Sep 14, 2018
Proven Winners ColorChoice Plants Receive Honors at Plantarium

Proven Winners ColorChoice plants received three awards at Plantarium 2018, which took place Aug. 22-24 in Boskoop, Netherlands.

Four awards are presented at Plantarium, including Best Novelty award, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards, and the Press award. Submissions for Best Novelty included 95 plants of which 88 were accepted for the showcase. Of those, 63 plants were ultimately judged. The Novelties division consists of plants that are introduced at Plantarium, having been bred by companies both at home and abroad.

Proven Winners ColorChoice’s Pugster Blue Buddleia  was named the Novelty Plant Winner of Plantarium 2018. Buddleja davidii ‘SMNBDBT’ (Pugster Blue) was submitted by Valkplant BV and was chosen by judges from the Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society.

Four plants were awarded Gold by the jury, including Proven Winners ColorChoice Invincibelle Limetta Hydrangea arborescens (pictured above), submitted by Valkplant BV.

A Silver Award was given to Proven Winners ColorChoice KODIAK Orange Diervilla ‘G2X88544’, also submitted by Valkplant BV from Boskoop.

Located in Grand Haven, Michigan, Spring Meadow Nursery grows these award-winning shrubs, as well as over 280 additional varieties which are marketed under the Proven Winners® ColorChoice® brand. For more information, visit or

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