‘A sensational, frilled plant with evergreen wavy foliage’

Farfugium japonicum ‘Wavy Gravy’ presented by Lloyd Traven – photo: Concept Plants

Farfugium japonicum ‘Wavy Gravy’ is a new cultivar that is characterized by its compact, uniform, round mounded plant habit, its young puberulent foliage that remains densely pubescent even … [Read more...]

Sneak preview on ‘groundbreaking rooting technology’

Basewell bare root cuttings - photo: Dümmen Orange

In April 2018 Dümmen Orange already announced the introduction of Basewell as ‘an innovative groundbreaking rooting technology’. This week the company offers a sneak preview on this … [Read more...]

Six entries for next ‘Winner with the Wow Factor’

FleuroStar Winner 2017 Calibrachoa PinkTastic – photo: Fleuroselect

This years’ FleuroStar Contest includes six entries: Begonia boliviensis interspecific Bossa Nova Night Fever Papaya from Floranova (UK), Fragaria x. ananassa Duch. F1Summer Breeze Pink … [Read more...]

Breeders Avenue moves to larger location

Impression Breeders Avenue - photo: Takii

During the FlowerTrials 2018 which will be held this week (June 12-15) in Netherlands and Germany, the Breeders Avenue cooperation including ABZ Seeds, Evanthia, Floranova, Hem Genetics, … [Read more...]

How do new ‘Chelsea’ plants find their showcase?

Hydrangea hybrid Runaway Bride 'Snow White' - photo: Thompson & Morgan

“A ‘New Plant of the Year’ award can mean a sales uplift from a few thousand to 100,000”, notes editor Matthew Appleby from the English trade magazine Horticulture Week, referring to the … [Read more...]

Florist Holland expands garden gerberas range

Gerbera Garvinea Sweet Fiesta – photo: Florist Holland

Dutch based Gerbera specialist Florist Holland continues to expand its product Garvinea range of garden gerberas. At the FlowerTrials 2018 which will be held this week (June 12-15) in … [Read more...]

Largest flowered Isotoma to date

Isotoma axillaris ‘Tmlu1301’ Fizz n’Pop Glowing Violet/Purple – photo: PlantHaven International

Isotoma axillaris ‘Tmlu1301’ Fizz n’Pop Glowing Purple is described in a preview of the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year Competition 2018 as the largest flowered Isotoma with the deepest … [Read more...]

Stunning Bidens

Bidens 'Stop Light' - photo: Thompson & Morgan Wholesale

Bidens 'Stop Light' is UK-based Thompson & Morgan Wholesales contribution to the global renewal of the Bidens assortment. “The stunning dark pink blooms of this new Bidens, with its bright … [Read more...]

Beekenkamp Plants acquires Sunny Osteospermum breeding

One of the Osteospermum varieties from the Sunny breeding program: Classic Salmon Halo - photo: Sunny

Dutch-based breeder and young plant producer Beekenkamp Plants acquires the entire Sunny Osteospermum breeding programme from Sunny Grønnegyden in Denmark. Sunny Grønnegyden has been a … [Read more...]

New combos at Kientzler

Garden Diamonds Funny Red - photo: Kientzler

German young plant producer Kientzler exhibits during the European FlowerTrials 2018 (June 12-15) several combos from the ornamental Garden Diamonds line and the TrioMio herbs line. Garden … [Read more...]