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Terra Nova Nurseries

Sneak peek: Heuchera Little Cuties ‘Shimmer’

Terra Nova Nurseries announced a sneak peek of Heuchera Little Cuties ‘Shimmer’ PPAF ('TNHEUSHI'). This fast-blooming perennial has silver-green leaves and blooms deep-pink flowers from April to November. Heuchera Little Cuties ‘Shimmer’ is an additional variety to the Little Cuties series. The petite heuchera produces darker…

Bloombux available in spherical shape

New Flowering dwarfed rhododendron complements assortment as alternative to box tree

The lime-tolerant rhododendron interest group – or INKARHO in short– was committed to developing rhododendron that would fare well in almost any soil. Under this brand name, 14 tree nurseries produce and propagate a broad variety of grafted and ungrafted varieties as well as the multiple prize-winning…

Dutch grower Vreugdenhil Bulbs & Plants presents new brand 'African Breeze'

Vreugdenhil Bulbs & Plants launches a new brand name within their current range, called ‘African Breeze’. The grower, who is specialized in the cultivation of bulbous and tuberous plants, has a lot of African products in their assortment. With the proceeds of the ‘African Breeze’ products Vreugdenhil…

August 21-23, Portland

US (OR): Farwest Show calls for entries for 2019 New Varieties Showcase

The 2019 Farwest Show is now accepting submissions of new plant introductions for the upcoming New Varieties Showcase. The showcase is an annual highlight of the trade show, held this year on August 21–23 at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon. Each year cutting-edge plant varieties from…

US: Garden Media Group premieres new plants & products for Spring 2019

Garden Media Group has released its 2019 Garden Superstars for Spring. This year’s list features edible plants, safe garden food and innovative products. Grow your own homegrown nutritious blueberries This spring try two new varieties from the Bushel and Berry collection that are perfect for warmer climates and self-pollinating. Blueberry Buckle, a…

Blueberries and strawberries excel as 4-month fruit plants at the point of sale

A long harvest, healthy characteristics and an effective marketing concept: Developed on the basis of a cooperation between the German tree nurseries Heinje und Christoph Marken, Son & Koot from the Netherlands and Verdia from France, the Lucky Berry blueberry (Vaccinium) and strawberry (Fragaria…

Fleuroselect reveals three Gold Medal winners for 2020

Fleuroselect presents the 2020 Gold Medal winners. Each one of these breeding breakthroughs obtained an outstanding score on innovation, beauty and garden performance, convincing judges and Entries & Evaluation Committee to award the Gold Medal. These winners are available in 2019 to the growers and will be…

Costa Farms’ Dracaena ‘White Aspen’ chosen Best New Plant at TPIE 2019

Growers unveil many brand-new plants at the Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This year Costa Farms' Dracaena ‘White Aspen’ won the award for Best New Foliage Plant.  A new variety of corn plant (Dracaena), White Aspen shows off rich green leaves strikingly edged in creamy white. “Its eye-catching leaves…

Seven new varieties earn AAS Winner designation

All-America Selections, North America’s oldest and most well-known non-profit plant trialing organization just announced seven new AAS Winners at the American Seed Trade Association meeting in Orlando, Florida. Each of the following new AAS Winners was trialed throughout North America by professional,…

Plant highlights from the Australian Horticultural Trials

NGIV recently partnered with some of Australia’s top breeders and growers to deliver the annual Australian Horticultural Trials across thirteen different sites in south-eastern Melbourne. By viewing plants in situ in these trials, growers and retailers can assess the habits and performance of a wide…

New Beacon exhibits high resistance to Impatiens downy mildew

"Garden Impatiens are back... without the risk"

PanAmerican Seed re-launches Impatiens to the horticultural industry through its new series of I. walleriana with high resistance to Impatiens downy mildew. Beacon Impatiens offers season-long performance and brings back fast-filling color to the shade... without the disease risk. In addition to this…

Floricultura introduces Phalaenopsis Elastica series

Floricultura launched the Phalaenopsis Elastica series at the IPM trade fair in Essen. It is a series of unique varieties; plants that are extremely suitable for creative applications such as cascades, arch shapes, mirror compositions and other elastic applications.   ‘The Elastica series responds to an increasing demand…

US: Proven Winners ColorChoice shrubs earn two Green Thumb Awards

The Direct Gardening Association (formerly called the Mailorder Gardening Association) has presented Proven Winners ColorChoice Illuminati Tiny Tower Philadelphus and Peppy Le Pom Punica granatum, with 2019 Green Thumb Awards for best new plants in the plants, bulbs and seeds division. Selected for its narrow, columnar habit and unique…

Single flowered kalanchoë with 'tiger print'

Dutch kalanchoë breeder SlijkermanKalanchoë launched a new kalanchoë series at the IPM in Essen (Germany), held this week. The new series single flowered types consist out of 15 different colors. The typical strong contrasts in the flowers with dark eyes are reminiscent of the fur of the tiger, hence the…

Chinese agriculture minister visits World Horti Center

Qu Dongyu, the Vice Minister of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, visited the Netherlands. He returned briefly to the country where he completed a key part of his scientific studies in agriculture and horticulture and met with entrepreneurs at World Horti Center. His host was Bouke…

New mandevilla is naturally resistant to mites

While the star introduction from Suntory Flowers at the TPIE was a red hot mite-resistant mandevilla, Sun Parasol Mitebuster Red, two more intros include Sun Parasol Garden White in the bedding plant class and Sunrosa Yellow Delight in the compact shrub rose line. Sun Parasol Mitebuster Red Mitebuster Red is a compact, upright…

Athena rose gets a pink sister

After several years in the ground and being grown in East Africa, a pink mutation has been found of the well-known white Kordes’ variety ‘Athena’. As ‘Athena’ is already the brand for a white rose coming mainly from Kenya and Ethiopia it was easy to give the newborn baby a name: ‘Pink Athena’. ‘Pink Athena’ is a real mutation with all the characteristics of…

Nominations for Show Your Colours Award IPM 2019 announced

Eleven plants have been nominated for the Show Your Colours Award IPM 2019. All of the exhibitors at IPM Essen with woody plants and perennials were able to submit plants or plant concepts for this award. Ultimately, 11 of the plants/plant concepts entered were nominated. The Show Your Colours Award IPM…

Dümmen Orange introduces biological protected poinsettia production

Each year, Dümmen Orange holds its Poinsettia Seminar in Rheinberg, Germany to kick off the new sales season with German growers. This year the seminar was held on the 11th of January. Together with customers and business partners, Dümmen Orange evaluated the past year and looked ahead to the new year,…

Kenya: United Selections holds Open Days in Nakuru

United Selections kicked off the year by hosting their first open day in Nakuru at their Ngata Facility. The event, held on 10th and 11th January, 2019, was well attended with several of their varieties getting positive feedback from the clients. Some of these varieties included well established varieties in the market such as Madam Red, Adalonia and New…

Queen presents two new MoreFlowers varieties

Queen presents two new MoreFlowers; Sophia and Sydney, in the 6 cm category. They have previously been presented in smaller quantities, but the breeder is now ready with larger quantities so they can be included as an additional product line or activity.  Sydney, as seen on the left, is replacing the previous variety, Pink Paris. The plant…

PanAmerican Seed shares 2019 garden trends

Looking forward to 2019, PanAmerican Seed is very excited for all the opportunities the new year offers. Gardening and the green lifestyle are on the move, and the team feels its product assortment is poised to take on the market and make an impact with greenhouses and their customers. by Claire Josephson, Product Marketing…

Video: Danziger launches novelties at Novemberfest

More than 100 growers, young plant producers, retailers and brokers visited Danziger’s Israel facility during Novemberfest, the company’s annual open house event. The month-long event, beginning the last week of October, brought experts from Danziger and industry leaders together to discuss new genetics and plants…

Saunders Brothers introducing a new concept in boxwood

Saunders Brothers will unveil a new generation of boxwood development and production with NewGen Boxwood at MANTS 2019. Years in the making, NewGen Boxwood is the Saunders…

Terra Nova Nurseries announces university trial garden results

Terra Nova Nurseries announced that 10 of its plants received high honors and accolades at one of the country’s most prestigious plant trial sites. The global plant breeder had the proprietary varieties trialed at The Pennsylvania State University’s (Penn State) trial gardens, including top selections of…

Haim Rosenblum, Hishtil:

Gaura ‘Summer Star’: compact without PGRs

Natural compact to dwarfish growth habit, range of colors, massive and uniform flowering, these are some of the characteristics on which Hishtil's new Gaura series ‘Summer Star' distinguishes itself from any other Gaura, according to Haim Rosenblum. Rosenblum (Marketing & Sales Division Manager) holding Gaura lind.…

Dümmen Orange launches Basewell and GreenGuard Poinsettias at IPM 2019

Dümmen Orange presents its entire assortment and latest developments at IPM 2019 in Essen, Germany including the launch of Basewell and GreenGuard Poinsettias for the European market. Dümmen Orange is omnipresent at IPM 2019 by as much as three booths: Dümmen Orange presents its entire assortment on one booth in Hall 2, including the…

US (FL): Costa Farms Winter Trial Garden Open House scheduled for week of January 14th

Costa Farms will open its 2-acre Trial Garden by appointment, from January 14th to January 18th, 2019 for its annual Winter Open House. Visitors will have the opportunity to see more than 500 varieties of annuals and perennials from plant breeders from around the world. Most varieties will be introduced…

US: National Garden Bureau presents 2019 New Varieties

For more than 30 years, National Garden Bureau (NGB) has been showcasing and promoting their members' new plant varieties in the inspirational program appropriately named “New Plants.” December is when many are planning their product line-up and garden selections for the new year. A complete selection of the newest…

Selecta One presents Poinsettia catalogue 2019

Selecta One presents its new Poinsettia catalogue 2019 for growers to plan the coming season.   The Competence in Red series has been supplemented by the new variety Christmas Universe – strong Red, strong roots, slim growth and the new variety Christmas Break, which won the popular LTO Novelty Award for its excellent…

EverColor brings new distinctions and Carex varieties to its oeuvre

EverColor now has new breeder rights in Japan and a new variety added to the eight already popular with gardeners, growers, and retailers in North America. Recently Pat FitzGerald, the breeder of EverColor from FitzGerald Nurseries in Ireland, received quite an accolade for his receipt of two Japanese Plant Breeders' Rights…

Novelties on display at IPM Essen:

PlusPlants goes beyond flowering plants

Besides flowering plants, there will be more on display at the PlusPlants booth during the IPM Essen 2019. This merger, consisting of 9 German potted plant growers, will showcase 4 berry varieties (produced by three of the group's growers) as well as a new winter-hard tea. Besides, the award winning…

Colombia: New BallSB R&D facility opens its doors

Situated in Sesquile, an hour's drive from Bogota, the new R&D facility of BallSB is now up and running. This new and larger location was already privately inaugurated in the presence of headquarter staff last September, but is now open to all growers of the world. Showing growers HOW With the aim to show their customers that…

US (IA): Plantpeddler Poinsettia Variety Day 2018 results

Plantpeddler, located in Cresco, Iowa, conducted a trial of over 125 commercial and pre‐release Poinsettia varieties. Variety Day was hosted on Thursday, December 6, with representatives of all major breeders, broker representatives, and growers in attendance. The trial was produced under natural season…

Floral holidays with edible roses

A luxury Christmas dinner with a floral touch or festive toasting on the new year with a colorful glass of champagne. Rose growers Rodewijk focus fully on the holidays with their edible roses 'Rosalicious'. Restaurants, bakeries and catering industry "The biggest difference is not in the cultivation, but in the sales", says…

Dutch Tulip Award: Which novelty makes it to the finals?

Did you vote for the product that you think is the most special and of the highest quality at Trade Fair Aalsmeer? And are you curious to find out which new product made it to…

June 11-13, Boskoop-Hazerswoude

Garden Trials: Innovations in woody plants and perennials

The second edition of Garden Trials and Trade will take place from 11 to 13 June 2019 in the Plantarium building at the International Trade Centre in Boskoop-Hazerswoude. During the first edition in June of this year, a total of 34 participating companies and many international visitors found their way…

Fleuroselect's Year of the Marigold:

People's Choice Award for Tagetes Alumia Vanilla Cream, experts go for Bali Yellow

Following the Europe-wide trial initiated by Fleuroselect to celebrate ‘2018, Year of the Marigold’, both consumers and experts have cast their vote. Alumia Vanilla Cream & Bali Yellow Consumers choose French Marigold Alumia Vanilla Cream As part of the People’s Choice Awarding scheme, visitors to the Royal Horticultural Society flagship…

New Zealand: Esplanade rose trials yield winning new blooms

The hybrid tea blooms are a glorious pinky-red, growing on long stems with glossy dark green foliage. But what has clinched the Gold Star of the South Pacific annual award for "Ladies Night" is the rose's extreme good health. Tauranga rose breeder Rob Somerfield's win was announced by New Zealand Rose Society trials committee chairman Trevor…


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