Myplant & Garden 2019, Milan, Italy

Elevated view over the exhibition floor.
Elevated view over the exhibition floor.
Focco Prins of Queen Genetics, Michal Shafransky and Anat Moshes of Danziger. They were present at the Myplant & Garden for the first time and they saw a lot of interest for their scabiosa,craspedia and Green Dragon from the florists.
Focco Prins of Queen Genetics, Michal Shafransky and Anat Moshes of Danziger. They were present at the Myplant & Garden for the first time and they saw a lot of interest for their scabiosa,craspedia and Green Dragon from the florists.
Romano Contessotto and Dott Andrea Persona of Sentier. This Italian young plant grower and breeder. Cyclamen is their main production and they are one of the biggest producers of cycpamen in Italy. One of the products that they are presenting is Star Fever, a new prim rose of Germen breeder Hethor. Another is Djix cyclamen of Schoneveld.
Romano Contessotto and Dott Andrea Persona of Sentier. This Italian young plant grower and breeder. Cyclamen is their main production and they are one of the biggest producers of cycpamen in Italy. One of the products that they are presenting is Star Fever, a new prim rose of Germen breeder Hethor. Another is Djix cyclamen of Schoneveld.
Fiera de Milano
Fiera de Milano
Claudio Cazzola and Paolo Pirisi of Selecta one. At their booth, two varieties took center stage, namely Purple Sun, a Fleuroselect winner and Christmas Mouse, a new poinsettia of which the flower leaves are like that of mouse ears. According to Pirisi, it is a product that is really appreciated by the final consumer.
Claudio Cazzola and Paolo Pirisi of Selecta one. At their booth, two varieties took center stage, namely Purple Sun, a Fleuroselect winner and Christmas Mouse, a new poinsettia of which the flower leaves are like that of mouse ears. According to Pirisi, it is a product that is really appreciated by the final consumer.
The team of Syngenta Flowers. Syngenta Flowers is back!they say. And we are growing fast.In Italy, their most famous andd import product is Dipladenia Rio. But more products are coming, like a new lavendula and pelargonium Imara, which is said to be the first impatienst that is resistent to downy mildew.
The team of Syngenta Flowers. “Syngenta Flowers is back!” they say. “And we are growing fast.” In Italy, their most famous andd import product is Dipladenia Rio. But more products are coming, like a new lavendula and pelargonium Imara, which is said to be the first impatienst that is resistent to downy mildew.
Miriam Kolen of Desch Plantpak, in Italy represented by Agrimedia, presenting their new line of pots (Mayca and Imca), she sees an enormous market for colored pots in Italy. Their eco-friendly pots and trays were nominated for the excellence showcase of Myplant & Garden.
Miriam Kolen of Desch Plantpak, in Italy represented by Agrimedia, presenting their new line of pots (Mayca and Imca), she sees an enormous market for colored pots in Italy. Their eco-friendly pots and trays were nominated for the excellence showcase of Myplant & Garden.
Vanni Farro and Sonny Munari of PD Plants.
Vanni Farro and Sonny Munari of PD Plants.
Sabrina, Dalila and Vittorio Capitario of Elepot; a system that has substrate with special minderals to keep the water inside. As a result, the plants are said to grow stronger and faster.
Sabrina, Dalila and Vittorio Capitario of Elepot; a system that has substrate with special minderals to keep the water inside. As a result, the plants are said to grow stronger and faster.
Next to the booth of Elepot is the booth of Tecno Piante. After problems with Xyllela, they now only sell a selection of plants and started to put their experience in the Elepot. On the picture: Sabrina and Dalila Capitario.
Next to the booth of Elepot is the booth of Tecno Piante. After problems with Xyllela, they now only sell a selection of plants and started to put their experience in the Elepot. On the picture: Sabrina and Dalila Capitario.
Elevated view over the exhibition floor.
Elevated view over the exhibition floor.
Isabelle Pavie of Soparco presenting some of their new products like, from left to right: square round container which can be filled with mulch with a machine due to the round shape and saves space on the trolley due to the square shape, a new plant support product, a window box which makes making combinations an easy task and pots with a print.
Isabelle Pavie of Soparco presenting some of their new products like, from left to right: square round container which can be filled with mulch with a machine due to the round shape and saves space on the trolley due to the square shape, a new plant support product, a window box which makes making combinations an easy task and pots with a print.
Samuele Burati, Antonio Lucia and Matthieu Lerch of Richel Group. They are still growing on the Italian market and notice a willingness among the Italian growers to invest.
Samuele Burati, Antonio Lucia and Matthieu Lerch of Richel Group. They are still growing on the Italian market and notice a willingness among the Italian growers to invest.
The team of NIRP International promoting their cut garden roses Le Profumatissime delle Riviera dei Fiori. These perfumed garden roses are bred and grown by NIRP and are sold to garden centers in Italy. At the moment, this concept is for the Italian market only.
The team of NIRP International promoting their cut garden roses Le Profumatissime delle Riviera dei Fiori. These perfumed garden roses are bred and grown by NIRP and are sold to garden centers in Italy. At the moment, this concept is for the Italian market only.
Visitors on their way to the Myplant Garden.
Visitors on their way to the Myplant & Garden. 
Alexander Bock of Diem. This Italian hibiscus breeder and young plant grower also grows some finished plants for the local market in container sizes 14, 19, 24 and 28.
Alexander Bock of Diem. This Italian hibiscus breeder and young plant grower also grows some finished plants for the local market in container sizes 14, 19, 24 and 28.
Besides garden roses, NIRP International also presented some of their cut flowers, Hotspot (on the left) for example.
Besides garden roses, NIRP International also presented some of their cut flowers, Hotspot (on the left) for example.
Fred Koning and Kees Kapiteijn of Kapiteyn. They've been active on the Italian market since 1963 and see a growing demand for their callas.
Fred Koning and Kees Kapiteijn of Kapiteyn. They've been active on the Italian market since 1963 and see a growing demand for their callas.
Part of the large team of Dümmen Orange presenting the new yellow poinsettia Golden Glo, which attracted a lot of attention of the visitors. Other new poinsettia varieties are Embra and Freya.
Part of the large team of Dümmen Orange presenting the new yellow poinsettia Golden Glo, which attracted a lot of attention of the visitors. Other new poinsettia varieties are Embra and Freya.
Busy at the booth of Padana.
Busy at the booth of Padana.
Visitors taking pictures of the succulents.
Visitors taking pictures of the succulents. 
The Dark Room of Gardenline (the Italian brand of OZPlanten) being broadcasted.
The Dark Room of Gardenline (the Italian brand of OZPlanten) being broadcasted. 
Jean-Yves Caubault of Sicamus sees the demand for Hydrangeas growing all over Europe. He also sees the interest for their Decopots (introduced last year) increasing among growers.
Jean-Yves Caubault of Sicamus sees the demand for Hydrangeas growing all over Europe. He also sees the interest for their Decopots (introduced last year) increasing among growers.
Paolo Ciccolella, Nadia Simone and Tomasso Matero of Eurosa. This nursery that mainly produces succulents and dipladenias, was established in 2009 and was built together with Edison Power Station. Eurosa takes the water of this power station to heat their greenhouse, In 10 years, they have saved the amount of CO2 emission of that is produced in Oxford in one year. More on this later in FloralDaily.
Paolo Ciccolella, Nadia Simone and Tomasso Matero of Eurosa. This nursery that mainly produces succulents and dipladenias, was established in 2009 and was built together with Edison Power Station. Eurosa takes the water of this power station to heat their greenhouse, In 10 years, they have saved the amount of CO2 emission of that is produced in Oxford in one year. More on this later in FloralDaily.
Krzysztof Matyjaszek of DonKwiat (Don means pot and Kwiat means flower in Polish). This polish company produces pots and trays for the professional nursery growers. The bowl Matyjaszek is holding is one of their new products for bulb plants. This yeawr, they also started to produce plastic trays to carry pots. They have distributors in many countries and are now looking for distributors in Italy. They are exhibiting at the Myplant Garden for the first time.
Krzysztof Matyjaszek of DonKwiat (Don means pot and Kwiat means flower in Polish). This polish company produces pots and trays for the professional nursery growers. The bowl Matyjaszek is holding is one of their new products for bulb plants. This yeawr, they also started to produce plastic trays to carry pots. They have distributors in many countries and are now looking for distributors in Italy. They are exhibiting at the Myplant & Garden for the first time.
Paolo Zacchera of Campagnia del Lagowho mainly grows azaleas and camelias on 30ha near Lago Maggiore. They mainly export to Germany and other German speaking countries. More on this later on FloralDaily.
Paolo Zacchera of Campagnia del Lagowho mainly grows azaleas and camelias on 30ha near Lago Maggiore. They mainly export to Germany and other German speaking countries. More on this later on FloralDaily.
The press at Italian grower Floramiata. They grow a wide variety of plants in Tuscany, over 3 million a year and sell them all over Europe. Lately, Enel Green Power has extended a geothermal heat supply agreement to this company.
The press at Italian grower Floramiata. They grow a wide variety of plants in Tuscany, over 3 million a year and sell them all over Europe. Lately, Enel Green Power has extended a geothermal heat supply agreement to this company.
Eva Forlani of Nippontree, a 3ha nursery in the North of Italy. For 20 years now, they import plants from Japan, aroun 20-25 containers a year. More on this company later in FloralDaily.
Eva Forlani of Nippontree, a 3ha nursery in the North of Italy. For 20 years now, they import plants from Japan, aroun 20-25 containers a year. More on this company later in FloralDaily.
Folrani of Noppontree next to one of their imported plants: pinus pentaphylla (goyo-matsu). Currently they have most plants at their farm for at least a year, but in the future she thinks that they will grow them longer in their nursery as the Japanese younger generation is not growing their plants to 40 year, for example, anymore. Now, they only grow them till about 20 years.
Folrani of Noppontree next to one of their imported plants: pinus pentaphylla (goyo-matsu). Currently they have most plants at their farm for at least a year, but in the future she thinks that they will grow them longer in their nursery as the Japanese younger generation is not growing their plants to 40 year, for example, anymore. Now, they only grow them till about 20 years.
Mr. Morisset of Minier, a French producer specialized in liner production. They are known for the new varieties they launch on the market and they are one of the main liner producers in Europe (300ha in France). One of the varieties they were presenting at their booth is the Ilex, an alternative to buxus.
Mr. Morisset of Minier, a French producer specialized in liner production. They are known for the new varieties they launch on the market and they are one of the main liner producers in Europe (300ha in France). One of the varieties they were presenting at their booth is the Ilex, an alternative to buxus.
Gasa is present at the Myplant & Garden since the very beginning (5 years ago). On the picture; Pantaleone Poul Fraulo and Claes Bastrup (of PKM). According to Fraulo, their campanula’s is their nr. 1 product in Italy and for 8 March, they sell a lot as it combines well with the Mimosa, a traditional gift.
Gasa is present at the Myplant & Garden since the very beginning (5 years ago). On the picture; Pantaleone Poul Fraulo and Claes Bastrup (of PKM). According to Fraulo, their campanula’s is their nr. 1 product in Italy and for 8 March, they sell a lot as it combines well with the Mimosa, a traditional gift.
Claes Bastrup of Gartneriet PKM presenting their new own bred white campanula Like Mee a variety with bigger flowers, something Italians are fond of, and a lot of buds. Italy is obne of their most important countries they export to.
Claes Bastrup of Gartneriet PKM presenting their new own bred white campanula Like Mee – a variety with bigger flowers, something Italians are fond of, and a lot of buds. Italy is obne of their most important countries they export to.
Alberto Saldini and Lino Russo of Societa Agricola Italiana, agent in Italy for Kordes Garden roses.
Alberto Saldini and Lino Russo of Societa Agricola Italiana, agent in Italy for Kordes Garden roses.
Elevated view on the exhibition floor.
Elevated view on the exhibition floor. 
The Peperomia of Gartneriet Tingdal, for example is also doing well in Italy. Also in this country they see the interest in green plants increasing.
The Peperomia of Gartneriet Tingdal, for example is also doing well in Italy. Also in this country they see the interest in green plants increasing.
Elena Erba of Erba. This Italian pot and container manufacturer sells their prodcuts to growers, home designers and garden centers. The products she is presenting is the pot + bottom concept for growers and garden centers.
Elena Erba of Erba. This Italian pot and container manufacturer sells their prodcuts to growers, home designers and garden centers. The products she is presenting is the pot + bottom concept for growers and garden centers.
The pot and bottom concept of Erba.
The pot and bottom concept of Erba.
Valentina Scalvini, Davide Cavallini and Tony Christensen of Modiform presenting the Eco Expert; a biodegradable packaging for horticulture made from the pulp of recycled paper. The main markets who are currently interested in these products are Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Valentina Scalvini, Davide Cavallini and Tony Christensen of Modiform presenting the Eco Expert; a biodegradable packaging for horticulture made from the pulp of recycled paper. The main markets who are currently interested in these products are Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Tomas Rijsdijk and Johan Rijsdijk of Kobitex. They export Dutch plants to Italy and according to Tomas, the Spathiphyllum and anthurium are doing very well in Italy.
Tomas Rijsdijk and Johan Rijsdijk of Kobitex. They export Dutch plants to Italy and according to Tomas, the Spathiphyllum and anthurium are doing very well in Italy.
The Eco Expert of Modiform. 
The Eco Expert of Modiform. 
Marco Orlandelli of Orlandelli talking with visitors.
Marco Orlandelli of Orlandelli talking with visitors. 
Klaas Droog and their model of MNP Flowers, present at the show for the second time. On March 6-7, 2019 they will again organize the Retail Experience at the World Horti Center in the Netherlands.
Klaas Droog and their model of MNP Flowers, present at the show for the second time. On March 6-7, 2019 they will again organize the Retail Experience at the World Horti Center in the Netherlands.
Massimo Cardelli of Artifianfer. They are currently working on a project in Toscany, for an outdoor plants greenhouse.
Massimo Cardelli of Artifianfer. They are currently working on a project in Toscany, for an outdoor plants greenhouse.
Rino Caccia, Gerardo Gerunds and Poalo Gazzola of Padana.
Rino Caccia, Gerardo Gerunds and Poalo Gazzola of Padana.
The team of ICL. They won the the 2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sectorprize in category D with the MET 52 Organic anti-weevil, an organic insecticide that answers the requirements of organic farming. It is suitable for all the phases of development if the weevil in the nursery. Innovative means of production that answer the requirements of eco-friendly agriculture, the jury said.
The team of ICL. They won the the “2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sector” prize in category D with the MET 52 – Organic anti-weevil, an organic insecticide that answers the requirements of organic farming. It is suitable for all the phases of development if the weevil in the nursery. “Innovative means of production that answer the requirements of eco-friendly agriculture”, the jury said.
Pascal Boers of Van der Knaap, in Italy represented by Agrimedia.
Pascal Boers of Van der Knaap, in Italy represented by Agrimedia.
The team of Hortisecur.
The team of Hortisecur.
Marco Orlandelli of Orlandelli with Filippo Facioli of MyPlant Garden
Marco Orlandelli of Orlandelli with Filippo Facioli of MyPlant & Garden
Marco van Veen of OZPlanten.
Marco van Veen of OZPlanten.
Part of the team of Gardenline, the brand of OZPlanten in Italy.
Part of the team of Gardenline, the brand of OZPlanten in Italy.
At their boot, they also had a Dark Room particularly made to inspire garden centers. The idea is to give the customer a new shopping experience.
At their boot, they also had a Dark Room particularly made to inspire garden centers. The idea is to give the customer a new shopping experience.
An example of how a garden center could give their customer a new shopping experience, at the booth of Gardenline.
An example of how a garden center could give their customer a new shopping experience, at the booth of Gardenline.
Veiling Rhein-Maas is exhibiting at the Myplant Garden for the first time. They are eager to increase the supply from Italian growers. On the photo: Theun Brinksma and Andre van den Bosch.
Veiling Rhein-Maas is exhibiting at the Myplant & Garden for the first time. They are eager to increase the supply from Italian growers. On the photo: Theun Brinksma and Andre van den Bosch.
Mattia Battistello of Lucchini next to the LED lights. According to Battistello, the Italian grower is interested in learning about new things, like LED lights and vertical production.
Mattia Battistello of Lucchini next to the LED lights. According to Battistello, the Italian grower is interested in learning about new things, like LED lights and vertical production.
Massimo Gallini of Javo. Their two new models Javo Plus 2.0 and Javp Standard 2.0 are very popular in Italy and according to Gallini important for the future.
Massimo Gallini of Javo. Their two new models Javo Plus 2.0 and Javp Standard 2.0 are very popular in Italy and according to Gallini important for the future.
Alessandro Guglielmi of Energy Green, the Italian distributor of Herkuplast and Fertil. On the picture, he is presenting the biodegradable solutions of fertil, something of the future for the Italian grower.
Alessandro Guglielmi of Energy Green, the Italian distributor of Herkuplast and Fertil. On the picture, he is presenting the biodegradable solutions of fertil, something of the future for the Italian grower.
Brando Desideri of Idel presenting their new flowerbox 85 that makes creating mixes morea easily for landscapers.
Brando Desideri of Idel presenting their new flowerbox 85 that makes creating mixes morea easily for landscapers.
Pierre Demesmaeker of FotoCCar is present on the Italian market for 5 years now and exhibiting at the Myplant Garden for the 4th time. Over the years, he has seen the interest for his picture trolleys increasing as more and more companies are offering and selling their products online. They started with creating a FotoCCarfor the treenursery, over the years he has seen the demand for photographing smaller products increasing, like bediding plants, but also cut flowers.
Pierre Demesmaeker of FotoCCar is present on the Italian market for 5 years now and exhibiting at the Myplant & Garden for the 4th time. Over the years, he has seen the interest for his picture trolleys increasing as more and more companies are offering and selling their products online. They started with creating a “FotoCCar” for the treenursery, over the years he has seen the demand for photographing smaller products increasing, like bediding plants, but also cut flowers.
The team of GeoGreen, from left to right: Dalfiume Ricardo, Grosso Elen, Gallo Lorenzo and Vasarri Luigi. They have products for 3 divisions; turf, hoppy garden and the professional grower. They are the distributor of Mivena for Italy.
The team of GeoGreen, from left to right: Dalfiume Ricardo, Grosso Elen, Gallo Lorenzo and Vasarri Luigi. They have products for 3 divisions; turf, hoppy garden and the professional grower. They are the distributor of Mivena for Italy.
Giancarlo Bercigli of Agri Vivai. One of their products they were promoting at the fair was the system that prevents the wind from blowing down the plants (see system on the left). They sell their products all over Europe, but Italy is their biggest market.
Giancarlo Bercigli of Agri Vivai. One of their products they were promoting at the fair was the system that prevents the wind from blowing down the plants (see system on the left). They sell their products all over Europe, but Italy is their biggest market.
Alex Duindam of Piet Vijverberg is present at the fair for the first time. Our orchids are often used in weddings; they are white, have large flowers, are foolproof in transport and have a 2-times linger shelflife than the regular orchids.
Alex Duindam of Piet Vijverberg is present at the fair for the first time. “Our orchids are often used in weddings; they are white, have large flowers, are foolproof in transport and have a 2-times linger shelflife than the regular orchids.”
Remon de Jong of Hamifleurs. They import and export flowers and Italy is for them one of their largest export countries particularly for cut flowers.
Remon de Jong of Hamifleurs. They import and export flowers and Italy is for them one of their largest export countries particularly for cut flowers.
The Terrariaconcept of Hamiplants. They see that the demand for green plants is increasing in Italy.
The Terrariaconcept of Hamiplants. They see that the demand for green plants is increasing in Italy.
Michel de Rijke of Hamiplant presenting the Hortus Orchideus concept. In this concept, which they launched recently, they’ve included all types and old fashion orchids. In their catalogue, each orchid has its own story and explanation. They also supply POS Material with this concept.
Michel de Rijke of Hamiplant presenting the Hortus Orchideus concept. In this concept, which they launched recently, they’ve included all types and old fashion orchids. In their catalogue, each orchid has its own story and explanation. They also supply POS Material with this concept.
Mike Broch of SV.co presenting Green by co. With this concept, they adapted to the easy and greentrend and it includes green kalanchoes.
Mike Broch of SV.co presenting Green by co. With this concept, they adapted to the “easy and green” trend and it includes green kalanchoes.
Micha Groothuizen of Levoplant. They are now presenting their products on variety level. According to Groothuizen, bright and bold colors are doing very well in Italy.
Micha Groothuizen of Levoplant. They are now presenting their products on variety level. According to Groothuizen, bright and bold colors are doing very well in Italy.
Marcel van Steekelenburg of HilverdaKooij. They are present at the Myplant Garden for the first time and it is also the first time that they are exhibiting in one booth with Florist, because they are going to merge soon. Italy is a large market for HilverdaKooij and the statice is one of their best-sellers in this country.
Marcel van Steekelenburg of HilverdaKooij. They are present at the Myplant & Garden for the first time and it is also the first time that they are exhibiting in one booth with Florist, because they are going to merge soon. Italy is a large market for HilverdaKooij and the statice is one of their best-sellers in this country.
Marcel Oostenbrink of OZPlanten.
Marcel Oostenbrink of OZPlanten.
Loek Ammerlaan of Vilosa. To Italy, which is a large market for them, they mainly sell 10,5 cm double flowering kalanchoes.
Loek Ammerlaan of Vilosa. To Italy, which is a large market for them, they mainly sell 10,5 cm double flowering kalanchoes.
This begonia attracted a lot of attention at the booth of Eden Collection.
This begonia attracted a lot of attention at the booth of Eden Collection.
Richard Venema of Eden Collection sees a lot more interest for green plants this year as compared to last year.
Richard Venema of Eden Collection sees a lot more interest for green plants this year as compared to last year.
Wim Zandwijk of Muller has been enjoying the enthusiastic visitors. The sunflower seeds is the main product he sells to growers in Italy and they Vincents Choice sunflower is the most demanded variety. According to Zandwijk, the popularity of sunflowers is increasing in Italy.
Wim Zandwijk of Muller has been enjoying the enthusiastic visitors. The sunflower seeds is the main product he sells to growers in Italy and they Vincent’s Choice sunflower is the most demanded variety. According to Zandwijk, the popularity of sunflowers is increasing in Italy.
According to Dutch orchid grower, Corstiaan Stolk of Stolk Orchids, arrangements are doing well in Italy.
According to Dutch orchid grower, Corstiaan Stolk of Stolk Orchids, arrangements are doing well in Italy.
Jeroen Boon, Annalisa (translator) and Emma Mansveld of Decorum. They are present at the fair for the third time now and for the first time, they also brought cut flowers. Italy is a brandcountryand the brand Decorum is doing very well in this country, therefore, the expectations and interest for the cutflowers is high,For 2019 and the coming three years, they set Italy as focus country and Mansveld will be the one who will be focussing on this country.
Jeroen Boon, Annalisa (translator) and Emma Mansveld of Decorum. They are present at the fair for the third time now and for the first time, they also brought cut flowers. “Italy is a ‘brandcountry’ and the brand Decorum is doing very well in this country, therefore, the expectations and interest for the cutflowers is high,” For 2019 and the coming three years, they set Italy as focus country and Mansveld will be the one who will be focussing on this country.
The Grevillea Ignite of Flora Toscana won the first price in “2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sector” prize in the category best ornamental plants. The variety was honered by the jury for its colors, the innovation of its shape and for the importance for landscape gardening, in particular for xeroscaping. Grevillea Ignite (G.alpina x rosmarinifolia), is a tough and hardy plant native to New Zealand, suitable both for growing in containers and as a border plant, for which Flora Toscana holds exclusivity rights for Europe.
The Grevillea Ignite of Flora Toscana won the first price in “2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sector” prize in the category best ornamental plants. The variety was honered by the jury for its colors, the innovation of its shape and for the importance for landscape gardening, in particular for xeroscaping. Grevillea Ignite (G.alpina x rosmarinifolia), is a tough and hardy plant native to New Zealand, suitable both for growing in containers and as a border plant, for which Flora Toscana holds exclusivity rights for Europe.
Lorenzo Fedi, Luca Quilici and Christian Petrasi of Flora Toscana next to the award-winning new variety; Grevillea Ignite.
Lorenzo Fedi, Luca Quilici and Christian Petrasi of Flora Toscana next to the award-winning new variety; Grevillea Ignite.
The booth of Dmmen Orange.
The booth of Dümmen Orange.
Marc Mewes and Simon Tabeling of Hawita. Tabeling is holding their biological substrate for herbs.
Marc Mewes and Simon Tabeling of Hawita. Tabeling is holding their biological substrate for herbs.
The exhibition floor.
The exhibition floor.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Thomas Bter and Abdelaziz Sassi of Floragard. Italy is their second biggest export market after France.
Thomas Büter and Abdelaziz Sassi of Floragard. Italy is their second biggest export market after France.
The team of FleuraMetz together with Huub Snijders of de Ruiter, of which their varieties decorated the booth of FleuraMetz.
The team of FleuraMetz together with Huub Snijders of de Ruiter, of which their varieties decorated the booth of FleuraMetz.
The varieties of De Ruiter (all of them grown by Ecuadorian rose grower Anniroses)at the booth of FleuraMetz. Together with FleuraMetz, De Ruiter will soon introduce a new concept with existing varieties.
The varieties of De Ruiter (all of them grown by Ecuadorian rose grower Anniroses)at the booth of FleuraMetz. Together with FleuraMetz, De Ruiter will soon introduce a new concept with existing varieties.
Elevated view of the exhibition.
Elevated view of the exhibition.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Miriam Kolen of Desch Plantpak (on the left) and Pascal Boers of Van der Knaap (on the right) together with Giancomo Zuffi of Agrimedia, a distributor of products of several companies, including Desch and Van Der Knaap in Italy.
Miriam Kolen of Desch Plantpak (on the left) and Pascal Boers of Van der Knaap (on the right) together with Giancomo Zuffi of Agrimedia, a distributor of products of several companies, including Desch and Van Der Knaap in Italy.
Giorgia Giambo of Sicilia Verde di Giambo. They grow mainly citrus and some olives on 17ha in the north of Sicilia and export mostly to Germany. France, Holland and Spain.
Giorgia Giambo of Sicilia Verde di Giambo. They grow mainly citrus and some olives on 17ha in the north of Sicilia and export mostly to Germany. France, Holland and Spain.
Giacomo Bonicelli of Deciacover.
Giacomo Bonicelli of Deciacover.
Jeroen Vrieselaar of Selectline was also visiting the show.
Jeroen Vrieselaar of Selectline was also visiting the show.
Large agricultural machines were also presented at the show.
Large agricultural machines were also presented at the show. 
Also turf at the exhibition.
Also turf at the exhibition.
Stefan Marchetti, Henning Bruns of Pppelmann presenting their blue pots at the Myplant Garden for the first time.
Stefan Marchetti, Henning Bruns of Pöppelmann presenting their blue pots at the Myplant & Garden for the first time.
Levi Evers of Bredefleur. This Dutch lily grower produces Oriental Trumpet, Longiflorum Asia and Longiflorum.
Levi Evers of Bredefleur. This Dutch lily grower produces Oriental Trumpet, Longiflorum Asia and Longiflorum.
Steve Sonneveld of Sonneveld with floral designer Dini Holtrop presenting the cut hydrangeas of Sonneveld. Next to cut hydrangeas, he also grows cut hellebores.
Steve Sonneveld of Sonneveld with floral designer Dini Holtrop presenting the cut hydrangeas of Sonneveld. Next to cut hydrangeas, he also grows cut hellebores.
Weddings was a big theme at the show. According to many exhibitors, they country is trying to position itself as a wedding country.
Weddings was a big theme at the show. According to many exhibitors, they country is trying to position itself as a wedding country. 
Pieter Lips of Ichtus Flowers grows cut phaleanopsis and are said to be the biggest grower in the Netherlands. According to Lips, they differentiate themselves from the other cut phaleanopsis growres by their large assortment. Most only know the white and pink varieties, we have many more colors.
Pieter Lips of Ichtus Flowers grows cut phaleanopsis and are said to be the biggest grower in the Netherlands. According to Lips, they differentiate themselves from the other cut phaleanopsis growres by their large assortment. “Most only know the white and pink varieties, we have many more colors.”
Tineke Vreeken of Vreeken Bouvardia. According to Vreeken, the Bouvardia is a real wedding flower and increasingly more wedding planners are using this flowers in their arrangements.
Tineke Vreeken of Vreeken Bouvardia. According to Vreeken, the Bouvardia is a real wedding flower and increasingly more wedding planners are using this flowers in their arrangements.
Wedding arrangements and bouquets being made at the show.
Wedding arrangements and bouquets being made at the show.
Caroline Haakman and Luisella Agosto of Barendsen. For them, Italy is becoming an increasingly important market. At the show, they are presenting their new lily, the Roselily of Moerman.
Caroline Haakman and Luisella Agosto of Barendsen. For them, Italy is becoming an increasingly important market. At the show, they are presenting their new lily, the Roselily of Moerman.
Paolo Gibin. Elonora Gibin and Fiorella Pizzini of Profitplant.
Paolo Gibin. Elonora Gibin and Fiorella Pizzini of Profitplant.
The decorative flower pattern made on this white phalaenopsis of Optiflor, called Singolo Arto (on the left) caught the eye of the visitors.
The decorative flower pattern made on this white phalaenopsis of Optiflor, called Singolo Arto (on the left) caught the eye of the visitors.
Wedding bouquets being made at the booth of Oasis.
Wedding bouquets being made at the booth of Oasis.
Alessandro Gambin of Gambin Fiori presenting the award winning cut rose Rosa Westminister. It was awarded for the innovative and environmental friendly packaging, and the potential resistance to diseases.
Alessandro Gambin of Gambin Fiori presenting the award winning cut rose Rosa Westminister. It was awarded for the innovative and environmental friendly packaging, and the potential resistance to diseases.
Next to cut flowers, Gambin Fiori also sells the preserved flowers of Ecuadorian grower BellaRosa. They started to sell these type of flowers three years ago and according to Alessandro Gambin, they are doing very well in Italy.
Next to cut flowers, Gambin Fiori also sells the preserved flowers of Ecuadorian grower BellaRosa. They started to sell these type of flowers three years ago and according to Alessandro Gambin, they are doing very well in Italy.
Gabriele Fracassi of MPS.
Gabriele Fracassi of MPS.
Mathieu van Koppen of Opti-Flor presenting the Formidablo. This phalaenopsis received a lot of attention from the visitors because of the large flowers and the Japanese Cascade. They now also have it in a new gift package with a ceramic pot with watering system.
Mathieu van Koppen of Opti-Flor presenting the Formidablo. This phalaenopsis received a lot of attention from the visitors because of the large flowers and the Japanese Cascade. They now also have it in a new gift package with a ceramic pot with watering system.
Meetings taking place at Elho.
Meetings taking place at Elho.
Marielle Kouw and Natasja van der Velden of Holland Bulb Market were present at an Italian exhibition for the first time.
Marielle Kouw and Natasja van der Velden of Holland Bulb Market were present at an Italian exhibition for the first time.
Jorge Luis Cadenas of Pindstrup.
Jorge Luis Cadenas of Pindstrup.
Roses of Danish grower Rosa Danica at the Gasa booth.
Roses of Danish grower Rosa Danica at the Gasa booth.
Guiseppe Cardillo (second on the left) of Pindstrup with visitors.
Guiseppe Cardillo (second on the left) of Pindstrup with visitors.
Patrizia Daloe and Marco Ultzon Storzini of Container Centralen.
Patrizia Daloe and Marco Ultzon Storzini of Container Centralen.
The pot roses of Danish breeder Roses Forever, presented at the Gasa booth.
The pot roses of Danish breeder Roses Forever, presented at the Gasa booth.
The booth of Gasa.
The booth of Gasa.
Meetings taking place at the booth of Gasa.
Meetings taking place at the booth of Gasa.
Corina van der Heiden of Addenda together with Michel de Rijke of Hamiplant, who was paying a visit to the Addenda booth. The Campanula Addenda took center stage at their booth.
Corina van der Heiden of Addenda together with Michel de Rijke of Hamiplant, who was paying a visit to the Addenda booth. The Campanula Addenda took center stage at their booth.
Next to Campanula, Maori was also presented at the booth of Addenda.
Next to Campanula, Maori was also presented at the booth of Addenda.
Veronica Camazolla, Corina van der Heiden and Michela Muci of Floricultura Bonato. This Italian grower produces the Campanula Addenda in 14cm pots and grows many other seasonal plants, as well as phalaenopsis, cymbidium and callas. They grow them on 4,5ha divided over 4 locations and mainly export them to Germany and France.
Veronica Camazolla, Corina van der Heiden and Michela Muci of Floricultura Bonato. This Italian grower produces the Campanula Addenda in 14cm pots and grows many other seasonal plants, as well as phalaenopsis, cymbidium and callas. They grow them on 4,5ha divided over 4 locations and mainly export them to Germany and France.
Schoneveld's Area Manager South of Europe Gianfranco de Leo presenting the Primula polyanthus Perola, a new primula with a stem, currently available in 7 colors. According to de Leo, it is a very uniform growing plant, has a shelf life of 2-3 months and is more resistant. At the IPM Essen 2019, they officially launched it. Another new product they were presenting is the Cyclamen Djix (currently in 2 colors), which has round shape flowers with a lot of buds and a ling shelf life.
Schoneveld's Area Manager South of Europe Gianfranco de Leo presenting the Primula polyanthus Perola, a new primula with a stem, currently available in 7 colors. According to de Leo, it is a very uniform growing plant, has a shelf life of 2-3 months and is more resistant. At the IPM Essen 2019, they officially launched it. Another new product they were presenting is the Cyclamen Djix (currently in 2 colors), which has round shape flowers with a lot of buds and a ling shelf life.
Malavasi Savio talking with visitors.
Malavasi Savio talking with visitors. 
Cristina Nilssen and Einar Nilssen of Norcom. They supply products from Jiffy Floranova, Takii and Valoya in Italy.
Cristina Nilssen and Einar Nilssen of Norcom. They supply products from Jiffy Floranova, Takii and Valoya in Italy.
Many cactus at the booth of Cactusmania.
Many cactus at the booth of Cactusmania.
The Italian team of Florensis presenting a the Salvia Hybride Misty, a new product for Italy but was presented at the IPM Essen in 2018.
The Italian team of Florensis presenting a the Salvia Hybride Misty, a new product for Italy but was presented at the IPM Essen in 2018.
Luca Saradini, Claudio Marra and Florian Veit of Volmary. Three years ago, they started with Volmary in Italy and for the second time, they are exhibiting at the Myplant Garden.
Luca Saradini, Claudio Marra and Florian Veit of Volmary. Three years ago, they started with Volmary in Italy and for the second time, they are exhibiting at the Myplant & Garden.
Osram has four different color spectra and different combinations of these for colors make different recipes for different crops.
Osram has four different color spectra and different combinations of these for colors make different recipes for different crops.
Francesco Bonotto, Elisa Papetti and Gabriele Gia Freda of Osram.
Francesco Bonotto, Elisa Papetti and Gabriele Gia Freda of Osram.
Jan de Boer of Barendsen making a round on his beautifully decorated (double lily) bike.
Jan de Boer of Barendsen making a round on his beautifully decorated (double lily) bike.
Cornelis van Bommel and Jeffrey Kramer of Erfgoed. They are presenting their floors and tell the Italian growers about the watering and the climate control of these floors.
Cornelis van Bommel and Jeffrey Kramer of Erfgoed. They are presenting their floors and tell the Italian growers about the watering and the climate control of these floors.
On the second day of the exhibition a dinner was organized. But besides the food, the guests could also enjoy a beautiful show.
On the second day of the exhibition a dinner was organized. But besides the food, the guests could also enjoy a beautiful show.
Opening of the dinner.
Opening of the dinner.
President Gianpietro d Adda with representatives.
President Gianpietro d Adda with representatives. 
Together wit the staff of Myplant Garden.
Together wit the staff of Myplant & Garden. 
Enjoy your meal! Dinner started.
Enjoy your meal! Dinner started. 
Italian grower Antonio Pagano was awarded at the Green Night dinner and party.
Italian grower Antonio Pagano was awarded at the Green Night dinner and party. 
Also Terranova was again present with their typical greenhouse booth.
Also Terranova was again present with their typical greenhouse booth.
Malavasi Savio and Marchesi Yuro of Europrogress.
Malavasi Savio and Marchesi Yuro of Europrogress.
Francesca Di Maria of R3GIS. In the category Innovative machinery, tools and installations for horticulture, they won the 2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sectorprize with their Professional software for cultivation; an innovative remotely-controlled system for the conditions of trees and arboriculture that allows the introduction of innovative cultivation systems even though it requires assistance of operators.
Francesca Di Maria of R3GIS. In the category Innovative machinery, tools and installations for horticulture, they won the “2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sector” prize with their Professional software for cultivation; an innovative remotely-controlled system for the conditions of trees and arboriculture that allows the introduction of innovative cultivation systems even though it requires assistance of operators.
Castilliano Fantoni, Roberto Marziale and Patrick Fredo of Comagri. They are greenhouse constructors, but also supply benches, are consultants and the distributor of Dosatron in Italy.
Castilliano Fantoni, Roberto Marziale and Patrick Fredo of Comagri. They are greenhouse constructors, but also supply benches, are consultants and the distributor of Dosatron in Italy.
Comagir is the distributor of Dosatron in Italy.
Comagir is the distributor of Dosatron in Italy.
Filigura Alessandro of Saini Natale. In the category new assortments and commercial preparations of ornamental plants and cut flowers with a significant ecological, environmental and/or trade-fair related meaning, their vinca minor in clod won the fist prize in the 2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sector. Vinca minor in clod is an interesting plant for its use as a ground-covering plant able to control weeds and it is also innovative for its commercial preparation in clords.
Filigura Alessandro of Saini Natale. In the category new assortments and commercial preparations of ornamental plants and cut flowers with a significant ecological, environmental and/or trade-fair related meaning, their vinca minor in clod won the fist prize in the “2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sector”. “Vinca minor in clod is an interesting plant for its use as a ground-covering plant able to control weeds and it is also innovative for its commercial preparation in clords.”
Massimo Cardelli of Artifianfer talking with a visitors.
Massimo Cardelli of Artifianfer talking with a visitors. 
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Maurizio Fasolo of Ambra Elettronica. In the category new building materials and/or furniture for garden and landscaper, their Quattro, interior health garden won the first prize in the Excellence Showcase. . This product allows the user to cultivate unusual plants for interiors. It is easy to use thanks to its modern design, innovative material and advanced nelk gardening indoor technologies.
Maurizio Fasolo of Ambra Elettronica. In the category new building materials and/or furniture for garden and landscaper, their Quattro, interior health garden won the first prize in the Excellence Showcase. . “This product allows the user to cultivate unusual plants for interiors. It is easy to use thanks to its modern design, innovative material and advanced nelk gardening indoor technologies.
New this year is the Motorgarden, which was held outdoors.
New this year is the Motorgarden, which was held outdoors.
A new Echeveria of Amigo Plant, a product nominated for the Myplant Garden Excellence Showcase.
A new Echeveria of Amigo Plant, a product nominated for the Myplant & Garden Excellence Showcase.
Jacco Huibers of Amigo Plant inspiring garden centers how to present succulents; more variety-wise.
Jacco Huibers of Amigo Plant inspiring garden centers how to present succulents; more variety-wise.
Bert of Best Pant presenting the Air So Pure Spathiphyllum.
Bert of Best Pant presenting the Air So Pure Spathiphyllum.
Marcel Scholte of Scholte Orchideen has been attending exhibitions in Italy for about 15 years now.
Marcel Scholte of Scholte Orchideen has been attending exhibitions in Italy for about 15 years now.
Silvia Rossi of Plastecnic presenting their 2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sectorawarded product; pot with multifunctional strap. This product received the first prize in the category pots and decoration items. It is a versatile product that is able to answer the requests of the market by increasing the value of plants.
Silvia Rossi of Plastecnic presenting their “2019 Myplant and Garden novelties and innovations of the horticultural sector” awarded product; pot with multifunctional strap. This product received the first prize in the category pots and decoration items. “It is a versatile product that is able to answer the requests of the market by increasing the value of plants.”
New garden center Ideas presented at the Garden Center New Trend area.
New garden center Ideas presented at the Garden Center New Trend area.
Visitors checking out the displays at the Garden Center New Trend area.
Visitors checking out the displays at the Garden Center New Trend area.
Thomas Eichenauer of Lite Soil presenting Lite Cubes. The jury has highlighted the opportunity to give a special mention to this product, which are biodegradable wooden cubes that can be used for open -field and pot cultivation.
Thomas Eichenauer of Lite Soil presenting Lite Cubes. The jury has highlighted the opportunity to give a special mention to this product, which are biodegradable wooden cubes that can be used for open -field and pot cultivation.
Lite cubes used in the left pot.
Lite cubes used in the left pot.
Prsemystaw Ziomek and Marzena Marciniak-Ziomek of MZForma with their son Anthony. They are exhibiting at the fair for the first time.
Prsemystaw Ziomek and Marzena Marciniak-Ziomek of MZForma with their son Anthony. They are exhibiting at the fair for the first time.
Robert van der Tang of Symbiosis promotes Iranian flower import.
Robert van der Tang of Symbiosis promotes Iranian flower import.
Visitors at the booth of Chrysal.
Visitors at the booth of Chrysal.
David Stolk of Stolk Brothers presenting their new anthurium: Livium. The anthurium has stripes on his flower leaves and attracted a lot of attention of the visitors.
David Stolk of Stolk Brothers presenting their new anthurium: Livium. The anthurium has stripes on his flower leaves and attracted a lot of attention of the visitors.
Some of the flowers at the Decorum booth.
Some of the flowers at the Decorum booth.
The exhibition floor.
The exhibition floor.
For the first time this year; Motorgarden, where all tree cutting machines were presented outside.
For the first time this year; Motorgarden, where all tree cutting machines were presented outside.
Erwin van Florestein of Engrow presenting the AW Disk Anti weed prevention. Seven years ago, they started with this product in the Netherlands when there was nothing to cover the pots.
Erwin van Florestein of Engrow presenting the AW Disk – Anti weed prevention. Seven years ago, they started with this product in the Netherlands when there was nothing to cover the pots.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Italians are flower-minded people.
Italians are flower-minded people.
Sara Deangelis, Uvo Benanchi and Enriqo Barcella of Floramiata. This Italian grower continues on the path of sustainability presenting its production of ornamental tropical plants based on production processes aimed at Carbon Free certification. It is an ambitious goal based on three pillars: the use of geothermal resources for heating, the use of electricity from renewable sources and water saving.In addition to the important environmental issues, they showed off an extensive range of tropical plants which are flanked by three novelties: Spatifillum pot size 14, Anthurium pot size 12 and Maranta Leopardina.
Sara Deangelis, Uvo Benanchi and Enriqo Barcella of Floramiata. This Italian grower continues on the path of sustainability presenting its production of ornamental tropical plants based on production processes aimed at Carbon Free certification. It is an ambitious goal based on three pillars: the use of geothermal resources for heating, the use of electricity from renewable sources and water saving.  In addition to the important environmental issues, they showed off an extensive range of tropical plants which are flanked by three novelties: Spatifillum pot size 14, Anthurium pot size 12 and Maranta Leopardina.
The team of Malazzofiora.
The team of Malazzofiora.
Another part of the team of Malazzofiora.
Another part of the team of Malazzofiora.
Luca Altier of Altiflor. This Italian grower mainly prodices hibiscus, hydrangea and bouganville.
Luca Altier of Altiflor. This Italian grower mainly prodices hibiscus, hydrangea and bouganville.
The succulents of Bulzaga.
The succulents of Bulzaga.
A lot of lemon trees at the booth of Vivai de Luca.
A lot of lemon trees at the booth of Vivai de Luca.
Ole Krogh Larsen of Floras Sari. This is an cooperation of 4 Italian growers in the South of Italy. 12 years ago, they started to sell together to the North of Italy and a small part of their production goes to Denmark.
Ole Krogh Larsen of Floras Sari. This is an cooperation of 4 Italian growers in the South of Italy. 12 years ago, they started to sell together to the North of Italy and a small part of their production goes to Denmark.
Jan van der Plas of Flora Olanda, a wholesaler in Rome, was also visiting the show.
Jan van der Plas of Flora Olanda, a wholesaler in Rome, was also visiting the show.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor. 
At the booth of Sanremo, funny ideas were presented.
At the booth of Sanremo, funny ideas were presented.
Roberta Filippini of Tillandsia die Michieli Floricultura. This Italian nursery grows over 100 Tillansia varieties for over 30 years.
Roberta Filippini of Tillandsia die Michieli Floricultura. This Italian nursery grows over 100 Tillansia varieties for over 30 years.
Tillandsia decorated.
Tillandsia decorated.
Pietro Paparella of Apulia Plants grows Mediterranean plants outside in Italy. They export half of their production.
Pietro Paparella of Apulia Plants grows Mediterranean plants outside in Italy. They export half of their production.
Damiano Cantetore and Michele Cantetore. These Italian growers grow a wide selection of ornamental plants.
Damiano Cantetore and Michele Cantetore. These Italian growers grow a wide selection of ornamental plants.
A lot of different varieties of garden roses from different breeders.
A lot of different varieties of garden roses from different breeders. 
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Marco Borri of Borri Garden.
Marco Borri of Borri Garden.
Giordano Pandozzi of Pandozzi.
Giordano Pandozzi of Pandozzi.

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