‘Climate change garden put to the test’

Primula vialii - photo: Royal Horticultural Society

In April 2017, the UK garden charity Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) launched the Gardening in a Changing Climate report, which explores existing scientific evidence with regard to the … [Read more...]

Costa Farms sells majority interest to investment company

Costa Farms logo

Markel Corporation and Costa Farms announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Markel to acquire a majority interest in Costa Farms and its related operating … [Read more...]

Terra Nova and Dümmen Orange partner on URC production

Terra Nova Nurseries in Canby, Oregon (US) has contracted with Dümmen Orange to produce unrooted cuttings from Terra Nova’s private stock located at Dümmen Orange’s Central America … [Read more...]

PDSI announces a partnership with Skagit Horticulture

Rosemary Chef's Choice – photo: Southern Living Plant Collection

Plant Development Services, Inc. (PDSI) announced a partnership with Skagit Horticulture that will bring Sunset Western Garden Collection and Southern Living Plant Collection branded plants … [Read more...]

Complete Checklist for Summer-Flowering Phlox Cultivars

Summer Flowering Phlox - photo: DGG

Ines Hübner and Elena Murashko (Germany) have written ‘Summer-Flowering Phlox Cultivars – Complete Checklist’. For this purpose, Phlox-literature was intensively evaluated, as well as … [Read more...]

‘Video good way of supporting products in marketplace’

Osteospermum Akila Daisy White F1 - photo: Mark Widhalm/PanAmerican Seed

PanAmerican Seed Europe has launched a series of short promotional videos about 11 leading products from their assortment, such as Osteospermum Akila [pictured], Cool Wave, African Marigold … [Read more...]

South African indigenous plant becomes Plantarium novelty

Chlorophytum saundersiae 'Starlight' – photo: Plantipp

Chlorophytum saundersiae 'Starlight' is variegated and has sterile, lily-shaped flowers that are white with a yellow stripe. 'Starlight' flowers according to royalty management agency … [Read more...]

Innovert 2017 new plants competition in France: 29 entries

Hydrangea serrata x macrophylla ‘Coumont’ So Long, one of the almost 30 nominees for the Innovert 2017 Gold Medal – photo: Pépinières Renault

For the Innovert competition of trade fair Salon du Végétal 2017 which will be held next week (June 20-22) in Nantes, France 29 new varieties are entered (Category A). In Category B - … [Read more...]

Disporum with arching stems and variegated foliage

Disporum cantoniense 'Moonlight' - photo: Van Vliet New Plants

Disporum cantoniense 'Moonlight' is described as a perennial with a compact growing shape and unique silvery white and green variegated leaves that change colour in autumn to pinkish purple … [Read more...]

Variegated pepper with striped fruit Readers’ Choice finalist

Capsicum annuum Candy Cane Red - photo: PanAmerican Seed

The voting for this year’s Readers’ Choice Finalists of US trade magazine Greenhouse Growers is open. It’s up to the reader to decide which variety is picked as the best new introduction in … [Read more...]