Chelsea Plant of the Year 2012 is Digitalis Illumination Pink

Digitalis Illumination - photo: newPlantsandFlowers

Winner of this year’s RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year 2012 award was the tropical-looking Digitalis Illumination Pink ('Tmdgfp001'), bred by Thompson & Morgan (UK), and appearing in one of … [Read more...]

New handling agent for Roselily

Roselily Fabiola - Photo: Van den Bos Flowerbulbs

Van den Bos Flowerbulbs from Honselersdijk, Netherlands becomes one the two exclusive agents handling og the Roselily series, developed by De Looff Lily Innovation, a company run by the … [Read more...]

Chelsea 2012 Plant of the Year shortlist

Streptocarpus 'Harlequin Lace' - Photo: RHS

A great number of plants have been entered into this year’s Chelsea Plant of the Year competition. From a list of 37, just 20 have been shortlisted now and will be displayed in the Great … [Read more...]

Kick-off for Glass Tulip election

One of the selected cut flowers: Anthurium Andreanum Grp ‘Zafira’ - Photo: newPlantsandFlowers

The voting for the Glazen Tulp (Glass Tulip) 2013 has started. Customers – wholesalers, exporters, florists, retailers etc. – of the FloraHolland auction in The Netherlands are invited to … [Read more...]

Tulip Show with more than thousand new varieties

Annual Tulip Show St. Maaten - Photo: Maveridge International

Tulip breeder Inra Innovations and growers C.W. van der Hulst and Maveridge International organize on May 9-11 in St. Maarten, Netherlands their annual Tulip Show. Together they will show … [Read more...]

Mayan Pearl, a dahlia that never stops flowering

Dahlia Mayan Pearl - Photo: Ken Stock

This week UK Dahlia breeder Ken Stock from Bournemouth in Dorset delivers thirty odd 2011 seedlings to Aylett Nurseries in St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK, where Hazel Aylett will assess them … [Read more...]

Receive advance information on Plant Trials Field Day

Trail Gardens Dallas

“Receive advance information on our recommended plants and award winners for the next growing season”, advices Jimmy Turner, referring to the 11th Annual 2012 Dallas Arboretum Plant Trials … [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...]

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...]