Dates for third Tulip Trade Event March 14–16

Tulip Trade Event 2018

After two previous editions, the Tulip Trade Event in Netherlands returns in 2018. From Wednesday through Friday, March 14–16, eleven participants are opening their doors to national and … [Read more...]

PT Tamora Stekindo links up with Dalat Hasfarm


PT Tamora Stekindo, which was started twenty years ago by Marita Hovers in Medan, Indonesia, has been acquired in an agreed partnership by PT Flora Swarnadwipa Indah (PT Flora SI) and … [Read more...]

‘Winning Jasmine is no great beauty’

Jasminum sambac – photo: Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

Earlier this year the Canadian Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) already published an article about the research aimed at ethnocultural potted plants and flowers which … [Read more...]

Freesia for annual Freesia Open Days are planted

Test greenhouse freesias - photo: Van den Bos Flowerbulbs

“Last week our freesias for the test greenhouse were planted”, informs Dutch based Van den Bos Flowerbulbs in their latest newsletter. Van den Bos Flowerbulbs is specialized in the … [Read more...]

Roses with ruffled petals for high-end of the market

Rosa Show Flow – photo: Interplant

Dutch rose breeder Interplant introduces a new series of roses with ruffled petals. It took the company thousands of crossings and 25 years of experimenting, to succeed in creating this new … [Read more...]

Strategic partnership Dümmen Orange and Esmeralda Breeding

From left to right: Philippe Veys, Dümmen Orange, Clarisse Ullrich, owner Esmeralda group, and Ana Maria Quiñones, director R&D Esmeralda Breeding - photo Dümmen Orange

Dümmen Orange and Esmeralda Breeding have announced a strategic partnership during the last week held trade fair Proflora 2017 in Colombia last week. Both companies have agreed on a license … [Read more...]

Award winning fresh flowers at Proflora 2017 Colombia

Alstroemeria Charmelia Pink - photo: Royal Van Zanten

At the last week held Colombian trade fair for the fresh flower industry, Proflora 2017 Alstroemeria Charmelia was the grand recipient of two awards, reports Dutch based breeder Royal Van … [Read more...]

New group of Nerine cultivars

Nerine ‘Cassandra’ – photo: René Faas, BloembollenVisie

At a recently held presentation of Nerine at the premises of the Royal General Bulb Growers' Association (KAVB) in Hillegom, Netherlands some new varieties from the Maatschap Nerine … [Read more...]

Outside capital gives Van den Bos new opportunities

Hans Kleijwegt and Sander van Woerden 'full steam ahead' with Van den Bos Flowerbulbs - photo: Van den Bos

Van den Bos Flowerbulbs, a Dutch based specialist supplier of lilies, freesia’s and calla’s for professional flower and pot plant producers, wants to remain the top flower bulb producer … [Read more...]

TV spots increase awareness of kalanchoe cut flowers

Kalanchoe Queen cut flowers - photo: Knud Jepsen

This week TV spots about Queen kalanchoe cut flowers will be on the Danish TV2 and Discovery channels. The aim of this campaign is to increase awareness of Queen Cut Flowers and show that … [Read more...]