‘Floral flavours number one consumer food trend for 2018’

Dianthus edible flowers are preferred by the smooth texture lover consumer segment - photo: Vineland

“Floral flavours are the number one consumer food trend for 2018 according to Whole Foods Market”, notes Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Ontario, Canada) in their Summer 2018 … [Read more...]

Florist Holland expands garden gerberas range

Gerbera Garvinea Sweet Fiesta – photo: Florist Holland

Dutch based Gerbera specialist Florist Holland continues to expand its product Garvinea range of garden gerberas. At the FlowerTrials 2018 which will be held this week (June 12-15) in … [Read more...]

‘Luca’ one of the lowest Fargesia murieliae in the market

Fargesia murieliae 'Luca' – photo: Van Vliet New Plants

UK-based Burncoose Nurseries submits Fargesia murieliae 'Luca' to this year’s RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year competition and describes it as an easy to maintain, compact and evergreen bamboo. … [Read more...]

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Largest flowered Isotoma to date

Isotoma axillaris ‘Tmlu1301’ Fizz n’Pop Glowing Violet/Purple – photo: PlantHaven International

Isotoma axillaris ‘Tmlu1301’ Fizz n’Pop Glowing Purple is described in a preview of the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year Competition 2018 as the largest flowered Isotoma with the deepest … [Read more...]

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...]

Webinar Master Class in Hybridizing Gesneriads

Masterclass Gesneriads

The US-based Gesneriad Society announces its Webinar Master Class in Hybridizing Gesneriads. This is a four-part downloadable program created by the Gesneriad Society for those looking to … [Read more...]

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Stunning Bidens

Bidens 'Stop Light' - photo: Thompson & Morgan Wholesale

Bidens 'Stop Light' is UK-based Thompson & Morgan Wholesales contribution to the global renewal of the Bidens assortment. “The stunning dark pink blooms of this new Bidens, with its bright … [Read more...]

New approach in ornamental strawberries

Fragaria Summer Breeze Pink – photo: ABZ Seeds

The new double flower series in Strawberry Summer Breeze is considered by Dutch strawberry breeder ABZ Seeds as a new approach in ornamental strawberries. The rose-like double flowers are … [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...]

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Extraordinary large Paeonia assortment

Patio Peony Madrid, one of the peonies Green Works puts into the limelight - photo: Green Works

Dutch-based young plant producer Green Works is a specialist in Paeonia, having with more than 150 varieties an extraordinary large assortment. For the cut flower industry the company … [Read more...]