Dümmen Orange senior plant breeder and manager Dr. Ruth Kobayashi

San Diego Botanic Garden honors 2023 Paul Ecke Jr. Award winner

Dr. Ruth Kobayashi, senior plant breeder and manager for Dümmen Orange was named the 2023 Paul Ecke Jr. Award of Excellence winner by San Diego Botanic Garden. This prestigious honor is named after the late... more »


GardenGenetics diervilla introduction receives novelty award

GardenGenetics LLC's diervilla ‘Kodiak Mixx’ (Diervilla x splendens ‘G2X88544VAR’) has received the Gold Medal in the Best Novelty category of the recent Green Retail Awards at Plantarium, reportedly the largest garden plant show in the... more »


Sakata Seed president receives AAS Medallion of Honor

Sakata Seed's president Hiroshi Sakata has received this year's All-America Selections (AAS) Medallion of Honor. The award ceremony took place at the AAS Summer Summit on Sept. 6 in Vancouver, Canada. According to AAS, the... more »

The FleuroStar 2023-24 winner is …

Fleuroselect, the international organization for the ornamental plants industry, announces the FleuroStar Award 2023-24 has been awarded to Mandevilla 'Sundaville Double Blush Pink' from MNP/Suntory. Klaas Droog, sales and license manager; Francesca Lanzilotta, marketing and... more »

Enter the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2024

Time is running out for ornamental growers to showcase their achievements. Entries for the AIPH International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2024 close on June 30, 2023. Established by the International Association of Horticultural... more »

Syngenta Flowers wins award for show garden at Shanghai International Flowers Show

Syngenta Flowers was invited to participate in the Shanghai International Flower Show and build a show garden, for which it received the platinum award. In addition, for the five crops on display, helianthus annuus ‘Sunfinity’ and... more »

Proven Winners ColorChoice roses continue to earn awards in trials

The Proven Winners ColorChoice landscape rose collection earns awards in the American Rose Trials for Sustainability and in the American Rose Center International Rose Trials.   The American Rose Trials for Sustainability (A.R.T.S.) recently announced... more »

SAF will honor floral pros with new award

The Next Gen Rising Star Award is a new award created by the Society of American Florists, which honors forward-thinking young professionals. Nominees must demonstrate creativity, innovation, tenacity and leadership in their work – and... more »