the US market this year. It is a easy to care begonia with large flowers. The flowers do not fall off, which is an advantage for the retail.
Kate Sentos of Dümmen Orange presenting Miss Malibu. This variety has been introduced to the European market last year and will be introduced to the US market this year. It is a easy to care begonia with large flowers. The flowers do not fall off, which is an advantage for the retail.
At the Dümmen Orange location.
At the Dümmen Orange location.
At the Dümmen Orange location.
At the Dümmen Orange location.
A chicken was also visiting the location of Dümmen Orange.
A chicken was also visiting the location of Dümmen Orange.
At the Dümmen Orange location.
At the Dümmen Orange location.
At Windmill Nursery.
At Windmill Nursery.
Nathan Lamkey, Larry Finley and Joy Lawrence of Terra Nova Nurseries. Lamkey is holding the Heuchera Forever Red. Finley holding the Lewisia and Larence the Scarlet Ibis.
Nathan Lamkey, Larry Finley and Joy Lawrence of Terra Nova Nurseries. Lamkey is holding the Heuchera Forever Red. Finley holding the Lewisia and Larence the Scarlet Ibis.
Kazuta Aoyama of Kaneya, a Japanese container manufacturer, was also visiting the event.
Kazuta Aoyama of Kaneya, a Japanese container manufacturer, was also visiting the event.
Jim Berry of J. Berry holding the Hibiscus Hollywood Gossip Queen. It is part of the Hollywood collection. This award-winning Hollywood Hibiscus collection is characterized by the vibrant color, long-lasting, multi-day blooms, bud count, and compact growth habit, which makes them good for containers.
Jim Berry of J. Berry holding the Hibiscus Hollywood Gossip Queen. It is part of the Hollywood collection. This award-winning Hollywood Hibiscus collection is characterized by the vibrant color, long-lasting, multi-day blooms, bud count, and compact growth habit, which makes them good for containers.
Eric Prechtl and Michael Wiebe of Oasis. Precth is holding the Terra Plug.
Eric Prechtl and Michael Wiebe of Oasis. Precth is holding the Terra Plug.
Jared Babik of Dramm.
Jared Babik of Dramm.
Steve Rinehart of Kientzler holding the Begonia Belleconia Hot Orange. This double flowered begonia is a boliviensis type. According to Rinehart, it will handle the summer heat a bit better than other begonias.
Steve Rinehart of Kientzler holding the Begonia Belleconia Hot Orange. This double flowered begonia is a boliviensis type. According to Rinehart, it will handle the summer heat a bit better than other begonias.
Kientzler's varieties.
Kientzler's varieties.
Marc Englert of KiwiFlora holding the Meerlo. This new lavender is a good example of being a decorative plant even when not flowering.
Marc Englert of KiwiFlora holding the Meerlo. This new lavender is a good example of being a decorative plant even when not flowering.
Marc Englert also represents Pelemix. Pelemix is one of the few that mixes coir and peatmoss and offers it is bales.
Marc Englert also represents Pelemix. Pelemix is one of the few that mixes coir and peatmoss and offers it is bales.
Rob Leuer and Kim Fulk of McConkey holding a new door reef.
Rob Leuer and Kim Fulk of McConkey holding a new door reef.
At Windmill Nursery.
At Windmill Nursery.
At Chisan Orchids in Los Alamos, Hishtil, Cohen and Jaldety were showcasing their varieties.
At Chisan Orchids in Los Alamos, Hishtil, Cohen and Jaldety were showcasing their varieties.
At Chisan Orchids.
At Chisan Orchids.
The orchids at Chisan Orchids.
The orchids at Chisan Orchids.
The trial location of Hishtil, Jaldety and Cohen.
The trial location of Hishtil, Jaldety and Cohen.
Simon Lee of Chisan Orchids.
Simon Lee of Chisan Orchids.
Susan Loui of Global Plant Source. She organized this location for the three companies.
Susan Loui of Global Plant Source. She organized this location for the three companies.
Eyal Inbar of Hishtil presenting the Scabiosa Kuda. Bred by a Japanese flowers, this plant has large flowers. The variety with white flowers is new and they will come with a blue variety soon. According to Inbar, they could not fulfill the demand in Europe, where they have introduced it one year ago.
Eyal Inbar of Hishtil presenting the Scabiosa Kuda. Bred by a Japanese flowers, this plant has large flowers. The variety with white flowers is new and they will come with a blue variety soon. According to Inbar, they could not fulfill the demand in Europe, where they have introduced it one year ago.
Meytal Jaldety of Jaldety holding the Campanula Milky Way plant has large bells flowers, which are double white in color with red spots on the inside.
Meytal Jaldety of Jaldety holding the Campanula Milky Way plant has large bells flowers, which are double white in color with red spots on the inside.
Nomi Hen of Cohen presenting the Verbena Lapel Mickey Red Rose.
Nomi Hen of Cohen presenting the Verbena Lapel Mickey Red Rose.
At Ball Horticulture Company in Santa Paula. At this location, PanAmerican Seed, Kieft Seed, Star Roses and Plants, Ball FloraPlant, Selecta One , Burpee, Darwin Perennials, Ball Ingenuity were showcasing their varieties.
At Ball Horticulture Company in Santa Paula. At this location, PanAmerican Seed, Kieft Seed, Star Roses and Plants, Ball FloraPlant, Selecta One , Burpee, Darwin Perennials, Ball Ingenuity were showcasing their varieties.
The containers of Kamelia showcased at Chisan Orchids.
The containers of Kamelia showcased at Chisan Orchids.
Entrance
Entrance
Anton De Wit of Kieft Seed with the Rockin Red Dianthus.
Anton De Wit of Kieft Seed with the Rockin Red Dianthus.
Mike Klopmeyer of Darwin Perennials holding the Salvia nemorosa Rose Marvel.
Mike Klopmeyer of Darwin Perennials holding the Salvia nemorosa Rose Marvel.
Josh Kirschenbaum of PanAmerican Seed presenting the palets.
Josh Kirschenbaum of PanAmerican Seed presenting the palets.
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Scott Mozingo of Burpee holding the Beefsteak Tomato Oh Happy Day. is new concept in tomatoes with an disease-resistance package. It produces a crop of 5 to 6-oz. indeterminate beefsteak tomatoes in clusters of 3 to 7 fruit. Resists Early Blight, Late Blight, Verticillium and Fusarium.
Scott Mozingo of Burpee holding the Beefsteak Tomato Oh Happy Day. is new concept in tomatoes with an disease-resistance package. It produces a crop of 5 to 6-oz. indeterminate beefsteak tomatoes in clusters of 3 to 7 fruit. Resists Early Blight, Late Blight, Verticillium and Fusarium.
A visitor taking pictures of the Take 2 Camera
A visitor taking pictures of the Take 2 Camera
Claire Josephson of PanAmerican seed holding the Delphinium Diamonds Blue.
Claire Josephson of PanAmerican seed holding the Delphinium Diamonds Blue.
Angela Storm of Selecta One presenting the Trixi Who Knew Orleans. This 3 in 1 blend consists of Calibrachoa MiniFamous, Neo Yellow+Red Vein, Petunia Starlet Red and Verbena Lascar Mango Orange.
Angela Storm of Selecta One presenting the Trixi Who Knew Orleans. This 3 in 1 blend consists of Calibrachoa MiniFamous, Neo Yellow+Red Vein, Petunia Starlet Red and Verbena Lascar Mango Orange.
A new pink Petunia Nightsky.
A new pink Petunia Nightsky.
Jason Twadell of BallFloraPlant holding the Dahlia Gardenetta Passion Fruit. This dahlioa is characterized by its big flowers, good garden performences and good powdery mildew resistance. Gardenetta is a new series that consists of three colors.
Jason Twadell of BallFloraPlant holding the Dahlia Gardenetta Passion Fruit. This dahlioa is characterized by its big flowers, good garden performences and good powdery mildew resistance. Gardenetta is a new series that consists of three colors.
Florence Vaux of Morel Diffusion presenting the Halius Funflame Magenta. It is a sturdy and round plant. The seeds in the USA are distributed through Ball.
Florence Vaux of Morel Diffusion presenting the Halius Funflame Magenta. It is a sturdy and round plant. The seeds in the USA are distributed through Ball.
"The cyclamen of Morel with the text: "See life through pink glasses"
"The cyclamen of Morel with the text: "See life through pink glasses"
Layci Gragnani of Star Roses and Plants presenting the Babycake, which is part of the Bushel & Berry line. Bushel & Berry is the rebrand of the BrazelBerries line of small fruited raspberries, blackberries and blueberries of Star Roses and Plants. The plants are compact, self-pollinating, and seems to have a good taste. It is well suited plant for in the landscape or in patio pots for small-space gardens.
Layci Gragnani of Star Roses and Plants presenting the Babycake, which is part of the Bushel & Berry line. Bushel & Berry is the rebrand of the BrazelBerries line of small fruited raspberries, blackberries and blueberries of Star Roses and Plants. The plants are compact, self-pollinating, and seems to have a good taste. It is well suited plant for in the landscape or in patio pots for small-space gardens.
Visitors being shown around at Ball.
Visitors being shown around at Ball.
At Ball.
At Ball.
At Ball.
At Ball.
At Ball.
At Ball.
Burpee.
Burpee.
At Ball.
At Ball.
Julian Wilson of FloraNova presenting the Cosmos Apollo. This series consists of 3 colors and one bicolor mix. It is a compact and well branched plant with overlapping petals, which creates a bigger flower.
Julian Wilson of FloraNova presenting the Cosmos Apollo. This series consists of 3 colors and one bicolor mix. It is a compact and well branched plant with overlapping petals, which creates a bigger flower.
At Floranova.
At Floranova.
At Greenfuse.
At Greenfuse.
Steve Jones of Greenfuse with the Begonia Dibs Cherry Mint. The size of the plant and the leaf is large. The plants can be put indoors and outdoors.
Steve Jones of Greenfuse with the Begonia Dibs Cherry Mint. The size of the plant and the leaf is large. The plants can be put indoors and outdoors.
Greenfuse Botanicals in Santa Paula.
Greenfuse Botanicals in Santa Paula.
GroLink Plant Company in Oxnard. At this locations, Ameriseed, Anthura, Prudac/Ammerlaan, Berger, Florist, Hort Couture, Kapiteyn, Mjtech International, MPS, Plant Haven, Royal Van Zanten, Shoneveld Breeding, Suntory Flowers, Vivero Internacional were showcasing their varieties
GroLink Plant Company in Oxnard. At this locations, Ameriseed, Anthura, Prudac/Ammerlaan, Berger, Florist, Hort Couture, Kapiteyn, Mjtech International, MPS, Plant Haven, Royal Van Zanten, Shoneveld Breeding, Suntory Flowers, Vivero Internacional were showcasing their varieties
At Grolink, work must go on.
At Grolink, work must go on.
The entrance at Grolink.
The entrance at Grolink.
Ton Koers of Schoneveld holding the Sprinkles, on the left the regular and on the right the dwarf. Without the application of PGR's the dwarf is very compact. The series consists of six colors.
Ton Koers of Schoneveld holding the Sprinkles, on the left the regular and on the right the dwarf. Without the application of PGR's the dwarf is very compact. The series consists of six colors.
jeremy Buenaventura of Ameriseed presenting the Marigold Little Duck. It has 4 to 5 flowers per plant, a ball shaped flower and no PGR's are needed.
jeremy Buenaventura of Ameriseed presenting the Marigold Little Duck. It has 4 to 5 flowers per plant, a ball shaped flower and no PGR's are needed.
Nico Laan of Royal van Zanten presenting the Tiara. According to Laan, it is a nice 'beefy' plant.
Nico Laan of Royal van Zanten presenting the Tiara. According to Laan, it is a nice 'beefy' plant.
At Grolink.
At Grolink.
Groups being shown around at Grolink.
Groups being shown around at Grolink.
Robin van der Schaaf of Flamingo Holland and Frans van der Weiden of Van der Bos Flowerbulbs were also visiting the event. Flamingo Holland is the daughter company of Van der Bos Flowerbulbs.
Robin van der Schaaf of Flamingo Holland and Frans van der Weiden of Van der Bos Flowerbulbs were also visiting the event. Flamingo Holland is the daughter company of Van der Bos Flowerbulbs.
Judy Born and Felicia Vandervelde Florist Breeding & Propagation. Born is holding the Patio Gerbera Capitol and Vandervelde the Garvinea Sweet Memories.
Judy Born and Felicia Vandervelde Florist Breeding & Propagation. Born is holding the Patio Gerbera Capitol and Vandervelde the Garvinea Sweet Memories.
Hort Couture.
Hort Couture.
Suntory.
Suntory.
"Delilah Onofrey of Suntory holding the Petunia ‘Surfinia Trailing Red’. Compared to the ‘Surfinia Deep Red,’ this plant is fuller and more vigorous and the flower color is brighter and larger. "This essential red will be perfect in patriotic combinations."
"Delilah Onofrey of Suntory holding the Petunia ‘Surfinia Trailing Red’. Compared to the ‘Surfinia Deep Red,’ this plant is fuller and more vigorous and the flower color is brighter and larger. "This essential red will be perfect in patriotic combinations."
Peter Kok of Heritage Greenhouse Products.
Peter Kok of Heritage Greenhouse Products.
Lennaert Kapiteijn of Kapiteijn Flowerbulbs holding the Captain Solo. This Calla variety flowers early, has many and large flowers and a long shelf life. The flowers and stems of this compact plant will stay steady and straight up until the final phase of flowering.
Lennaert Kapiteijn of Kapiteijn Flowerbulbs holding the Captain Solo. This Calla variety flowers early, has many and large flowers and a long shelf life. The flowers and stems of this compact plant will stay steady and straight up until the final phase of flowering.
Peter Hesse if Berger.
Peter Hesse if Berger.
Dave Doolittle of PlantHaven holding the Dianthus American Pie.
Dave Doolittle of PlantHaven holding the Dianthus American Pie.
Dominik Neisser of Viverio.
Dominik Neisser of Viverio.
Patty Raker of Hort Couture.
Patty Raker of Hort Couture.
Ard Ammerlaan of Prudac and Luit Mazereeuq ov Evanthia.
Ard Ammerlaan of Prudac and Luit Mazereeuq ov Evanthia.
Luit Mazereeuw of Evanthia presenting the Sunsation sunflower.
Luit Mazereeuw of Evanthia presenting the Sunsation sunflower.
Ard Ammerlaan of Prudac holding the Ponky Pepper Spicy Jane. This is a pepper in Prudac's F1 hybrid product portfolio. It is a is a basket type with the ability to fill a 30 cm basket with bright red fruits. Spicy Jane F1 is easy to combine with flowers or herbs. Spicy Jane F1 leafs are shiny and its leaf structure secures a low water use.
Ard Ammerlaan of Prudac holding the Ponky Pepper Spicy Jane. This is a pepper in Prudac's F1 hybrid product portfolio. It is a is a basket type with the ability to fill a 30 cm basket with bright red fruits. Spicy Jane F1 is easy to combine with flowers or herbs. Spicy Jane F1 leafs are shiny and its leaf structure secures a low water use.
Martijn De Bruijn of Grolink. The Heartbreaker of Prudact that he is holding has been cultivated at Grolink.
Martijn De Bruijn of Grolink. The Heartbreaker of Prudact that he is holding has been cultivated at Grolink.
Anthura.
Anthura.
Ruud van Aperen and Jeroen van der Wel of MJTech. For the first time, they are exhibiting at the California Spring trials.
Ruud van Aperen and Jeroen van der Wel of MJTech. For the first time, they are exhibiting at the California Spring trials.
At the Grolink Location they ended the Trials with a nice barbecue dinner.
At the Grolink Location they ended the Trials with a nice barbecue dinner.

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