Oriental hybrid lily, ‘Zelmira’ caught the attention of attendees and the judges at the SAF Outstanding Variety Competition held at the annual SAF convention in Orlando. ‘Zelmira’, a salmon Oriental lily entered by Oregon Flowers is the company’s first Best in Show winner. New cut flower varieties compete annually providing the industry with an ongoing selection of improved cut flowers! See ‘Zelmira’ and the list of Best in Class winners.
Floritec brings us another new Santini chrysanthemum with more flowers and a stronger stem! Santini Maverick White delivers stronger flowers and stems and customers wanting that super single stem spray are loving it! "As a grower, you are looking for a perfect santini. Everyone wants to have the best white santini,” said Lies van Wijk from Chrywijk. See the Thursd.;com story and look for more new chrysanthemums as breeders prepare to share new introductions at Chrysanthemum Week 2022 in Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia!
RosaPrima, an estate rose farm in Ecuador in the region has expanded their flower production to include the Elegance series of ranunculus. An intricate flower with paper-like blooms that grows in glorious, saturated colors, always captures our attention and intrigues us with its beauty. See the RosaPrima Elegance Ranunculus.
Here is a new variety of alstroemeria that works equally as well as a focal flower as a filler. A striking color, dynamic shape and great vase life make Astronova a great addition to your alstroemeria line up. The Astronova® is both dark and bright, both science and art, and another great flower for spreading ‘that flower feeling’. See Astronova!
This delicate tulip-shaped clematis is the first bicolored clematis to be commercially available as a cut flower! Marginpar has introduced Clematis Amazing Sevilla. Sevilla has a creamy white color on the inside and a burgundy pink color on the outside of its petals. These double shades are unique within the cut flower family. See Sevilla and what the designers had to say about this beauty!
Danziger just keeps providing us with innovative flower genetics to expand our palettes! Included in the new Danziger Cut Flower Catalog 2021-22 is the new Caryopteris Pagoda Dark Pink!
Caryopteris are soft-wooded shrubs that behave like perennials, the pagoda shaped flowers of Pagoda Dark Pink will make for unique spikey fillers in bouquets and arrangements. See the Danzinger Cut Flower Catalog.
The Society of American Florists crowned nine new outstanding ‘best in class’ cut flowers at their annual convention. Talmage Mclaurin at Flower.Style captured the nine winners and shares them in a beautiful pictorial. Let these flowers inspire and recharge you! See the Flower.style article!