Novelties

Terra Nova Nurseries announces university trial garden awards

Terra Nova Nurseries' Begonia T Rex ‘Ruby Slippers’ variety received high honors at the Annual Flower Trial Garden at Colorado State University (CSU) and Agastache Poquito Butter Yellow and Begonia Silver Treasure plants won accolades from the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia (UGA). The trials…

Chrysal

Compostable sachet nominated for a Greenovation Award

Recently Chrysal introduced a new sachet, the Compostable sachet. This sachet is decomposable within 12 weeks, the same amount of time as a banana skin. With this introduction Chrysal wants to make a difference at the consumer, also within the horticultural sector, the introduction has been noticed. The…

HilverdaFlorist grand champions of outstanding varieties contest Proflora 2019

Six products of HilverdaFlorist won prizes during the varieties contest of Proflora 2019: Dianthus Raffine Elea Alstroemeria Noa, Limonium Pearl Wings, Standard Gerbera Mandala, Piccolini Micro Gerbera Piccolini Assisi and the Standard Gerbera Atlanta. Gerbera: Place 1, 2 and 3During the variety contest,…

Proven Winners ColorChoice Ground Hog Aronia earns Award of Merit

This summer, the Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon, showed record attendance, hosting more than 5,000 industry professionals from 20 countries, with nearly 400 exhibitors. A highlight of the show is the New Varieties Showcase, which gives nurseries the opportunity to present their most cutting-edge plant…

Breeder breathes new life into Brassica cut flowers with updated range

The season for many autumnal products has really got going now that autumn has truly arrived. Brassica is among the products that are widely available again. Breeder Takii believes in this product and has been working to both update and improve the existing range for a number of years. The introduction…

Selecta One releases Perennials catalogue 2020

Selecta One's new Perennials catalogue 2020 promises "ideal plants for sale in late summer and autumn with endless many possibilities and advantages for all levels of trade".  The Autumn Friends concept follows the trend of gardening in late summer and autumn and offers possibilities for combinations with…

More colors added to Jupiter waxflower line

Nir Nursery in Israel has been breeding wax flower and Australian native plants for over 35 years. About three years ago, Nir Nursery launched their very first "Jupiter" variety. This variety is unique in that it has - unlike the rest of the wax flower varieties - an inflorescence that centralizes at the…

Fleurizon releases 2020 catalog

It is the time of year again where Fleurizon is printing their catalog. The 2020 Fleurizon catalog is loaded with succulents, grasses, bedding plants, perennial cuttings, foliage plants (all types of dracaena, dermensis, massangeana and marginata, and more); grafted cactus lines, adenium, the Fleurizon staple item phormium,…

Matilda “Ptilotus exaltatus” released at Proflora

Matilda is the new genetics from Benary. A feather-like fluorescent purple coloured flower that can last for more than two weeks and reach lengths of more than 70 cm, is a cut-flower novelty that attracts both designers and flower growers. Juan Guaqueta (Guaqueta Trading) and Juan Bessette (Benary) Given…

Fenix added to santini assortment

Deliflor adds another santini to its assortment: Fenix. The bright red colour of its petals combined with the clear green heart makes Fenix really stand out. Fenix will be supplied temporarily from the end of week 40 (October 4th). Grower: Richard van Schie Amounts: 5,000 VBN-code: 122368 For more informationDeliflor Chrysantenwww.deliflor.nl

Red disbudded chrysanthemum added to PIP family

Another member will be added to the PIP family: PIP Red, a red disbudded chrysanthemum. The extended family now consists of: PIP, PIP Sunny, PIP Pretty, PIP Purple, PIP Salmon and now PIP Red. A warm, autumn colour that will give florists good possibilities to use it in a beautiful autumn/winter bouquet.…

Plantipp at GrootGroenPlus Trade Show

Six novelties enrolled for examination

With six novelties the company Plantipp this year faces the renowned novelties examination at the international nursery stock trade fair GrootGroenPlus. The fair takes place from 2nd till 4th October in Zundert, the Netherlands. The novelties will be examined on the day before the opening and of course,…

Sant Open House welcomes 350-400 guests

Last week Darwin Perennials attended the open house event at George Sant & Sons in Ontario. This annual showcase welcomed 350-400 guests from all over the U.S. and Canada. It’s a fantastic event that introduces the newest plants to the industry, along with great hospitality of catered lunch and music. by…

Several introductions planned

Floritec makes headway in South American market

Floritec will be present at the Proflora in Colombia, October 2-4, with its own stand - and with good reason. "We're introducing a lot of new varieties, ones that are new in our range, as well as varieties that are new for South America, Ruud Smit says. "Recently we've extensively tested many varieties…

Summer recap: PanAmerican Seed showcases highlights

During Summer, the gardens of PanAmerican Seed were filled with flowers. Many people walked through the gardens and admired the colourful areas. For those who did not visit one of the breeder's locations, they shared some of the highlights. In multiple gardens, the Impatiens Beacon series showed its high…

Korean orchids arrive in the US

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Korea announced the arrival of Korean Orchids, which is celebrated with a Korean Orchid Festival at the participating Lotte Plaza Markets. Korean Orchids are now available in the United States for the first time in history. After years of coordination, the Korean Orchid has been…

Granvia Gold Zerochrysum named best new product at Glee

New garden products have been confirmed as the winners of the Glee New Product Awards 2019, run in association with GTN. The winning products were chosen by an expert panel of judges representing independent and multiple retailers, consumer gardening media and trade media. After initial judging of the…

at the 2019 edition of the Grootgroenplus in Zundert

Introduction of new resistant Buxus varieties

12 years ago Herplant BVBA started a breeding program to develop resistant varieties against the dreaded boxwood blight. These 4 new varieties can be discovered at the Grootgroenplus trade fair from October 2nd to 4th 2019. These hybrids will be marketed under a brand name and are protected by plant…

Allensmore releases Main Season 2020 catalogue

Allensmore's Main Season 2020 catalogue is now available to either download, it is accessible through this link, or if you would like to receive a copy in the post please contact the sales team. 2020 has seen over 100 new product introductions joining the nursery's ranges of Bedding, Perennials, Spanish,…

Brandkamp reveals Solfaro Pelargonium series

Brandkamp has been breeding pelargoniums for some years and is gradually building a complete series of hanging and upright varieties. The breeder's aim is to introduce only well-tested varieties to the market. All clones are evaluated for at least two years, starting from the production of cuttings, and…

Meat-eating plants making a comeback in England

Endangered carnivorous plants are being reintroduced to parts of England in an attempt to reverse their decline. Botanists say the "fascinating and beautiful" great sundew is extinct in many areas, due to loss of wetlands. With tentacles that trap and digest insects, the plant is one of a dozen or so…

Schoneveld Breeding introduces Cyclamen Super Serie Crayon

Cyclamen Super Serie Crayon will be shown for the first time during the Cyclamen Open Days of Schoneveld Breeding. Crayon is characterized by its unique colour pattern that is reminiscent of a piece of chalk (or crayon). This year Crayon is still pre-introduction and therefore not freely available, the…

Danziger Colombia hosted open days

Colombia: Burgundy, salmon, coral and peach popular picks for chrysanthemum

Danziger Colombia hosted an “Open Days” event at its site in Vereda Pontezuela, Antioquia. During the event, growers, buyers and retailers were able to explore a wide portfolio of chrysanthemums along with a sneak peek of some other new and innovative crops. The event took place at the Danziger farm,…

China: Four species of Gesneriaceae reported new from Yunnan

Gesneriaceae consists of about 150 genera and around 3500 species of perennial herbs, shrubs or small trees, with the main distribution in the tropics and subtropics.  During botanical surveys from 2012 to 2018 in Yunnan, researchers from Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) collected several specimens…

Deliflor introduces 'world-travelling' Santini

Pizarro, explorer and conqueror. And also the name of Deliflor’s newest Santini. Because of its excellent vase life Pizarro is suited to travel across the world. This world traveler will be supplied in a paper sleeve with the image of an old map. The white flowers stand out in this brownish sleeve. The…

UK: Spiraea Walberton’s Plumtastic from Farplants wins GIMA Plant Award

Farplants won the 2019 GIMA Plant, Seed & Bulb award with Spiraea Walberton’s Plumstastic. Brett Avery, Farplants Managing Director, accepted the accolade at the awards ceremony on 4th July. The GIMA awards celebrate achievements within the gardening industry.  Spiraea Walberton’s PlumtasticSpiraea Walberton’s Plumstatic…

The story behind the award winning Cercis Carolina Sweetheart

What is nicer than receiving an award for the plant you selected and distribute. At the Plantarium, the Cercis Carolina Sweetheart (NCCC1), a variety of Selection New Plant, a company of Meilland, was awarded with a Bronze Medal in its category as well the Press Award Plantarium 2019. But what is the…

Colombia: Royal Van Zanten shows new varieties in La Ceja

Royal Van Zanten displayed over 60 varieties during the open days in La Ceja, Colombia from Monday, August 26th up to Friday, August 30th. A lot of professional growers and trade was interested in the new developments concerning Chrysanthemum. Some of the new varieties are Batman, Porifera and Yellow Molly.…

UK: Earley Ornamentals shows off new varieties at Four Oaks

Aligning its products with market influences for 2020, Earley Ornamentals has selected new varieties and colours to meet the needs of professional commercial and retail growers. Many of which will be on display at Four Oaks from 3-4 September along with the new 2020 catalogues available to support…

Passiflora xishuangbannaensis reintroduced to the wild

60 individuals of critically endangered plant species named Passiflora xishuangbannaensis were reintroduced to the wild last week at Mengyang Nature Reserve in Xishuangbanna, China. The plant individuals were released in partnership with Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve Administration.  Passiflora xishuangbannaensis…

"We hope to start marketing the tea at the end of this year"

Netherlands: Growers are joining forces for tea against diabetes

Many horticultural crops have unexpected properties. The ingredients of laurel, curry, bromeliad and basil help in the fight against diabetes. Four growers of these crops have…

Philippines: Newly discovered orchid 'critically endangered'

A rare species of orchid has been discovered on Samar Island but scientists are racing against time to protect what is left of this flower in the wild after it has been classified as “critically endangered.” The Pseuderia samarana (Orchidaceae) is the first record of orchids belonging to genus Pseuderia…

UK: Naturalist finds rare orchid in Worcestershire woodland

A rare orchid has been spotted by a keen naturalist deep in county woodland. Glen Dipple, 68, from Worcester, came across the plant while on one of his outdoor walks through the countryside near Himbleton. Mr Dipple said: “I’ve been interested in wild orchids for many years. “This one is rare, I believe,…

New Zealand: Otago University celebrates 150 years with yellow rose

A ray of sunshine landed in Dunedin recently with the arrival of the newly-released Otago University 150th anniversary rose. Otago University rose in bloom The 150 roses arrived at Mitre 10 Mega from Glenavon Roses in Tauranga, ready to be potted up by a group of staff and friends of the University on…

September 10-12, Nantes

Selecta One shows competence in Chrysanthemum at Salon du Végétal

From 10th to 12th September 2019, Selecta One exhibits at Salon du Végétal. At the fair in Nantes, Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire, at Grand Palais on stand number 552, the team of Selecta France will present the current assortment for the French market. The highlight will be the new Chrysanthemum assortment.…

UK: Endangered fen orchid ‘saved’ from extinction

An orchid which is one of Europe’s most endangered wildflowers has come back from the brink of extinction in England and Wales following years of conservation work. The rare fen orchid, a small plant with pale yellow blooms, is only found growing wild in Britain in two areas, in Kenfig sand dunes in…

Chinese researchers find new species of begonia

Scientists in southwest China's Yunnan Province have discovered a new species of begonia in the city of Pu'er. The species was named "Begonia austroyunnanensis" by researchers with the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. According to Wang Wenguang, an assistant…

Flame Thrower Redbud wins People’s Choice at Farwest

Nursery professionals attending the 2019 Farwest Show chose Flame Thrower Redbud (Cercis ‘NC2016-2’ PPTBS) as their People’s Choice Best in Show award winner in the New Varieties Showcase. The show was held August 21–23 in Portland, Oregon. Flame Thrower was bred by Dr. Denny Werner in North Carolina and…

booth awards announced

Japanese painted fern ‘Crested Surf’ wins New Varieties Showcase Best of Show at Farwest

Judges at the 2019 Farwest Show have chosen Japanese painted fern ‘Crested Surf’ (Athyrium niponicum ‘Crested Surf’ PPAF CPBRAF) as the Best in Show winner in the show’s New Varieties Showcase. ‘Crested Surf’ was one of 83 new selections on display at the 2019 Farwest Show and available from at least one…

Belgium: Sweet, compact mulberry wins prize at Florall awards

The Morus rotundiloba Mojo Berry (Matsunaga PBR) won the gold medal in the ‘Varieties’ category at the Florall awards. It was one of the highlights of a trade show already bathing in a noticeably positive ambience. Laura De Nolf with the golden Florall award for their Morus rotundiloba Mojo Berry The…

Netherlands: New colors and concepts at Cyclamen Open Days and Retail Week

From week 43 up to and including week 45, Schoneveld Breeding organizes its annual Cyclamen Open Days. Visitors from all over the world come to the brand new PlantXperience, where they are included in the story of Cyclamen Super Serie. In addition to their Cyclamen range, the breeder shows novelties, new…

US: New heucherella provides year-round 'Peach tea' color

As with all of Terra Nova Nurseries’ varieties, Heucherella ‘Peach tea’ was conceived through ingenious flower breeding and tireless laboratory research. With 25 different varieties of heucherella, Terra Nova has been dedicated to innovation by way of genetics; each variety is bred to flourish in some of…

Deliflor introduces purple chrysanthemum Gaviria

A real competitor. That is how Deliflor describes Gaviria in 3 words. Not only does it refer to the Colombian racing cyclist that successfully races on an international level for some years now. It also refers to Deliflor’s newest chrysanthemum variety Gaviria, an intense purple colour disbud with dark…

Best novelty at Plantarium 2019: Clematis ‘Zo14100’ (Little Lemons)

Clematis ‘Zo14100’ (Little Lemons) has been voted best Novelty of Plantarium 2019. The plant was submitted by Clematiskwekerij J. van Zoest from Boskoop. Clematis ‘Zo14100’ Little Lemons is a breakthrough in Clematis cultivation. The plant produces an extraordinary, very compact and bushy growth and is non-climbing.…

Pottburri and Cercis canadensis 'Carolina Sweetheart' win Press Award Plantarium 2019

Cercis canadensis 'Carolina Sweetheart', submitted by Joh. Stolwijk & Zn. from Boskoop, won the Plantarium Press Award in the category Garden, balcony and patio plants. In the Concepts category, the award went to Pottburri, submitted by F.N. Kempen from Mijndrecht. The jury was unanimous about Pottburri:…

New rose named at Danish Rose Festival

The “knee setting” of Danish Jim Lyngvild’s own rose

A new rose has been baptized at the Danish Rose Festival (Rosenfestival), that is annually held in Bogense, on Funen, in the first weekend of August. The theme for this year’s festival was Nordic mythology and the guest of honour was Danish designer and Viking Jim Lyngvild. Here he named his own rose…

"Great potential for new Cortaderia"

This week Fleurizon’s CEO Frank de Greef and New Plants representative Zwier Nooteboom signed contracts for the new plant Cortaderia ‘Little Pampa’ and Cortaderia ‘Little Pampa Gold’. Both companies are fully aware of the great potential in the market for these products. The Gold variety has variegated…

UK: Key lines from Genesis

Genesis Plant Marketing will exhibit some of their key lines for 2019/2020 at Four Oaks next month (Stand D81/52). These include the multi-award-winning Fern Dryopteris Jurassic Gold. Salvias Amethyst, Cherry Lips and the new large-flowered red Jemimas Gem make up some of their premier portfolios for the year ahead. New logos for…

US: Terra Nova snaps up university trial garden awards, releases new catalog

Two of Terra Nova Nurseries' varieties received high honors at the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia (UGA). The global breeder’s Agastache Poquito Butter Yellow and Artemisia Makana Silver varieties respectively received the “Industry Choice” and “People’s Choice” awards, as designated by…

US (VA): Citizen scientists discover endangered orchid

Local citizen scientists working with the Changing Landscapes Initiative and Virginia Working Landscapes, both programs of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI), discovered a rare orchid that is nearly extinct in the commonwealth of Virginia. The purple fringeless orchid (Platanthera…

New double flowered hydrangea series

US: Double petal flowers take hydrangea to new heights

Hydrangeas are booming in the USA and Ball Ingenuity is therefore very pleased with their latest introduction; a new series of double flowering hydrangea macrophyllas. "It is a new level of what is currently popular. Most retailers want pink and blues, but with the double petal flowers, we take it to…

US: Griffin Greenhouse Supplies releases 2020 Seed-Plant Catalog

Griffin, one of the largest horticultural brokers and suppliers in the United States, announced the availability of its 2020 Seed-Plant Catalog. The 2020 catalog contains the company's complete seed assortment and both new and top-selling varieties from key vegetative partners.  In addition, the digital edition…

New Alstroemeria Florinca at Decorum grower Together2Grow

New at Decorum grower Together2Grow: the Alstroemeria Florinca Mojito. The new sort has a striking mint green color and is also distinctive because of its large flowers and linear flower stems. The crown of the branches has fine foliage, which makes the flowers stand out well. The Moijto is grown exclusively…

NL: Deliflor introduces yellow disbud 'Ritual'

Ritual, the new yellow disbud of Deliflor, has it all to gain a good market position. "The large, firm flower with its fresh yellow colour and green heart is exactly how the majority of the customers likes its chrysanthemum to look like", the company states. "The large amount of petals create a beautiful…

All InSeason introducing Preserved Paeonies to Australia

All InSeason is excited to introduce the Preserved Paeonies to Australia, amongst other new preserved flowers like Vanda Orchids, Phalaenopsis Orchids and Water Lily. The four different colors of the Preserved Paeonies from left to right: Pale Pink, Peach, Pink, White.After introducing the Preserved…

Zabo Plant introduces faster and genetically shorter variety

An Easter lily that's never late to the party

Finishing Easter lilies on time. It is a challenge for many US growers and for the upcoming reason, Zabo Plant is therefore very pleased with their new Lily Looks longiflorum ‘Miracle'. This Easter lily is faster and genetically shorter, which ensures growers to have their product ready on time. Not only…


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