Fleuroselect presents four 2018 Gold Medal winners

Fleuroselect is proud to present the 2018 Gold Medal winners! Each one of these breeding breakthroughs obtained an outstanding score on innovation, beauty and garden performance, convincing our judges and Entries & Evaluation Committee to award the coveted Gold Medal. Watch out for these beauties as they revolutionise the market!

Find more (technical) information on the plants here: Calibrachoa Double PinkMania - Lewisia Elise Ruby Red - Petunia MyLove Orange - Zinnia Profusion Red

Calibrachoa cultivars MiniFamous® Double PinkMania! - Selecta one
MiniFamous Double PinkMania plus Gold Medal

From Helsinki to Palermo, from California to Moscow... Double PinkMania!, the latest addition to the MiniFamous® series, is an outstanding summer performer in all climates thanks to its strengthened root system and its radiant pink double flowers which will not fade even during the hottest summer days. This Winner fits all medium-sized Calibrachoa growing schemes and can be grown as a single plant or in a mixed basket. The sturdy roots and stable colour ensure an excellent shelf life. Consumers will be swept away by the vibrant colour and continuous garden performance from May to October. The latest beauty in the MiniFamous® Series stands for: Double Pink, Double Power!

Lewisia cotyledon Elise Ruby Red - Floragran

Lewisia cotyledon Elise Ruby Red plus Gold Medal

What the grower was waiting for! Following on from the highly successful Lewisia Elise Mix, Elise Ruby Red is a stunning, single coloured Lewisia cotyledon which allows producers to grow another single colour alongside Elise White and Mix. Its abundant, continuous flowering provides a delicate looking, yet very strong pot or garden plant that will flower until the first frosts. Elise Ruby Red's unique new, radiant colour will stand out at retail. Consumers will marvel at this first year flowering Lewisia in bright red that performs excellently in cool and warm climates. Lewisia Elise Ruby Red, the latest jewel for the terrace and garden.

Petunia x hybrida MyLove Orange - Farmen

Petunia x hybrida MyLove Orange plus Gold Medal

Butterflies in your stomach, a raised pulse... It’s  love at first sight for this powerful Petunia. MyLove Orange is the first male-sterile Petunia that is resistant to cold and hot temperatures. Thanks to its extraordinary branching habit, this Winner can be grown in plugs or in the pack without pinching or the use of growth regulators, at lower temperatures than other Petunias. MyLove Orange will be an instant success at retail due to its compactness and longer shelf life. The vibrant colour will appeal instantly to the consumer, who will adore this Jasmin-scented Petunia for its multitude of flowers in the garden or on the terrace from early Spring to late Autumn. MyLove Orange, a Petunia that makes your heart beat faster.

Zinnia x hybrida Profusion Red - Sakata Seed Corporation

Zinnia x hybrida Profusion Red plus Gold Medal

Real red richness... that's what Profusion Red is all about. This brand new breeding achievement in Zinnia combines a unique Red colour with the strength and beauty of the unequalled Profusion Series. Zinnia x hybrida Profusion Red is perfectly suited for spring bedding and summer pot production. Growers will see their turnover increase thanks to this Zinnia’s short production time and strong disease tolerance. Retailers will appreciate this maintenance-free annual with its long shelf-life and striking colour for eye-catching bench displays. Thanks to its strong disease tolerance and self-cleaning flowering habit, Profusion Red is easy to maintain in the garden. Profusion Red, plenty of real, red flowers for a spectacular patio or garden!