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2014 EU Open Spring Trials

Date: 26 February 2014
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The EU Open Spring Trials are the ideal opportunity for breeders to introduce their new varieties to the distribution companies and large plug producers. Features such as earliness and plant development can be observed in 'packs' or pots.

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Gold Medals & FleuroStar at IPM

Date: 17 February 2014
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What do Gerbera jamesonii, Begonia cultivars, Lavandula stoechas, Impatiens hawkerii and Osteospermum ecklonis have in common?

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Four Gold Medals for 2015

Date: 11 February 2014
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Fleuroselect, the international organisation for the ornamental plants industry, proudly announces four new Gold Medal awards that will be available to the wholesale as of 2014 and in retail as of 2015.

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Cartwheel® Strawberry Twist in FloraHolland Novelty Show

Date: 11 November 2013
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FleuroStar winner Gerbera Cartwheel® Strawberry Twist was displayed in the Novelty show during the FloraHolland Trade Fair that took place in Aalsmeer from 6-8 November.

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Cees van Diepen hands over EEC Chair to Ruud Brinkkemper

Date: 7 November 2013
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Fleuroselect's Entries & Evaluations Committee has appointed a new Chair. Departing Chairman Cees van Diepen has been a Committee member since 1991, chairing the Committee twice: in the nineties when he was Fleuroselect vice-president and for the last three years.

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Entries & Evaluations Committee nominates new Gold Medals

Date: 5 November 2013
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At its annual meeting, the Fleuroselect Entries & Evaluations Committee reviewed the scores provided by the judges to determine which varieties will be the next Gold Medal winners and which are entitled to receive Novelty Protection.

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Home Garden Conference shares British know-how

Date: 2 October 2013
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About 80 participants from 9 countries participated in Fleuroselect's 4th International Home Garden Conference 'Sharing Success in Britain, home of the hobby gardener'  that took place in Horsley Park, Surrey, U.K. on 25th and 26th of September.

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Gold Medals shine in Nico Wissing's prairie garden

Date: 27 August 2013
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Penstemon x mexicali Carillo Red and Gaura lindheimeri Sparkle White, two of the 2014 Gold Medal winners, are currently starring in Nico Wissing's prairie garden.

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New Honorary Member and Laureate

Date: 20 July 2013
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Fleuroselect proudly presents an Honorary Membership to Joel Goldsmith from former Goldsmith Seeds and a Laureate for services in the industry to Wim Nijssen, former Managing Director of Takii Europe during the 44th Annual Convention that took place from 3-5 July in Odense, Denmark.

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Three new members for Fleuroselect

Date: 12 July 2013
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Fleuroselect is particularly pleased to announce that the membership application from GASA Young Plants, Impecta Seeds and Sluis Garden was accepted during the Annual General Meeting.

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Fleuroselect Convention celebrates Japan in Denmark

Date: 10 July 2013 show in:
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Over 110 delegates participated in Fleuroselect’s 44th Convention, which was held in the surroundings of Odense, Denmark from 3rd to 5th July 2013. The Convention is a major international networking platform for key players in the ornamental plants industry and during this annual event, Fleuroselect awards its Gold Medals and reveals the new FleuroStar winner.

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Gerbera Cartwheel® Strawberry Twist wins FleuroStar

Date: 10 July 2013 show in:
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Fleuroselect, the international organisation for ornamental plants, is proud to announce that its FleuroStar Award for 2013/2014 goes to Gerbera jamesonii Cartwheel® Strawberry Twist created by Syngenta Flowers.

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Over 110 participants registered for Convention

Date: 24 June 2013
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Fleuroselect's 44th Annual Convention for the membership promises to be a good mix between business and pleasure.

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FleuroStar Contest enters fifth edition

Date: 24 June 2013
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Seven entries, eight locations, but only one winner! Which new plant will become the variety with the 'wow' factor and succeed Verbena Lanai Twister Red?

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Fleuroselect winners on display at FlowerTrials

Date: 24 June 2013
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The current Gold Medal and FleuroStar winning varieties drew attention during the FlowerTrials 2013.

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Eight Entries for FleuroStar Contest

Date: 5 June 2013
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Fleuroselect is proud to present 8 entries in the FleuroStar Contest 2013/2014, each competing for the award as the winner with the 'wow' effect, the variety with the highest visual impact at retail.

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Wim Nijssen appointed Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau

Date: 29 May 2013
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On Thursday the 23rd of May 2013, Wim Nijssen received a Royal Honour from Mayor Oudshoorn-Tinga of Uithoorn during his farewell reception as Managing Director of Takii Europe BV.

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New website online!

Date: 21 May 2013
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Fleuroselect proudly presents its new website! View the video to discover all the information our new website is offering.

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Trendy look for FleuroStar Contest

Date: 15 May 2013
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With the FlowerTrials approaching, the FleuroStar Contest is gearing up for its fifth edition. Over thirty judges will visit the eight competition locations to choose the new winner. This year, no less than eight contestants are competing to succeed to Verbena Lanai Twister Red and to become the Winner with the Wow-effect for the 2013-2014 season.

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Gold Medals receive pride of place

Date: 2 May 2013
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Receiving no less than three Gold Medals for the 2014 season inspired PanAmerican/Kieft Seed to base the promotion concept for the Pack Trials on its Fleuroselect Gold Medal winning varieties. Needless to say that we at Fleuroselect were thrilled about this!

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The EU Spring Trials are coming up!

Date: 2 April 2013
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The European Spring Pack Trials will take place on 23, 24, 25 and 26 April 2013 in The Netherlands.

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Plantman's Seeds requests membership

Date: 30 March 2013
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The Indian flower and vegetable seed producer Plantman's Seeds has made an official application to become a Fleuroselect member. With offices in Punjab, India, Plantman's Seeds produces over 500 flower, vegetable and herb varieties in an area of app. 1000 acres.

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Denmark, here we come!

Date: 18 February 2013
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The 44th Annual Fleuroselect Convention 'A taste of Japan in Denmark' will take place from 3rd to 5th July in Odense, Denmark.

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Breeding, branding & business at its best

Date: 7 February 2013
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Seventy delegates representing breeding and young plant companies from The Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Israel, France, Spain, Denmark, Sweden and the U.K. were inspired by expert speakers in the field of breeding, education and marketing and enjoyed industry networking.

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New display garden in Canada

Date: 10 January 2013
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Fleuroselect proudly presents its latest addition to the already impressive list of display gardens: the 'Jardin botanique Roger-van den Hende', part of the Laval University in Quebec, Canada.

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