New pot tomatoes conquer European market

Patio tomato Tutti-Frutti F1 Red Berry – photo: Prudac

Dutch breeder Prudac’s portfolio already includes 16 pot tomatoes. Now the company adds to the Do, Re, Mi varieties of the Ponchi line: compact tomato Ponchi-F1 Fa. Fa is described as … [Read more...]

‘Wonder5’ a versatile rose

Rose Wonder5 – photo: Kientzler

Rosa Wonder5 is characterized as a great new breeding, offered by Kientzler Young Plants in Germany. “Wonder5 is a very versatile compact growing rose which is suitable as bed and balcony … [Read more...]

Outstanding indoor Caipirinha hortensia performs outdoors too

Hydrangea macrophylla 'H212907' Caipirinha - photo: Hydrangea Breeders Association

Hydrangea macrophylla 'H212907' Caipirinha brought the Hortensia Award 2017 home for Dutch hortensia specialist Van den Berg Est. According to the jury Caipirinha is not only the most … [Read more...]

Game changer for potted plants marketing

Petunia Amore Purple – photo: Danziger

At the European FlowerTrials 2017 (June 13-16), Israeli breeder Danziger will reveal a new strategy to take its breeding and production to the next level again, including innovative … [Read more...]

Takii Europe opens new breeding station

After months of preparation, Takii Europe has moved its breeding site for pot and bedding plants in Netherlands from Honselersdijk to Kudelstaart. On May 17 Senior Executive Director Kazuo … [Read more...]

‘Excellent pot Lisianthus with high quality root system’

Eustoma Carmen Rose - photo: Takii

Eustoma Carmen Rose is one of the semi-finalists in the category House Plants of the Glazen Tulp contest for the best and most promising market introduction of 2017 at the Dutch flower … [Read more...]

Pretty Bellevardias

Bouvardia Bellevardia mix - photo: Royal FloraHolland

Last year Dutch pot plant nursery Humako and breeding company Royal Van Zanten developed the Bellevardia concept for potted Bouvardias. This year the concept is one of the semi-finalists in … [Read more...]

A Dahlia series with varieties for every pot size

Dahlia LaBella – photo: Beekenkamp Ornamentals

After presenting Dahlia LaBella at this years’ California Spring Trials in the US Beekenkamp Ornamentals will introduce this series at the European FlowerTrials 2017 (June 13-16). “LaBella … [Read more...]

‘Perfect combination plant with extravagant character’

Calocephalus Bed Head – photo: Benary

“Benary’s new Calocephalus Bed Head is the best of both worlds. This Australian native is relatively unknown in the US. It’s a favorite at the Aalsmeer flower auction in Netherlands because … [Read more...]

Authentic ‘perfect imperfection’

Authentic Orchids – photo: Ter Laak

Authentic Orchids is a new line of Phalaenopsis that Dutch specialist Ter Laak Orchids brings onto the market. “This sustainably cultivated orchid may have small blemish here and there”, … [Read more...]