Rose breeder lost PBR lawsuit

Dutch rose breeder Van Kleef lost a lawsuit against an Ethiopian grower Mekiya Enterprise from Addis Ababa. Van Kleef sued the grower for infringement of Plant Breeders Rights (PBR’s), … [Read more...]

Hydrangea 2012 brings hortensia professionals together

Hydrangea Selma

The Hydrangea 2012 symposium will be held on July 5-6 in Angers (France). Organized the previous years in the United States and Belgium, this Hydrangea event of global significance takes … [Read more...]

‘Bulb growers eagerly look forward to Dalian’

Lilium OT Dalian - Photo: Mak Breeding

One of the highlights Mak Breeding in Wieringerwerf, Netherlands is going to show during the Dutch Lily Days (May 22-25), is the deep pink OT hybrid Dalian, which is considered as a great … [Read more...]

Tiger Alstroemeria helps tigers

Alstroemeria Tiger - Photo: Könst

Tiger is the newest variety in yellow of Dutch breeder Könst Alstroemeria. This variety was already growing in their trial area for two years. It was producing heavy stems, also after two … [Read more...]

New pink, white, light blue and two-colored Muscaris

Muscari ‘Baby’s Breath’ - Photo: De Schüllhorn

Muscari is a product used worldwide as a garden plant, cut flower and potted plant. Breeding increased the color palette considerably. “Besides the well-known and highly respected Muscari … [Read more...]

Promising LA for year round production

LA Lily Termoli

Termoli is a new promising LA lily for the year round production, states Van den Bos Flowerbulbs in Honselersdijk, Netherlands. Actually we are talking about a LA which is bred by colleague … [Read more...]

Alstroemeria Award for bright orange Dancing Queen

Alstroemeria Dancing Queen - Photo: Royal Van Zanten

Thursday night the bright orange Dancing Queen got the Alstroemeria Award at a special Alstroemeria meeting in the Keukenhof, Netherlands. The annual Alstroemeria Award is given to the … [Read more...]

First Anthurium with Phalaenopsis-looks

Anthurium Prince of Fire - Photo: RijnPlant

Anthenopsis Hotlips is the Anthurium to stand up against the popular white Phalaenopsis with its red lip, predicts RijnPlant. This Dutch breeder will show this new Anthurium during the … [Read more...]

Judge and compare lilies at VWS

WVS Lily Trial Greenhouse

VWS Export-Import of Flowerbulbs in Broek op Langedijk, Netherlands is one of the export companies which participate in the Dutch Lily Days (May 22-25). It exports yearly more than 100 … [Read more...]

Dutch Lily Days gear up for second edition

Show Greenhouse World Breeding in Breedzand, Netherlands

Sixteen of the most important lily companies in The Netherlands join forces during the Dutch Lily Days from May 22 to May 25. It is will be the second edition on these days. Last year … [Read more...]