Dutch Dahlia specialists join forces for first trade event

Holland Dahlia

Following the successful Dutch Lily Days which were held this year for the 7th time, the Dutch Dahlia sector is now organizing its first Holland Dahlia Event. It will be held from Thursday … [Read more...]

Dutch and German hydrangea breeders to intensify collaboration

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Saxdifioros’ Diva Fiore – photo: Kühne Jungpflanzen Claus & Torsten Kühne

The Dutch based Hydrangea Breeders Association (HBA) has acquired an interest in the breeding program of another member in its sector: Kühne Gbr in Germany. This was announced on 15 June … [Read more...]

‘Busy first Orchid Inspiration Days event’

Orchid Inspiration Days 2017 – photo: Pull Position

The 13 Dutch orchid specialists participating in the first Orchid Inspiration Days event were after the event according to marketing agency Pull Postion ‘more than satisfied’. “The special … [Read more...]

Dümmen Orange steps into Calla breeding market

California Callas Strawberry Blush, a 2016-2017 introduction of GSBG - photo: California Golden State Bulb Growers

Dümmen Orange expands its position in bulb and tuber breeding by entering the Calla market. The company acquired three Calla breeders: two in Netherlands and one in California (US). … [Read more...]

Green mophead hydrangea for cut flower industry

Hydrangea macrophylla Verdi – photo: Van Klaveren Plant

Hydrangea macrophylla Verdi is one of the four new cut hydrangeas which Dutch breeder and propagator Van Klaveren Plant is bringing in 2017 onto the European market. The green mopheads have … [Read more...]

‘Discover the most exotic experimental chrysanthemums’

Chrysanthemum Stresa Purple – photo: Deliflor

During the FlowerTrials 2017, from Tuesday 13 June through Friday 16 June, Deliflor Chrysanten opens its doors for the Delishow 2017 and invites trade visitors to get acquainted with the … [Read more...]

Lily League 2017

Lilium Tabledance – photo: Mak Breeding

For the second year, Onings Holland Flowerbulbs organizes the Lily League. Visitors of the Dutch Lily Days which will be held June 6-9 in Netherlands can vote for their favorite lily … [Read more...]

New line of hardy Ranunculus

Ranunculus Rococo Pink – photo: Plants for Europe

UK based royalty management agency Plants For Europe (PFE) is organising an Open House event for a new product from the PFE portfolio: Rococo Ranunculus, bred in England by John Fielding. … [Read more...]

Roselily shiny center on St. Peter’s Square in Rome

Paul Deckers (right) gets himself informed about the qualities of Roselily’s – photo: Van den Bos Flowerbulbs

This year the Roselily will be the 'shiny center' during the Easter Mass on the St. Peter’s Square in Rome. On Sunday April 16th at 12 o’clock the Pope will pronounce the yearly Easter … [Read more...]

Nearly sixty breeders participate in FlowerTrials 2017

Impression of the Gediflora FlowerTrials 2016 presentation - photo: FlowerTrials

During the FlowerTrials 2017 which will be held June 13-16 in Netherlands and Germany no fewer than 59 pot and bedding plant breeders present their latest innovations, creative concepts and … [Read more...]