Hillier goes for Goldrush on Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Hydrangea aspera 'Giel' Goldrush - photo: Plantipp

Hillier Nurseries in the UK will introduce at the Chelsea Flower Show 2018 in London (May 22-26) Hydrangea aspera ‘Gold Rush’. It is selected by Dutch nursery Coonen. The management is … [Read more...]

New series intended to foster a new perception about roses

Rosa True Passion (aka Double 10) – photo: Altman Plants

“What if someone could trust a rose to be easy to grow, disease resistant and low maintenance as well as to flower repeatedly and in mass? And, to top it off, produce a true rose bloom”, … [Read more...]

Three Clematis introductions at Chelsea 2018

Clematis ‘Evipo098’ Sarah Elizabeth – photo: Raymond Evison Clematis

Raymond Evison Clematis from Guernsey exhibits three new Clematis’ at the Chelsea Flower Show that will be held May 22-26 in London (UK). The nursery describes Clematis ‘Evipo098’ Sarah … [Read more...]

Novel winter-hardy hibiscus hybrids introduced to US market

Hibiscus Cordon Bleu from Summer Spice Hardy Hibiscus – photo: Texas A&M AgriLife Research

AgriLifeToday, a bulletin of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announces that the 2018 Summer Spice Hardy Hibiscus collection by Texas A&M AgriLife Research debuts this weekend in the US … [Read more...]

Three new David Austin roses for Chelsea 2018

Rosa ‘Auscartoon’ Tottering-by-Gently - photo: David Austin Roses

David Austin Roses introduces at the Chelsea Flower Show in London (May 22-26) three new roses to the UK consumer market: Rosa ‘Ausearnshaw’ Emily Brontë, Rosa ‘Austulliver’ The Mill on the … [Read more...]

Pot of Gold

Leucadendron ‘Pot of Gold’ – photo Ausflora Pacific

Ausflora Pacific is een Australian based nursery (Victoria) that offers a large range of cut flowers and plants specialising in the Proteaceae family. Their latest release is the new … [Read more...]

Three award winning plants at Belgian trade fair Florall

Actinidia arguta ‘Issai’ - photo Florall

At the earlier this week held spring edition of the Belgian trade fair Florall three novelties received an award. Actinidia arguta ‘Issai’ brought home the Gold Medal for D&V Plant … [Read more...]

Ten rose varieties loose ADR distinction

Rosa Wildfang – one of the oldest roses of the ten varieties that Noack withdrew from the ADR-list – photo: Noack Rosen

Ten rose varieties are removed by the German breeder Noack Rosen from the ADR-List. ADR stands for the Allgemeine Deutsche Rosenneuheiten- prüfung (Performance testing of new varieties of … [Read more...]

Ohio bans almost 40 ‘invasive’ plants

Lonicera tatarica: one of the banned woody plants in Ohio - photo: Wikipedia

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) in the US banned 38 plants for sale or distribution in the state based on their invasive characteristics. The ban is effective as of the beginning of … [Read more...]

New independent royalty auditor

Plant Patrol

Dutch-based Plant Patrol is a new, independent party which performs audits that focus on the production and royalty administration, mainly in the hardy nursery stock, including the … [Read more...]