Beekenkamp Plants acquires Sunny Osteospermum breeding

One of the Osteospermum varieties from the Sunny breeding program: Classic Salmon Halo - photo: Sunny

Dutch-based breeder and young plant producer Beekenkamp Plants acquires the entire Sunny Osteospermum breeding programme from Sunny Grønnegyden in Denmark. Sunny Grønnegyden has been a … [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...]

New combos at Kientzler

Garden Diamonds Funny Red - photo: Kientzler

German young plant producer Kientzler exhibits during the European FlowerTrials 2018 (June 12-15) several combos from the ornamental Garden Diamonds line and the TrioMio herbs line. Garden … [Read more...]


Top-performing Imp. Mystic Spires announced Texas Superstar

Salvia Mystic Spires and Salvia Mystic Spires Improved – photo: Ball FloraPlant

Salvia Mystic Spires Improved has been named the latest Texas Superstar. The decision as to which plants should be highlighted as Texas Superstar is primarily based upon observations made at … [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...]

CNB Dutch Peony weeks 2018

CNB Dutch Peony weeks - photo: CNB

For two weeks (June 5-8 & June 11-15), there will be over 125 flowering Peonies on display at mediator for flower bulbs and tubers CNB in Lisse, Netherlands. During the two CNB Dutch Peony … [Read more...]


UK DIY chain sells six million downy mildew-resistant Impatiens

One of B&Q's Garden Centres - photo: B&Q

B&Q, a Kingfisher-owned 300-store retailer in the UK is to sell from 30 April six million downy mildew-resistant Imara impatiens, developed by Syngenta Flowers. In Horticulture Week editor … [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...]

Helianthus producing 1,000 flowers over a season

Helianthus 'SunBelievable Brown Eyed Girl' – photo: Thompson & Morgan

It's taken 8 long years for the breeding team of UK based Thompson & Morgan to perfect sunflower 'SunBelievable Brown Eyed Girl'. Head plant breeder, Charles Valin’s vision was to breed a … [Read more...]


Bloggers test Magical indoor hydrangeas

Sandra van der Knaap, marketing manager at Magical Colors Your Home

At the request of the growers of Magical Colors Your Home popular interior bloggers in Netherlands will test Magical indoor hydrangeas. Draad & Spijker, Interiortwin and Styled by Sabine are … [Read more...]