Six cute well-adapted, smaller plants

Clematis scottii - photo Kirk Fieseler/Plant Select

“Our Petites are just arriving in local garden centers”, states Plant Select in its latest newsletter. Plant Select is a cooperative program in the US administered by Denver Botanic Gardens … [Read more...]

Four Japanese awards for Danish mini roses

Rosa Infinity - photo: Roses Forever

“Our new Infinity series of mini roses from Danish rose breeder Rosa Eskelund has been awarded four awards at the recently held Flower and Garden Show in Japan”, reports Roses Forever. The … [Read more...]

Germany must apply international plant breeders’ rights rules

Clematis 'Fond Memories' - photo: Hortis Legal

The German Bundessortenamt which is responsible for granting of Plant Breeders' Rights, the registration of varieties in the National List and for variety and seed affairs in Germany, must … [Read more...]

New Pieris sold as PlantPrimeur

Pieris 'Pink Passion' - photo: Plantipp

Last year in October at the trade fair GrootGroenPlus 2013 Pieris ‘Pink Passion’ from Ron van Opstal won a Bronze Medal. ‘Pink Passion’ is now available through Connect from the FloraHolland … [Read more...]

Six winning plants that thrive in a broad range of garden situations

Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson' - photo: Pat Hayward

Plant Select announces its six 2014 winning plants: Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson', Muhlenbergia reverchonii, Penstemon x mexicali 'Carolyn's Hope', Rhus trilobata 'Autumn Amber', … [Read more...]

Muses of laurus and lagerstroemia

Muses of Alloro and Muses of Helios

Main crops of Belgian nursery Devriese-Luyssen Sierplanten are Laurus nobilis and Lagerstroemia. For these plants the company developed the Muses concept. With the Muses garden lovers … [Read more...]

newPlantsandFlowers’ second anniversary

newPlantsandFlowers' first page in 2012

In our February update we want to go two years back in the history. On February 24, 2012 the first news on newPlantsand-Flowers was published. Since then more than 1 530 news posts have … [Read more...]

Prunus laurocerasus as round as the earth

Prunus laurocerasus 'GRPL 18' Green Planet – photo: Rouwette

Prunus laurocerasus 'GRPL 18', trade name Green Planet is just as round and green as our planet. Dutch royalty management agency Plantipp considers Green Planet as an eye-catcher among other … [Read more...]

New directions for success of Australian wildflowers

Qld logo sample 1

The theme of the 9th Australian Wildflower Conference which will be held on June 21 in Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia, is ‘Wildflowers - new directions … [Read more...]

Leaves of golden spirea do not burn

Spiraea ‘Lonspi' Sparkling Champagne - photo: Plantipp

Spiraea ‘Lonspi', trade name Sparkling Champagne has already been some years around in the UK. Royalty management agency ProVar lauched this hybrid in 2010 and presented it on the 2011 HTA … [Read more...]