Lily League: top 50 of lily varieties from all over the world


What is the number 1 lily variety? The Lily League 2016 – an initiative from Dutch exporter of bulbs and tubers Onings Holland – will soon give the answer. The Lily League is a top 50 of … [Read more...]

‘Unique and exclusive new Zantedeschia’

Zantedeschia 'Nashville' - photo: RHS / Sarah Cuttle

Last week Brighter Blooms from Preston, Lancashire (UK) released Zantedeschia ‘Nashville’ at the Chelsea Flower Show 2016 in London. The UK nursery describes this novelty which is bred by … [Read more...]

Tulip show

Tulipa Invitation - photo: Maveridge International

Tomorrow the tulip show 2016 of Dutch tulip breeder starts. During two days (May 19-20) the company presents hundreds of vases with both existing and new varieties, as well as varieties … [Read more...]

‘Bursting with ideas for new plants’

The New Plant Area, which hosts the New Plant Awards, is the beating heart of the HTA National Plant Show, which will be held June 21-22 at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry (UK) and is according to … [Read more...]

Lily perennializing in gardens and landscape

Bill Miller - photo: Cornell University

During the Dutch Lily Days 2016 professor Bill Miller will give a lecture on Friday June 5th (from 10.30-12.00) at Dutch exporter Van den Bos Flowerbulbs about the performed Llilium research … [Read more...]

No dahlia trials at Wisley

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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden Wisley will not hold dahlia trials this year for the first time in at least 80 years, reports UK trade magazine Horticulture Week. This year’s … [Read more...]

New OT’s and LO x OT’s at Dutch Lily Days

Lilium Largo - photo: Van Zanten Flowerbulbs

Among the new lilies Van Zanten Flowerbulbs will show during the Dutch Lily Days (June 7-10) are three OT hybrids and one LO x OT. Largo is a new red OT with “sturdy stems and a good bud … [Read more...]

Four new companies at European FlowerTrials 2016

VWS Export Pot Lily trialshouse - one of the new FlowerTrials participants - photo: VWS Export

Four new companies have joined the FlowerTrials (June 14-17) and will be exhibiting for the first time this year: Bock Bio Science from Germany, Gediflora from Belgium, Prudac from … [Read more...]

‘Lily Delivery Guy’ biking around in China

‘Lily Delivery Guy’ in China – photo iBulb

This month iBulb, the Dutch organisation promoting the use of flower bulbs, bulb flowers and ready-potted bulbs, launched a promotional program in China. The program focuses on lilies. … [Read more...]

Dutch Lily Days reflect importance of increasing lily-business

Dutch Lily Days logo 2016 - 1

“For Netherlands, the lily is still an important export fixture and the acreage covered has experienced an increase over the past few years. Breeders are also expending more energy on … [Read more...]