Video Perennial Extravaganza

Salvia nemorosa ‘Rose Marvel’ – photo: Darwin Perennials

In occasion of the annual Perennial Extravaganza of Darwin Perennials (US) this company presents a video with number of their latest introductions [see right side bar at the PERENNIALS … [Read more...]

New chances for Phenomenal on European market

Lavandula intermedia 'Niko' Phenomenal - photo: Plantipp

Lavandula intermedia 'Niko', trade name Phenomenal is described by European royalty management agency Plantipp as a Lavandin with very large, purple-blue flowers that blooms abundantly from … [Read more...]

Over 100 entries to New Plant Awards in UK

HTA National Plantshow

At this years HTA National Plant Show in Stoneleigh Park, Coventry (UK) over 100 new varieties are entered to the New Plant Awards. The awards, sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society … [Read more...]

Abundantly flowering Coreopsis’ with unique flower colours

Coreopsis rosea ‘URIBL02’ Bloomsation Chameleon – photo: Plantipp

Last year Dutch nursery Gebr. Th. & W. Alkemade submitted two Bloomsation Coreopsis’ for the novelty showcase of Plantarium 2016. However, both varieties were withdrawn, but are entered … [Read more...]

Popstars and Ardèche Blue are highlights at FlowerTrials 2017

Phlox Popstars – photo: Florensis

Phlox Popstars is a new phlox series which Florensis (Netherlands) will present during the European FlowerTrials which will be held June 13-16. “The series truly rocks like a popstar with … [Read more...]

Two perennials compete for the readers’ choice

Achillea millefolium ‘Ritzy Ruby’ – photo: Darwin Perennials

Achillea millefolium ‘Ritzy Ruby’ is one of two of this year’s new perennial introductions that are entered for the Readers’ Choice award of US trade magazine Greenhouse Grower in the … [Read more...]

Shangri-la salvia

Salvia moorcroftiana x indica Shangri-la – photo: Plant Select

Shangri-la sage (Salvia moorcroftiana x indica) is one of the new plants that Plant Select (US) introduces this year. It has been selected through trialing and testing at Denver Botanic … [Read more...]

Dwarf Morus wins biggest prize at Chelsea 2017

Morus ‘Matsunaga’ Charlotte Russe - photo: Plantipp

On the first day of the Chelsea Flower Show 2017 in London (UK) Morus ‘Matsunaga’, a dwarf mulberry has been awarded the title of 2017 Chelsea Plant of the Year. This Morus that is brought … [Read more...]

Panel session ‘Are we growing the right plants?’

HTA National Plantshow

Tuesday morning June 20, the first day of the two-day HTA National Plant Show in the UK the New Plant Awards announcement takes place, featuring the judging panel, the session will highlight … [Read more...]

New Heuchera and Tiarella for Chelsea 2017

Heuchera 'Sweet Caroline' - photo: Plantagogo

As usual the Jubile Cottage Nursery – known as Plantagogo - in Cheshire (UK) will also this year introduce several new varieties of their specialty crops Heuchera and Tiarella at the Chelsea … [Read more...]