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What’s new in shrubs?

Hydrangeas continue to be a popular concentration in the breeding of new shrubs. Improvements in blooming power, flower and foliage colors, growing habit, and heat and cold tolerance can be expected in most new varieties... more »

Dümmen Orange varieties performing well at Southern Trial Gardens

Dümmen Orange team members recently attended garden trials held by Metrolina Greenhouses and Young’s Plant Farm. Breeders, vendors and trade representatives from the horticulture industry observed how well new plant varieties performed in minimal care garden conditions. Both 2023... 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 »

Super Serie Fusion Large is going live at FlowerTrials

During FlowerTrials, Schoneveld Breeding will present its introduction of Super Serie Fusion. The large-flowered cyclamen Super Serie Fusion is available from this season on in the color Neon Pink. The unique flowers are a two-toned... more »

Vaughn’s View: Colorful and vibrant annual introductions for 2024 – Part 2

This article highlights new annual introductions for 2024 from my Costa Farms Season Premiere spring trial visit in late February. In the May article, I covered many new and distinctive varieties from eight different flower... more »

Culture Report: Sorghastrum ‘Golden Sunset’

Sorghastrum ‘Golden Sunset’ is a gorgeous earlyflowering form of Indiangrass originally selected at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. With its full, densely packed golden burnished bronze plumes held high above wide, olive-green blades and its tight, upright... more »

Taking on trends at CAST 2023

CUT FLOWERS CONTINUE The cut flowers trend has been ongoing since its first bump during the pandemic. Many breeders are looking at current and new varieties in their lineups to find more options for cut... more »

6 varieties competing for FleuroStar

Which entry will succeed petunia 'Bee's Knees' from Florensis/Ball? This year, six companies – Brandkamp, Dümmen Orange, Florensis, MNP/Suntory, Prudac and Selecta One – have submitted their most impressive novelty to take part in Fleuroselect’s... more »

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