The following varieties have been entered in the 2018 trials. By participating in the Fleuroselect trials, these new plants hope to win a Gold Medal or achieve Novelty status. 

Entry No.        01/18
Species:           Dianthus chinensis
Colour:            White with Crimson/Black Center
Novelty:          New colour in this class
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Dianthus chinensis Diana Purple Centred White, Hem Genetics (01/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Dianthus chinensis Super Parfait Raspberry, Syngenta Flowers (01/18/2)
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Entry No.        02/18
Species:           Lavandula stoechas
Colour:            Deep Purple
Novelty:           Deeper Purple colour.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Castilliano Violet, Syngenta Flowers (02/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Lavandula stoechas Bandera Purple, PanAmerican Seed (02/18/2)
Comp. 3:         Lavandula stoechas Castilliano 2.0 Lilac, Syngenta Flowers (02/18/3)           

Lavandula stoechas Deep Purple


Entry No.       
03/18
Species:           Lavandula stoechas
Colour:            Deep Rose
Novelty:          Deeper Rose colour.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Lavandula stoechas Castilliano 2.0 Rose, Syngenta Flowers (03/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Lavandula stoechas Bandera Pink, PanAmerican Seed (03/18/2)
Comp. 3:         Petunia x hybrida Success! White, Benary (03/18/3)

Lavandula stoechas Deep Rose


Entry No.       
04/18
Species:          Lavandula angustifolia
Colour:            Deep Purple
Novelty:          Uniform, compact, strong branching, transports well, excellent shelf-life. Genetically compacter than other varieties on the market without    the need for growth regulators.
Category:        Garden / Container Performance
Comp. 1:         Lavandula angustifolia Blue Scent Imp., Syngenta Flowers (04/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Lavandula angustifolia Valence Dark Violet, Florensis (04/18/2)    
Comp. 3:         Lavandula Avignon Early Blue, PanAmerican Seed (04/18/3)    

Lavandula Angustifolia deep Purple 

 

Entry No.        05/18
Species:           Lavandula angustifolia
Colour:            Purple/Deep Blue
Novelty:          Compact plant, with much larger flower spikes, deep blue-purple colour, performs optimal in late Summer and early Autumn. Hardy to zone 5/6.
Category:        Garden / Container Performance
Comp. 1:         See 14/18/2: Lavandula angustifolia Valence Dark Violet, Florensis (05/18/1)
Comp. 2:         See 14/18/3: Lavandula Avignon Early Blue, PanAmerican Seed (05/18/2)

Lavandula angustifolia Purple Deep Blue

Entry No.        06/18
Species:           Leucanthemum x superbum
Colour:            White
Novelty:           Improved plant uniformity, beter uniformity of finished plant.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Leucanthemum x superbum Snow Lady, Sakata (06/18/1)

Leucanthemum x superbum White

Entry No.        07/18
Species:           Nepeta nervosa
Colour:            White
Novelty:          New colour, compact habit. First year flowering perennial.
Category:        Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Nepeta nervosa Blue Moon, PanAmerican Seed (07/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Nepeta nervosa Pink Cat, PanAmerican Seed (07/18/2)

Nepeta nervosa White

Entry No.        08/18
Species:           Petunia x hybrida
Colour:            White
Novelty:           F1 type - Flower colour White. Plant habit good branching. Abundant flowers all summer. Very resistant to warm, cold and rainly conditions.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Petunia x hybrida Shock Wave Coconut, PanAmerican Seed (08/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Petunia x hybrida Picobella Cascade White, Syngenta Flowers (08/18/3)           

Petunia x Hybrida White 3
 

Entry No.        09/18
Species:           Silene pendula
Colour:            White
Novelty:          Improved floriferousness and plant habit. Mounding, trailing habit. Flowers are predominantly semi-double, though some are single or double. New type in this colour and species.
Category:        Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Silene pendula Snowdrop, Hem Zaden (09/18/1)

Silene White

Entry No.        10/18
Species:           Silene pendula
Colour:            Lilac
Novelty:           Improved floriferousness and plant habit. Mounding, trailing habit. Flowers are predominantly semi-double, though some are single or double. New type and colour in this species.
Category:        Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Silene pendula Peach Blossom, Thompson & Morgan (10/18/1)

Silene Lilac
 

Entry No.        11/18
Species:           Silene pendula
Colour:            Purple-Red
Novelty:          Improved floriferousness and plant habit. Mounding, trailing habit. Flowers are predominantly semi-double, though some are single or double. New type in this colour and species.
Category:        Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Silene pendula Celina, Floragran (11/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Silene pendula Triumph, Hem Zaden (11/18/2)

Silene

Entry No.        12/18
Species:           Tagetes erecta
Colour:            Orange
Novelty:           Naturally Dwarf without PGR
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Tagetes erecta Taishan Orange, PanAmerican Seed (12/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Tagetes erecta Antigua Orange, Syngenta Flowers (12/18/2)         

Tagetes erecta
 

Entry No.        13/18
Species:           Tagetes erecta
Colour:            Orange
Novelty:          Very dense flower form on compact, well branched plants. Distinguishing feature is excellent garden performance so superb for bedding out and containers.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         See 12/18/1 Tagetes erecta Taishan Orange, PanAmerican Seed (13/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Tagetes erecta Inca II Orange, Syngenta Flowers (13/18/2)

Tagetes erecta Orange   

Entry No.        14/18
Species:           Tagetes erecta
Colour:            Light Yellow
Novelty:           Very dense flower form on compact, well branched plants. Distinguishing feature is excellent garden performance so superb for bedding out and containers.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Tagetes erecta Taishan Yellow, PanAmerican Seed (14/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Tagetes erecta Inca II Primrose, Syngenta Flowers (14/18/2)         
Comp. 3:         Tagetes erecta Inca II Yellow, Syngenta Flowers (14/18/3)

Tagetes erecta Light Yellow

Entry No.        15/18
Species:           Tagetes erecta
Colour:            Gold
Novelty:          Very dense flower form on compact, well branched plants. Distinguishing feature is excellent garden performance so superb for bedding out and containers.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Tagetes erecta Taishan Gold, PanAmerican Seed (15/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Tagetes erecta Inca II Gold, Syngenta Flowers (15/18/2)

 Tagetes erecta Gold

Entry No.        16/18
Species:           Tropaeolum minus
Colour:            Deep Rose
Novelty:           Extremely compact habit, small dark green foliage, new flower colour.
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Tropaeolum minus Princess of India, Takii / Sahin (16/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Tropaeolum minus Tip Top Formula Mixed, Takii / Sahin (16/18/2)           
Comp. 3:         Tropaeolum minus Empress of India, Takii / Sahin (16/18/3)

Tropaeolum minus Deep Rose 

Entry No.        17/18
Species:           Tropaeolum minus
Colour:            Deep Rose
Novelty:          Extremely compact habit, small dark green foliage, new flower colour.
Category:        Direct Sown Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Tropaeolum minus Princess of India, Takii / Sahin (17/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Tropaeolum minus Tip Top Formula Mixed, Takii / Sahin (17/18/2)
Comp. 3:         Tropaeolum minus Empress of India, Takii / Sahin (17/18/3)

Tropaeolum minus Deep Rose

Entry No.        18/18
Species:           Tropaeolum minus
Colour:            Top Flowering Bright Rose
Novelty:           New colour in this flower type; top flowering, single flowers with spur.
Category:        Direct Sown Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Tropaeolum minus Tip Top Alaska Red Shades, Takii / Sahin (18/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Tropaeolum minus Cherry Rose Jewel, Hem Zaden (18/18/2)        

Tropaeolum minus Bright Rose

Entry No.        19/18
Species:           Begonia x hybrida
Colour:            Bronze Leaf Red
Novelty:          Deepest bronze leaved interspecific Begonia from Seed. Deeper Bronze leaved than both comparisons. Slightly more vigorous than Big and slight less vigorous compared to Big DeLuXXe
Category:        Indoor pack/pot + Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Begonia x hybrida BIG Red with Bronze Leaf, Benary (19/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Begonia x hybrida BIG DeLuXXe Red with Bronze Leaf Imp., Benary (19/18/2)

Begonia Bronze Red Leaf

Entry No.        20/18
Species:           Calendula officinalis
Colour:            Yellow
Novelty:           New colour in this flower type, cactusflowered.
Category:        Direct Sown Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Calendula officinalis Orange Porcupine, Takii / Sahin (20/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Calendula officinalis Radio , Hem Zaden (20/18/2)
Comp. 3:         Calendula officinalis Calexis Yellow, Van Hemert & Co. (20/18/3)  

Calendula officinalis Yellow 2

Entry No.        21/18
Species:           Helianthus debilis
Colour:            Orange-Bronze tones
Novelty:          New separate colour in H. debilis. Better branching, semi-tall plants, round flower shape.
Category:        Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Helianthus debilis New Hybrids Mix, Takii / Sahin (21/18/1)

Sunflower Orange Bronze2 
 

Entry No.        22/18
Species:           Helianthus debilis
Colour:            Golden Yellow with Maroon Ring
Novelty:           New separate colour in H. debilis. Better branching, semi-tall plants.
Category:        Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1:          Helianthus debilis Stella, Hem Zaden (22/18/1)
Comp. 2:         See 21/18/1 Helianthus debilis New Hybrids Mix, Takii / Sahin (22/18/2)           

Sunflower Golden Yellow
 

Entry No.        23/18
Species:           Helianthus debilis
Colour:            Light Yellow
Novelty:          New separate colour in H. debilis. Better branching, semi-tall plants, round flower shape.
Category:        Annual Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Helianthus debilis Sunny Babe, Takii / Sahin (23/18/1)
Comp. 2:         Helianthus debilis Ice Cream, Hem Zaden (23/18/2)

Sunflower Light Yellow 

 

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, Jelitto (101/17/1)
Comp. 2:         Echinacea purpurea Primadonna White, Benary (101/17/2)

Echinacea purpurea White 2 

 

Entry No.        102/17
Species:          Arabis blepharophylla
Colour:            Lilac Rose
Novelty:          Colour; light rose
Category:        Biennial/Perennial Garden Performance
Comp. 1:         Arabis blepharophylla Rose Delight, Syngenta Flowers (102/17/1)
Comp. 2:         Arabis blepharophylla Spring Charm, PanAmerican Seed(102/17/2)

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