Perennial Days 2017 by Dümmen Orange

Gaura Graceful Pink - photo: Dümmen Orange

Dümmen Orange invites perennial growers to visit the 2017 Perennial Days at the Show Garden in Aalsmeer (Netherlands). On April 28 the breeding company will focus on the assortment of early … [Read more...]

Hardy orchids on trial in UK

Cypripedium 'Lizzy Ann' - photo: Royal Horticultural Society

“They might look like tender tropicals, but lady's slipper orchids are thriving outdoors at Wisley. Our Plant Trial will find the best ones to grow at home”, assures UK's leading garden … [Read more...]

New line of hardy Ranunculus

Ranunculus Rococo Pink – photo: Plants for Europe

UK based royalty management agency Plants For Europe (PFE) is organising an Open House event for a new product from the PFE portfolio: Rococo Ranunculus, bred in England by John Fielding. … [Read more...]

Ozbreeds Lomandra-answer to Phytophthora problems

Lomandra hystrix ‘LHBYF’ Katie Belles – photo: Ozbreed

“Phytophthora, commonly known as root rot, is a disease that affects many native plants and ecosystems, important crops and horticultural plants in Australia”, memorizes Australian nursery … [Read more...]

Amaryllis specialist Kébol to acquire Darwin Plants

Darwin Plants

Dutch expert supplier of flower bulbs (specializing in Amaryllis), Kébol announced the purchase of the assets and activities of Witteman & Co, a 150 year-old Dutch company specialized in … [Read more...]

Nearly sixty breeders participate in FlowerTrials 2017

Impression of the Gediflora FlowerTrials 2016 presentation - photo: FlowerTrials

During the FlowerTrials 2017 which will be held June 13-16 in Netherlands and Germany no fewer than 59 pot and bedding plant breeders present their latest innovations, creative concepts and … [Read more...]

CAST: more than endless varieties of annuals

Erysimum Cheers Florange - photo; Darwin Perennials

Karl Batschke, Global Products Manager of Darwin Perennials states that until recently, perennials were an underrepresented category at California Spring Trials (CAST). “But not anymore”, he … [Read more...]

RHS trial includes nearly 130 Geum cultivars

Geum - photo: newPlantsandFlowers

This spring nearly 130 Geum cultivars will be planted at RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) Garden Harlow Carr in the UK. The varieties will be trailed for three years. RHS staff member Eva … [Read more...]

Hellebore webinar: for those who missed it

image Pacific Plug & Liner

For those who missed the Spring Blooming Helleborus Webinar from GrowerTalks/Green Profit it is recorded and can be found here. In this webinar, April Herring-Murray along with world … [Read more...]

How tall is your Echium?

How tall is your Echium? - image: Facebook

“We would love to see how tall your Echium has grown”, let Linda and Ray Heywood of Echium World know on the website of this nursery. Echiums are their passion. “Based in the East Midlands … [Read more...]