No less than 37 varieties have been entered for the 2016 annual trials. By participating in the Fleuroselect trials, these new plants hope to win a Gold Medal or achieve Novelty status. 

Entry No. 01/17
Species: Gypshophila muralis
Colour: White
Novelty:  Semi-double flowering, which is not the case with comparison 1 and 2 (single flowering). First semi-double White. Flower form: Entry is semi-double, comparison 1and 2 are single. Plant habit: More vigourous plant habit compared to comparison 2.  
Category:  Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1:   Gypshophila muralis Fleur White - Florensis (01/17/1) 
Comp. 2:  Gypshophila muralis Gypsy Compact White - Sakata (01/17/2)
 Image: Gyps white2 

 

Entry No.  02/17
Species: Lewisia cotyledon
Colour: Violet 
Novelty:  Unique new colour in Lewisia cotyledon. First-year flowering separate colour Lewisia. Abundant and continuous flowering during whole season.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance 
Comp. 1: Lewisia cotyledon Elise Mix - Floragran (02/17/1)
Comp. 2: Lewisia cotyledon Elise Ruby Red - Floragran (02/17/2)
Image: Violet 

  

Entry. No. 03/17
Species: Lewisia cotyledon
Colour: Yellow-Gold
Novelty: Unique new colour in Lewisia cotyledon. First-year flowering separate colour Lewisia. Abundant and continuous flowering during whole season.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: See 02/17/1 Lewisia cotyledon Elise Mix - Floragran
Image: lewi gold yel

 

Entry. No. 04/17
Species: Petunia x hybrida
Colour: Rose Star
Novelty: First Grandiflora Genetic Compact Petunia x hybrida with a star flower pattern.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Petunia x hybrida Limbo Rose - Hem Genetics (04/17/1)
Comp. 2: Petunia x hybrida Tritunia Rose Star - Syngenta (04/17/2)
Image: rose star

 

Entry.No. 05/17
Species: Ptilotus exaltatus
Colour: Rose
Novelty: Uniform, compact habit, many flower spikes. Improved habit and uniformity to excisting variety
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Ptilotus exaltatus Joey - Benary (05/17/1)
Image: Ptilo Rose

 

Entry. No. 06/17
Species: Ptilotus exaltatus
Colour: Silver-Pink
Novelty: Uniform, compact habit, many flower spikes. New colour in this crop.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: See 05/17/1 Ptilotus exaltatus Joey
Image: Ptilo Pink Silver 

 

Entry. No. 07/17
Species: Rudbeckia hirta
Colour: Yellow
Novelty: More compact than the comparisons. Half filled flowers for more colour.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Rudbeckia hirta Maya - Benary (07/17/1)
Comp. 2: Rudbeckia hirta Toto Gold - Benary (07/17/2)
Image: rudbeyell

 

Entry. No. 08/17
Species: Sanvitalia speciosa
Colour: Golden Yellow
Novelty: More compact. Made a carpet.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Sanvitalia speciosa Million Suns - Dittmar (08/17/1)
Comp. 2: Sanvitalia speciosa Baby Suns - Dittmar (08/17/2)
Comp. 3: Sanvitalia speciosa Queen of Sunlight - Syngenta (08/17/3)
Image: Sanvitalia speciosa

 

Entry. No. 09/17
Species: Tagetes patula
Colour: Lemon Yellow
Novelty: Small lemon yellow flowers on dwarf plants.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Tagetes patula Petite Lemon Yellow - Hem Zaden (09/17/1)
Comp. 2: Tagetes patula Little Hero Yellow - Benary (09/17/2)
Image: Tagetes Lemon Yellow

 

Entry. No. 10/17
Species: Tagetes patula
Colour: Spry (red ray petals with yellow disc flowers)
Novelty: High uniformity of colour pattern and habit indoors and out. The comparison varieties are less stable with colour patterns and tend to shift to a more variable bolero pattern, and this is more noticeable in packs or at the point of sale.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Tagetes patula Hero Spry - Benary (10/17/1)
Comp. 2: Tagetes patula Cresta Spry - Floranova (10/17/2)
Image: Tagetes Spry

 

Entry. No.  11/17
Species: Verbena x hybrida
Colour: Pink and White
Novelty: High uniformity of colour pattern and habit indoors and out. The comparison varieties are less stable with colour patterns and tend to shift to a more variable bolero pattern, and this is more noticeable in packs or at the point of sale.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance 
Comp. 1: Tagetes patula Hero Spry - Benary (11/17/1)
Comp. 2: Tagetes patula Cresta Spry - Floranova (11/17/2)
Image:  verbenapinkwhite

 

Entry. No. 12/17
Species:  Verbena x hybrida
Colour: Burgundy with Eye
Novelty: First mounding/semi trailing Vebena from seed in this colour.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Verbena x hybrida Obsession Cascade Violet Twister - Syngenta (12/17/1)
Image: verbenaburgeye

 

Entry. No. 13/17
Species: Verbena x hybrida
Colour: White
Novelty: First white mounding/semi trailing Vebena from seed.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: See 12/17/1 Verbena x hybrida Obsession Cascade Violet Twister - Sygenta (13/17/1)
Comp. 2: Verbena x hybrida Quartz XP White - PanAmerican Seed (13/17/2)
Image: verbenawhite

 

Entry. No. 14/17
Species: Anthirrhinum majus nanum
Colour: Rose-Pink-Yellow
Novelty: We have developed a snapdragon mixture with highest % of dark leaves.
Category: Direct Sown Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Anthirrhinum majus nanum Dark Leaved Mix - Hem Zaden (14/17/1)
Comp. 2: Anthirrhinum majus nanum Bronze Dragon - Thompson & Morgan (14/17/2)
Image: Anthirr

 

Entry. No. 15/17
Species: Calendula officinalis
Colour: Orange
Novelty: Flowershape: double and semi double Cactus flower on compact plants
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Calendula officinalis Orange Porcupine - Takii (15/17/1)
Comp. 2: Calendula officinalis Bon Bon Orange - Benary (15/17/2)
Image: calenoran2

 

Entry. No. 16/7
Species: Calendula officinalis
Colour: Yellow
Novelty: Flowershape: double and semi double Cactus flower on compact plants
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Calendula officinalis Costa Yellow - Floranova (16/17/1)
Comp. 2: Calendula officinalis Bon Bon Yellow - Benary (16/7/2)
Image: calenyellow

 

Entry. No. 17/17
Species: Celosia
Colour: Red
Novelty: Strong red colour, big plumes, non-fading, superb branching
Category:  Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Celosia plumosa Fresh Look Red - Benary (17/12/1)
Comp. 2: Celosia plumosa Century Red - Sakata (17/12/2)
Image: celosia

 

Entry. No. 18/17
Species: Coreopsis grandiflora
Colour: Golden Yellow
Novelty: Earliness compared to Presto
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Coreopsis grandiflora Presto - HM.CLAUSE (18/17/1)
Comp. 2: Coreopsis grandiflora Early Sunrise - PanAmerican Seed (18/17/2)
Image: Corea GY

 

Entry. No. 19/17
Species: Lavandula angustifolia
Colour: Deep Blue
Novelty: Combines earliness with compactness (short flower stems, compact plant habit): much earlier than most compact type in market. Hardiness zone 6.
Category: Container field / Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Lavandula angustifolia Mini Blue - PanAmerican Seed( 19/17/1)
Comp. 2: Lavandula angustifolia BlueScent Imp. - Syngenta (19/17/2)
Image: lavdeepblue

 

Entry. No. 20/17
Species: Lavandula angustifolia
Colour: Purple/Deep Blue
Novelty: Compact plant like Mini Blue, with much larger flower spikes, deep blue-purple colour, Autumn type. Hardy to zone 5/6.
Category: Container field / Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1: See 19/17/1 Lavandula angustifolia Mini Blue - PanAmerican Seed (20/17/01) 
Comp. 2: Lavandula angustifolia Valence - Florensis (20/17/2)
Image: Lavenpurpledeepblue

 

Entry. No.  21/17
Species: Salvia nemorosa
Colour: Deep Blue
Novelty: Improved Uniformity of Plant height and habit compared to other seeds raised varieties
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Salvia nemorosa Merleau Blue - Syngenta (21/17/1)
Comp. 2: Salvia nemorosa New Dimension Blue - PanAmerican Seed (21/17/2)
Image: salvia deep blue

 

Entry. No. 22/17
Species: Salvia nemorosa
Colour: Rose
Novelty: Improved Uniformity of Plant height and habit compared to other seeds raised varieties
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Salvia nemorosa Merleau Rose - Syngenta (22/17/1)
Comp. 2: Salvia nemorosa New Dimension Rose - PanAmerican Seed/Volmary (22/17/2)
Image: salvia rose

 

Entry. No. 23/17
Species: Tropaeolum minus
Colour: Red, Cream and some Yellow with red spots and stripes
Novelty:  Deepest golden yellow colour; fades less than current market varieties. More floriforous than other Zinnia marylandica vareities with a more double flower form.
Category: Direct Sown Garden
Comp. 1: Tropaeolum minus Tom Thumb Ladybird - Hem Zaden (23/17/1) 
Comp. 2: Tropaeolum minus Ladybird Cream Purple Spots - Sahin (23/17/2)
Image: Trapae

 

Entry. No. 24/17
Species: Zinnia marylandica
Colour: Golden Yellow
Novelty: Deepest golden yellow colour; fades less than current market varieties. More floriforous than other Zinnia marylandica vareities with a more double flower form.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Zinnia hybrida Profusion Double Golden - Sakata (24/17/1)
Comp. 2: Zinnia marylandica Double Zahara Yellow - PanAmerican Seed 
Image: Zinniagoldeyellow

 

Entry. No. 25/17
Species: Delphinium grandiflorum
Colour: Blue
Novelty: Earlier flowering, more uniform than the OP series, strong bright colour, strong flowering.
Category: Pack &Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Delphinium grandiflorum Diamonds Blue - PanAmerican Seed (25/17/1)
Comp. 2: Delphinium grandiflorum Summer Nights - Benary (25/17/2)
Image: delblue

 

Entry. No. 26/17
Species: Delphinium elatum
Colour: Dark Blue Black Bee
Novelty: Genetic compact Delphinium. Stays much shorter than current o.p. varieties, is more branching and needs less PGR's. Similar earliness.
Category: Container field / Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Delphinium elatum Magic Fountains Dark Blue Dark Bee - Benary (26/17/1)
Comp. 2: Delphinium elatum Excalibur Dark Blue Black Bee - Syngenta (26/17/2)
Image: delblackbee

 

Entry. No. 27/17
Species: Cosmos bipinnatus
Colour: Terracotta-orange with pink
Novelty: New colour, the colour change during season
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Cosmos bipinnatus Sonata Pink - PanAmerican Seed (27/17/1)
Comp. 2: Cosmos bipinnatus Cassanova Pink - Floragran (27/17/2)
Image: terracotta

 

Entry. No. 28/17
Species: Cosmos bipinnatus
Colour: Apricot, central pink ring and pink reverse
Novelty: The first early flowering Apricot Cosmos. Previous C. bipinnatus with similar colours were very late flowering
Category: Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Cosmos bipinnatus Antiquity - Thompson & Morgan (28/17/1)
Comp. 2: Cosmos bipinnatus Campus Orange - Sakata (28/17/2)
Image: apricot

 

Entry. No. 29/17
Species: Papaver rhoeas
Colour: Shades of Grey
Novelty: Unique seperate colour
Category: Direct Sown Garden Performance 
Comp. 1: Papaver rhoeas Mother of Pearl
Image: papaverrhoeas

 

Entry. No. 30/17
Species: Begonia interspecific
Colour: Bronze Leaf Deep Rose
Novelty: Deeper flower colour than existing varieties
Category: Pack & Garden
Comp. 1: Interspecific Begonia Megawatt Rose Bronze Leaf - PanAmerican (30/17/1)
Comp. 2: Begonia x benariensis BIG Rose Bronze Leaf - Benary (30/17/2)
Image: begoniapinkdeeprose

 

Entry. No. 31/17
Species: Begonia interspecific
Colour: Bronze Leaf Pink
Novelty: New colour in this class. Stable in flower colour, uniform habit
Category: Pack & Garden Performance
Comp. 1: see 30/17/1 Interspecific Begonia Megawatt Rose Bronze Leaf - PanAmerican Seed (31/17/1)
Comp. 2: Begonia x benariensis BIG DeluXXe Rose Bronze Leaf imp. - Benary (31/17/2)
Comp. 3: See 30/17/2 Begonia x benariensis BIG Rose Bronze Leaf - Benary (31/17/3)
Image: leafpink

 

Entry. No. 32/17
Species: Zinnia elegans dahlia flowered
Colour: Lime Orange 
Novelty: New colour.
Category: Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Zinnia elegans Queeny Lime Red - Dittmar 
Image: Zinnialimeorange

 

Entry. No.  501/17
Species: Lycopersicon esculentum
Colour: Yellow (red fruits)
Novelty: Very easy to grow compact pot tomato with very good flavor (Brix 7,5). Variety is sweeter than other compact pot tomatoes and has higher Brix. Variety is easier to grow in small pots (<12cm) than other pot tomatoes. Variety is strong against powdery mildew.
Category: Pot Plant Performance
Comp. 1: Lycopersicon esculentum Ponchi-Re - Prudac (501/17/1)
Comp. 2: Lycopersicon esculentum Ponchi-Fa - Prudac (501/17/2)
Comp. 3: Lycopersicon esculentum Red Robin - Sakata (501/17/3)
Image: tomaat

 

Entry. No. 401/17
Species: Dahlia
Colour: Red-Yellow
Novelty: A very dark and strong foliage and strong disease resistance. This enables it to have a very good and durable patio performance.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance (cuttings)
Comp. 1: Dalina Dahlia Maxi "Emilio" - Dalina Genetics (401/17/1)
Comp. 2: Dahlia XXL Sunset - Dümmen Orange (401/17/2)
Image: dahlia red yellow

 

Entry. No. 402/17
Species: Dahlia hybrida
Colour: Red
Novelty: Large semi-double, dark red flowers with attractive black centre. Variety with darker bronze foliage, very good branching and shorter flower stems.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance (cuttings)
Comp. 1: Dahlia Temptation Red - Dümmen Orange (402/17/1)
Comp. 2: Dahlia Dreamy Passion - Proven Winners (402/17/2)
Image: dahliared

 

Entry. No. 403/17
Species: Osteospermum ecklonis
Colour: Cream-White
Novelty: Double-flowered Osteospermum with stable double habit and very strong patio performance. Variety keeps growing and flowering for very long, much longer than normal for Osteospermum. Can take some frost.
Category: Pack & Garden Performance (cuttings)
Comp. 1: Oseteospermum ecklonis Pedro - Dalina Genetics (403/17/1)
Comp. 2: Osteospermum ecklonis 3D Lemon Ice - (403/17/2)
Image: osteo

 

Entry. No. 101/17
Species: Echinacea purpurea
Colour: White
Novelty: Entry has large flowers on taller stems with a stronger fragrance.
Category: Biennial/Perennial Garden Performance
Comp. 1: Echinacea purpurea Happy Star - Jellito (101/17/1)
Comp. 2: Echinacea purpurea Primadonna White - Benary (101/17/2)
Image:  euchiwhite