Colombia: Alexandra Farms introduces nine garden rose varieties

Alexandra Farms proudly announces the latest additions to its collections. Alongside three garden roses, they are growing six varieties of spray roses bred in France, Holland, and Japan. Wabara Garden RosesThey are bringing three spray rose varieties to the market from Rose Farm Keiji, the renowned…

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France: Côte d’Azur, where flower growers’ dreams are still coming up roses

Greenhouses as far as the eye can see. Until the 1970s the city of Antibes on the French Riviera was a botanical haven of innovation and experiments as new plant species were born and acclimatized to Mediterranean life. Whilst increasing urbanization pushed plant breeders out, the former capital of roses…

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Top 9 wax flowers to know and love

Wax flowers are the unsung heroes of flowers. They may not be the attention-grabbing stars of the show in a vase as the dramatic Juliet rose, the fragrant cascading lilac or the pillowy peony, but they get along with everyone. In fact, they not only get along, but they are loyal and incredibly.…

"Ultimate Gray and Illuminating are the colours of the year 2021"

The experts at Pantone colour institute know all about colours. In the 60’s, Pantone created the Pantone Matching System, an innovative tool that organizes colour standards through a numbering system and chip format. Besides that, Pantone Colour of the Year has been a well-known guideline for multiple…

Deliflor introduces Abbey Cream

With spring ahead of us, Deliflor introduces a beautiful new soft cream coloured spray chrysanthemum: Abbey Cream, a welcome addition to the assortment. The soft yellow/cream colour suits the pastel colours everyone loves so much this time of year. Abbey Cream is a new member of the Abbey family, which already consists of the…

The endless possibilities with Limonium Skylight

Limonium Skylight is said to be the first odorless hybrid Limonium in the market and one of the most productive plants of its type. On top of that, it is very hardy and resistant to pests and diseases and has a low mortality rate. So, time to put this product in the spotlight. BallSB created a campaign…

The new red rose from Africa: Red Tacazzi

Breeder and propagator Dümmen Orange and rose grower Holla Roses in Ethiopia proudly introduce a new member of the ‘Tacazzi family’: the deep red rose Red Tacazzi+. Just like its namesake, the African hummingbird ‘Tacazze’, this beautiful rose is one with many shades of red. It combines well with other…

Deliflor introduces Larky (santini)

The santini assortment of Deliflor is being extended with Larky, a cheerful purple pompon. Larky means joy and happiness, something we need so desperately in these times! Larky is a firm flower and has a lot of flowers on one stem. Deliflor and Zentoo add an interesting novelty to a segment of…

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California’s flower fields welcome visitors with full blooms

People took pictures amid waist-high blossoms in every imaginable hue of orange, pink, yellow, and purple at California's famous Flower Fields in Carlsbad as it opened to the public. The attraction was closed for most of 2020, due to pandemic-related restrictions, but plummeting coronavirus cases and…

AAS presents price-winning Rudbeckia

Widely known as black-eyed Susan, this North American native can be found growing as a wildflower in fields and along roadsides throughout the country. These reliable plants shine in the garden with an abundance of brightly colored flowers reflecting the brilliant yellows and oranges of the summer sun.…

A peek at Guatemalan nursery Sicusa

For more than 11 years, Dutch importer WBE has been working with Sicusa, a nursery that grows Leather leaf Fern and Aralia in Guatemala. That is why they are extra excited to share more information about this collaboration. CEO of Sicusa, Ricardo gave more information on the activities involved in…

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US: New farmer growing cut flowers into a business

Four years ago, the Warrenton area women’s husband died of liver cancer, leaving her to care for their three young children. Rebecca and Ian Bracewell, 49, lived in Tacoma, Wash., at the time of his death. “I was trying to figure out what I was going to do and was thinking about moving back to Virginia,”…

Study on risk of Chrysantemum flower supply chain in Indonesia

The distribution of chrysanthemum flowers from Bandungan District to consumers in the city can be at risk of damage. This study aims to determine the risk sources and types in the chrysanthemum supply chain; analyze risk probability and impact risk as well as risk capacity management among the…

Dümmen Orange introduces yellow power rose Momentum

Dümmen Orange is launching its deep yellow rose Momentum+ on 30 March. Momentum+ has been specially developed by Dümmen Orange breeders for African rose growers. What makes this rose so special is its strength and the fact that its beautiful yellow blooms do not fade. Momentum+ has an excellent vase life…

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New rose variety for 2021 named after founder of the NHS to mark health workers’ contribution in the pandemic

A new rose marking a tumultuous 12 months since the start of the pandemic has been named after the founder of the NHS. The English shrub rose, called Nye Bevan (Auspital), has been created by David Austin Roses. “Thrust into a strange new existence in March 2020, we became heavily reliant on two staples…

Florist loses out

NL: Average price on clock remains insanely high

Through to Wednesday, the number of units sold on the clock last week came in at 5.5% lower than week 12 in 2019* (cut flowers -4.6%; houseplants -21.0; garden plants -19.6%). For direct, the number of units sold last week was 8.6% higher compared to 2019. Pricing on the clock, as in recent weeks,…

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Chrysanthemum: "humble flower with a secret"

Pompons AKA cushions, buttons, chrysanths, or daisies are an often underappreciated staple of the floral industry. These versatile little beauties are highly reliable thanks to their long vase life, ability to store well, and year-round availability in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors. But you…

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“Our roses require no water or maintenance"

Fresh roses can last for up to a week. They not only start losing their color and freshness from the fourth day, but their fragrance also fades away. While you may consider roses as your go-to gift for your partner, you also need to think that the gift won’t last long either. But suppose you could make…

Flora magazine to be launched in America

Flora Magazine published and edited by Judith Blacklock is to be printed in the USA by mid-April 2021. Flora is a quarterly magazine dedicated to bringing ideas, news, hints…

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Cut flower farm is sprouting in Sheboygan Falls

Last summer, Rebecca Duquesnoy was exploring new career options. She has two kids and never felt quite settled in her teaching job. She took a culinary course at Lakeshore Technical College, but her husband told her life is too short, so she should do what she loves, and since she was a kid, that's been…

Floriculture sector happy with UK phytosanitary rules postponement

The British government decision to postpone the tightening of phytosanitary rules for imports until the beginning of 2022 was received with great joy by the Dutch Flower…

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Cavalcade of tulips envelop Jing'an with color

Millions of tulips are blooming across Jing’an District in a fence-less tulip festival. This year, Jing’an is ablaze with tulips of more than 100 varieties, the grandest tulip feast in the district’s history, according to the local culture and tourism bureau. The flowers are primarily blooming in nine…

Drying of flowers: a money-spinning aspect of floriculture industry

'Drying of flowers: a money-spinning aspect of floriculture industry' is an article of Kumar, S., A. Malik and V. Hooda, published in the Journal of Pharmacognosy and…

Kunming Jinning Flower Growers achieved a "good start" in sales in the first quarter

From New Year's Day to the Chinese New Year, and then to the International Women's Day, the sales price of fresh-cut flowers in Jinning District of Kunming City has been rising all the way, allowing flower growers to achieve a "good start" in sales revenue in the first quarter of this year. Baofeng…

A bunch of carnations up to 60 RMB

China: Prices of fresh cut flowers in Dounan hit new high for International Women's Day

In the run-up to International Women's Day, the price of fresh-cut flowers in Kunming Dounan Flower Market reached a new high. Among them, carnations rose the most, with a maximum of more than 60 RMB per bunch. On March 2, in the carnation trading area of ​​Dounan Flower Market, Mr. Wang, a florist, was…

Diego Espinosa, Agrocoex, explains

"Ecuador's climate is ideal for growing flowers"

Located in Ecuador, Agrocoex has been a Fairtrade certified flower farm for 20 years and has shown a strong commitment to Fairtrade Standards through its continual development of worker programs and services. Diego Espinosa is the general manager of the company. In this article, he explains his views on…

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Danziger adds cut roses to their portfolio

In order to realize their goal of being a one stop shop, Danziger adds cut roses to their portfolio. "As leaders in the international horticultural breeding sector, with over 1000 customers in more than 60 countries, we constantly seeks to offer growers more and better solutions for their needs, by…

Yearly flower show in the Dutch town of Lutjebroek

Tulip baptism: ‘Back to Live’

On Saturday the 6th of March, the new Back to Live tulip was baptized, marking the kick-off to the 57th edition of the yearly flower show in the Dutch town of Lutjebroek which took place outside this year. The theme this year was all about the home-growing of tulips by young and older generations. Steffen, the grandson of the…

Jamafa and DERO join forces

Automation enables cut flower industry to go hands free

In the cut flower industry the need to automate labor-intensive tasks is increasing. To meet this need, the companies Jamafa and DERO decided to join forces and therefore combining specialized knowledge of cut flower processing with the know how and of industrial robots. Their joint mission? Making the…

NL: Interplant Roses launches top 100 spray roses guide

Interplant Roses proudly presents you with a guide to their top 100 world leading Spray Roses! This beautiful new edition is a sequel to the previous ‘Ultimate Handbook for spray roses’. The new version of the now famous spray rose manual contains a wide collection of various types of spray roses,…

Optifreeze ready for next steps and looking into the use for sea freight

"We are close to reach our capacity goal of treating 40,000 stems per hour"

Optifreeze, known for their technique to increase the consumer vase life of roses by 50% on average, has been busy with commercializing their machine. The machine is installed at the unpacking stage where dry flowers from Kenya arrive to Europe, where they are being cut again and put on water. With their…

'Grower of the month March'

Fiorile in the spotlight at OZ Export

The season is in full swing at bulb nursery Fiorile and this year the demand for bulbs is enormous. Yet owner Theo Smakman still manages to find a moment to give us a tour at his beautiful nursery. Rich history in the bulb regionFiorile is located in the heart of the Flowerbulb Region, the so-called…

Study on the phytochemical profile, antiocidant activity and cytotoxity assessment of Tagetes Erecta L.

Tagetes erecta L. is a popular ornamental plant of the Asteraceae family, which is widely cultivated not only for its decorative use, but also for the extraction of lutein. Besides carotenoid representatives, which have been extensively studied, other important classes of secondary metabolites present in…

Fresh From the Farm: February 2021 recap

"With less than two months away from our annual u-pick tulips, things are busy here at Holland Ridge Farms. We’ve been working hard over the last few weeks to ensure that our come-back tulip season is better than ever before. Take a look below to see how we’ve been putting the petal to the metal this February!"…

Fairtrade chats: Tyler Paterson, director of Cut Flower Operations

Flora Supply is excited to kick off their Fairtrade Chat series with a conversation between Tyler Paterson, Florists Supply Director of Cut Flower Operations, and our Marketing Intern, Shane Kustra-Nelson. Fairtrade helps growers and workers in developing countries realize social, environmental and…

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US: After taking most of 2020 season off, Flower Fields set to bloom again

Over the past 18 years of managing The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, General Manager Fred Clarke has seen some disappointing crop years caused by early rains, freezes, droughts, pests and wildfires. But nothing beats the pandemic in terms of its unique double-whammy last March. Just over two weeks into its…

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Study on the role of plant growth regulators in floriculture

Commercial growers of ornamental plants are popularly used plant growth regulators like as a part of cultural practice. Plant growth regulators have quicker effect on vegetative as well as flower yield of flowering crops. One of the most advantage of plant growth regulator is that it will take less time…

Study on cut flower waste management by wastewater treatment technology

Cut flowers and floral waste (CFW) is a major concern in the present era. This study emphasizes the reuse of cut flowers as a neat bioadsorbent and activated carbon (AC). The biomass from the cut flowers was utilized as a neat bioadsorbent for the removal of the antibiotic levofloxacin and lead ions from…

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David Kaplan, The Flower Wizard, introduces New Bloom Solutions

"He will improve your business, increase your sales"

David had the pleasure of being interviewed by Sahid Nahim of "New Bloom Solutions" on "The Bloom Show". It was a great experience and he would like to introduce Sahid Nahim and his innovative company to you.  In the interview, you will learn the origin of the Flower Wizard handle.Here at Above All Flowers, David…

Study on differentially expressed genes in the mutant and normal capitula of Chrysanthemum morifolium

Chrysanthemum morifolium is one of the most economically important and popular floricultural crops in the family Asteraceae. Chrysanthemum flowers vary considerably in terms of colors and shapes. However, the molecular mechanism controlling the development of chrysanthemum floral colors and shapes…

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Study on detection and characterization of chrysanthemum virus B in Thailand

Chrysanthemum is one of the important ornamental plants in worldwide due to its high economic and cultural values. Chrysanthemum leaves showed mosaic, ringspot, yellowing and mild mottle symptoms were observed and collected from cultivation areas in northern Thailand and used for detection of important…

US: Cut flowers, an opportunity for Wyoming growers

Specialty cut flower production is an opportunity to add valuable commodities for Wyoming growers, serve local economies, and diversify Wyoming’s economic base with horticultural crops. Flower production can also provide biological benefits by providing nutrition and shelter for crop pollinators and…

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Grown not flown getting more popular

"Cheap flowers have a high environmental cost because of import"

The £3 bunch of roses to add to a supermarket delivery that she suggests seems a cheap mood boost, but comes with hidden costs to the environment, as these out-of-season roses, probably imported from Holland or Kenya, will have a high carbon footprint. According to Rebecca Swinn of Lancaster University,…

Russia: 2 million tulips grown in Tomsk for the International Women’s Day

Tomsk Flower Company prepared 2.3 million tulips of various colors for the International Women’s Day. It is the hottest season in the greenhouses now; fully-grown flowers are…

Russia: Spring has come to Tula greenhouses

Thousands of bright tulips have been grown for the International Women’s Day in Tula greenhouses. Almost all the flowers sold in the markets are produced locally. The growers started preparing the bulbs as early as September of the past year. The growers use Dutch varieties and Tula technologies. The beauties…

IN: Karnataka set to add value to its flower power

The Horticulture Department, in collaboration with the International Flower Auction Bangalore (IFAB), is setting up a flower processing centre to convert unsold flowers into various useful products. M. Vishwanath, Joint Director of Horticulture and MD of IFAB, told The Hindu, “This incubation centre will…

NL: New gerbera varieties at Hoven & de Mooij

As flower breeders, the team with Schreurs Gerbera is constantly seeking to create high-quality varieties, with the most unique shades, extravagant colors, and outstanding characteristics. It is their aim to develop the most beautiful gerbera varieties ideal for every climate condition. Together with…

Lawrence Hopman, Hopman Flower Farms:

"Why not celebrate Valentine's Day in August?"

Even though Valentine's Day '21 sales were booming in Canada and most parts of the USA, the challenge this year was supply and weather. So, why not celebrate Valentine's Day in August? According to Lawrence Hopman of Hopman Flower Farms, a floral sourcing agency, this will not only eliminate these two…

Colombian flower souvenirs in South Korea

The Han Nation or South Korea, is a country that has had a growth in admiration and enjoyment of Colombian flowers, but they have been limited to the variants of roses, carnations and hydrangeas. In addition, they have very specific dates to give flowers and they limit themselves to experimenting with…

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Summary of floriculture sector indicators related to waste generation and consumption of materials

This indicators bulletin provides an analysis of floriculture Indicators related to waste generation and consumption of materials. "The indicators give us an overview of a range of factors, enabling us to make better decisions." By Monica Vera 1. Indicator: Consumption of materialsDuring the period in…

Van Gogh senses & Give Gift Boutique launched 2021 Valentine's Day bouquets

Van Gogh Senses & Give Gift Boutique launched "2021 Van Gogh Masterpiece series Valentine's Day bouquets" Van Gogh Senses, which was exclusively authorized by the Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands in 2016, is a company that strives to bring art to the public, and to create an innovative space of art…

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New generation of Czech florists urge people to consider more environmentally-friendly bouquets

Valentine's Day falls in the depths of the Czech winter, at a time when it is impossible for local growers to produce cut flowers. Rather than purchasing roses that have been flown in from Kenya, Ecuador or Ethiopia, a new generation of Czech florists are urging people to consider saying “I love you”…

New Pheno Geno roses catalogue is out

Pheno Geno Roses is happy to announce the new Catalogue for 2021. This year’s featured collection is Fashion, presenting very colourful, stylish & easy to care roses, specially bred to reflect the modern needs for beautiful but limited outdoor spaces. Next to these chic roses, it shows also newcomers in…

New catalogue of preserved flowers and plants of Verdissimo

Verdissmo, a producer of preserved flowers and plants, every season creates a catalog so that customers can explore the best preserved products for interior decoration and even events. Verdissimi offers preserved flowers on the market. One can choose among a wide variety. Some of these flowers include:…

Beam Sailern Senhuk, AmeriSeed:

The potential of marigold cut flowers for Valentine's Day

Red roses are the number one flowers for Valentine's Day. However, recently other varieties and colors of cut flowers have become increasingly popular for Valentines floral gifts including carnations, orchids and marigolds. But why? In this article, Beam Sailern Senhuk  marketing director at AmeriSeed, a vegetable…

Dümmen Orange:

"New chrysanthemum Ilonka set for large-scale market launch"

After many years of faithful service, over the next few weeks Dümmen Orange will be replacing its top chrysanthemum Bacardi with its successor Ilonka. A chrysanthemum with pearly white petals and a fresh, green centre, Dümmen Orange has developed Ilonka in response to the changing demand from growers and…

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Study on effect of light sources on growth characteristics of Korean Chrysanthemum

Longer photoperiods in the form of night break (NB) were applied in chrysanthemum to inhibit the flower bud differentiation for regulating the production and supply in the market. The present study reports the effect of three sources of light (Incandescent bulbs, compact fluorescent lights (CFL) and…


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