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.         
02/20
Species:             Celosia plumosa
Colour:              Rose
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 argentea plumosa nana Kimono Rose, Sakata (02/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Celosia plumosa First Flame Purple, PanAmerican Seed (02/20/2)

Celosia plumosa Rose 2


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.         
06/20
Species:             Helianthus annuus
Colour:              Bright Lemon with Black Centre
Novelty:            Dwarf Garden Variety with Multiple Attrasctive Lemon Flowers with Black Centres . Very Tidy And Compact Plant Habit .Very Good Garden Performance .
Category:          Pack and Garden
Comp. 1:           Helianthus annuus Sunsation® Lemon F1, Evanthia (06/20/1)
Comp. 2:           Helianthus annuus F1 Bert®, Benary (06/20/2)
Comp. 3:           Helianthus annuus Sunray Yellow, Burpee Europe (06/20/3)

Helianthus annuus Bright lemon with black centre


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