Calla Cameo experiences a comeback

Calla Cameo - Photo: Rob Geerlings

‘Old Flame’ is the theme of a Dutch trade event for summer flowers which tomorrow (August 16) will be held in Naaldwijk. Calla specialist G. Geerlings interpreted the theme literally. Among … [Read more...]

Garden shows dahlias from more than twenty breeders

CNB show garden - Photo: René Faas

The CNB show garden in Lisse (Netherlands) opens today. Until October 2 visitors can see 460 different Dahlia varieties from more than twenty breeders. They show the existing assortment and … [Read more...]

Dutch VKC terminates judging activities

The board of Foundation VKC (originally Permanent Judging Committee) in The Netherlands has decided to cease its judging activities as per 31 December 2012. The Dutch Product Board for … [Read more...]

Scilla peruviana reaches Glass Tulip’s semi-final

Scilla Caribbean Jewel 'Saphire Blue' - Photo: John van der Vossen

Buyers and sellers at the Dutch flower auction FloraHolland put in the category Garden Plants four products through to the semi-final of the Glass Tulip 2013. The Glass Tulip goes every year … [Read more...]

Genetic short freesias gain interest

Compact Freesia

“With this spring under our belt, we gained much more interest in regards to the genetic short freesias”, states Flamingo Holland Inc. from Vista, California (US) in the company’s Summer … [Read more...]

Seed grown Canna AAS winner

Canna 'South Pacific Scarlet' F1 - Photo: AAS

Canna 'South Pacific Scarlet' F1 is a winner of the 2013 AAS Flower Award. This variety bred by Takii & Co. Ltd. is grown from seed, not tuber. All-America Selections describes the habit of … [Read more...]

Test results of Onings lily trails available

Albacone, one of the testes lilies of Mak Breeding - Photo: Onings

During 2012 spring Onings Holland, exporter of bulbs and tubers, used its greenhouse again to plant all purchased lots of 2011 crop to determine their quality and to see the results of the … [Read more...]

Exceptional colours of OT Flashpoint

OT FlashPoint - Photo: Van den Bos

The new OT Lily Flashpoint is according to Dutch company Van den Bos Flowerbulbs a good addition to the mainstream colours in lilies. Flashpoint is described as: "A splendid OT with … [Read more...]

Van Den Bos Flowerbulbs celebrates 65th anniversary

Roselily Belonica - Photo: Van den Bos Flowerbulbs

This year, Van den Bos Flowerbulbs celebrates its 65th anniversary. This Dutch company was started in 1947 by Jo van den Bos in Maasdijk, Netherlands. In more than six decades, the company … [Read more...]

Six varieties nominated for Best New Perennial competition

Lily 'Tiny Double You' – Photo: Mak Breeding

For the competition Best New Perennial of the American trade magazine Greenhouse Grower the following varieties are nominated: Primula Kennedy Irish 'Drumcliff' (Skagit Gardens), … [Read more...]