Phalaenopsis grower introduces fragrance concept

Phalaenopsis package for 5 12 cm pots - Photo: Gerard Vlekke

This month, Dutch Phalaenopsis grower Maarel Orchids in Maasdijk introduces a complete new fragrance concept. With this concept the company aims for Mother’s Day. Also the newest items in … [Read more...]

Bronze medal for Black Money

Dianthus caryophyllus Black Money

The jury of the novelty competition of the Belgium Florall fair awarded Dianthus caryophyllus Black Money with a Bronze Medal. This trade fair was held on March 6-7 in Gent. The jury … [Read more...]

Kevin Hurd new products director at Proven Winners

Proven Winners in Sycamore (USA) has appointed Kevin Hurd as new products director. Hurd will eventually replace Proven Winners’ current new products director, Rick Schoellhorn when he … [Read more...]


Helleborus ‘Ivory Prince’ still new to many people

Helleborus 'Ivory Prince' - Photo: PlantHaven

“I have looked at more than 100 new Helleborus hybrids in the last few years, and I could bore you to death, just like I could with new heucheras, echinaceas and daylilies”, says Allan … [Read more...]

Trade magazine lists 2012 novelties

Kniphofia ’Amazing Fun’ - one of the 65 novelties De Boomkwekerij gathered for 2012 - Photo: Compass Plants

Like every year, Dutch trade magazine for hardy nursery stock De Boomkwekerij invited growers to report their introductions for 2012. More than before, the editors insisted this year that … [Read more...]

Flamingo Holland shows new Callas and Lilys at California Trials

Rise Lily Felicia

This year, Flamingo Holland will display at the California Spring Trials March 24-29 a wide assortment of Calla varieties from three different breeders, each propagated through tissue … [Read more...]


Cute little devil Physocarpus wins silver in Belgium

Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Donna May’

The jury of the novelty competition of the Belgium fair Florall awarded Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Donna May’ with a Silver Medal. This trade fair was held on March 6-7 in Gent. Besides the … [Read more...]

Gold for Aiko azalea in silver-gray pot

Aiko azalea

The jury of the Belgium trade fair Florall which was held on March 6-7 in Gent, awarded the fresh and positive concept of the Aiko azaleas with a Gold Medal. According to the jury the azalea … [Read more...]

Dalhia XXL nationwide at The Home Depot

Dahlia XXL Hidalgo - Photo: Red Fox

VIVA! announces Dahlia XXL, a new series for spring 2012, reports Greenhouse Grower. VIVA! is a collection of the newest flowers available for The Home Depot throughout the US and Canada . … [Read more...]


21 new varieties introduced in North American Poinsettia Trials

'Monet Early' (Ecke)

This year, 21 new cultivars were introduced in the North American Poinsettia Trials at Homewood Nursery in Raleigh, NC (USA), report John Dole, Jim Barrett and Wayne Brown in Greenhouse … [Read more...]