‘Bunny Ears’ favourite at ‘Viola and Pansy Festival’

Viola 'Bunny Ears' - photo: Thompson & Morgan

WD Smith and Son is a family-owned business that has been growing bedding plants at their nurseries in Essex (UK) for almost 80 years. Since 1994 the company organizes a ‘Viola and Pansy … [Read more...]

Visitors vote Rose Timeless Purple as Best in Show

Rosa Timeless Purple - photo: Wharton Nurseries

Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show 2018 which was held this week in the UK have voted Timeless Purple as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards. Timeless Purple is a rose from … [Read more...]

Another Best of Show distinction for Frank P Matthews

Laburnum anagyroides Yellow Rocket - photo: Frank P Matthews

Laburnum anagyroides Yellow Rocket from UK-based nursery Frank P Matthews has been crowned this year as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards of the HTA National Plant Show 2018. The show … [Read more...]

Webinar ‘Exciting New Plants Entering the Pipeline’

Brent Pemberton - photo: Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center

‘Exciting New Plants Entering the Pipeline’ is the title of a one-hour webinar which will be held on Thursday July 19. In this webinar, Dr. Brent Pemberton, Professor and Regents Fellow at … [Read more...]

Innovert 2018 Medals

Begonia x Tophat White - photo: Syngenta Floripro Services

Begonia x Tophat White from Syngenta Floripro Services won the Gold Medal in the category ‘Horticulture’ of the new plants competition Innovert of trade fair Salon du Végétal 2018 which is … [Read more...]

‘Cordyline with magnificent bright pink leaves’

Cordyline australis ‘Zumba’ – photo: Rouxel

Cordyline australis ‘Zumba’ is one of the entries of the new plants competition Innovert of the French trade fair Salon du Végétal 2018 which will be held this week (June 19-21). ‘Zumba’ is … [Read more...]

Four breeders launch breeding innovative platform

The representatives of the four leading breeding companies: Robert Ilsink (Interplant Roses), Ed Moor (Sion), Aad van der Knaap (KP Holland) and Peter van de Pol (Schoneveld Breeding) – photo: Sion

Dutch based breeders KP Holland (Curcuma, Kalanchoë and Spathiphyllum) , Interplant Roses (Rosa) Schoneveld Breeding (Primula, Ranunculus, Cyclamen and Campanula) and Sion Young Plants … [Read more...]

‘Shrubby Veronica with mottled foliage’

Hebe ‘Leopard Spot’ – photo: Pépinière De Kervren

Hebe ‘Leopard Spot’ is entered by French nursery De Kervren to the new plants competition Innovert of trade fair Salon du Végétal which will be held this week (June 19-21) in Nantes … [Read more...]

Comprahensive annuals and perennials reports

2018 California Spring Trials Report – photo Eason Horticultural Resources

The team of sales people and office staff of Eason Horticultural Resources (EHR) have returned from their annual visit to the California Spring Trials (CAST). EHR serves in North America as … [Read more...]

FleuroStar 2018/19 to Osteospermum Purple Sun

Osteospermum Purple Sun - photo: Fleuroselect

The FleuroStar Award 2018/19 went to Osteospermum ecklonis Purple Sun from Selecta one. Breeder Maike Boxriker accepted the prize on Thursday June 14 from FleuroStar Committee Chairman … [Read more...]