Six entries for next ‘Winner with the Wow Factor’

FleuroStar Winner 2017 Calibrachoa PinkTastic – photo: Fleuroselect

This years’ FleuroStar Contest includes six entries: Begonia boliviensis interspecific Bossa Nova Night Fever Papaya from Floranova (UK), Fragaria x. ananassa Duch. F1Summer Breeze Pink … [Read more...]

Breeders Avenue moves to larger location

Impression Breeders Avenue - photo: Takii

During the FlowerTrials 2018 which will be held this week (June 12-15) in Netherlands and Germany, the Breeders Avenue cooperation including ABZ Seeds, Evanthia, Floranova, Hem Genetics, … [Read more...]

How do new ‘Chelsea’ plants find their showcase?

Hydrangea hybrid Runaway Bride 'Snow White' - photo: Thompson & Morgan

“A ‘New Plant of the Year’ award can mean a sales uplift from a few thousand to 100,000”, notes editor Matthew Appleby from the English trade magazine Horticulture Week, referring to the … [Read more...]

‘Luca’ one of the lowest Fargesia murieliae in the market

Fargesia murieliae 'Luca' – photo: Van Vliet New Plants

UK-based Burncoose Nurseries submits Fargesia murieliae 'Luca' to this year’s RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year competition and describes it as an easy to maintain, compact and evergreen bamboo. … [Read more...]

New approach in ornamental strawberries

Fragaria Summer Breeze Pink – photo: ABZ Seeds

The new double flower series in Strawberry Summer Breeze is considered by Dutch strawberry breeder ABZ Seeds as a new approach in ornamental strawberries. The rose-like double flowers are … [Read more...]

Extraordinary large Paeonia assortment

Patio Peony Madrid, one of the peonies Green Works puts into the limelight - photo: Green Works

Dutch-based young plant producer Green Works is a specialist in Paeonia, having with more than 150 varieties an extraordinary large assortment. For the cut flower industry the company … [Read more...]

Top-performing Imp. Mystic Spires announced Texas Superstar

Salvia Mystic Spires and Salvia Mystic Spires Improved – photo: Ball FloraPlant

Salvia Mystic Spires Improved has been named the latest Texas Superstar. The decision as to which plants should be highlighted as Texas Superstar is primarily based upon observations made at … [Read more...]

CNB Dutch Peony weeks 2018

CNB Dutch Peony weeks - photo: CNB

For two weeks (June 5-8 & June 11-15), there will be over 125 flowering Peonies on display at mediator for flower bulbs and tubers CNB in Lisse, Netherlands. During the two CNB Dutch Peony … [Read more...]

New perennials for Chelsea 2018

Gaillardia ‘Apricot Honey’ – photo: Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants

UK-based Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants presents at the Chelsea Flower Show 2018 in London (May 22-26) two new perennials. About Gaillardia ‘Apricot Honey’ Rosy Hardy says that she has been … [Read more...]

Eryngium hybrid with intense steel-blue flower heads

Eryngium ’Blue Waves’ – photo: PlantHaven International

Eryngium ’Blue Waves’ is one of the novelties UK based Hillier Nurseries will put into the limelight at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 in London, May 22-26. ’Blue Waves’ is developed by … [Read more...]