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The breeders of new cut flower varieties have afforded consumers a continual stream of improved flowers, more colors, more disease resistance, better forms and longer life. Here we share information on new flower varieties available so that we may provide greater value to consumers.


‘Zelmira’ Wins Best In Show

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.

Santini Maverick

Maverick White from Floritec

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!

Astronova; Science & Art

Astronova; Science & Art

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!

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Amor Candy – Best in Show

Nine ‘Best in Class’ Cut Flowers

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 article!


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