We are happy to share our online Visit to the Fleuroselect Gold Medal & Novelties Trial at PanAmerican Seed on 13th of July 2020

The following varieties have been entered in the 2020 trials. By participating in the Fleuroselect trials, these new plants hope to win a Gold Medal or achieve Novelty status. 

 

Entry No.          01/20
Species:             Fragaria x ananassa Duch
Colour:              Neon Pink / Red Fruit
Novelty:            A new bright flower colour in double flowered Fragaria. Outstanding garden performance. Good fruit.
Category:          Indoor Pot + Outdoor Container Patio Vegetable Trial
Comp. 1:           Fragaria x ananassa Duch Summer Breeze Snow, ABZ Seeds (01/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Fragaria x ananassa Duch Summer Breeze Rose, ABZ Seeds (01/20/2)
Comp. 3:           Fragaria x ananassa Duch Frisan, ABZ Seeds (01/20/3)

Fragaria x ananassa duch Neon Pink 1


Entry No.          03/20
Species:             Celosia plumosa
Colour:              Red
Novelty:            Dwarf type with numerous basal branching and strong secondary heads, earlier flowering, much longer display life. Vigorous field performance, very tolerant to hot and humid conditions
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Celosia plumosa Fresh Look Red, Benary (03/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Celosia argentea plumosa First Flame Red, PanAmerican Seed (03/20/2)

Celosia plumosa Red 1


Entry No.          04/20
Species:             Delphinium grandiflorum
Colour:              Light Blue
Novelty:            Dwarf spread shape, uniform growth, early flowering
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Delphinium grandiflorum F1 Dewy Blue, Miyoshi (04/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Delphinium grandiflorum Summer Blues®, Benary (04/20/2)

Delphinium grandiflorum Light Blue
 

Entry No.          07/20
Species:             Myosotis alpestris
Colour:              Pink
Novelty:            Compact first year flowering pot-beddingplant. No vernalization needed. Pink flower color and nice intensive green leaves. Plant habit: starts as a ball type and spreads out later in the season
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Myosotis sylvatica Mon Amie Pink, PanAmerican Seed (07/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Myosotis alpestris Savoie Rose, Rudy Raes (07/20/2)

Myosotis alpestris Pink 2


Entry No.          08/20
Species:             Myosotis alpestris
Colour:              Deep blue
Novelty:            Compact first year flowering pot-beddingplant. No vernalization needed. Deep Blue flower color and nice intensive green leaves. Plant habit: starts as a ball type and spreads out later in the season.
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Myosotis sylvaticaMon Amie Blue, PanAmerican Seed (08/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Myosotis alpestris Savoie Blue, Rudy Raes (08/20/2)
Comp. 3:           Myosotis sylvatica Miro, Benary (08/20/3)

Myosotis alpestris Deep blue 2


Entry No.          09/20
Species:             Nepeta subsessilis
Colour:              White
Novelty:            First white variety of Nepeta subsessilis
Category:          Container + Garden
Comp. 1:           Nepeta subsessilis Blue Panther, Van Hemert & Co (09/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Nepeta subsessilis Pink Panther, Van Hemert & Co (09/20/2)

Nepeta subsessilis White


Entry No.         
10/20
Species:             Origanum vulgare
Colour:              Rose with Purple bract
Novelty:            Darker flower bracts, more compact habit
Category:          Container + Garden
Comp. 1:           Origanum vulgare hort., Jelitto (10/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Origanum vulgare (Oregano/Wild Marjoram), Hem Zaden (10/20/2)

Origanum vulgare Rose with Purple bract1


Entry No.          11/20
Species:             Tagetes erecta
Colour:              Orange
Novelty:            Early flowering, med height and partially spreading excellent disease resistance. Earlier flowering and overall improved garden performance compared with both controls.
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Tagetes erecta Little Duck Orange, AmeriSeed / Hem Genetics (11/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Tagetes erecta F1 Inca II Orange, Syngenta Flowers (11/20/2)

Tagetes erecta Organge1


Entry No.         
12/20
Species:             Tagetes erecta (dwarf)
Colour:              Creamy White (Vanilla)
Novelty:            The first dwarf pack type African Marigold with creamy white flowers
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Tagetes erecta Vanilla, PanAmerican Seed (12/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Tagetes erecta Little Duck Orange, AmeriSeed (12/20/2)

Tagetes erecta Dwarf Creamy White Vanilla


Entry No.          13/20
Species:             Tagetes erecta (intermediate)
Colour:              Creamy White (Vanilla)
Novelty:            Improved flower form and better branching habit compared to limited  competition. Very few options in White Marigolds.
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Tagetes erecta Vanilla, PanAmerican Seed (13/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Tagetes erecta Inca II, Syngenta Flowers (13/20/2)

Tagetes erecta intermediate Creamy White Vanilla

Entry No.          14/20
Species:             Silene pendula
Colour:              Soft Pink
Novelty:            New colour in this type. Mounding and trialing planthabit. Floriferous; Semi-double flowers.
Category:          Container + Garden
Comp. 1:           Silene pendula Peach Blossom, Thompson & Morgan (14/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Silene pendula Sibella Carmine, Van Hemert & Co (14/20/2)

Silene pendula Soft Pink


Entry No.          15/20
Species:             Zinnia hybrida
Colour:              Rosy Red and Yellow Bicolor
Novelty:            More stable and vivid bicolor than comparison. Novelty color combination of striking Rosy Red and Yellow.
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Zinnia marylandica Zahara Sunburst, PanAmerican Seed (15/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Zinnia haageana Sombrero Red & Gold, Graines Voltz (15/20/2)

Zinnia hybrida Rosy Red and Yellow Bicolor 2


Entry No.         
16/20
Species:             Zinnia hybrida
Colour:              Scarlet
Novelty:            Better branching and more compact plant habit than comparison
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Zinnia x hybrida Profusion Double Fire, Sakata (16/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Zinnia marylandica Zahara Double Fire, PanAmerican Seed (16/20/2)

Zinnia hybrida Scarlet cropped


Entry No.         
17/20
Species:             Zinnia hybrida
Colour:              Deep Red
Novelty:            First doubled flower with deep red color in Zinnia hybrida. More stable and deeper red color than comparison.
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Zinnia hybrida Profusion Red, Sakata (17/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Zinnia hybrida Profusion Double Fire, Sakata (17/20/2)
Comp. 3:           Zinnia marylandica Zahara Double Fire, PanAmerican Seed (17/20/3)

Zinnia hybrida Deep Red


Entry No.          18/20
Species:             Zinnia hybrida
Colour:              Orange
Novelty:            Better branching and more compact plant habit than comparison
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Zinnia x hybrida Profusion Double Golden, Sakata (18/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Zinnia marylandica Zahara Double Bright Orange, PanAmerican Seed (18/20/2)
Comp. 3:           Zinnia marylandica Zahara Double Fire, PanAmerican Seed (18/20/3)

Zinnia hybrida Orange Cropped


Entry No.          19/20
Species:             Zinnia hybrida
Colour:              Rose
Novelty:            Better branching and more compact plant habit than comparison
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Zinnia x hybrida Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Sakata (19/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Zinnia marylandica Zahara Double Cherry, PanAmerican Seed (19/20/2)

Zinnia hybrida Rose cropped


Entry No.         
20/20
Species:             Calendula officinalis
Colour:              Salmon petals with buff reverse
Novelty:            double buff-type in dwarf calendula
                         comparison 1: colour is similar but entry is double and dwarf vs comparison being tall and single
                         comparison 2: plant shape and height is similar but entry has unique colour in this plant shape and height
Category:          Direct Sown
Comp. 1:           Calendula officinalis Touch of Red Buff, Benary (20/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Calendula officinalis Bon Bon Apricot, Benary (20/20/2)

Calendula officinalis Salmon petals 1


Entry No.         
21/20
Species:             Campanula persicifolia
Colour:              Dark Blue
Novelty:            Much earlier and more uniform flowering than comparison. Needs clearly less cold for flower induction.
Category:          Container + Garden
Comp. 1:           Campanula persicifolia Takion Blue F1, Takii (21/20/1)

Campanula persicifolia Dark Blue 1


Entry No.         
22/20
Species:             Coreopsis tinctoria
Colour:              mix of selfs and bi-coloured flowers yellow/red, burgundy/cream, burgundy/pink.
Novelty:            new flower shape in this height class: tubular petals also known as sea shells type. Also new colours in this flower shape dwarf version of comparison 1 + new colours tubular petals also known as sea shells type vs single flowers in comparison 2
Category:          Direct Sown
Comp. 1:           Coreopsis tinctoria Sea Shells Gold, Takii/Sahin (22/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Coreopsis tinctoria Quills and Thrills, Thompson & Morgan (22/20/2)

Coreopsis tinctoria Mix 1


Entry No.         
23/20
Species:             Coreopsis tinctoria
Colour:              cream/white flowers with burgundy/maroon centre
Novelty:            new flower colour not yet existing as seperate colour white flowers vs yellow flowers from comparison 2 separate colour white/burgundy vs mixture comparison 1
Category:          Direct Sown
Comp. 1:           Coreopsis tinctoria Incredible! Tall Mix, Takii/Sahin (23/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Coreopsis tinctoria Tall Varieties Mixed, Hem Zaden (23/20/2)

Coreopsis tinctoria Cream White


Entry No.         
24/20
Species:             Cosmos bipinnatus
Colour:              Orange-Pink
Novelty:            New Colour, round, large flowers. Large plants with good stems for cutting.
Category:          Direct Sown
Comp. 1:           Cosmos bipinnatus Apricot Lemonade, Thompson & Morgan (24/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Cosmos bipinnatus Xsenia, Van Hemert & Co (24/20/2)

Cosmos bipinnatus Orange Pink


Entry No.          25/20
Species:             Cosmos bipinnatus
Colour:              Pink
Novelty:            Sea shell (tubular petals) pink separate colour in tall cosmos
                         comparison 1: colour and petals similar but entry is tall
                         comparison 2: plant shape and height is similar but entry is separate colour
Category:          Direct Sown
Comp. 1:           Cosmos bipinnatus dwarf Hummingbird Lilac, Pieterpikzonen (25/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Cosmos bipinnatus Sea Shells Mixture, Takii/Sahin (25/20/2)

Cosmos bipinnatus Pink 1 


Entry No.          26/20
Species:             Helianthus annuus
Colour:              Red
Novelty:            Taller dwarf, multiple branching. This is an unique variety, the flower and foliage colour in combination with its habit.
Category:          Garden
Comp. 1:           Helianthus annuus Rio Carnival, Pro Veg Seeds (26/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Helianthus annuus Double Dandy, Seed Sense (26/20/2)
Comp. 3:           Helianthus annuus Ms. Mars, Burpee Europe (26/20/3)

Helianthus annuus Red3


Entry No.          27/20
Species:             Salpiglossis sinuata
Colour:              brown with golden throat
Novelty:            New separate colour in this genus
                         comparison 1: mixed colours
                         comparison 2: different colour
Category:          Direct Sown
Comp. 1:           Salpiglossis sinuata Black Trumpets, Van Hemert & Co (27/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Salpiglossis sinuata F1 Royale Chocolate, Floranova (27/20/2)

Salpiglossis sinuata Brown with golden throat 1


Entry No.          28/20
Species:             Verbena bonariensis
Colour:              Purple Blue
Novelty:            Compact plant habit. Shorter, well-branched plants. Intense colour: flower have a stronger purple-blue colour. Long flowering season.
Category:          Container + Garden
Comp. 1:           Verbena bonariensis Finesse®, Benary (28/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Verbena bonariensis Buenos Aires, PanAmerican Seed (28/20/2)

Verbena bonariensis Purple Blue2


Entry No.         
401/20
Species:             Verbena x hybrida
Colour:              Burgundy
Novelty:            A compact habit and low mounding plant showing excellent branching. The variety highly mildew tolerant and  flowering very early. It shows a very rich and long lasting flowering all summer long.
Category:          Pack and Garden Cuttings
Comp. 1:           Verbena x hybrida Lindolena Purple, Dümmen Orange (401/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Verbena x peruviana Vectura Burgundy, Volmary (401/20/1)
Comp. 3:           Verbena x hybrida Lascar Burgundy, Selecta one (401/20/3)

Verbena X Hybr. Burgundy2


Entry No.          402/20
Species:             Verbena x hybrida
Colour:              Bicolour Purple Red
Novelty:            A compact habit and mounding plant with excellent branching behaviour. The variety represents a new series and is flowering very early and shows its long lasting summer performance with a high mildew tolerance.
Category:          Pack and Garden Cuttings
Comp. 1:           Verbena x peruviana Vanessa Compact Bicolor Rose, Danziger (402/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Verbena x hybrida Lanai Twister Burgundy, Syngenta Flowers (402/20/2)
Comp. 3:           Verbena x peruviana Vectura Red Wing, Volmary (402/20/3)

Verbena X Hybr2. Bicolour Purple Red 1