IPM Essen 2020 Floral, Germany

Reat Haza, Maya Avni and Eyal Inbar of Histhtil next to the Sweet potato varieteis in the series Treasure island. These potatoes are varieties of Pat FitzGerarld, from Ireland, and have besides their edible value also ornamental value.
Reat Haza, Maya Avni and Eyal Inbar of Histhtil next to the Sweet potato varieteis in the series Treasure island. These potatoes are varieties of Pat FitzGerarld, from Ireland, and have besides their edible value also ornamental value.
Siblings Deborah and Alessandro Ghione of NIRP with their Korean distributor of cut roses; Jae-il Yu. NIRP International just launched their new website www.nirpinternational.com
Siblings Deborah and Alessandro Ghione of NIRP with their Korean distributor of cut roses; Jae-il Yu. NIRP International just launched their new website www.nirpinternational.com
Jonathan Berry, Tamara Risken and Jim Berry of J. Berry Nursery presenting their Hollywood Hibiscus series. This brand is on the market for about 4 years now.
Jonathan Berry, Tamara Risken and Jim Berry of J. Berry Nursery presenting their Hollywood Hibiscus series. This brand is on the market for about 4 years now.
Antonia Feindura of PAC presenting their new interspecific pelargonium line. The plants in this line are on the one side compact and on the other side vigorous in the garden.
Antonia Feindura of PAC presenting their new interspecific pelargonium line. The plants in this line are on the one side compact and on the other side vigorous in the garden.
The team of Proven Winners Europe. Proven Winners comes from the US and 15 years ago, they started up Proven Winners in Europe. Proven Winners has nurseries all over the world and work with breeders from all over the world. They trial and select the best ones - with the demands of the end consumer as main focus.
The team of Proven Winners Europe. Proven Winners comes from the US and 15 years ago, they started up Proven Winners in Europe. Proven Winners has nurseries all over the world and work with breeders from all over the world. They trial and select the best ones - with the demands of the end consumer as main focus.
Matthias Meilland of Meilland holding Zepeti, a variety that they introduced last year at the FlowerTrials 2019. In 2020 for Spring, 250,000 will come out for Europe.
Matthias Meilland of Meilland holding Zepeti, a variety that they introduced last year at the FlowerTrials 2019. In 2020 for Spring, 250,000 will come out for Europe.
Manfred Robert of Liriope Factory. This US company, exhibiting at the SUSTA booth, supplies rooted cuttings of liriope and supplies them mainly to the US and Europe. For liriope, the European market continues to increase.
Manfred Robert of Liriope Factory. This US company, exhibiting at the SUSTA booth, supplies rooted cuttings of liriope and supplies them mainly to the US and Europe. For liriope, the European market continues to increase.
Matthias Rohde of Begonien Rieger presenting their begonia varieties, including their new varieties like Chicago - a new red variety that is a good outdoor and heat tolerant variety that flowers early.
Matthias Rohde of Begonien Rieger presenting their begonia varieties, including their new varieties like Chicago - a new red variety that is a good outdoor and heat tolerant variety that flowers early.
Frank de Greef of Fleurizon presenting Indoor Plant Combos. This is a new line of indoor plant combinations. "It has multiple plants per pot so these root very quickly for quick and easy turn-around."
Frank de Greef of Fleurizon presenting Indoor Plant Combos. This is a new line of indoor plant combinations. "It has multiple plants per pot so these root very quickly for quick and easy turn-around."
Alexander Kientzler of Kientzler presenting Fruhlingsflirs and the award it won at the Novelty awards. It is a vegetative white flowering with pink eye plant. This year during the FlowerTrials, this German breeder and propagator will be presenting its novelties in the Netherlands at FN Kempen in Mijdrecht instead of Germany.
Alexander Kientzler of Kientzler presenting Fruhlingsflirs and the award it won at the Novelty awards. It is a vegetative white flowering with pink eye plant. This year during the FlowerTrials, this German breeder and propagator will be presenting its novelties in the Netherlands at FN Kempen in Mijdrecht instead of Germany.
Andreas Pellens of Pellens Hortensien presenting their hydrangeas in their new 100% recyclable and 100% post consumer recycled material (from Pöppelmann).
Andreas Pellens of Pellens Hortensien presenting their hydrangeas in their new 100% recyclable and 100% post consumer recycled material (from Pöppelmann).
The new label of Pellens Hortensien with the recycling logo largely displayed. Also on the label, they explain that they have reduced their use of pesticides in production by 80% and that they installed solar panels. The label is a 100% cellulose label that can be thrown into the paper bin.
The new label of Pellens Hortensien with the recycling logo largely displayed. Also on the label, they explain that they have reduced their use of pesticides in production by 80% and that they installed solar panels. The label is a 100% cellulose label that can be thrown into the paper bin.
Garry Grueber and Aline Andreas of Cultivaris presenting their highlight varieties; ULU, Runaway Bride, and Summer Love. In these varieties, they continue growing in quantities.
Garry Grueber and Aline Andreas of Cultivaris presenting their highlight varieties; ULU, Runaway Bride, and Summer Love. In these varieties, they continue growing in quantities.
Denise van Kampen of PanAmerican Seed presenting the Beacon Impatiens varieties in a huge basket. Beacon is known for its resistance against downy mildew. The already showed the variety at the California Spring Trials and the FlowerTrials in 2019, but are now officially launching the variety.
Denise van Kampen of PanAmerican Seed presenting the Beacon Impatiens varieties in a huge basket. Beacon is known for its resistance against downy mildew. The already showed the variety at the California Spring Trials and the FlowerTrials in 2019, but are now officially launching the variety.
The Sunset Shadow - a new Osteospermum Akila variety of PanAmerican Seed. According to van Kampen, there are no osteos with these color combinations.
The Sunset Shadow - a new Osteospermum Akila variety of PanAmerican Seed. According to van Kampen, there are no osteos with these color combinations.
Of course, there were more varieties on display at PanAmerican Seed, like Salvia Salvatore and Leucanthemum Madonna, a Fleuroselect winner.
Of course, there were more varieties on display at PanAmerican Seed, like Salvia Salvatore and Leucanthemum Madonna, a Fleuroselect winner.
The team of Danziger with Mr. Plant Geek. At the booth of Danziger, Scoop is the highlight. Besides the scabiosa Scoop, danziger now also named a petunia series Scoop. At the AIPH Grower of The Year Award, Danziger Guatemala won the bronze award in the category Young Plants.
The team of Danziger with Mr. Plant Geek. At the booth of Danziger, Scoop is the highlight. Besides the scabiosa Scoop, danziger now also named a petunia series Scoop. At the AIPH Grower of The Year Award, Danziger Guatemala won the bronze award in the category Young Plants.
The team of Brandkamp in front of their chrysanthemum assortment.
The team of Brandkamp in front of their chrysanthemum assortment.
In the cut flower chrysanthemum assortment of Brandkamo is Manila Pink (upper right) a new variety. It is a filled flower with a green heart. According to Brandkamp's Jürgen von den Driesch, filled flowers with a green or dark heart (like Adana Orange on the left) are doing very will in the chrysanthemum cut flower assortment.
In the cut flower chrysanthemum assortment of Brandkamo is Manila Pink (upper right) a new variety. It is a filled flower with a green heart. According to Brandkamp's Jürgen von den Driesch, filled flowers with a green or dark heart (like Adana Orange on the left) are doing very will in the chrysanthemum cut flower assortment.
Olivier Morel of Morel Diffusion presenting the Metalis series. Last year, this French cyclamen breeding company celebrated their 100th anniversary. This year, they created a database with pictures so that growers and retailers can choose what variety they want.
Olivier Morel of Morel Diffusion presenting the Metalis series. Last year, this French cyclamen breeding company celebrated their 100th anniversary. This year, they created a database with pictures so that growers and retailers can choose what variety they want.
Sandra Villette and Julien Perreve-Genet of Fertil presenting the new Fertil Pot.
Sandra Villette and Julien Perreve-Genet of Fertil presenting the new Fertil Pot.
Fertil designed a new shape of the Fertil Pot, a pot that is always made out of wood without any additives. For the wood, trees closed to the factory are used that supposed to be cut to thinning the forest. "This new shape improves the ability to destack pots easier with a machine."
Fertil designed a new shape of the Fertil Pot, a pot that is always made out of wood without any additives. For the wood, trees closed to the factory are used that supposed to be cut to thinning the forest. "This new shape improves the ability to destack pots easier with a machine."
Milena Weller of Selecta One presenting one of their new poinsettia varieties SkyStar. According to Weller, it is not just another color variety, it extends the assortment into a new direction. "It has dark green foliage and red bracts that are covered in white dots, like the flares of a spotlight. On top of that, the thick, robust, dark red, V-shaped stems and the good root system involves excellent characteristics", she says. Click here to read more on SkyStar in a recently published FloralDaily article.
Milena Weller of Selecta One presenting one of their new poinsettia varieties SkyStar. According to Weller, it is not just another color variety, it extends the assortment into a new direction. "It has dark green foliage and red bracts that are covered in white dots, like the flares of a spotlight. On top of that, the thick, robust, dark red, V-shaped stems and the good root system involves excellent characteristics", she says. Click here to read more on SkyStar in a recently published FloralDaily article.
Rely Jaldety of Jaldety talking with a visitor. At the California Spring Trials in March, they will present several novelties and even more at the FlowerTrials in June 2020.
Rely Jaldety of Jaldety talking with a visitor. At the California Spring Trials in March, they will present several novelties and even more at the FlowerTrials in June 2020.
Alexandro Bock and Monserrat Josa of Diem Hibiscus. This Italian hibiscus breeder just introduced two new lines - a big flowered line called D-Magnus and a small flowered line D-mini. Several varieties are being trialed and the final varieties that will create the assortment will be presented in April.
Alexandro Bock and Monserrat Josa of Diem Hibiscus. This Italian hibiscus breeder just introduced two new lines - a big flowered line called D-Magnus and a small flowered line D-mini. Several varieties are being trialed and the final varieties that will create the assortment will be presented in April.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
The team of Desch Plantpak. Kees Waque (on the left) is holding the new Color Your Story autumn/winter 2020-2021 magazine which they promoted at the show on top of their broad assortment of pots, trays and containers which keeps on growing. Many of the lines are expanded with new colors.
The team of Desch Plantpak. Kees Waque (on the left) is holding the new Color Your Story autumn/winter 2020-2021 magazine which they promoted at the show on top of their broad assortment of pots, trays and containers which keeps on growing. Many of the lines are expanded with new colors.
Thorsten Rohrbein of Container Centralen.
Thorsten Rohrbein of Container Centralen.
At Dümmen Orange, a lot of meetings are taking place also at their booth, they presented their assortment of pot plants, annuals, perennials, cut flowers, tropical plants and flower bulbs. In comparison to last year, the lay out of the booth changed a bit. "It changed from a wide product range presentation towards showing product highlights in inspirational settings. The booth received a complete makeover to inspire with megatrends and focus on the most important products."
At Dümmen Orange, a lot of meetings are taking place also at their booth, they presented their assortment of pot plants, annuals, perennials, cut flowers, tropical plants and flower bulbs. In comparison to last year, the lay out of the booth changed a bit. "It changed from a wide product range presentation towards showing product highlights in inspirational settings. The booth received a complete makeover to inspire with megatrends and focus on the most important products."
The team of Veiling Rhein Maas presenting their web shop that they launched in the first week of January 2020. "With the introduction of the Webshop, Veiling Rhein-Maas is responding to the wishes of customers and suppliers for a further digitalized marketplace." The Webshop offers an even wider range of products, generating additional purchasing and sales opportunities for our customers and suppliers alike.
The team of Veiling Rhein Maas presenting their web shop that they launched in the first week of January 2020. "With the introduction of the Webshop, Veiling Rhein-Maas is responding to the wishes of customers and suppliers for a further digitalized marketplace." The Webshop offers an even wider range of products, generating additional purchasing and sales opportunities for our customers and suppliers alike.
The Jurassic Park theme of Landgard that was launched last year was still attracting the attention this year.
The Jurassic Park theme of Landgard that was launched last year was still attracting the attention this year.
Gert-Han Jungerius of Monarch Flowers - a daughter company of Green Works presenting the ranunculus in the assortment.
Gert-Han Jungerius of Monarch Flowers - a daughter company of Green Works presenting the ranunculus in the assortment.
The booth of Roses Forever was not in the 'Danish Hall' (hall 6) this year. They promoted their large variety of pot roses in hall 1 this year.
The booth of Roses Forever was not in the 'Danish Hall' (hall 6) this year. They promoted their large variety of pot roses in hall 1 this year.
Ronald van de Breevaart of GTC -plus and Aaron Gerno Retr of Fairtrade International.
Ronald van de Breevaart of GTC -plus and Aaron Gerno Retr of Fairtrade International.
Nitzan and Asaf Nir of Nir Nursery presenting their Jupiter wax line. Jupiter wax is now a commercially protected name and the series is available in white, pink and purple and in pot and cut flowers.
Nitzan and Asaf Nir of Nir Nursery presenting their Jupiter wax line. Jupiter wax is now a commercially protected name and the series is available in white, pink and purple and in pot and cut flowers.
Erick Ciraud of DHMI presenting the new Quartz Pink and Yellow dipladenia that will be available in 2021. According to Ciraud, the color combination of the flower is unique, with the large yellow throat and dark pink color. Also, the flower shape looks like a sanderi type, even though it is a hybrid now.
Erick Ciraud of DHMI presenting the new Quartz Pink and Yellow dipladenia that will be available in 2021. According to Ciraud, the color combination of the flower is unique, with the large yellow throat and dark pink color. Also, the flower shape looks like a sanderi type, even though it is a hybrid now.
Erwin Verbraeken of Bachmann promoting the fact that their tray are 100% recyclable and 100% recycled. "Our trays always had these characteristics, but as it is such a hot topic, we show also at the show."
Erwin Verbraeken of Bachmann promoting the fact that their tray are 100% recyclable and 100% recycled. "Our trays always had these characteristics, but as it is such a hot topic, we show also at the show."
Dimitris Dimitrou of Fleurizon presenting one of their calla varieties, a crop they recently started to supply.
Dimitris Dimitrou of Fleurizon presenting one of their calla varieties, a crop they recently started to supply.
Cassy Bright of Plant Patent Agent. Since 1996 she has been working with breeders to coordinate their intellectual property needs.
Cassy Bright of Plant Patent Agent. Since 1996 she has been working with breeders to coordinate their intellectual property needs.
Selecta one again this year brought their cut flowers varieties and for the first time at the IPM Essen, they are presenting their expanded carnation assortment.
Selecta one again this year brought their cut flowers varieties and for the first time at the IPM Essen, they are presenting their expanded carnation assortment.
Anthony Tesselaar of Camellia Volunteer. A winter hardy variety and according to Anthony, people say that it is the best known camelia in the world.
Anthony Tesselaar of Camellia Volunteer. A winter hardy variety and according to Anthony, people say that it is the best known camelia in the world.
Rino Caccia, Paolo Gazzola, and Mario Rigatti of Padana in front of their new stand. This Italian company specialises in the production of young plants from seed and cuttings of a wide range of ornamental pot and bedding plants as well as vegetable plants. Moreover, the company runs its own breeding activities in Primula (Primabella) and Viola and is the exclusive distributor of Lavandula Lavinia (Plantinova) and Argyranthemum Grandaisy (MNP Flowers) for Italy.
Rino Caccia, Paolo Gazzola, and Mario Rigatti of Padana in front of their new stand. This Italian company specialises in the production of young plants from seed and cuttings of a wide range of ornamental pot and bedding plants as well as vegetable plants. Moreover, the company runs its own breeding activities in Primula (Primabella) and Viola and is the exclusive distributor of Lavandula Lavinia (Plantinova) and Argyranthemum Grandaisy (MNP Flowers) for Italy.
The dipladenia cuttings of Gruppo Padana. "We are strong in dipladenia cuttings. As they have a long cultivation period, they are well rooted so when a grower produce them, they will get a final product in a shorter time."
The dipladenia cuttings of Gruppo Padana. "We are strong in dipladenia cuttings. As they have a long cultivation period, they are well rooted so when a grower produce them, they will get a final product in a shorter time."
Maya Andersen of Dymak. This Danish pot suppliers sources products from all over the world and in the shelf behind Andersen, they were presenting all their sustainable pots, like pots made out of bamboo from Vietnam, pots made out of straws from China, paper bags, recycled rubber out of Vietnam, recycled glass out of India and much more.
Maya Andersen of Dymak. This Danish pot suppliers sources products from all over the world and in the shelf behind Andersen, they were presenting all their sustainable pots, like pots made out of bamboo from Vietnam, pots made out of straws from China, paper bags, recycled rubber out of Vietnam, recycled glass out of India and much more.
The Magical hydrangea is for Hortensias France Production one of the products that is getting an increasingly larger foothold in the company - one out of the three production locations is completely dedicated to this variety. Magical hydrangea varieties are characterized by their 150 day flowering period.
The Magical hydrangea is for Hortensias France Production one of the products that is getting an increasingly larger foothold in the company - one out of the three production locations is completely dedicated to this variety. Magical hydrangea varieties are characterized by their 150 day flowering period.
Marie-Laure Rauline of Javoy Plants and Cecile Duval of Les pépinières de France. Javoy is presenting their three new clematis varieties; Clematis Christmas Surprise - an evergreen that is flowering for Christmas, Clematis Sugar Sweet - flowering in spring and has a scent close to rubenia, and Burning Love, a deep red colored one that also well adapts to the climate of Southern Europe.
Marie-Laure Rauline of Javoy Plants and Cecile Duval of Les pépinières de France. Javoy is presenting their three new clematis varieties; Clematis Christmas Surprise - an evergreen that is flowering for Christmas, Clematis Sugar Sweet - flowering in spring and has a scent close to rubenia, and Burning Love, a deep red colored one that also well adapts to the climate of Southern Europe.
Torben Ryg of Rosa Danica. This Danish pot rose grower was satisfied with the 2019 results.
Torben Ryg of Rosa Danica. This Danish pot rose grower was satisfied with the 2019 results.
Rasmus Moth of BioSund; a new company of Rosa Danica. It has been established recently and utilizes a part of the Rosa Danica greenhouse to grow Biological vegetables and herbs. "They are 100% sustainable". In 2018, they conducted tests with an online supermarket in Denmark and the reactions were so positive that orders have been four folded since then.
Rasmus Moth of BioSund; a new company of Rosa Danica. It has been established recently and utilizes a part of the Rosa Danica greenhouse to grow Biological vegetables and herbs. "They are 100% sustainable". In 2018, they conducted tests with an online supermarket in Denmark and the reactions were so positive that orders have been four folded since then.
Soren Schroll of Schroll presenting their new green variety; Green Fusion. It is a long-lasting variety - during trials, it flowered up to half a year. The name Fusion illustrates fusion of pink and blue color of the flowers.
Soren Schroll of Schroll presenting their new green variety; Green Fusion. It is a long-lasting variety - during trials, it flowered up to half a year. The name Fusion illustrates fusion of pink and blue color of the flowers.
Mark Hodson of Turcieflor, French breeder and propagator of alstroemeria and agapanthus. A new variety this year is Elisabeth, a red winter resistant compact variety. Besides, also for the first time, they now have an exclusive series of tulbaghias that come from South Africa. He has five exclusive varieties for the European market.
Mark Hodson of Turcieflor, French breeder and propagator of alstroemeria and agapanthus. A new variety this year is Elisabeth, a red winter resistant compact variety. Besides, also for the first time, they now have an exclusive series of tulbaghias that come from South Africa. He has five exclusive varieties for the European market.
Emilie Stærmose of Queen Genetics presenting their pot rose and succulent assortment. They are expanding the assortments all the time while the demand continues to increase.
Emilie Stærmose of Queen Genetics presenting their pot rose and succulent assortment. They are expanding the assortments all the time while the demand continues to increase.
Karl Storf of Chauvin presenting their half finished plants in the French pavilion.
Karl Storf of Chauvin presenting their half finished plants in the French pavilion.
Aksel de Lasson of Aqua Hort presenting one of their new machines - the Aqua Hort Tank Model. It does copper ionization against fungus and bacteria.
Aksel de Lasson of Aqua Hort presenting one of their new machines - the Aqua Hort Tank Model. It does copper ionization against fungus and bacteria.
Henning Brejnholt of BotaniQlab. They are Danish plant producers and work for several years with a trend agency that helps us with their choice on ceramics. Also, they inform them about the flower trends that will come - like an 'old' trend, the dried flowers. On the table behind them, they are presented.
Henning Brejnholt of BotaniQlab. They are Danish plant producers and work for several years with a trend agency that helps us with their choice on ceramics. Also, they inform them about the flower trends that will come - like an 'old' trend, the dried flowers. On the table behind them, they are presented.
Davide Como of Biancheri Creations, one of Italy's largest ranunculus breeders. Here, presenting a part of their large assortment, including anemones, which they also breed.
Davide Como of Biancheri Creations, one of Italy's largest ranunculus breeders. Here, presenting a part of their large assortment, including anemones, which they also breed.
Daniela Navarro of Selecta one the cut flower part of the Selectra one booth. Kiwi is large promoted, this variety is growing in demand year-on-year.
Daniela Navarro of Selecta one the cut flower part of the Selectra one booth. Kiwi is large promoted, this variety is growing in demand year-on-year.
Harald Braungardt of Step Systems presenting the Combi 500.
Harald Braungardt of Step Systems presenting the Combi 500.
The Combi 500 of Step Systems is able to meet 5 parameters; PH, EC, Activity, Soil Moister, and Soil Temperature. Now, there is also an app so that the results can be evaluated. First one takes a picture of the Combi 500 that is showing the results -->
The Combi 500 of Step Systems is able to meet 5 parameters; PH, EC, Activity, Soil Moister, and Soil Temperature. Now, there is also an app so that the results can be evaluated. First one takes a picture of the Combi 500 that is showing the results -->
Then, the app inserts the numbers on the Combi 500 in the app and afterwards the data can be analyzed, evaluated and by using AI it can also be interpreted.
Then, the app inserts the numbers on the Combi 500 in the app and afterwards the data can be analyzed, evaluated and by using AI it can also be interpreted.
Wojchiech Szczepanski and Jan Larsen of Vefi.
Wojchiech Szczepanski and Jan Larsen of Vefi.
Lidia Roezner of Oboya presenting all kind of different trays and sleeves.
Lidia Roezner of Oboya presenting all kind of different trays and sleeves.
The team of Soparco presemting their detectable pots. They offer various colored ranges in thermoform and injected that are NIR detectable, like blue, green, red and taupe.
The team of Soparco presemting their detectable pots. They offer various colored ranges in thermoform and injected that are NIR detectable, like blue, green, red and taupe.
Mathew and Marzena of MZ Forma. The focus this year are the recyclable and recycled pots. "Recallability is the key word this year", Marzena says.
Mathew and Marzena of MZ Forma. The focus this year are the recyclable and recycled pots. "Recallability is the key word this year", Marzena says.
Minhye Kim of J' t House. In their booth, they proudly refer to the FloralDaily article in which they are mentioned, namely article 10 million young plants with the GreenPlug.
Minhye Kim of J' t House. In their booth, they proudly refer to the FloralDaily article in which they are mentioned, namely article 10 million young plants with the GreenPlug.
Kazuta Aoyama of Kaneya presenting the new decorative pot which is available in any color. The grower can put the plant directly in this pot and there is also space for a wick, to water the plant.
Kazuta Aoyama of Kaneya presenting the new decorative pot which is available in any color. The grower can put the plant directly in this pot and there is also space for a wick, to water the plant.
Marc Molitor and Albamn Oudayar of Mecaflor demonstrating their new binding machine with flower food dispenser. It can be directly connected to their hand-tied bouquet making machine that is already on the market. It was requested from a customer out of the US and they show it at the IPM Essen to see if there is any more interest for this product.
Marc Molitor and Albamn Oudayar of Mecaflor demonstrating their new binding machine with flower food dispenser. It can be directly connected to their hand-tied bouquet making machine that is already on the market. It was requested from a customer out of the US and they show it at the IPM Essen to see if there is any more interest for this product.
The machine binds the bunch and directly adds the flower food sachet to the bunch. The bunch still needs to be sleeved manually, but they are also working on a machine for that.
The machine binds the bunch and directly adds the flower food sachet to the bunch. The bunch still needs to be sleeved manually, but they are also working on a machine for that.
Jean-Yves Coulbault of Sicamus showing the upcoming brands; Mosaik 'Double Effect' - with double colored flowers and double colored leaves - and Confetti - with spots on the flowers. Later more on these new brands on FloralDaily.com
Jean-Yves Coulbault of Sicamus showing the upcoming brands; Mosaik 'Double Effect' - with double colored flowers and double colored leaves - and Confetti - with spots on the flowers. Later more on these new brands on FloralDaily.com
Hugo Noordhoek Hegt of Dümmen Orange. He has become the new CEO of the company as of January 1st, 2020 (succeeding Biense Visser, who retired).
Hugo Noordhoek Hegt of Dümmen Orange. He has become the new CEO of the company as of January 1st, 2020 (succeeding Biense Visser, who retired).
Mark Lunghusen of Outbreak Plants holding Philodendron Shangr-La, a variety of one of their Australian breeders they work with, namely Terry Keogh. "It is a more compact plant with many more stems."
Mark Lunghusen of Outbreak Plants holding Philodendron Shangr-La, a variety of one of their Australian breeders they work with, namely Terry Keogh. "It is a more compact plant with many more stems."
Ronald Vreugdenhil of Pöppelmann Teku presenting the 4-level classification of their pots. In the picture; Recyclable, PCR Recyclable and Circular 360. The other in the list is black, which is increasingly less being asked for.
Ronald Vreugdenhil of Pöppelmann Teku presenting the 4-level classification of their pots. In the picture; Recyclable, PCR Recyclable and Circular 360. The other in the list is black, which is increasingly less being asked for.
Jürgen Gervordemark and Thomas Becker of Kötterheinrich showing all stages of plants they supply. Also new this year is hydrangea paniculata and the double flowering hydrangeas of HBA.
Jürgen Gervordemark and Thomas Becker of Kötterheinrich showing all stages of plants they supply. Also new this year is hydrangea paniculata and the double flowering hydrangeas of HBA.
The double flowering hydrangeas of HBA at the booth of Kötterheinrich.
The double flowering hydrangeas of HBA at the booth of Kötterheinrich.
Jaap Stelder of HBA holding one of the popular varieties; a variety that is re-blooming. According to Stelder, there is a large demand for hydrangeas with these characteristics.
Jaap Stelder of HBA holding one of the popular varieties; a variety that is re-blooming. According to Stelder, there is a large demand for hydrangeas with these characteristics.
The sisters Hassinger of Hassinger Orchids. Iris, on the left, is holding a new 6cm phalaenopsis, named Tracy. Jasmin, on the right, is holding one of the products in the Cocoon concept. This concept was introduced last year and recently, they developed a new packaging for retail which protects the glass.
The sisters Hassinger of Hassinger Orchids. Iris, on the left, is holding a new 6cm phalaenopsis, named Tracy. Jasmin, on the right, is holding one of the products in the Cocoon concept. This concept was introduced last year and recently, they developed a new packaging for retail which protects the glass.
Rosa Eskelund of Roses Forever with the Norwegian grower Kristiansen Gartneri who grows the Infinity and Sweet Home Roses of Roses Forever and Gonvor, Monica and Carolina of Bama, a Norwegian company engaged in wholesale trading of imported and Norwegian-produced fresh produce in fruits, vegetables and flowers.
Rosa Eskelund of Roses Forever with the Norwegian grower Kristiansen Gartneri who grows the Infinity and Sweet Home Roses of Roses Forever and Gonvor, Monica and Carolina of Bama, a Norwegian company engaged in wholesale trading of imported and Norwegian-produced fresh produce in fruits, vegetables and flowers.
A new spray rose of Roses Forever; Rosa Loves Me with fatal attraction. It is a new big flowered spray rose.
A new spray rose of Roses Forever; Rosa Loves Me with fatal attraction. It is a new big flowered spray rose.
Particularly the second day of the exhibition was busy.
Particularly the second day of the exhibition was busy.
The team of Gadot Agro for the first time with a booth at the IPM Essen. Their product Longlife was their main focus at their booth. They want to transmit the idea that flowers should be treated the whole chain and with the T.O.G. Line and Long Life - Cut Flower Food, they enable the chain to do so.
The team of Gadot Agro for the first time with a booth at the IPM Essen. Their product Longlife was their main focus at their booth. They want to transmit the idea that flowers should be treated the whole chain and with the T.O.G. Line and Long Life - Cut Flower Food, they enable the chain to do so.
Antonio Menezes of Chrysal and Marcus Birkel of Braun, a distributor of Chrysal presenting their compostable food sachets that they introduced last year (2019).
Antonio Menezes of Chrysal and Marcus Birkel of Braun, a distributor of Chrysal presenting their compostable food sachets that they introduced last year (2019).
Emilio Alias of OPF Ornamental Plants & Flowers Mexico. The second edition of this exhibition will take place from September 18-20, 2020.
Emilio Alias of OPF Ornamental Plants & Flowers Mexico. The second edition of this exhibition will take place from September 18-20, 2020.
Louise Jepsen of Queen presenting the Kalanchoe cut flowers that have a vaselife of 3 weeks. A nice note, the flower donut hanging contains 250 kalanchoe stems and took 7 labor hours to create it.
Louise Jepsen of Queen presenting the Kalanchoe cut flowers that have a vaselife of 3 weeks. A nice note, the flower donut hanging contains 250 kalanchoe stems and took 7 labor hours to create it.
A new paper sleeve for the products of Queen. It tells the sustainable story of how it is raised, so raised on rain water, grown in recyclable and recycled pots, biological pest control is used. According to Louise Jepsen, the supermarkets are looking for alternatives to plastic.
A new paper sleeve for the products of Queen. It tells the sustainable story of how it is raised, so raised on rain water, grown in recyclable and recycled pots, biological pest control is used. According to Louise Jepsen, the supermarkets are looking for alternatives to plastic.
The kalanchoe novelties at Queen.
The kalanchoe novelties at Queen.
Michael Unger presenting their ranunculus of a German breeder. They started to supply these young plants in 2017 and since then, the demand increased sharply. Special about this series that is named Yoku Sum  is that it contains varieties that differ in foliage, color, flower color and flower type.
Michael Unger presenting their ranunculus of a German breeder. They started to supply these young plants in 2017 and since then, the demand increased sharply. Special about this series that is named Yoku Sum  is that it contains varieties that differ in foliage, color, flower color and flower type.
Charlotte Holde and Jens Jorgensen of HortiAdvice demonstrating their newer version of GreenPlan, a tool in production planning and the production budget and can be used to provide an overview of production, costs and earnings. "We've optimized it for our customers."
Charlotte Holde and Jens Jorgensen of HortiAdvice demonstrating their newer version of GreenPlan, a tool in production planning and the production budget and can be used to provide an overview of production, costs and earnings. "We've optimized it for our customers."
Olga Lundager of LUNDAGER. Several years ago, this Danish started adding value to their pots by creating and developing ideas for ceramic pots. Now, besides being a grower, they also have become more and more a supplier of their own designed ceramics. Garden centers for example now buy both, the plants and separately the ceramics. Retail mostly buy the combination plant-ceramics, explains Lundager.
Olga Lundager of LUNDAGER. Several years ago, this Danish started adding value to their pots by creating and developing ideas for ceramic pots. Now, besides being a grower, they also have become more and more a supplier of their own designed ceramics. Garden centers for example now buy both, the plants and separately the ceramics. Retail mostly buy the combination plant-ceramics, explains Lundager.
Helle Graff of Graff Breeding behind their HibisQs Boreas White and Yellow and a novelty in the back. They have over 25 years of breeding experience and were one of the first that that introduced long flowering hibiscus. Her and Paul's son Jakob Graff is fourth generation in the company.
Helle Graff of Graff Breeding behind their HibisQs Boreas White and Yellow and a novelty in the back. They have over 25 years of breeding experience and were one of the first that that introduced long flowering hibiscus. Her and Paul's son Jakob Graff is fourth generation in the company.
Klaus René Hansen of Gartneriet Brolykke next to the iQRose series that they created with Graff Breeding. New in the series is Isabella, a 2 colored rose (white on one side and red on the other). They started only about 3 years ago and their iQRose varieties are being sold all over the world already.
Klaus René Hansen of Gartneriet Brolykke next to the iQRose series that they created with Graff Breeding. New in the series is Isabella, a 2 colored rose (white on one side and red on the other). They started only about 3 years ago and their iQRose varieties are being sold all over the world already.
Steffen Schyth of EuroTrend presenting their new products.
Steffen Schyth of EuroTrend presenting their new products.
Mads Bang Olsen of Gartneriet Lundegaard. This Danish grower cultivates sagina in a 0.5 ha sized greenhouse. New this year is the Farm Mix.
Mads Bang Olsen of Gartneriet Lundegaard. This Danish grower cultivates sagina in a 0.5 ha sized greenhouse. New this year is the Farm Mix.
Nicolai Abilgaard of byGrowers behind Calandiva.
Nicolai Abilgaard of byGrowers behind Calandiva.
Lino Truffeli of Orlandelli.
Lino Truffeli of Orlandelli.
The IPM Discovery Center is the 'hotspot for specialist retailers'. In this area, the focus was on new findings and fresh ideas for the successful marketing of horticultural products and services. The POS Discovery Center was relocated to Hall 7 of the modernized Messe Essen venue. Creative director Romeo Sommers (in the gray suit in the picture talking to visitors) and his team provided a platform for the “heroes” of the industry.
The IPM Discovery Center is the 'hotspot for specialist retailers'. In this area, the focus was on new findings and fresh ideas for the successful marketing of horticultural products and services. The POS Discovery Center was relocated to Hall 7 of the modernized Messe Essen venue. Creative director Romeo Sommers (in the gray suit in the picture talking to visitors) and his team provided a platform for the “heroes” of the industry.
Inside the Discovery Center.
Inside the Discovery Center.
Ole Juul Hansen and Frank Pedersen of Pot Ole next to the pots that they give a second life. They come from growers out of the Middle East and sell it to retail in Germany.
Ole Juul Hansen and Frank Pedersen of Pot Ole next to the pots that they give a second life. They come from growers out of the Middle East and sell it to retail in Germany.
Also cut roses at the booth of Georges Delbard.
Also cut roses at the booth of Georges Delbard.
Göran Basjes and Wilhelm-Alexander Kordes presenting Con Amore, a relatively new red rose. Growers of this variety notice that this one works well with a lower light intensity.
Göran Basjes and Wilhelm-Alexander Kordes presenting Con Amore, a relatively new red rose. Growers of this variety notice that this one works well with a lower light intensity.
Filippo Facioli of MyPlant & Garden, a show that will held in Milan, Italy, from February 26-28 and Edi Ejlli of Mondi, who will exhibit at this exhibition in 2021. This Italian grower grows all kind of outdoor plants.
Filippo Facioli of MyPlant & Garden, a show that will held in Milan, Italy, from February 26-28 and Edi Ejlli of Mondi, who will exhibit at this exhibition in 2021. This Italian grower grows all kind of outdoor plants.
Luca Danieli and Luca Zunino of Zunino cactus, an Italian cactus grower.
Luca Danieli and Luca Zunino of Zunino cactus, an Italian cactus grower.
The large bright booth of Idel.
The large bright booth of Idel.
The team of Greenleaf, from left to right: Taylor Spark, Mary Frances Bennett and Fred Ferrer of Greenleaf presenting the rose globe, that will last for 90 days. Click here to read more on the rose globe in a recently published article on FloralDaily.com
The team of Greenleaf, from left to right: Taylor Spark, Mary Frances Bennett and Fred Ferrer of Greenleaf presenting the rose globe, that will last for 90 days. Click here to read more on the rose globe in a recently published article on FloralDaily.com
The team of Bioplanet.
The team of Bioplanet.
Pete Kruger, Bradd Yoder and Lacy Gragnani of Star Roses & Plants. At the IPM Essen, they mainly present their woody shrubs that they source from all over the world. They also handle licensing.
Pete Kruger, Bradd Yoder and Lacy Gragnani of Star Roses & Plants. At the IPM Essen, they mainly present their woody shrubs that they source from all over the world. They also handle licensing.
The team of FlowersExpo, which will be held from September 8-10 in Moscow, Russia, together with the men from Sadka Plant from Russia were visiting the show.
The team of FlowersExpo, which will be held from September 8-10 in Moscow, Russia, together with the men from Sadka Plant from Russia were visiting the show.
Thomas Büter of Floragard. At this year's show, they focused on showing the different kind of substrate recipes they have Showing them all was not possible, as they have about 4,000 different recopies. The emphasis is on the use of less peat in the substrate mixes as by 2030, the use of peat needs to be reduced significantly for the professional growers. So every year, the use of peat should go down step by step. For this reason, Floragard offers mixes in which growers can choose the percentage of peat in it.
Thomas Büter of Floragard. At this year's show, they focused on showing the different kind of substrate recipes they have Showing them all was not possible, as they have about 4,000 different recopies. The emphasis is on the use of less peat in the substrate mixes as by 2030, the use of peat needs to be reduced significantly for the professional growers. So every year, the use of peat should go down step by step. For this reason, Floragard offers mixes in which growers can choose the percentage of peat in it.
For the production of calluna, for example, Floragard has a mix completely without peat. In other mixes, growers can choose from 50 or 70 percent peat.
For the production of calluna, for example, Floragard has a mix completely without peat. In other mixes, growers can choose from 50 or 70 percent peat.
Bernd Steiniger of Steiniger Hortensien.
Bernd Steiniger of Steiniger Hortensien.
Herbert von Danwitz and Klaus Hörmandinger of von Danwitz presenting their calibrachoa; Candy Bouquet. It was introduced last year and special about this variety is the changing colors of the leaves.
Herbert von Danwitz and Klaus Hörmandinger of von Danwitz presenting their calibrachoa; Candy Bouquet. It was introduced last year and special about this variety is the changing colors of the leaves.
Ralf Ostkotte (on the left) of Osko talking with visitors.
Ralf Ostkotte (on the left) of Osko talking with visitors.
Pat FitzGerald and Melany Hohner of Fitzgerald presenting their Sweet potato Ipomoea an ornamental and edible variety that can be grown in the Northern part of Europe. The varieties are all in The Chef's Farm collection. Hishtil and Graines Voltz are their agents.
Pat FitzGerald and Melany Hohner of Fitzgerald presenting their Sweet potato Ipomoea an ornamental and edible variety that can be grown in the Northern part of Europe. The varieties are all in The Chef's Farm collection. Hishtil and Graines Voltz are their agents.
Pat FitzGerald with the price they won at the TPIE, the week before the IPM Essen, in the USA.
Pat FitzGerald with the price they won at the TPIE, the week before the IPM Essen, in the USA.
Victor Böcskey of Beppler from Hungary with Uschi Eckner and Maaike Hamer of Stelzner. Victor is holding the Hydro 200, a new humidity measurement instrument (for measuring the humidity in pots), Uschi the Global 200, a measurement instrument to measure the global lightning, and Maaike the new parameter Par 2000 to measure the light quality.
Victor Böcskey of Beppler from Hungary with Uschi Eckner and Maaike Hamer of Stelzner. Victor is holding the Hydro 200, a new humidity measurement instrument (for measuring the humidity in pots), Uschi the Global 200, a measurement instrument to measure the global lightning, and Maaike the new parameter Par 2000 to measure the light quality.
Olaf Amende and Thomas Leithe of Weber Verpackungen presenting their new and potential products in the bloomguard range. Leithe is holding the paper sleeve for lettuce and Amende the sleeve made out of a transparent glassine paper. "The consumer wants to see the flowers and with glassine paper on the top, the consumer can still see the flower and no plastic is used. So far, they received positive reactions, and they will now test how it will work in practice. Amende has high expectations particularly when used to sleeve mono bunches.
Olaf Amende and Thomas Leithe of Weber Verpackungen presenting their new and potential products in the bloomguard range. Leithe is holding the paper sleeve for lettuce and Amende the sleeve made out of a transparent glassine paper. "The consumer wants to see the flowers and with glassine paper on the top, the consumer can still see the flower and no plastic is used. So far, they received positive reactions, and they will now test how it will work in practice. Amende has high expectations particularly when used to sleeve mono bunches.
Andreas Klang and Sabino Sibittano of Barile. At their booth, next to their web shop, they were also presenting their brand youRoses. It is a selection of roses that are grown by a selection of farms in the mountains of Ecuador.
Andreas Klang and Sabino Sibittano of Barile. At their booth, next to their web shop, they were also presenting their brand youRoses. It is a selection of roses that are grown by a selection of farms in the mountains of Ecuador.
Gustavo Montejo and Tom Biondo of Royal Flowers, an Ecuadorian farm that is the only farm in the country that uses micro irrigation system throughout their 100ha farm. As a result, their flowers have a longer vase life, larger head size and richer colors. On display, their hand painted, tinted and airbrushed cut roses. Biondo sees a good demand for the hand painted roses, particularly during holidays.
Gustavo Montejo and Tom Biondo of Royal Flowers, an Ecuadorian farm that is the only farm in the country that uses micro irrigation system throughout their 100ha farm. As a result, their flowers have a longer vase life, larger head size and richer colors. On display, their hand painted, tinted and airbrushed cut roses. Biondo sees a good demand for the hand painted roses, particularly during holidays.
Ronald van de Breevaart of GTC-plus and Fairtrade Global Trade Manager and Matthijs Meksen of VGB.
Ronald van de Breevaart of GTC-plus and Fairtrade Global Trade Manager and Matthijs Meksen of VGB.
Loes Beelen and Piet Segers of IAA Fresh were also visiting the show. They are standing in front of the Orchids of Anthura.
Loes Beelen and Piet Segers of IAA Fresh were also visiting the show. They are standing in front of the Orchids of Anthura.
Biljana Bozanic Tanjga and Mario Kurt Gigerl of Pheno Geno presenting their edible flowers. Visitors could also taste them.
Biljana Bozanic Tanjga and Mario Kurt Gigerl of Pheno Geno presenting their edible flowers. Visitors could also taste them.
The Costa Rica Pavilion.
The Costa Rica Pavilion.
The family Heuger of Heuger. At their booth, they were presenting several hellebore and hydrangea varieties in their assortment. The hellebore series Ice N' Roses was introduced about 2 years ago and is, according to Josef Heuger, one of the fastest growing assortments, regarding demand.
The family Heuger of Heuger. At their booth, they were presenting several hellebore and hydrangea varieties in their assortment. The hellebore series Ice N' Roses was introduced about 2 years ago and is, according to Josef Heuger, one of the fastest growing assortments, regarding demand.
Menno Straver, Bob Leek and George Kester of Sakata with the Lisianthus Alissa in the back. These lisianthus has large fringed flowers and have a long shelf life.
Menno Straver, Bob Leek and George Kester of Sakata with the Lisianthus Alissa in the back. These lisianthus has large fringed flowers and have a long shelf life.
Now with Daniel Jonker and Anne Vromans. Florensis is one of the two lisianthus young plant suppliers of the Netherlands with a significant number of Sakata lisianthus genetics.
Now with Daniel Jonker and Anne Vromans. Florensis is one of the two lisianthus young plant suppliers of the Netherlands with a significant number of Sakata lisianthus genetics.
On 27 January 2020, the Polish company Vitroflora Grupa Producentów purchased 100% of the shares of Gebroeders Th. en W. Alkemade, B.V, a Dutch perennial young plants producer. At the show, they exhibited together for the first time. In the picture: Marco Vermeer of Alkemade, Tomasz Michalik of Vitroflora, Marco van Noort of Alkemade, Marcel Zimmer and Onno Zonneveld of Vitroflora.
On 27 January 2020, the Polish company Vitroflora Grupa Producentów purchased 100% of the shares of Gebroeders Th. en W. Alkemade, B.V, a Dutch perennial young plants producer. At the show, they exhibited together for the first time. In the picture: Marco Vermeer of Alkemade, Tomasz Michalik of Vitroflora, Marco van Noort of Alkemade, Marcel Zimmer and Onno Zonneveld of Vitroflora.
Okan Tüsüz and Markus Fleschmann of Becker Etiketten, a German label supplier. At the booth, they are presenting how they use recycled products. They changed PP and PS Material to recycled  PP (RE-PP) and recycled PS. Besides, they also showed NPL (Non-Plastic Solutions) labels.
Okan Tüsüz and Markus Fleschmann of Becker Etiketten, a German label supplier. At the booth, they are presenting how they use recycled products. They changed PP and PS Material to recycled  PP (RE-PP) and recycled PS. Besides, they also showed NPL (Non-Plastic Solutions) labels.
Christian Bremkens of Bremkens talking to visitors. Last year, they and Dümmen Orange signed an agreement for exclusive rooting of Dümmen Orange phalaenopsis products for the European market at the Bremkens production facility in Germany. In addition, it was announced that the sales teams of both companies will team up to create services to support growers.
Christian Bremkens of Bremkens talking to visitors. Last year, they and Dümmen Orange signed an agreement for exclusive rooting of Dümmen Orange phalaenopsis products for the European market at the Bremkens production facility in Germany. In addition, it was announced that the sales teams of both companies will team up to create services to support growers.
Ricardo Kohn of Fresh-o-Fair, Juan Rodriguez of Hacienda Santa Fe, Esteban Munoz and Fernando Munoz of Fresh-o-Fair, a platform that serves as a channel between Ecuadorian flower farms and the European consumer. It was established last year and is really starting to pick up now. One of the changes this platform brings is that florists now can make their own choices instead of the wholesalers, who used to choose.
Ricardo Kohn of Fresh-o-Fair, Juan Rodriguez of Hacienda Santa Fe, Esteban Munoz and Fernando Munoz of Fresh-o-Fair, a platform that serves as a channel between Ecuadorian flower farms and the European consumer. It was established last year and is really starting to pick up now. One of the changes this platform brings is that florists now can make their own choices instead of the wholesalers, who used to choose.
Juan Rodriguez of Hacienda Santa Fe, Miguea SanSur of Nevado Roses, both growers who sell their flowers to the platform, together with Esteban Munoz of Fresh-o-Fair.
Juan Rodriguez of Hacienda Santa Fe, Miguea SanSur of Nevado Roses, both growers who sell their flowers to the platform, together with Esteban Munoz of Fresh-o-Fair.
Filippo Potrella of FloraToscana. This year, they had a booth in two halls.
Filippo Potrella of FloraToscana. This year, they had a booth in two halls.
The team of Verdissimo presenting their new preserved gerberas that are available on stem and as flower head. Besides that, they recently launched a DIY package and video for the end consumer. With this package, the end consumer can easily assemble their own preserved flower.
The team of Verdissimo presenting their new preserved gerberas that are available on stem and as flower head. Besides that, they recently launched a DIY package and video for the end consumer. With this package, the end consumer can easily assemble their own preserved flower.
Luise Kormann and Manfred Mehring-Lemper, both breeders at Westhoff. At the show, they were presenting several of their novelties in their calibrachoa and petunia series. Also on display their Fancyfillers, their structural plants.
Luise Kormann and Manfred Mehring-Lemper, both breeders at Westhoff. At the show, they were presenting several of their novelties in their calibrachoa and petunia series. Also on display their Fancyfillers, their structural plants.
Reginald Deroose of Deroose Plants talking with visitors.
Reginald Deroose of Deroose Plants talking with visitors.
The large booth of Kientzler.
The large booth of Kientzler.
Jerome O'Neill of Vista Farms talking with a visitor.
Jerome O'Neill of Vista Farms talking with a visitor.
Stephan Roth of Volmary presenting Candy bar, a new concept that they present as a candy show. The concept consists of sweet and healthy vegetables. The concept has been introduced this year.
Stephan Roth of Volmary presenting Candy bar, a new concept that they present as a candy show. The concept consists of sweet and healthy vegetables. The concept has been introduced this year.
Günter Kemper of Ebbing-Lohaus talking with visitors in his completely renewed booth.
Günter Kemper of Ebbing-Lohaus talking with visitors in his completely renewed booth.
Zekeriya Aytemhr of Tarsus Turkey, the organizers of Flower and Plant Show in Turkey. This year, it will be held from November 12-14, 2020.
Zekeriya Aytemhr of Tarsus Turkey, the organizers of Flower and Plant Show in Turkey. This year, it will be held from November 12-14, 2020.
Fleurametz flowers at the Fleurop booth.
Fleurametz flowers at the Fleurop booth.
Olivier Pantin of Sapho talking with visitors.
Olivier Pantin of Sapho talking with visitors.
Alain Sauve of Sauve talking with visitors.
Alain Sauve of Sauve talking with visitors.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
The Novelty area.
The Novelty area.
John Elstgeest of Flower Circus was also at the show.
John Elstgeest of Flower Circus was also at the show.
Albrecht Roeder of Smithers-Oasis presenting their foam products at the florists area.
Albrecht Roeder of Smithers-Oasis presenting their foam products at the florists area.
Florists enjoying the demonstrations, as you can see it caught the interest of many of the visitors.
Florists enjoying the demonstrations, as you can see it caught the interest of many of the visitors.
And smaller demonstrations were given as well.
And smaller demonstrations were given as well.
Levi Evers of Bredefleur at the booth of G Fresh, according to Evers the only platform that displays the harvest date of the flowers. He is standing next to one of their new white varieties, namely Genzano. "It has a purely white flower."
Levi Evers of Bredefleur at the booth of G Fresh, according to Evers the only platform that displays the harvest date of the flowers. He is standing next to one of their new white varieties, namely Genzano. "It has a purely white flower."
In hall 1A, where florists are the main visitors.
In hall 1A, where florists are the main visitors.
The team of Landgard.
The team of Landgard.
Johan Krijnen and Vittorio Santarpio of Del Golfo. The carnation is the main crop of this Italian grower, but at the exhibition their new green ranunculus attracts a lot of attention. The name of this variety: Real Clony Jean.
Johan Krijnen and Vittorio Santarpio of Del Golfo. The carnation is the main crop of this Italian grower, but at the exhibition their new green ranunculus attracts a lot of attention. The name of this variety: Real Clony Jean.
Real Clony Jean of Del Golfo.
Real Clony Jean of Del Golfo.
Andrew Lee of Gloeckner was also visiting the show.
Andrew Lee of Gloeckner was also visiting the show.
The team of Brill Substrate. Next to presenting one of their new substrate solutions, like the peat free substrate for the hobby market that is being presented in the picture, the company also celebrates it 100th anniversary this year.
The team of Brill Substrate. Next to presenting one of their new substrate solutions, like the peat free substrate for the hobby market that is being presented in the picture, the company also celebrates it 100th anniversary this year.
The biological substrate that was presented in the picture of Brill Substrate.
The biological substrate that was presented in the picture of Brill Substrate.
Peter Lindhout and Leen Willem Bavis of Concept data systems demonstrating their horticultural software PAT.
Peter Lindhout and Leen Willem Bavis of Concept data systems demonstrating their horticultural software PAT.
Sally van der Hors, Karol Pawlak (Fleuroselect president and founder of Vitroflora), and Ann Jennen of Fleuroselect.
Sally van der Hors, Karol Pawlak (Fleuroselect president and founder of Vitroflora), and Ann Jennen of Fleuroselect.
Detlef Twiest, Teresita Sterkel and Tobias van Leeuwen of Heidezüchtung Kurt Kramer, a German Calluna breeder.
Detlef Twiest, Teresita Sterkel and Tobias van Leeuwen of Heidezüchtung Kurt Kramer, a German Calluna breeder.
Luca Quilic of Flora Toscana, a cooperative in the Italian horticultural sector, with Adrian Parsons of Helix Waxflower, a Australian wax flower breeding company. Parsons is holding a relatively new variety named Moonlight Delight (Chameloucium uncinatum) that is grown in Italy and Spain. "It is a variety with big white flowers and one of the most trendy we have now in the EU", says Quilic.
Luca Quilic of Flora Toscana, a cooperative in the Italian horticultural sector, with Adrian Parsons of Helix Waxflower, a Australian wax flower breeding company. Parsons is holding a relatively new variety named Moonlight Delight (Chameloucium uncinatum) that is grown in Italy and Spain. "It is a variety with big white flowers and one of the most trendy we have now in the EU", says Quilic.
Colors popping at the booth of Florensis.
Colors popping at the booth of Florensis.
In Hall 6 again this year, the Danish growers.
In Hall 6 again this year, the Danish growers.
Alain Sauve of Sauve talking with a visitor.
Alain Sauve of Sauve talking with a visitor.
Kim Bjornekaer of Rosburg. This Danish grower grows kalanchoe, chrysanthemum, pot roses and calandiva in 6 cm pots. 95% of its products he grows is for export.
Kim Bjornekaer of Rosburg. This Danish grower grows kalanchoe, chrysanthemum, pot roses and calandiva in 6 cm pots. 95% of its products he grows is for export.
Annie Niber of Garneriet Tvillingaard presenting the Jiffy paper and waterproof pot. They started to sell part of their production in this concept and they are satisfied with the result. "Everyone is talking about sustainability and this concept adapts very well to it, and we saw it in the demand for this product last year."
Annie Niber of Garneriet Tvillingaard presenting the Jiffy paper and waterproof pot. They started to sell part of their production in this concept and they are satisfied with the result. "Everyone is talking about sustainability and this concept adapts very well to it, and we saw it in the demand for this product last year."
The large booth of Roses Forever was not in the 'Danish Hall' this year, but of course, one could see some of their flowers and a sign to their booth, which was in hall 1 this year.
The large booth of Roses Forever was not in the 'Danish Hall' this year, but of course, one could see some of their flowers and a sign to their booth, which was in hall 1 this year.
Jaime Motos Ramo presenting Phormium Patts Black.
Jaime Motos Ramo presenting Phormium Patts Black.
Vicki Rungruang and Ann-Sofie Jensen presenting Cocoz -their new biodegradable post made from a mix of natural rubber and coir coconut fibers - a natural waste in coconut production. "With these pots you get a sustainable alternative to plastic grow pots." They launched this new concept at the IPM Essen.
Vicki Rungruang and Ann-Sofie Jensen presenting Cocoz -their new biodegradable post made from a mix of natural rubber and coir coconut fibers - a natural waste in coconut production. "With these pots you get a sustainable alternative to plastic grow pots." They launched this new concept at the IPM Essen.
Peter Larsen - Ledet of Floradania with the Sustainability Goals in the back as well as the chair made out of recycled PP Plastic. In their booth, they show how all of the 8 statements of the Danish horticulture industry fit in the 7 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.
Peter Larsen - Ledet of Floradania with the Sustainability Goals in the back as well as the chair made out of recycled PP Plastic. In their booth, they show how all of the 8 statements of the Danish horticulture industry fit in the 7 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.
The colors of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations on the badge of Peter Larsen - Ledet of Floradania. At their booth, they refer to these Goals and how the Danish growers are achieving these goals.
The colors of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations on the badge of Peter Larsen - Ledet of Floradania. At their booth, they refer to these Goals and how the Danish growers are achieving these goals.
"This chair is an example of products that can be made with recycled PP Plastic". Here the process of cooperating together with retailers and consumers to increase the recycling of plastic pots and trays.
"This chair is an example of products that can be made with recycled PP Plastic". Here the process of cooperating together with retailers and consumers to increase the recycling of plastic pots and trays.
Per Christensen of Gartneriet Tingdal talking with visitors.
Per Christensen of Gartneriet Tingdal talking with visitors.
Mar Gomar of Iberflora - a fair that will be held from 6-8 October 2020 in Valencia, Spain.
Mar Gomar of Iberflora - a fair that will be held from 6-8 October 2020 in Valencia, Spain.
The team of Rijnbeek and Son talking with visitors.
The team of Rijnbeek and Son talking with visitors.
Rijnbeek and Son celebrating its 80th anniversary.
Rijnbeek and Son celebrating its 80th anniversary.
Brian Borup of Gasa YoungPlants. This year, they showcased four types of persons together with trend institute Pej Gruppen: The Naturalist, The composer, The Historian, and The Futurist. By filling in a questionnaire, one could find out what type of person they are.
Brian Borup of Gasa YoungPlants. This year, they showcased four types of persons together with trend institute Pej Gruppen: The Naturalist, The composer, The Historian, and The Futurist. By filling in a questionnaire, one could find out what type of person they are.
Bernard Chrysanthemums at the French pavilion.
Bernard Chrysanthemums at the French pavilion.
Eric Dergue of Horti-Trace.
Eric Dergue of Horti-Trace.
Explained how Horti-Trace works; they deal with the logistics and manage the return flow of the empty trolleys. They collect them in the garden center en deliver them back to the grower.
Explained how Horti-Trace works; they deal with the logistics and manage the return flow of the empty trolleys. They collect them in the garden center en deliver them back to the grower.
The French pavilion, the partner country this year.
The French pavilion, the partner country this year.
Rober Bijwaard and Anett Madsen of PKM presenting how their campanulas will look like when they are used as a ground cover. The campanulas used in this wall are the "Blue Get Mee". Special about these plants are the upright habit and the green foliage.
Rober Bijwaard and Anett Madsen of PKM presenting how their campanulas will look like when they are used as a ground cover. The campanulas used in this wall are the "Blue Get Mee". Special about these plants are the upright habit and the green foliage.
Meetings at Danblumen
Meetings at Danblumen
Jeremy Watkinson  and Catherin Pilling of PPC Labels presenting their labels on which they printed plant passports, which is a hot topic.
Jeremy Watkinson  and Catherin Pilling of PPC Labels presenting their labels on which they printed plant passports, which is a hot topic.
Sharon Lowndes with Agapanthus Poppin Purple. Plantipp, their agent, won the novelty award.
Sharon Lowndes with Agapanthus Poppin Purple. Plantipp, their agent, won the novelty award.
Tracy Anne McGregor of Tildenet.
Tracy Anne McGregor of Tildenet.
The French pavilion.
The French pavilion.
James Sword of Tyne Molds & Machinery Group. Over the years, they invested in solar panels and now, 90% of their consumer packaging is made by a machine that is powered by the sun.
James Sword of Tyne Molds & Machinery Group. Over the years, they invested in solar panels and now, 90% of their consumer packaging is made by a machine that is powered by the sun.
Aivars Mirseps of David Austin Roses talking with visitors.
Aivars Mirseps of David Austin Roses talking with visitors.
Ed Marley of Whetman Plants International talking with visitors.
Ed Marley of Whetman Plants International talking with visitors.
Raymond Evison and Lindsay Reid of The Guernsey Clematis Nursery presenting one of their new clematis that they launched at RHS Chelsea 2019. It is an eternal flowering variety with flowers down the stem.
Raymond Evison and Lindsay Reid of The Guernsey Clematis Nursery presenting one of their new clematis that they launched at RHS Chelsea 2019. It is an eternal flowering variety with flowers down the stem.
Visitors checking out the varieties at Minier PRO.
Visitors checking out the varieties at Minier PRO.
The large booth of Heinje.
The large booth of Heinje.
Andre Briant was again present at the French pavilion.
Andre Briant was again present at the French pavilion.
Pat Flynn and Charlie Parker of Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA), the British trade association for manufacturers and suppliers of plants, products and services to commercial horticultural growers throughout the world.
Pat Flynn and Charlie Parker of Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA), the British trade association for manufacturers and suppliers of plants, products and services to commercial horticultural growers throughout the world.
20 country pavilions this year. Here one of Spain.
20 country pavilions this year. Here one of Spain.
The team of Royal Queen Seeds, suppliers of cannabis seeds, present at the IPM Essen for the first time.
The team of Royal Queen Seeds, suppliers of cannabis seeds, present at the IPM Essen for the first time.
Stephan Heymer of Rosen Tantau talking with a visitor.
Stephan Heymer of Rosen Tantau talking with a visitor.
Nicolas Fegeant of Vegepolis Valley - their new name after their merger. "Now, we really represent the whole plant sector in France. It is our job to let all channels in the industry connect." From August 14-20, they will organize an International Horticultural Congress (IHC) in Angers, France. The main aim is to involve more the private sector.
Nicolas Fegeant of Vegepolis Valley - their new name after their merger. "Now, we really represent the whole plant sector in France. It is our job to let all channels in the industry connect." From August 14-20, they will organize an International Horticultural Congress (IHC) in Angers, France. The main aim is to involve more the private sector.
Mikael Mercier, president at VAL'HOR. France is the partner country this year, and he is proud to be the partner this year. At the press conference on January 28, 2020 he explained the diversity of the French product range due to the diverse climate and the benefit of having a central position between the important horticultural countries in Europe. Also in this country, plants and flowers play an important role in the culture of the inhabitants and climate change is an important topic as well. According to Mercier the French are getting more and more aware of climate change and are fighting against it by for example introducing more plants that attract pollinators. During the exhibition, they organized several workshops.
Mikael Mercier, president at VAL'HOR. France is the partner country this year, and he is proud to be the partner this year. At the press conference on January 28, 2020 he explained the diversity of the French product range due to the diverse climate and the benefit of having a central position between the important horticultural countries in Europe. Also in this country, plants and flowers play an important role in the culture of the inhabitants and climate change is an important topic as well. According to Mercier the French are getting more and more aware of climate change and are fighting against it by for example introducing more plants that attract pollinators. During the exhibition, they organized several workshops.
The team of Foremostco.
The team of Foremostco.
Rupert Fey of PlusPlants and Peter Aldenhoff of Aldenhoff GmbH presenting their new product design Zero. This concept contains 15 products that are produced without chemical crop protection products, in 100% recycled pots with less peat in the substrate. On top of that, they are being delivered in a paper sleeve and eco-tray.
Rupert Fey of PlusPlants and Peter Aldenhoff of Aldenhoff GmbH presenting their new product design Zero. This concept contains 15 products that are produced without chemical crop protection products, in 100% recycled pots with less peat in the substrate. On top of that, they are being delivered in a paper sleeve and eco-tray.
Doug and his daughter Kenna Cole of DS Cole (from the USA) visiting the show.
Doug and his daughter Kenna Cole of DS Cole (from the USA) visiting the show.
Karu of Asian Cuttings.
Karu of Asian Cuttings.
Busy at the booth of Landgard.
Busy at the booth of Landgard.
At Landgard, several members were exhibiting within the booth.
At Landgard, several members were exhibiting within the booth.
The team of Intermarkt Thielen.
The team of Intermarkt Thielen.
Several exhibitors under the BGI umbrella.
Several exhibitors under the BGI umbrella.
Tiffany Nohl of Bailey presenting Coppertone Distylium, a mid-sized rounded evergreen with coppery-red new foliage that matures to blue-green. "At 1m tall and 1.5m wide, it is a good choice for foundation planting and landscape beds."
Tiffany Nohl of Bailey presenting Coppertone Distylium, a mid-sized rounded evergreen with coppery-red new foliage that matures to blue-green. "At 1m tall and 1.5m wide, it is a good choice for foundation planting and landscape beds."
Nico Kok, Erwin van der Hoeven and Gerard van Reijn of Elburg-Smit. 'Let's be of use' was the main message of this fair, where they gave extra attention to their new concept Live Green - Think Green - Love Green. They only showed products made of 100% recycled plastic or plastic alternatives.
Nico Kok, Erwin van der Hoeven and Gerard van Reijn of Elburg-Smit. 'Let's be of use' was the main message of this fair, where they gave extra attention to their new concept Live Green - Think Green - Love Green. They only showed products made of 100% recycled plastic or plastic alternatives.
Marloes, Jasper and Richard of DynaPlant again brought the 'Happy Cala' concept to the attention.
Marloes, Jasper and Richard of DynaPlant again brought the 'Happy Cala' concept to the attention.
Margot Maljaars of Bernhard with the Elegant Golden River Phaleanopsis.
Margot Maljaars of Bernhard with the Elegant Golden River Phaleanopsis.
Frans Jan van den Berge and Ruud van Buggenum with a new product from Van Krimpen. The disk-like pot is suitable for succulents and other low-growing products.
Frans Jan van den Berge and Ruud van Buggenum with a new product from Van Krimpen. The disk-like pot is suitable for succulents and other low-growing products.
At the Floral Trade Group guests were given a nice bouquet to take home with them. Nino Cossen van Van der Plas, Robert Sprengers of Floral Trade Group and Thom van der Ende of Colorful Seasons helped handing them out.
At the Floral Trade Group guests were given a nice bouquet to take home with them. Nino Cossen van Van der Plas, Robert Sprengers of Floral Trade Group and Thom van der Ende of Colorful Seasons helped handing them out.
Kim Oosterom and Frank Houweling, both from Houweling international, together with Rick Hollenberg from Decowraps.
Kim Oosterom and Frank Houweling, both from Houweling international, together with Rick Hollenberg from Decowraps.
Brit Fopma and Gabriëlle van Leeuwen of the Dutch Flower Group.
Brit Fopma and Gabriëlle van Leeuwen of the Dutch Flower Group.
Robert Verbruggen of Chrysal with the new sachets. "Something for everyone", Robert says. The sachets can be disposed of with paper, recycled plastic or in the green bin.
Robert Verbruggen of Chrysal with the new sachets. "Something for everyone", Robert says. The sachets can be disposed of with paper, recycled plastic or in the green bin.
General director of Rhein Maas Cees Hoekstra received a visit from Piet Aardse van Aardse Orchids.
General director of Rhein Maas Cees Hoekstra received a visit from Piet Aardse van Aardse Orchids.
Ashwin Swart from Klerk Topfplanzen in conversation with Marien Lekkerkerk from JHL.
Ashwin Swart from Klerk Topfplanzen in conversation with Marien Lekkerkerk from JHL.
Ulrich Schliecher of Orchids of Miquel.
Ulrich Schliecher of Orchids of Miquel.
Talking to (potential) consumers in the stand of Zabo Plant
Talking to (potential) consumers in the stand of Zabo Plant
Hans van der Knaap, Gabrielle van Dam and Ceciel de Keijser manned the stand at Van der Windt verpakkingen.
Hans van der Knaap, Gabrielle van Dam and Ceciel de Keijser manned the stand at Van der Windt verpakkingen.
The guys from Van Nifterik Jeroen Dunant, Johan van Eckeveld and Rene Ratterman showed their newest concept. With this new concept they want to give customers added value to their product by decorating it with dried flowers.
The guys from Van Nifterik Jeroen Dunant, Johan van Eckeveld and Rene Ratterman showed their newest concept. With this new concept they want to give customers added value to their product by decorating it with dried flowers.
Gé Bentvelzen from ABZ Seeds with his SummerBreeze Snow. This product also won the best novelty award at the IPM in the patio-plants category.
Gé Bentvelzen from ABZ Seeds with his SummerBreeze Snow. This product also won the best novelty award at the IPM in the patio-plants category.
Among others, the Floricultura booth was manned by Marc Eijsackers, Niels Kuijper and Elisa Morrazo González.
Among others, the Floricultura booth was manned by Marc Eijsackers, Niels Kuijper and Elisa Morrazo González.
At Ubink a wide range of cacti was exhibited by Wim and Gert.
At Ubink a wide range of cacti was exhibited by Wim and Gert.
Stefan Slijkerman and Stef Berkhout presented to everyone the three concepts Serenity, Diamond and Tiger.
Stefan Slijkerman and Stef Berkhout presented to everyone the three concepts Serenity, Diamond and Tiger.
Paul Schoenmakers with the 'Inspired by Fittonia' concept. Paul is the only grower in Europe who grows this plant. He already has had over 60 varieties in his assortment.
Paul Schoenmakers with the 'Inspired by Fittonia' concept. Paul is the only grower in Europe who grows this plant. He already has had over 60 varieties in his assortment.
Joost de Jonge of VWS presented a small part of the assortment of their cut lillies and potted lilies, tulips and kalanchoes.
Joost de Jonge of VWS presented a small part of the assortment of their cut lillies and potted lilies, tulips and kalanchoes.
The Schneider Younplants booth was manned by Rozemieke Schneider, Evert-Jan Luijtjes, Anton Hooijmeijer and Zsófiá Gebel Simo, among others.
The Schneider Younplants booth was manned by Rozemieke Schneider, Evert-Jan Luijtjes, Anton Hooijmeijer and Zsófiá Gebel Simo, among others.
Pagter Innovations was also present of course. Jurgen and Corina gave extra attention to their re-usable transport and display system.
Pagter Innovations was also present of course. Jurgen and Corina gave extra attention to their re-usable transport and display system.
Wouter Salman and Robert - Jan Kolster of Kolster. This year they also presented products suitable for selling in pots.
Wouter Salman and Robert - Jan Kolster of Kolster. This year they also presented products suitable for selling in pots.
Iribov's stand was manned by Lisanne Bouwman, Kees Veldhuijzen and Rick Vreugdenhil, among others.
Iribov's stand was manned by Lisanne Bouwman, Kees Veldhuijzen and Rick Vreugdenhil, among others.
Piet Molenaar and Christel van der Helm showed the Areca Catechu van Ornamentex for the first time.
Piet Molenaar and Christel van der Helm showed the Areca Catechu van Ornamentex for the first time.
Gert Jan Kromhout of Klavervier PlantSales.
Gert Jan Kromhout of Klavervier PlantSales.
Father and son, Pieter and Andrew Westein of Green'05 showed their assortment of houseplants, bedding plants and phaleanopsis.
Father and son, Pieter and Andrew Westein of Green'05 showed their assortment of houseplants, bedding plants and phaleanopsis.
On the ooth of C. Steenvoorden 15 varieties from the assortment were exhibited. Gerard H. van Went is holding the Ravello and Eelco Beijersbergen the Bellville.
On the ooth of C. Steenvoorden 15 varieties from the assortment were exhibited. Gerard H. van Went is holding the Ravello and Eelco Beijersbergen the Bellville.
Tjerk Vening of Könst Alstroemeria in conversation with Peter van der Weijden of HilverdaFlorist.
Tjerk Vening of Könst Alstroemeria in conversation with Peter van der Weijden of HilverdaFlorist.
Peter van de Voort van Hoorn Bloom Masters busy talking to a customer.
Peter van de Voort van Hoorn Bloom Masters busy talking to a customer.
Floris Wiebosch and Simone Dussine of BloemenBureau Holland
Floris Wiebosch and Simone Dussine of BloemenBureau Holland
On the RM Plants booth a new potted plants line, the RM Squareline, was presented. Remi van Adrichem, Johan Winter and Bas Berk manned the stand.
On the RM Plants booth a new potted plants line, the RM Squareline, was presented. Remi van Adrichem, Johan Winter and Bas Berk manned the stand.
Emile Dings of Dillewijn Zwapak together with Nick MacDonald of Vaselife. Both presented 'The new One Stop Shop co-operation' between Dillewijn Zwapak and Vaselife.
Emile Dings of Dillewijn Zwapak together with Nick MacDonald of Vaselife. Both presented 'The new One Stop Shop co-operation' between Dillewijn Zwapak and Vaselife.
On the stand of Koen Pack the new waterproof cardboard bucket was presented. The bucket is patented and consists of 50% recycled and 50% FSC certified cardboard.
On the stand of Koen Pack the new waterproof cardboard bucket was presented. The bucket is patented and consists of 50% recycled and 50% FSC certified cardboard.
At Smit Kwekerijen, Obed and Annnemieke (left) show a novelty to Ruud Olsthoorn of Brand of Plants.
At Smit Kwekerijen, Obed and Annnemieke (left) show a novelty to Ruud Olsthoorn of Brand of Plants.
Arco van de Hout and Jolanda Nieuwenhuijze of Valstar. This year at the fair the concept Lots of Roses by De Ruiter Innovations and Da Vinci pot Chrysanthemum by Floritec were highlighted.
Arco van de Hout and Jolanda Nieuwenhuijze of Valstar. This year at the fair the concept Lots of Roses by De Ruiter Innovations and Da Vinci pot Chrysanthemum by Floritec were highlighted.
Wouter Konijn and Ilse Vink of Aardse Orchids emphasized their transition from Asian to European cutting material. From next summer onwards the transition will be complete.
Wouter Konijn and Ilse Vink of Aardse Orchids emphasized their transition from Asian to European cutting material. From next summer onwards the transition will be complete.
In the booth of Deliflor the Santini Pizarro hit the spotlight. The variety was introduced and marketed by Zentoo at the end of 2019. Vincent Madern showed the new variety.
In the booth of Deliflor the Santini Pizarro hit the spotlight. The variety was introduced and marketed by Zentoo at the end of 2019. Vincent Madern showed the new variety.
Maurice van der Meer and Olaf van der Voort (at the right ) in conversation with a client.
Maurice van der Meer and Olaf van der Voort (at the right ) in conversation with a client.
Stef Heinrich and Mattijs Bodegom of Anthura, this year's winner of the AIPH International Grower of the Year Award. Stef welcomed all the visitors to the booth with a nice a cup of coffee
Stef Heinrich and Mattijs Bodegom of Anthura, this year's winner of the AIPH International Grower of the Year Award. Stef welcomed all the visitors to the booth with a nice a cup of coffee
Ewoud Meeuwissen and Adwin van Loenen, Addenda. At the IPM the presented the new concept M.aori for the first time.
Ewoud Meeuwissen and Adwin van Loenen, Addenda. At the IPM the presented the new concept M.aori for the first time.
Joop de Boer in conversation with Corstiaan Stolk.
Joop de Boer in conversation with Corstiaan Stolk.
Erik de Boer of Evergreen Rocky Plants with his assortment of rock plants.
Erik de Boer of Evergreen Rocky Plants with his assortment of rock plants.
Marcel Moeskops of Green Balanz in conversation with Jos Bouwhuizen of Lutgo HR.
Marcel Moeskops of Green Balanz in conversation with Jos Bouwhuizen of Lutgo HR.
At the Syngenta booth John van Uffelen is showing the Mandevilla Rio Grande Pink to Femke Akkersdijk.
At the Syngenta booth John van Uffelen is showing the Mandevilla Rio Grande Pink to Femke Akkersdijk.
Vivianne de Bruin from MNP Flowers with the 'dried flower' plant. It is a special flower which for now is only available in yellow, but a pink one is on the way.
Vivianne de Bruin from MNP Flowers with the 'dried flower' plant. It is a special flower which for now is only available in yellow, but a pink one is on the way.
John van der Wel, Ashley Mansveld and Daan Bartels with the air-purifying plants of Air So Pure.
John van der Wel, Ashley Mansveld and Daan Bartels with the air-purifying plants of Air So Pure.
Corné van Winden and Richard Visser of ForEver Plants presenting their Carnevaltoef. The concept shows three different tropical plants in one pot and is available in different pot sizes.
Corné van Winden and Richard Visser of ForEver Plants presenting their Carnevaltoef. The concept shows three different tropical plants in one pot and is available in different pot sizes.
Tim Kapiteyn and Bo Paint with their Cheerio. It is a popular species that has recently become available in larger numbers.
Tim Kapiteyn and Bo Paint with their Cheerio. It is a popular species that has recently become available in larger numbers.
The sales specialist of Kapiteyn, Johan Bergsma and Rob de Vries, with the new Pallet in One concept.
The sales specialist of Kapiteyn, Johan Bergsma and Rob de Vries, with the new Pallet in One concept.
Nieuwkoop Europe not shy of attention.
Nieuwkoop Europe not shy of attention.
Günter Nussbaumer from Waterdrinker (right) together with a German client (left).
Günter Nussbaumer from Waterdrinker (right) together with a German client (left).
At this year's edition, Albert van Veen of M. van Veen gave extra attention to his Euphorbia Milii and the Granvia Gold of MNP Flowers. Albert offers beautiful starting material for these (and other) varieties.
At this year's edition, Albert van Veen of M. van Veen gave extra attention to his Euphorbia Milii and the Granvia Gold of MNP Flowers. Albert offers beautiful starting material for these (and other) varieties.
Micheal Mulder and Kees Saarloos of Noble Cactus.
Micheal Mulder and Kees Saarloos of Noble Cactus.
The team of Broekhof.
The team of Broekhof.
Pieter Middelkoop of Vireo Plant Sales presented his green plants, pot roses and the Mandevilla Summerstar.
Pieter Middelkoop of Vireo Plant Sales presented his green plants, pot roses and the Mandevilla Summerstar.
Yuri Westhoff and Rob Klop of Vreugdenhil Bulbs&Plants with their concept 'No water Flowers' which they recently expanded with a new line 'Fashionz'.
Yuri Westhoff and Rob Klop of Vreugdenhil Bulbs&Plants with their concept 'No water Flowers' which they recently expanded with a new line 'Fashionz'.
Luke Zuijderwijk and Larissa van Dorst with the new concept of Stolk Orchids. With the Koko Dama pot, the concept is completely plastic and chemistry free.
Luke Zuijderwijk and Larissa van Dorst with the new concept of Stolk Orchids. With the Koko Dama pot, the concept is completely plastic and chemistry free.
Jeroen Warmerdam of Apartus with their own varieties French Geraniums.
Jeroen Warmerdam of Apartus with their own varieties French Geraniums.
Micha Groothuizen, Rick van Vliet and Leon van der Voort, Levoplant. They presented the new concept Hadithi that they also introduced at this fair.
Micha Groothuizen, Rick van Vliet and Leon van der Voort, Levoplant. They presented the new concept Hadithi that they also introduced at this fair.
Among others, Peter van den Ham presented the duo Agapanthus which is available in pot sizes 19 and 24. This variety the grower introduced at this year's edition of the IPM.
Among others, Peter van den Ham presented the duo Agapanthus which is available in pot sizes 19 and 24. This variety the grower introduced at this year's edition of the IPM.
Teunis and Andre van Koppe Begonia placed the Beleaf series and the Sweeties in the spotlight.
Teunis and Andre van Koppe Begonia placed the Beleaf series and the Sweeties in the spotlight.
Gentlemen of OptiFlor (right) in conversation with Herr Dorenkamp of Gartencenter Augusburg.
Gentlemen of OptiFlor (right) in conversation with Herr Dorenkamp of Gartencenter Augusburg.
Frank Oosterlee, Marco and Bianca van de Wetering, and Gert-Jan van Staalduinen. Frank and Gert-Jan are from Lily Looks, Marco and Bianca are with Logiqs.
Frank Oosterlee, Marco and Bianca van de Wetering, and Gert-Jan van Staalduinen. Frank and Gert-Jan are from Lily Looks, Marco and Bianca are with Logiqs.
The men from Wouters Nursery. Mathias de Jong, Ton Smolders and Pascal Langevoort showed the entire range at this year's fair.
The men from Wouters Nursery. Mathias de Jong, Ton Smolders and Pascal Langevoort showed the entire range at this year's fair.
Albert Kiep of Kiep Flower together with Arthur Zwinkels of (amongst others) LG Flowers. Albert drew the attention of all visitors to the fact that his crop is produced without any use of neonicotinoids.
Albert Kiep of Kiep Flower together with Arthur Zwinkels of (amongst others) LG Flowers. Albert drew the attention of all visitors to the fact that his crop is produced without any use of neonicotinoids.
Teunis Versteeg and Jurre van Veen, both from Kwekerij De Liesvelden and, presented their primulas. Starrting from the second quarter of this year they will have completely switched to carbon-free growing pots.
Teunis Versteeg and Jurre van Veen, both from Kwekerij De Liesvelden and, presented their primulas. Starrting from the second quarter of this year they will have completely switched to carbon-free growing pots.
Kees and Frans Bakker of Mondo Verde together with a customer. Among others, Kees and Frans presented a child friendly cactus without needles.
Kees and Frans Bakker of Mondo Verde together with a customer. Among others, Kees and Frans presented a child friendly cactus without needles.
Arjan Sonneveld and Otti Blok of Wooning Orchids presented their Phalaenature and Bamboo Orchids concepts at the fair. In both concepts they focussed on sustainability.
Arjan Sonneveld and Otti Blok of Wooning Orchids presented their Phalaenature and Bamboo Orchids concepts at the fair. In both concepts they focussed on sustainability.
Roel van Schie and Arjan van Velzen with their Avantgarde.
Roel van Schie and Arjan van Velzen with their Avantgarde.
Ronald and Cees, SierteeltSales, presenting the flowers & plant arrangements of their growers.
Ronald and Cees, SierteeltSales, presenting the flowers & plant arrangements of their growers.
Saskia Bakker and Co Overduin of HilverdaFlorist with their Cheeky series. They introduced their Garvinea Cheeky series, which has the same growing characteristics as the other Garvinea's only this plant is more compact and produces a larger number of small flowers.
Saskia Bakker and Co Overduin of HilverdaFlorist with their Cheeky series. They introduced their Garvinea Cheeky series, which has the same growing characteristics as the other Garvinea's only this plant is more compact and produces a larger number of small flowers.
Arthur, Stef and Anton from Tropical Seeds were at the fair to announce their range of Eucalyptus seeds. The Eucalyptus Seeds is a new addition to the assortment. During the fair, Stef celebrated his 22nd birthday.
Arthur, Stef and Anton from Tropical Seeds were at the fair to announce their range of Eucalyptus seeds. The Eucalyptus Seeds is a new addition to the assortment. During the fair, Stef celebrated his 22nd birthday.
Nico Grootendorst of Evanthia with Henk Leenheer and Gert-Jan Valstar of Stars Plant.
Nico Grootendorst of Evanthia with Henk Leenheer and Gert-Jan Valstar of Stars Plant.
Simone Helbing from Alllplant with their Glass Tulip Award they recently won for their Echinacea SunSeekers Salmon.
Simone Helbing from Alllplant with their Glass Tulip Award they recently won for their Echinacea SunSeekers Salmon.
Erik Lommerse and Nol Geerlings (right) of Nord Lommerse together with a customer from Russia (left).
Erik Lommerse and Nol Geerlings (right) of Nord Lommerse together with a customer from Russia (left).
The stand of CNB was manned by Robin van Schie. Robin (left) is talking to brothers Halsema of nursery Halsema from Tessel.
The stand of CNB was manned by Robin van Schie. Robin (left) is talking to brothers Halsema of nursery Halsema from Tessel.
The team of Siere Handel.
The team of Siere Handel.
Brenda Willemse of Roma Nova, a hatchery from the Netherlands presenting a wide assortment bulb products.
Brenda Willemse of Roma Nova, a hatchery from the Netherlands presenting a wide assortment bulb products.
Jaap-Jan of JUB Holland with the new concept Family Flower Farms for retail.
Jaap-Jan of JUB Holland with the new concept Family Flower Farms for retail.
For the first time Joey Stalman and Helmer van Wezel were exhibiting under the new name, The Green Brand Factory.
For the first time Joey Stalman and Helmer van Wezel were exhibiting under the new name, The Green Brand Factory.
Alex Croock with his Azalea aiko Pirmide. Alex grows azaleas in Lochristi, Belgium. The flowering plants is this pyramid he grew himself.
Alex Croock with his Azalea aiko Pirmide. Alex grows azaleas in Lochristi, Belgium. The flowering plants is this pyramid he grew himself.
Kirsten van Linden and Siebe Vandecasteele with their Vivre Valeria. It is a very productive and uniform Ericsmitii species that the breeder introduced at this year's edition of the IPM. According to Kirsten and Siebe it's really a new thing in Helleborus because of the short cultivation time, floridity and uniformity.
Kirsten van Linden and Siebe Vandecasteele with their Vivre Valeria. It is a very productive and uniform Ericsmitii species that the breeder introduced at this year's edition of the IPM. According to Kirsten and Siebe it's really a new thing in Helleborus because of the short cultivation time, floridity and uniformity.
Lucas van Evercooren, Denis Plant.
Lucas van Evercooren, Denis Plant.
Nicole, Patty and Anne from Amigo Plant.
Nicole, Patty and Anne from Amigo Plant.
Johan David and Wouter David of Data Flor in conversation with Kees Winters of Royal Administration International.
Johan David and Wouter David of Data Flor in conversation with Kees Winters of Royal Administration International.
At the booth of Decock Plants many people came to see the new genetics of their Poinsettia Glorietta. From left to rigt Gael Decock, Paul Master of Kingsfleet, Ludo Decock and Maxim Decock.
At the booth of Decock Plants many people came to see the new genetics of their Poinsettia Glorietta. From left to rigt Gael Decock, Paul Master of Kingsfleet, Ludo Decock and Maxim Decock.
At the stand of FlorAmor there was time for a good conversation and of course for a pint.
At the stand of FlorAmor there was time for a good conversation and of course for a pint.
Stefan Laridon and his daughter Justine showed everyone their Azalea Magic Snow Winter Beauty. The variety also won the award for best novelty in the category flowering houseplants at the fair.
Stefan Laridon and his daughter Justine showed everyone their Azalea Magic Snow Winter Beauty. The variety also won the award for best novelty in the category flowering houseplants at the fair.
Olaf Blanchard and Ruud Klasens with the Bellini! of Schreurs. Olaf is the representative in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Olaf Blanchard and Ruud Klasens with the Bellini! of Schreurs. Olaf is the representative in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The guys from Royal van Zanten Jan de Boer, Jeroen Meeder, Don Schilder, Leon de Mooij and Nico Laan brought their Multiflora Milkshake series to the attention of the fair's visitors. The plant has many flowers with hard colours, gradual flower opening and a good vase life.
The guys from Royal van Zanten Jan de Boer, Jeroen Meeder, Don Schilder, Leon de Mooij and Nico Laan brought their Multiflora Milkshake series to the attention of the fair's visitors. The plant has many flowers with hard colours, gradual flower opening and a good vase life.
The Multiflora Milshake
The Multiflora Milshake
Harm Custers of Takii Europe with a pre-commercial novelty called Panther. It is a kind of crossing between two kinds of digitalis. The plant has great vigour which translates into a lot of flowering shoots. It flowers from May until frost and does not need a cold to bloom.
Harm Custers of Takii Europe with a pre-commercial novelty called Panther. It is a kind of crossing between two kinds of digitalis. The plant has great vigour which translates into a lot of flowering shoots. It flowers from May until frost and does not need a cold to bloom.
At the stand of Straathof Youngplants and Greneth Plants, Hans Straathof is busy talking to a client.
At the stand of Straathof Youngplants and Greneth Plants, Hans Straathof is busy talking to a client.
Sirekit Mol from Beekenkamp Plants was also present at the fair again. Everyone who came to take a look at the stand was of course guided along the Dahlias.
Sirekit Mol from Beekenkamp Plants was also present at the fair again. Everyone who came to take a look at the stand was of course guided along the Dahlias.
Koen and Joost Groot from Groot & Groot showed their peony ssortment.
Koen and Joost Groot from Groot & Groot showed their peony ssortment.
Mary Angrigga and Sally van der Horst with Fleuro Select.
Mary Angrigga and Sally van der Horst with Fleuro Select.
Again Sally, here together with Ann Jennen
Again Sally, here together with Ann Jennen
Jerry van der Spek and Hélèlene Daumas were both at the Schoneveld Breeding fair. Jerry is the area manager for South America and Hélène is the area manager for France.
Jerry van der Spek and Hélèlene Daumas were both at the Schoneveld Breeding fair. Jerry is the area manager for South America and Hélène is the area manager for France.
Full house at Florensis
Full house at Florensis
The Vitro Plus team: Vincent van Vuuren, John Bijl, Hanna Verhoog, Ellen Kraaijenbrink and Heleen Pompe. They presented a lot of novelties to everyone who wanted to know more about their ferns.
The Vitro Plus team: Vincent van Vuuren, John Bijl, Hanna Verhoog, Ellen Kraaijenbrink and Heleen Pompe. They presented a lot of novelties to everyone who wanted to know more about their ferns.
On the stand of Armada Ralph Koopman, Gerard Leentjes and René van der Kamp spoke to everyone who wanted to know something about their chrysanthemums.
On the stand of Armada Ralph Koopman, Gerard Leentjes and René van der Kamp spoke to everyone who wanted to know something about their chrysanthemums.
Pieter Eigenraam and Kees Lagerwerf of KP Holland presented no less than nine novelties.
Pieter Eigenraam and Kees Lagerwerf of KP Holland presented no less than nine novelties.
Eric Juckers of Prudac in conversation with Marie - Anne Haaring and Herman Scholten of Royal Administration International.
Eric Juckers of Prudac in conversation with Marie - Anne Haaring and Herman Scholten of Royal Administration International.
Matthijs van den Berg and Jan Dons with Green Products brought their Green Plugs to the attention of the visitors.
Matthijs van den Berg and Jan Dons with Green Products brought their Green Plugs to the attention of the visitors.
Alex Dobbe and Frank Warnaar with Total Systems' Top Loader.
Alex Dobbe and Frank Warnaar with Total Systems' Top Loader.
Joyce Langeslag, Kees van Beek and Lisa Koningsveld of Modiform. Joyce is holding the new growing tray for vertical farming, Kees the Eco Expert and Lisa the new recyclable injection moulding pot.
Joyce Langeslag, Kees van Beek and Lisa Koningsveld of Modiform. Joyce is holding the new growing tray for vertical farming, Kees the Eco Expert and Lisa the new recyclable injection moulding pot.
Martijn Wolmerstett and Debbie Elstgeest from Elstgeest Youngplants. Martijn holds the Alocasia Dragon Scale and Debbie their Homalamena Maggy.
Martijn Wolmerstett and Debbie Elstgeest from Elstgeest Youngplants. Martijn holds the Alocasia Dragon Scale and Debbie their Homalamena Maggy.
Jan Bier of Bunnik Plants was ready for a well-deserved glass of wine at the end of the second day.
Jan Bier of Bunnik Plants was ready for a well-deserved glass of wine at the end of the second day.
Gert Jan of Klavervier PlantSales together with grower Jan Pieter of Amarantis. Gert Jan is holding the Kalanchoë in a Valentine packaging and Jan Pieter shows his Orange Kalanchoë with a new Packaging for the upcoming Europian football cup.
Gert Jan of Klavervier PlantSales together with grower Jan Pieter of Amarantis. Gert Jan is holding the Kalanchoë in a Valentine packaging and Jan Pieter shows his Orange Kalanchoë with a new Packaging for the upcoming Europian football cup.
Christoph Marken of AVS with the new concept Lucky Berry. Christoph now has strawberries, blueberries and raspberries within this concept, which holds the promise consumers can eat fruits for at least four months a year.
Christoph Marken of AVS with the new concept Lucky Berry. Christoph now has strawberries, blueberries and raspberries within this concept, which holds the promise consumers can eat fruits for at least four months a year.
Jos Wenneker from Aeroplas with the new Retropots and the matching label plugs. With the Retropots Aeroplas wants to contribute to a 100% recyclable and circular plastic flow.
Jos Wenneker from Aeroplas with the new Retropots and the matching label plugs. With the Retropots Aeroplas wants to contribute to a 100% recyclable and circular plastic flow.
Dennis and Micheal de Geus from Select Breeding with their new product line of garden and pot roses. A real innovation in the market, because it is a robust yet compact plant that produces large flowers. In addition, the plant flowers very early and can be grown in a cold greenhouse.
Dennis and Micheal de Geus from Select Breeding with their new product line of garden and pot roses. A real innovation in the market, because it is a robust yet compact plant that produces large flowers. In addition, the plant flowers very early and can be grown in a cold greenhouse.
Yvonne from Circular Plastics
Yvonne from Circular Plastics
Marco Hartensveld (middle) of Passion for Pottery together with a German client.
Marco Hartensveld (middle) of Passion for Pottery together with a German client.
Gerrit Luiten of Old Fruit Tries in conversation with Ruben Wouters. Ruben recently started his own company, namely Olivia Exclusive Tries.
Gerrit Luiten of Old Fruit Tries in conversation with Ruben Wouters. Ruben recently started his own company, namely Olivia Exclusive Tries.
Bas Verhoeven of Collabarationz was at the fair to promote their production and filling possibilities in horticulture.
Bas Verhoeven of Collabarationz was at the fair to promote their production and filling possibilities in horticulture.
At Wilma's Lawn and Garden stand, Kevin Waschul and Pim de Boer stood to promote the products. Kevin is the distributor in Germany for Wilma's Lawn and Garden.
At Wilma's Lawn and Garden stand, Kevin Waschul and Pim de Boer stood to promote the products. Kevin is the distributor in Germany for Wilma's Lawn and Garden.
The IPP Holland & Poland team
The IPP Holland & Poland team
Bart Bovee with the vibrating filter from Limex. The filter can be used for irrigation systems in horticulture and can filter particles up to 20 microns out of the water.
Bart Bovee with the vibrating filter from Limex. The filter can be used for irrigation systems in horticulture and can filter particles up to 20 microns out of the water.
Dorien and Wouter from ABS presenting Dirk (middle) their software solutions for breeders.
Dorien and Wouter from ABS presenting Dirk (middle) their software solutions for breeders.
The Van Tuijl Haaften drew extra attention to the fact that all their injection moulding products will soon be Cyclos certified.
The Van Tuijl Haaften drew extra attention to the fact that all their injection moulding products will soon be Cyclos certified.
Jan Peters and Gerald Ravensbergen of Alfa Pro IT. They promoted their Alfa Pro Next software for the first time at the fair.
Jan Peters and Gerald Ravensbergen of Alfa Pro IT. They promoted their Alfa Pro Next software for the first time at the fair.
Quinten de Brabander and Michel van Rijn of XL. Youngplants.
Quinten de Brabander and Michel van Rijn of XL. Youngplants.
Kristof van Laere of Azanova with the Aiko Intense Rose.
Kristof van Laere of Azanova with the Aiko Intense Rose.
Kees van der Meij and Julia Morozova from Kebol presenting the Touch of Waxline which isa now available in cardboard packaging.
Kees van der Meij and Julia Morozova from Kebol presenting the Touch of Waxline which isa now available in cardboard packaging.
Alina Geisterberg of Floramedia. Floramedia dedicated this years presentation to the sustainable materials they use for their products.
Alina Geisterberg of Floramedia. Floramedia dedicated this years presentation to the sustainable materials they use for their products.
Charlotte Verbrugghe and Luc Pieters of Jolu Plant.
Charlotte Verbrugghe and Luc Pieters of Jolu Plant.
John de Wilde (right) talking to some of his suppliers.
John de Wilde (right) talking to some of his suppliers.
Overview of hall 3
Overview of hall 3
Some busy little bees
Some busy little bees
Westhoff's Caliplosion Candy.
Westhoff's Caliplosion Candy.
Pink kisses from Selecta.
Pink kisses from Selecta.
Assortment of More Lips - The Green Brand Factory
Assortment of More Lips - The Green Brand Factory
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Miss Malibu and Miss Montereal of Dümmen Orange.
Miss Malibu and Miss Montereal of Dümmen Orange.
The ladies of Beekenkamp Kim van Oosten and Anieck Ruijgrok provided everyone who visited the stand with a nice drink.   
The ladies of Beekenkamp Kim van Oosten and Anieck Ruijgrok provided everyone who visited the stand with a nice drink.   
Bas van der Kraan from Beekenkamp Plants preseting the Maggiore Rose Bicolor from the Labella Dahlia serie.
Bas van der Kraan from Beekenkamp Plants preseting the Maggiore Rose Bicolor from the Labella Dahlia serie.
Machteld Wijngaard, John de Wit and Mandy de Jong with the Lisianthus assortment.
Machteld Wijngaard, John de Wit and Mandy de Jong with the Lisianthus assortment.
Linda van der Slot and Marlies Weijers, the ladies behind the new retail concept of JUB Holland.
Linda van der Slot and Marlies Weijers, the ladies behind the new retail concept of JUB Holland.

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