Van Vliet Catalogue Includes 200 Varieties!

Van Vliet New Plants Catalogue for 2020

In this new catalogue for 2020, there are 200 varieties, all of which are protected by Plant Breeders Rights. In addition, Van Vliet New Plants will launch 24 new varieties in 2020!

This catalogue also features novelties like a compact Hydrangea paniculata with big white closed flowers with strong stems. In addition, a Rosa rugosa, with little thorns and breathtaking red hips, and a Pampas grass which flowers abundantly and grows up to 50cm.

Plant Introduction Specialists

Van Vliet New Plants are specialists in the introduction, exploitation and management of new plant varieties, all of which are protected by plant breeders rights.

With a worldwide network of partner agencies and advisors,Van Vliet New Plants always find new growers and wholesalers to work with. This enables Van Vliet New Plants to find the best way for each variety to be introduced to the market.

Ensuring 'Real Novelty Value' 

All new varieties in the catalogue for 2020 were extensively tested by growers across the world and in the Van Vliet New Plants test gardens in Stroe, Enter & Boskoop. This to ensure the new variety is a real novelty for the industry.

2019 was a special year for Van Vliet New Plants. The company moved to a new office, opened two new test gardens & saw a massive increase of sales numbers worldwide.

Secret Plans for 2021!

In 2021 the company will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Van Vliet New Plants is working on something special for 2021, but this is still a secret for now…

The new catalogue can be viewed here :


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Highest Attendance in Over a Decade! 

Held in Baltimore, MANTS is pleased to announce that the show’s 50th Anniversary attracted the highest attendance numbers in over a decade!

With over 12,000 registrants, 968 exhibiting companies and 3,830 non-exhibiting/buying companies, MANTS 50 was a huge success for buyers and seller alike.

Future Co-operation for Floriade Expo 2022!

Floriade Expo 2022, AVAG and GreenTech – RAI Amsterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on their future co-operation.

This MoU offers an excellent starting position for Floriade Expo 2022 to strengthen co-operation with the innovative Dutch greenhouse and technology sector.

Citrina Plants Reach IGOTY 2020

Algarve based Citrina Plants are delighted to have reached the final of the IGOTY awards in January 2020. They are entered in the 'Inspiring Business Award' category.

As European Market Leader, they produce 1.5 million plants per annum. Their 'Citrinas' are grown in many flavours including Orange, Lemon, Lime and Limequat.

‘Plant Health, Agriculture & Bioscience’ 

2020 is the United Nations’ International Year of Plant Health.

To co-incide with this, Koppert Biological Systems, CABI and Wageningen University will be organizing an International event under the banner of ‘Plant Health, Agriculture & Bioscience.’

South Africa Represented at IGOTY 2020

The finalists of the International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2020 includes LVG Plants from Krugersdorp, South Africa. 

Their new techniques and developments are used in growing it’s range of indoor plants more efficiently.

Bringing Vision to Reality...

With the 2020 season just around the corner, Ball Colegrave have some great product ideas to help maximise your sales opportunities.

The Summer Highlights brochure brings together a selection of these ‘game changing’ favourites, all of which are now available to order for the 2020 season.

35 Years at IPM Essen!

Leading Belgian grower Laurica Plants report on a very strong period of Christmas retail sales. Director Marian Maenhoudt said “Our Gold and Red pots were again very popular!” The Laurica 'family' are shown here amidst these popular bay tree products! 

Europe's leading Bay Tree / Laurel Grower will take their usual slot at IPM Essen this month. This will be their 35th consecutive year at the world's top plant fair.

Young Plant Category

Ten ornamental growers from eight different countries (China, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Israel, Kenya, South Africa, the Netherlands and the UK) have reached the final of the IGOTY Awards for 2020.

These include Danziger whose production site in Nueva-Santa Rosa, Guatermala is the focal point for their presence as finalists in the category of Young Plants.

Dates Confirmed for Flormart 2020

Flormart have confirmed their dates for 2020. This plant trade fair will run from September 23-25th in Padova, Italy. 

As co-owners, the GEO S.P.A. and the public entities (Chamber of Commerce and the City of Padova) are planning some exciting developments for next year.

'50 Years of Four Oaks!'

In September 2020, the U.K.'s leading Ornamental Plant Trade Fair will celebrate its 50th Anniversary! 

We intend to mark this occasion throughout 2020 with a series of news articles on the history and developments that have made Four Oaks such a phenomenal story. will be looking for exhibitor news going back 50 years!

'Thinking Outside the Pot' 

The 2020 Soft Landscape Workshop in January has the above theme. This will consider how we can work both together and within our own businesses towards a more sustainable, carbon neutral future. 

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' 

Palmstead Nurseries are proud to confirm this prestigious event will be held on Wednesday 22 January 2020 at the Ashford International Hotel.

Prepare Yourselves for Expo 2020!

October 20th 2020 should already be in your diary! This will mark the opening of Expo 2020 in Dubai which will run for 6 months into 2021.

There will be a series of pavilions representing a huge number of countries from around the globe. The Belgian 'Green Ark' pavilion includes a host of sustainable innovations and will include 10,000 plants.

Greenest City in Europe?

As part of the European Press Core in Nantes last autumn, we were privileged to see this Green City at its best!

Their annual investment of €50 Million ensures that its 'Green' profile will both remain and be enhanced in the future. 

Eco-friendliness is the Theme

Desch Plantpak continue to expand their complete range of eco-friendly products, each of which responds to demands from retailers and consumers. Desch Plantpak produced an impressive new stand display at Four Oaks 2019. 

See their latest product range soon at IPM Essen 2020! 

Direct Purchasing from China 

China Direct UK is a joint venture which will facilitate the direct purchasing from Chinese manufacturers. The company was jointly formed in 2019 by Frank Sandford, well known industry consultant, Neville Stein and Head of the China Horticultural Association, Larry Lee.

Production and Markets for Ornamentals to 2030!

The latest initiative of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) - the International Vision Project (IVP) is the very first of its kind in ornamental horticulture. This sets out a forecast for the future of the global industry until 2030.

The second in the International Vision Project report series has now been published and is entitled ‘Production and Markets, the future of ornamentals’.

Flowers and Plants Bring People Together!

Plans are well underway for Floraliën 2020. Held in Ghent, Belgium, from May 1st - 10th, you will see 1.5 ha of indoor garden and more than 500,000 flowers and plants.