Expanding news coverage from across the Globe!

Welcome to this exciting news platform for the Professional Plant sector. We have been 'live' for almost three years and are now regarded as THE trade website for all the latest news from Growers, Nurseries, Breeders and trade events around the globe (plus product manufacturers). Our Garden Retail and Book Review pages have enhanced the coverage we offer and have contributed to a significant rise in 'page views'.

We invite the industry to submit their plant news to us on a regular basis. Email : phil@planteria.eu

Image: Plants were 'hot' at Plantarium 2016 in the Boskoop heatwave!

From the Potting Shed....

Hanging Plants are Houseplants of the Month

Surprising and calming, green and flowering hanging plants create unusual effects at heights where you wouldn’t expect to find greenery and flowers. These have been chosen as Houseplants of the Month for September which is an initiative from the Flower Council of Holland.

European Launch for Sedum ‘Oriental Dancer’®

Last week (August 24) saw the European launch of the Sedum ‘Oriental Dancer’® plant by Rijnbeek & Son at Plantarium in Boskoop. It will be launched in the U.K. at Four Oaks next week (Sept 6/7).

New Catalogue for 2016-7

The New Giorgio Tesi Group Catalogue for 2016-7 has been published. Contact uk@giorgiotesigroup.it for your free copy!

7 day Countdown to Four Oaks Debut!

Dongen based Boomkwekerij E.de Jong are looking forward to their debut at Four Oaks next week. Their presence at this leading U.K. event underlines their continued expansion across Europe and marks their first exhibitor presence in the U.K.

Carex p. Milk Chocolate grasses seen at Groen-Direkt Autumn Fair

Daphne Perfume Princess™ sets the benchmark!

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' has taken more than 10 years to develop. This plant was raised by New Zealand based plant breeder, Mark Jury and has only recently been released in Europe.

Fountain Grass is Garden Plant of the Month

Grasses are popular in the garden, particularly fountain grass. With its elongated leaves and flowering plumes, the Garden Plant of the Month for September looks fabulous in the garden or on the balcony. This is an initiative from www.Thejoyofplants.co.uk who asks growers and horticultural specialists from the floriculture sector to select a garden plant every month with the aim of inspiring and enthusing.

9th Guangzhou Int’l Flowers, Bonsai & Garden Exhibition

The Guangzhou International Sourcing Centre Complex in China is the venue for this event (GBGE2017) held from March 13th-15th next year. This annual event is attended by professional visitors from more than 60 countries. See news up-date (August 8).

Ornamental Citrus Plants Manual

This specialist book is written and produced by Oscar Tintori Nursery. The manual provides important information about the techniques and treatment of citrus trees. From Citrus Genus, Fortunella Genus, Poncirus Genus, Microcitrus Genus, Severinia Genus, Murraya Genus, to Exotica.

Plants and knowledge sharing at Groot Groen Plus

As preparations continue for the 26th edition of GrootGroenPlus in Zundert, Plants and knowledge sharing are the theme for 2016. This is the show for the International Nursery Stock industry and a key event for Zundert as a growing region. This October trade fair (5th-7th) is also changing its opening hours in response to both exhibitor and visitor feed-back.

Unique Baytrees in Huge Demand!

High quality and immediate delivery ensured that Laurica Plants enjoyed an excellent Hampton Court Flower Show. Their Lauretum range of large, mature and unique baytrees drew an increased level of interest in this, their 5th year of attendance.

Wyevale Nurseries 2017 Catalogue

The Wyevale Nurseries 2017 promotional catalogue includes 37 new plant promotions.

Salon du Végétal to change date and venue!

The Salon du Végétal fair continues its search for excellence in order to be amongst the greatest events aimed at the flowers and plants world. For 2017, they are moving to Nantes, to the “Parc de la Beaujoire”. A larger exhibition area, inside and outside, will allow to present a wider offer and therefore to attract more professional buyers. The dates switch from mid-February to June 20-22.