New compact Gerbera series at Takii Europe

Gerbera jamesonii Bicolour Red Shades - Photo: Takii Europe

At the European Pack Trials 2012 (April 25-27) Takii Europe will present Gerbera jamesonni Bicolour Red Shades, as a representative of the new series Royal Prince. It has a more compact … [Read more...]

Gold Medal for drought tolerant Celosia

Celosia argentea plumosa 'Arrabona' - Photo Fleuroselect

As ‘Arrabona’ is a stunning new colour in Celosia argentea plumose, the international organisation for the ornamental plants industry Fleuroselect awarded this new variety with a Gold Medal … [Read more...]

Powdery mildew tolerant Dahlia gets Gold Medal 2013

Dahlia sel Dalaya Yogi

Dahlia sel Dalaya Yogi is an early flowering, medium vigorous, mildew tolerant Dahlia. According to Fleurselect, the organisation that awarded this dahlia with the Gold Medal 2013 is Dalaya … [Read more...]

Gold Medal 2013 for first year flowering Lewisia

Lewisia Cotyledon ‘Elise’

Unlike any current Lewisia cotyledon cultivars, Fleuroselect Gold Medal 2013 winner ‘Elise’ flowers in the first season without a cold period and brings to the market an new, almost exotic … [Read more...]

Benary presents first Begonia boliviensis from seed

Begonia boliviensis Santa Cruz Sunset - Photo: Benary

Ernst Benary of America will show during the upcoming California Spring Trials the first Begonia boliviensis from seed. Santa Cruz Sunset has an outstanding heat tolerance and is according … [Read more...]

Fides introduces Mambo, Belcanto and Pop Idols geraniums

Pelargoium Belcanto - Photo: Fides

During the FloraHolland Trade Fair 2012 (March 14-16) in Naaldwijk, Netherlands Dutch breeder Fides presented its full geranium series, with an emphasis on introductions Mambo, Belcanto … [Read more...]

Dalhia XXL nationwide at The Home Depot

Dahlia XXL Hidalgo - Photo: Red Fox

VIVA! announces Dahlia XXL, a new series for spring 2012, reports Greenhouse Grower. VIVA! is a collection of the newest flowers available for The Home Depot throughout the US and Canada . … [Read more...]

New tag promotes All American Selection Winners

MasterTag 1

MasterTag announces that it will now stock in inventory, two new tags that identify and promote All American Selection (AAS) Winners. Special plants deserve a special tag, states this … [Read more...]

Silver for vibrant pink Calibrachoa

Calibrachoa Cherry Star

Calibrachoa x Superbells Cherry Star of Plan Ornamental SAS in Angers, France was awarded with a silver medal at the novelty competition Innovert of the French trade fair Salon du Végétal. … [Read more...]

Petunia ‘Phantom’ Best UK Bedding Plant 2012

Petunia 'Phantom'

The Grower of the Year Award 2012 in the category ‘Best New Variety - Bedding Plants’ went to Petunia 'Phantom' from breeder Ball Colegrave. Helianthus ‘Waooh!’ of Suttons Seeds was … [Read more...]