Pot plants

Dümmen orange poinsettia collection is ready for 2021

The 2020 holiday season just wrapped up and Dümmen Orange has its poinsettia collection ready to go for the 2021 holiday season.   Dümmen Orange has unveiled its extensive poinsettia program with the theme being simple, modern and inviting. The company recently paired up with fashionable home décor brand West Elm…

NL: De Jong Plant B.V. launches online sales program

Dutch grower of Hydrangea plants, De Jong Plant B.V., provides optimal online sales support to its customers. Now that most physical shops are closed, it's even more important to have an online sales program ready to support e-commerce platforms. In the last couple of months a lot of work has been done…

Stars for Europe

The Poinsettia: An evolving tradition

In its native Mexico, the poinsettia’s prehispanic Nahuatl name, cuetlaxochitl, literally translates to “flower that wilts”. Cultivated in special nurseries in the Aztec highlands, the plants graced Montezuma’s capital city in the 16th century. Although a few 20th century magazine articles mistakenly…

Syngenta Flowers

Plantpeddler shares Poinsettia Variety Day 2020 results

Plantpeddler, located in Cresco, Iowa, conducted a trial of 144 commercial and pre-release Poinsettia varieties. Variety Day was hosted on Thursday, December 3, with representatives of Poinsettia breeders, broker representatives, and growers in attendance. The trial was produced under natural season…

Dutch judge rules: Porto pot unlawfully copied

The LUNDAGER design registered pot has been copied under the name Porto pot. That is the core of the The Hague court ruling in a dispute between the Danish nursery and designer of the Lundager pot on the one side and Import Company and Ovata on the other side.  Michel Teekens, representative of Lundager in…

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

US (NE): 2020 poinsettia sale brings changes, success, community support

It can be unsaid that 2020 brought uncertainty to everybody’s lives. Faculty, staff and students have attempted to normalize as many things as possible, but it’s required innovation to do so. Officers of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized student organization Horticulture Club decided to press…

"The first-ever miniature Knock Out Rose"

Meet Petite

The Petite Knock Out Rose is the first-ever miniature Knock Out Rose. This brand new addition has all the same great qualities as the other Knock Out Roses, just in a petite size. "It's easy to grow and excellent for planting in containers, in a grouping, as a focal point, or as a border. Its versatility, bold red color, and…

Gordon Robertson, Verdant Technologies, on HarvestHold:

New post-harvest solution extends life by up to 25 percent

"It depends on the floral type, but overall we see an up to 25 percent increase in the life of cut flowers and potted plants," says Gordon Robertson, Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer of Verdant Technologies™ on the company’s recently introduced product, HarvestHold™. This new post-harvest product life…


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