Dwarf rose all-rounder for consumers

Rosa 'Wonder5' LillyRose – photo: Graines Voltz

“Elegance and resistance in one.” With these words Graines Voltz submitted Rosa 'Wonder5' LillyRose to the new plants competition Innovert of trade fair Salon du Végétal which will be held … [Read more...]

Four breeders launch breeding innovative platform

The representatives of the four leading breeding companies: Robert Ilsink (Interplant Roses), Ed Moor (Sion), Aad van der Knaap (KP Holland) and Peter van de Pol (Schoneveld Breeding) – photo: Sion

Dutch based breeders KP Holland (Curcuma, Kalanchoë and Spathiphyllum) , Interplant Roses (Rosa) Schoneveld Breeding (Primula, Ranunculus, Cyclamen and Campanula) and Sion Young Plants … [Read more...]

‘Shrubby Veronica with mottled foliage’

Hebe ‘Leopard Spot’ – photo: Pépinière De Kervren

Hebe ‘Leopard Spot’ is entered by French nursery De Kervren to the new plants competition Innovert of trade fair Salon du Végétal which will be held this week (June 19-21) in Nantes … [Read more...]

‘One of the rare white variegated Ceanothus varieties’

Ceanothus 'Huico02' Cool Blue – photo: Plantipp

'Huico02' Cool Blue is one of the novelties which are submitted to the new plants competition Innovert from the French trade fair Salon du Végétal (June 19-21). It is an entry from French … [Read more...]

Parade of new hydrangeas at Garden Trials and Trade 2018

Hydrangea paniculata 'Breg14' Polestar – photo:Van Son & Koot

Hydrangea paniculata 'Breg14' Polestar, which has been voted Best Novelty at Garden Trials and Trade 2018 was one of the eight hydrangeas from five different breeders that have been entered … [Read more...]

Variegated Japanese Hydrangea vine

Schizophragma hydrangeoides Burst of light – photo: Nursery Clematis

Schizophragma hydrangeoides ‘Burst of light’ is a variety of Japanese Hydrangea vine, characterised by large attractive variegated white and green leaves and creamy-white corymb-shaped … [Read more...]

Dwarf but elegant Buddlejas

Buddleja Monarch ‘Queen of Hearts’ – photo: Darwin Perennials

British plantsman Graham Rice dedicated his latest blog at the site of the UK garden charity Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to Buddleja and states that we’ve seen a lot of new buddleias … [Read more...]

Extremely compact Hydrangea paniculata Best Novelty

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Breg14’ Polestar – photo: Breederplants

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Breg14’ Polestar is announced Best Novelty of the first edition of the Garden Trials and Trade fair, which is held this week (June 12-14) in Netherlands. For the … [Read more...]

Sneak preview on ‘groundbreaking rooting technology’

Basewell bare root cuttings - photo: Dümmen Orange

In April 2018 Dümmen Orange already announced the introduction of Basewell as ‘an innovative groundbreaking rooting technology’. This week the company offers a sneak preview on this … [Read more...]

How do new ‘Chelsea’ plants find their showcase?

Hydrangea hybrid Runaway Bride 'Snow White' - photo: Thompson & Morgan

“A ‘New Plant of the Year’ award can mean a sales uplift from a few thousand to 100,000”, notes editor Matthew Appleby from the English trade magazine Horticulture Week, referring to the … [Read more...]