Novelties

Awards and medals for two garden roses from Roses Forever

Two Danish garden roses were honored with a medal and an honorary award at the 67th international Rosenneuheiten-Wettbewerb 2019 in Baden-Baden, Germany. Roses Forever's Rosa Eskelund, who has bred the roses says: “I am very happy and also pleasantly surprised that two entire roses won acknowledgment.…

UK: Award winning new plant display from Farplants

Farplants pulled out all the stops to celebrate the tenth year of the HTA National Plant Show. Their interactive new plant display created a memorable experience to help launch new ranges. The company's latest innovations, Garden your Way to Wellbeing and Mounds and Mats, took centre stage. In addition,…

US (VA): NewGen Boxwood introduces its first two program selections for the marketplace

NewGen Boxwood, marketed by Saunders Genetics, will unveil the first two introductions in its boxwood program at Cultivate19, July 13-16, 2019, in Columbus, OH. The two exclusive varieties will be available in the marketplace beginning early 2020. The introductions are named Buxus NewGen Independence…

Roses as an alternative to scented candles?

Natural Fragrance Rose offers the aromatics of garden-grown roses designed to last months without water or care. The sustainable alternative to chemical-based scented candles and diffusers, Natural Fragrance Rose is described as a "green revolution in indoor fragrance". A third-generation Dutch flower…

Chinese scientists bloom in efforts to save rare flowers

At over 4,000 meters above sea level, botanist Xue Jingqi and his colleagues felt their heads throbbing with altitude sickness. Local Tibetans guided them as they searched carefully in rocks near Shangri-La, southwest China's Yunnan Province. Then their malaise lifted as they found rare wild peonies they…

‘Dutch Lane’ tulip named in his honor

US (CA): Lane DeVries honored at IFE flower-naming ceremony

A special breed of tulip has been named after Lane DeVries, president and CEO of The Sun Valley Group, at the International Floriculture Expo (IFE) in Miami Beach. This is the first time a flower farmer has been recognized with this honor. Called “Dutch Lane,” the new tulip is a crossbreed of Prominence…

US: For growers, Outstanding Varieties provides opportunity to stand apart

Toward the end of 2018, Juan David Lecuona began fielding hundreds of queries from industry members hungry for more information on ‘Alma’— a bright white chrysanthemum with a perfectly green center grown by his company, Deliflor Latin America. The reason for that spike in interest? In September, ‘Alma’…

UK: Visitors vote for their favourites at the HTA National Plant Show

Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, which took place this week at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire voted for their favourite plants and most inspiring retails stands and concepts at the event. The Visitor Vote results, sponsored by Floramedia, were: Best in Show and Shrub &…

Deliflor introduces Rossano Elizabeth

Another royal flower is being added to the Deliflor assortment: Rossano Elizabeth . An orange Rossano with green edges at the petals which will be introduced in week 25, named after the queen mother of the United Kingdom. The colourisation of this disbudded chrysanthemum is unique and has resemblance…

UK: Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ takes Best in Show at New Plant Awards

Agapanthus ‘AMB001’ ‘Fireworks’ from Fairweather’s Nursery has been crowned this year as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards on the opening morning of the HTA National Plant Show. The show, sponsored by Hortipak, takes place today and tomorrow (18 and 19 June) at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry. When…

Aquaponics: Working with solar and photovoltaic energy

The earth's population is increasing and the demand for organic foodstuffs is growing in the city centers as well. Therefore, the area for agricultural use decreases. In order to be able to produce enough food regardless, new cultivation methods such as aquaponics come into focus. Self-contained…

Tabledance back on top in fourth Lily League

Visitors of the Dutch Lily Days and other lily enthusiasts chose ‘Tabledance’ to be the most popular lily variety of the world. After the first official vote cast by world champion short-track speed skater Lara van Ruijven, many voters followed her lead by sending in their preferred lilies in the Lily…

Beekenkamp wins FleuroStar 2019

Beekenkamp took home the tenth FleuroStar award. The prestigious prize, which is awarded annually to the novelty with the highest 'wow' factor, was won by the breeder for their Begonia MacaRouge. Click here for the photo report. Cor Bremmer, commercial director ornamentals; Marc Driessen, director ornamentals; Sirekit Mol,…

Netherlands: Registration open for Trade Fair Aalsmeer novelties

Behind the scenes, Royal FloraHolland is working hard to map out novelties once again, for suppliers, exporters and wholesalers. Trade Fair Aalsmeer starts in November 2019. During this event, novelties are given a stage. They are even indicated separately on the map. And more importantly, the stage is…

House of Meilland launches promising novelty 'Zepeti'

Yesterday, at the facilities of MNP Flowers in Leimuiderbrug, the Netherlands, the House of Meilland baptized a new introduction in its renowned collection of roses. Zepeti, allegedly & jokingly named so combining the French word for small (petit) and the national way of pronouncing 'the', is a…

David Austin introduces wedding rose Ella

David Austin Roses introduces a new ivory wedding rose called Ella (Auswagsy), named in honor of Lady Gabriella’s marriage to Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, London on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Lady Gabriella, also known as ‘Ella’ to friends and family, was delighted to include this new…

Floricultura introduces the Phalaenopsis Flowerful series

Floricultura launched the Phalaenopsis Flowerful series today. It is a series of unique varieties which can easily be compared with an impressive bouquet. That’s the essence of Flowerful. ‘With the varieties of the Flowerful series, Phalaenopsis growers can take on the competition with cut flowers’,…

Sneak peek: Coleus Terra Nova 'Jigsaw'

Terra Nova Nurseries announced a sneak peek of Coleus Terra Nova 'Jigsaw'. This annual most actively grows in the Spring and produces mounds of eye-catching red, orange, and yellow foliage. Coleus Terra Nova 'Jigsaw' is the newest varietal addition to Terra Nova Nurseries’ Coleus Terra Nova series. The…

"You don’t find orchids; they find you"

When a mining company came to exploit an old-growth cloud forest near Edicson Parra’s hometown of Fusagasuga in Colombia, he decided to take action. He rallied as many relatives and friends as he could and joined a street protest against the looming project. Photos of Parra and his family waving placards…

De Ruiter presents new varieties at IFTEX Kenia

A few weeks ago De Ruiter Innovations invited traders, marketeers, auctioneers, business developers and product handlers over for a 'blind variety selection'. The invitees had to judge a number of existing, but mostly not yet commercial varieties, which were lined up without any specifics or details.…

Summerbay for terrace or garden

One of Europe's leading Baytree nurseries is ready for a very busy selling season in the next few weeks. Jabbeke based Laurica Plants sense that summer is coming and are offering the Summerbay right now. Creating the right environment This is a small baytree in a coloured pot which will enhance terraces or gardens and create…

EHR’s 2019 California Spring Trials Report now available

Eason Horticultural Resources released their 2019 edition of the California Spring Trials Report. This is one of the most comprehensive descriptive guides of the introductions…

First vote Lily League 2019 by world champion short-track speed skater

The opening of the Dutch Lily Days was held at Onings Holland Flowerbulbs this year. Special guest during the ceremony was world champion short-track speed skater Lara van Ruijven. Team effort, collaboration and never giving up are the key goals of Van Ruijven, that she shared with the attendees. It was…

NL: Together2Grow introduces new Alstroemeria Florinca Cherry

Last week Dutch alstroemeria grower Together2Grow, together with breeding company Könst Alstroemeria, introduced a new variety called Alstroemeria Florinca Cherry. Characteristics are it's big flowers and it's fast growing stems. The delicate little leaves surrounding the flowers make the colors come out…

David Austin presents new wedding rose called Ella

David Austin Roses is delighted to introduce a new ivory wedding rose called EllaTM (Auswagsy), named in honour of Lady Gabriella’s marriage to Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel, Windsor on Saturday, 18th May 2019. Image courtesy of photographer, Hugo Burnand Lady Gabriella, also known as ‘Ella’ to…

Herb-A-Licious: "A refreshing take on herb combos"

Memories of the sun-drenched days of last season echo as I plan the details for the upcoming one. What went well? What needs improvement? What novel product can we offer our customers to set ourselves apart from the competition? These are just some of the many questions I ponder in the relatively quiet…

NL: Together2Grow introduces alstroemeria Florinca Cherry

Alstroemeria producer Together2Grow introduces the new Florinca variety ‘Cherry’. This variety from breeder Könst Alstroemeria has a purple/cerise colour and will be part of the the Decorum Rich concept to further strengthen the assortment. The plants have been planted earlier this spring and flowers…

Dutch ornamental industry buds in Romania with a flower christening

The Netherlands and Romania have made a public-private partnership in regards to the ornamental industry. On the 16th of May 2019, The Netherlands Enterprise Agency and a bunch of Dutch companies and knowledge institutes signed a Memo of Understanding (MoU) in Romania. The public-private partnership,…

Baie des Anges Romantica Radprov:

Meilland introduces new rose at the award ceremony of the 11th Grand Prix de la Rose

On the occasion of the award ceremony of the 11th Grand Prix de la Rose, organized by the National Society of Horticulture of France (SNHF), the new Baie des Anges Romantica Radprov rose was presented. Bouquet of Baie des Anges ROMANTICA® Radprov (© SNHF) "It is an exceptional variety that leaves no one…

Six plants competing for FleuroStar

W hich new variety will succeed Osteospermum ecklonis Purple Sun from Selecta one? Fleuroselect proudly presents the six entries in this year's FleuroStar Contest. Each of these novelties is hoping to be hailed as the next 'Winner with the Wow Factor', the variety with the highest visual impact at point…

Meet the new King: AMORE King of Hearts Petunia

Danziger creates a Royal Experience at the FlowerTrials

Danziger's FlowerTrials can be found at Royal Van Zanten in the Aalsmeer region and this year, they have again created an innovative experience that will delight and inspire, highlighting new introductions, retail display ideas and fun new ways to share the love of gardening. "Our 2020 introductions…

Three new Taiwan orchid varieties pique interest of European, US buyers

Taiwan has successfully cultivated three new orchid varieties under the genus of Dendrobium, which have been registered by Great Britain's leading gardening organization, the Royal Horticultural Society. The new breeds are named Taitung nymph (台東香蓮), Taitung golden peacock (台東黃金孔雀), and Taitung panda…

Deliflor introduces Abbey Yellow

A new member will be added to the Abbey family. After having introduced the white/purple Abbey, the assortment will now also include Abbey Yellow. The flower has a similar exclusive appearance as Abbey. Zentoo will supply approximately 15,000 stems per week of Abbey Yellow. Grower: Zentoo Amounts: 15,000 stems a week VBN-code:…

Orange roses sell like clockwork

“Orange is a multitask color and is in my opinion the most versatile color among all”, says Alessandro Ghione of NIRP International. And the sales figures appear to prove him right. “Over the last 15 years, the total sales of this color to direct markets and auction increased by over 10 percent.” The rose breeder saw the…

White Angel, Blue Angel altheas the latest Texas Superstar releases

Two hybrid altheas – Blue Angel and White Angel – have been named the latest Texas Superstars for characteristics that make them a top option for landscape lovers. Blue Angel althea, one of the two cultivars named Texas Superstars, is a hardy, warm-season perennial that flowers throughout the season.…

Sedum takesimense Atlantis named RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year

The Chelsea Plant of the Year 2019 is Sedum takesimense Atlantis ('Nonsitnal'). "How proud can you be?!", says Plantipp in a press release. "This winner gives colour to the garden with the yellow variegated foliage. Atlantis is easy to maintain, good for biodiversity and becomes about 45 cm high. This…

UK: Six Thompson & Morgan entries make shortlist for RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year

The shortlist announced on Sunday afternoon for RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s Plant of the Year includes six of Thompson & Morgan's entrants. This beats last year’s tally of five plants, two of which went on to be placed first and third places. The shortlist of 20 plants will now be considered by a panel…

June 4: opening Dutch Lily Days at Onings Holland, The Netherlands

World champion short track speed skater Lara van Ruijven to get her “own” lily

During the start of Dutch Lily Days, June 4th at Onings Holland, world champion short track speed skater Lara van Ruijven gets her “own” lily. With this baptism, Van Ruijven opens the 9th edition of Dutch Lily Days. Besides Onings Holland, 13 other breeders and exporters open up their company for the…

UK: Allensmore launches hellebore catalogue

Allensmore Nurseries is now the official UK partner for the Helleborus Gold Collection. Helleborus Gold Collection is the result of 40 years of breeding experience by (Josef)…

New species of orchid found in Tibet

Bulbophyllum is among the largest genera in the orchid family, consisting of 2200 species in the world. During a botanical survey to Bomi County, Tibet, China in November 2017, some plants of Bulbophyllum with young inflorescence were transferred to Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), and…

Record number of Plantipp-introductions at Chelsea

The Chelsea Flower Show starts on 21 May and at the show, 12 varieties are showcased that are represented by Plantipp. Agapanthus Fireworks (‘MBD001’PBR) is bred by De Wet Plant Breeders from South-Africa. It is an Agapanthus with large flower clusters and hanging flowers in blue and white. It is a neat,…

"BeautiCal will make a great impression at forthcoming shows"

BeautiCal, the next generation Petchoa, is to make three appearances at shows this summer, including displays at Gardeners’ World Live, RHS Chelsea as well as starring on the Earley Ornamentals’ stand at the 10th HTA National Plant Show. Sakata’s BeautiCal Caramel Yellow is going to be on show at 2019…

Petunias handed out to visitors of Hortus Leiden

A celebration of love at Keukenhof and Leiden with Amore Petunia

On Saturday May 11th visitors to the Hortus botanicus of Leiden had the opportunity to experience the annual plant market with Danziger’s Amore on display. This year, for the first time, several workshops, lectures and guided tours were held, in a cooperation between Danziger, Florensis, Imperial Plants…

UK: Thompson & Morgan launches new retail seed range for 2019/20

Thompson & Morgan announced the launch of its new retail seed range for 2019/20 which will be available in garden centres from early July 2019. The company is launching over 50 new seed varieties for the second year in a row. Amongst the flowers to be added to the range are the Cosmos ‘Apricot…

New spray chrysanthemum from Dümmen Orange

"Pina Colada gives every arrangement the body a bouquet needs"

International breeder and propagator Dümmen Orange presents a new power brand: Pina Colada. This spray chrysanthemum is strong, fresh and the same quality all year round. “Pina Colada gives every arrangement the body a bouquet needs at any time of the year.” Roy van Kester, Marketing Specialist Dümmen…

UK: "Interesting highlights at Malvern Spring Festival"

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Malvern Spring Festival brings forth some interesting highlights in the horticultural world. Michael Warren, a Horticultural Journalist of many years, shares his findings. "An exciting new introduction came from John Fielding, an amateur breeder who has taken 25 years…

A new rose for Marina Picasso

On March 31st, 2019, Marina Picasso had the privilege of giving her name to a rose, a Meilland creation with white flowers. The event took place during the 2019 edition of the Côte d’Azur Garden Festival, at the Villa Eilenroc, in Antibes. Credit: Nicolas Raynaud (Meilland International) The ambition of the festival, launched…

"The Maculata hasn’t been produced in 6 cm before"

Following the introduction of the Begonia Maculata, which they produce from seed , Danish company By Growers now introduce a 6 cm variant. “They are rather trendy and also new due to the fact that the Maculata hasn’t been produced in 6 cm before”, says marketing manager Colleen Soine. Jesper Madsen at…

Dekker Chysanten launches bi-colour spray chrysanthemum Together

Together is the new bi-colour spray chrysanthemum developed and supplied by Dekker Chrysanten. 50,000 stems per week are supplied at the Dutch flower auctions Royal FloraHolland Aalsmeer and Naaldwijk. The petals of Together are 50% white and 50% pink. Together has a long life and is stable throughout…

Rose and chrysanthemum for baby Archie

You don't have to be a fan of the British royal family to know that Meghan and Prince Harry have a newborn son named Archie. But what you may not have heard is that the royal baby already has two flowers named in his honor. Chrysanthemums Direct have launched the new variety ‘Archie Harrison’. Martyn…

US (CO): Annual Flower Trial Garden reveals this year’s winners

The Colorado State University’s Annual Flower Trial Garden, which spans nearly three acres on the east side of the Fort Collins campus, is a Northern Colorado showpiece with a focused research and outreach purpose. Each year, the Annual Flower Trial Garden tests and analyzes the performance of more than…

New chrysanthemum variety: AAA Okidoki

From week 18 Maatschap J.C. de Jong supplies AAA Okidoki. AAA Okidoki is a variety with an amazing appearance. The flat flower screen makes AAA Okidoki a perfect filling for bouquets. The stable colour contrast of the flower and the heart give the flower a uniform and fresh effect. This variety is…

Sri Lanka: Tiny new orchid bears an elephant’s name

In Sri Lanka, home to nearly 6,000 elephants, the majestic mammals enjoy iconic status for their immense religious, cultural and social significance. Listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, the Sri Lankan subspecies of the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) invokes both love and fear. As…

Scottish expedition discovers new plant species

Gingers, begonias and one miniscule moss are in the line-up of plant species described as new to science by experts at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) over the last 12 months. Working around the globe, botanists have been cultivating specimens within specialist research facilities back home in…

NL: novelty assortment presented at PanAmerican Seed Spring Trials

Last week PanAmerican Seed organized their annual Spring Trials in Venhuizen, The Netherlands. Customers could visit the trials during this week, to see all introductions of this year and get a sneak-peak of what is coming-up for the years ahead. PanAmerican Seed also showed a trial of their recently…

Thompson & Morgan announces RHS Chelsea Flower Show plant entries

Thompson & Morgan has presented its entries for Plant of the Year 2019 at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Clematis ‘Kokonoe’ - Uniquely changing flower shape; flowers open as single blooms and develop into flamboyant doubles. Nepeta ‘Neptune’ - Abundant flowers ‘rebloom’ on a compact, bushy habit; firm…

UK: Award-winning Hydrangea to feature in 2020 catalogue

Wyevale Nurseries has announced that the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year for 2018 will feature in its 2020 retail catalogue. Wyevale Nurseries potted a small trial batch of Hydrangea ‘Runaway Bride Snow White’ for 2019 and only has about 300 left for retailers but a large quantity will be available in…

China: First Benary Flower Trials 2019 in Chengdu, Sichuan

The first official Benary Flower Trials in China were held in Chengdu, Sichuan from April 25 to 27, 2019. With the theme of “New Gardening Power”, the exhibition covered an extensive area of over 40,000 square meters and displayed about 550 new flower varieties including 100 varieties of Begonia. Benary…

Nepal: Two endemic orchid species discovered

A botanical researcher, Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti, has discovered two species of wild orchids unique to Nepal. With the new discovery the number of orchid species found only in…

Plantipp and Piante Faro to promote Syzygium australe Etna Fire in Europe

A few days before the official inauguration of Radicepura Garden Festival (Giarre, Catania, Italy, from April till October 2019), Piante Faro hosted Plantipp to sign and announce the collaboration for the promotion of the the Syzygium australe Etna Fire (‘Crysyred’PBR) EU 49179 to the European market.…

Terra Nova introduces their hardiest ornamental series

"Foolproof varieties are always on-trend"

"Garden trends come and go before most breeders can react to the market, but no-fail plants are always on-trend", says Chuck Pavlich, director of new product development for Terra Nova Nurseries. He is proud of their “foolproof” heuchera series, namely Northern Exposure. It is the hardiest ornamental…

David Austin:

"The Chelsea Flower Show holds a very special place in our hearts"

David Austin Roses will be attending RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019, showcasing two new personalities from its English Rose collection, Eustacia Vye (Ausegdon) and Gabriel Oak (Auscrowd). Thomas Hardy fans will recognise the new roses bear the names of two characters from the author’s classic novels, The…

China: Plenty of petunias at PAS trials

The 17th PAS China Pack Trial Exhibition, with the theme of "Color Plus", was held between April 20th and 22nd, 2019 at Ball Zhuomei Horticulture (Shanghai) co., LTD. Image courtesy of Lourdes Reyes, BallSB This year marks the 25th anniversary of PAS Wave petunia. For the past 25 years, in order to…

"Conifers on a high rootstock bring height to the garden"

Dwarf conifers on a high rootstock for maintenance-free gardens: The gArt-collection of Bremmer Boomkwekerijen from Waddinxveen responds to the need of the consumer for a maintenance-free garden. Maintenance-free garden jewel A slow growing conifer, such as Thuja plicata Whipcord, is grafted on a high…

Graff Breeding A/S ready to show the world the new series: Q-deville

What’s a hibiscus breeder doing in the competitive dipladenia market?

One of world's leading hibiscus breeders introduced their first own-bred dipladenia recently. The company in question is Danish breeder Graff Breeding A/S. After receiving many requests for dipladenias from their HibisQs growers, who do both, Graff Breeding A/S started breeding 8 years ago. After testing…

Hishtil, Cohen, Jaldety, Nir, Greenfuse, PAC, Westhoff:

CAST: What you've missed at Greenfuse Botanicals and Suncrest

Many varieties were on display at the California Spring Trials 2019. So, even if you visited the event, you could have missed some. For this reason, FloralDaily.com presents several highlights that were on display at the participating companies in a series of articles. We visited all locations and…

US (HI): Researchers rediscover ‘extinct’ native plant using a drone

Utilizing drone technology, researchers from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) on Kauai recently rediscovered a native Hawaiian plant that was thought to be extinct. The plant, called Hibiscadelphus woodii, was rediscovered in a small colony of three individuals growing on a vertical cliff…

Lady Mara from Florist Holland

Flower Expo Ukraine 2019 kicks off with baptism of a new gerbera

This morning Flower Expo Ukraine was officially opened by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; Mr. Ed Hoeks and his spouse; Mrs. Odilia de Ranitz, Honorary President of Flower Expo Ukraine; Maryna Kinakh, The President of the Flower Council of Ukraine; Mrs. Iryna Slobodyanyuk and the…

CAST: What was on display at Windmill, Floricultura and Headstart Nursery?

Tons of new, existing and improved varieties were on display during the California Spring Trials, held from March 23-27. Can you still remember what the varieties were presented at Windmill Nursery in Buellton, Floricultura in Salinas and Headstart Nursery in Gilroy? Below, we will refresh your memory,…

Ball's latest varieties shine at Asocolflores Assembly 2019

During the Asocolflores Assembly 2019 that was held on April 3, the Asocolflores members were greeted by the Display of BallSB. It was placed at the entrance of the assembly and highlighted their latest varieties. This year, BallSB presented the new Delphinium Trick, the cut flowers Marigold COCO, a new…

January 28-31, Essen

New roses, hydrangeas and primroses on display at IPM Essen

April 13 is International Plant Appreciation Day. There are enough reasons to appreciate flowers, herbs, bushes and trees. They ensure a feel-good climate in the cities, bring colour and please their owners with delicious fruits. There are around 300,000 different plant species on Earth. Every year,…

May 15-16, Orlando

US (FL): Breeders, education experts, industry members to gather at Florida Flower Trials

FNGLA's Florida Flower Trials serve as a place to sharpen business skills and get a first-hand glimpse of how the newest annual plant varieties can boost profit margins. Florida Flower Trials is a two-day annual event where top plant breeders, education experts and key industry members come together to…

What was on display at Ball Horticultural during CAST?

New, existing and improved varieties. They were all on display at the California Spring Trials, that took place from April 14-19. Also at Ball Horticultural Company in Santa Paula many varieties were on display. In this article, we will highlight the novelties of Kieft Seed, PanAmerican Seed, Darwin…

New Look celosia latest Texas Superstar release

An older celosia variety – New Look – has been named the latest Texas Superstar release based on its superior performance across the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert. The New Look celosia variety was named a 2019 Texas Superstar plant by AgriLife Research, Texas A&M…

The 3 highlights of the companies at Grolink

CAST: Loads of varieties form sea of color at Grolink

For many California Spring Trial visitors, GroLink was either their first or last stop. This location was home to many companies and to breeders and propagators, several suppliers presented their products and services too. In this article, we will present the highlights of the following breeders: ABZ…

US: Tuff Stuff Ah-Ha hydrangea wins Shrub Madness 2019

Proven Winners ColorChoice crowned a 2019 Shrub Madness winner as the world’s only plant bracket competition came to a close for 2019. Based on the college basketball playoffs, the contest is populated with a wide variety of Proven Winners ColorChoice shrubs, which compete throughout the month of March…

June 13, De Lier

Which 2019 introduction will win the FleuoStar Award?

FlowerTrials shows the latest new developments in pot and bedding plant breeding and the very best have been entered into the FleuroStar contest. This year 6 candidates will be on display at multiple FlowerTrials locations in Westland, Aalsmeer and Rheinland Westphalia and an expert jury of over 30…

Photo Report: California Spring Trials 2019

California was the center of the US floriculture sector last week, during the California Spring Trials. Growers, distributors, retailers and more found their way to 15 locations. There were tons of varieties on display and the participating companies did their utmost best to show the potential of their…

What exactly is All-America Selections?

For all their new fans and followers, the organization behind All-America Selections are answering some questions about AAS. What exactly is All-America Selections (AAS)? AAS is a non-profit plant trialing organization that promotes new varieties for the home gardener. Varieties that have been judged to…

Top 5 AmeriSeed flowers to sow this spring

Finally, the days are getting longer and warmer. Spring is here. Now is the time to sow AmeriSeed Marigolds, Vinca, Zinnia and Petunia seeds. Here is AmeriSeed's top 5 picks for flowers this Spring: 1. African/American Marigolds – “Little Ducks Orange F1” A naturally dwarf variety with huge, orange…

UK: Wyevale Nurseries granted licence to propagate & sell Pyracantha ‘Red Star’

Wyevale Nurseries are celebrating after being granted the sale and propagation licence for an award-winning Pyracantha. They will be growing Pyracantha ‘Red Star’, which was the winner of the Innovation Award in the category of woody plants in January at IPM Essen 2019. Kyle Ross, Production Manager at…

June 11-13, Hazerswoude-Dorp

Garden Trials and Trade: top innovations of more than 30 companies at a single location

More than 30 companies have linked themselves to the second edition of Garden Trials and Trade 2019, which will be held on 11, 12 and 13 June 2019. Garden Trials and Trade is the main event where the latest breeds in the area of woody plants and perennials are exhibited. Breeders and specialised…


© FloralDaily.com 2019

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber