Hardened tissue culture ferns on agar

Nephrolepis exaltata ‘Nevada’

Fern propagator Vitro Plus in Burgh-Haamstede, Netherlands has developed a new method to harden off  Tissue Culture Ferns on agar media, in the laboratory. Six years ago already the idea … [Read more...]

National Garden Bureau promotes this year sixty new varieties

Echinacea 'Aloha'

The National Garden Bureau in the US (www.ngb.org) lists about 60 new ornamental varieties on its website, among them Echinacea 'Aloha'. This Echinacea bred by Terra Nova Nurseries, has … [Read more...]

Chrysanthemum Paddock Green on Dutch Auction

Pompon Green Paddock

Dutch Grower Hendriks in Baarlo introduced in week 8 the new green pompon santini Paddock Green from breeder Dekker Chrysanten in Hensbroek, Netherlands.   … [Read more...]

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Downy Mildew hurts Impatiens sales?

Will Impatiens sales be hurt by downy mildew this spring, questions editor of the American trade magazine Greenhouse Grower. She states that isolated areas of the country had big enough … [Read more...]

Proven varieties for mini poinsettias

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Mini poinsettia for pot sizes 6-8 cm meet the current trend, memorizes German breeder Selecta Klemm in the February 2012 newsletter. The breeder states: “It has been discussed for many years … [Read more...]

This year’s European Pack Trials

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Eight Fleuroselect members are this year participating in the 2012 European Spring Pack Trials which will take place in The Netherlands on April 25-27. For these breeding companies it is the … [Read more...]

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FlowerFull Consultancy sees light

Cor Conijn started his own agency, FlowerFull-Consultancy in Lisse, Netherlands. Among a whole range of activities Conijn will also test new flower bulb cultivars. See for more information … [Read more...]

Blooms of Bressingham presents colourful sun lovers

Anemone 'Pretty Lady Diana'

In ‘What's NEW for 2012’ Blooms of Bressingham from Sacramento, CA in the US presents the colourful sun lovers  Anemone hupehensis 'Pretty Lady Diana' and 'Pretty Lady Emily', Campanula … [Read more...]