Echinacea Artisan Yellow Ombre From Kieft Seed Wins All-America Selections Regional Award

August 24, 2022 PanAmerican Seed

PanAmerican Seed® is pleased to accept a 2022 All-America Selections Regional Award for its new Echinacea Artisan™ Yellow Ombre. This is the first F1 hybrid seed Echinacea collection from the company’s Kieft Seed™ perennials lineup. Artisan Yellow Ombre offers uniform flowering and a consistent plant structure, which impressed judges in the Southeast, West and Northwest regions.

Five New Varieties Earn Prestigious AAS Winner Award

All-America Selections, North America’s most well-known and respected non-profit plant trialing organization has five new AAS Winners available now for the 2023 garden season. Brokers, growers and retailers have plenty of time to add these impressive winners to their product mix in order for consumers to find them for next year’s garden. Breeder contacts are included in each winner description below.

Terra Nova Varieties Adorn China’s Mt. Jinfo Natural Park

November 3, 2021 Terra Nova Nurseries

Terra Nova Nurseries, a world leader in plant breeding, today announced its involvement in a project by Chongqing Tianmu, which holds the exclusivity license of Terra Nova’s begonias in China, to reinstate areas of the natural landscape at Mt. Jinfo in Southwest China. Terra Nova began collaborating with Chongqing Tianmu in 2020 in an effort to build a public park and replenish the mountain with thriving plants. Terra Nova’s cold-tolerant begonias were selected and planted throughout the park because of their nativity to the region and vigor in the winter and summer seasons.

Terra Nova Nurseries’ Varieties Featured in Large Beijing Plant Displays

Terra Nova Nurseries, a world leader in plant breeding, today announced its inclusion and participation in eight public plant displays throughout the Chinese capital of Beijing. Thirty Terra Nova varieties were planted in thematic displays on Beijing’s Chang-an Road to commemorate a national holiday. The displays were first unveiled and opened to the public June 28, 2021, and they remained open until the end of August 2021.

Florist North America Changes Name to HilverdaFlorist North America

July 28, 2021 HilverdaFlorist

With this step we strengthen our position in the North American market and HilverdaFlorist North America has an extensive range in Gerbera, Dianthus, Echinacea, Alstroemeria, Salvia and Hellebores products. HilverdaFlorist North America gives us the opportunity to directly deliver rooted plant material from our extensive assortment to the Canadian market.