Clematis and hydrangea among big winners at this week's Plantarium in Boskoop.

Clematis 'Maria Sklodowska Curie' PBR by Clematis Container Nursery from Poland has won the Plantarium Press Award in the Garden Plants category.

Campsis Summer Jazz Fire
Campsis Summer Jazz Fire

The jury praised the Clematis ‘Maria Sklodowska Curie’ PBR and in particular its "attractive white flowers which are always double. Because of the large pot and the support, the plant is
ready for use and suitable for a patio or balcony.

In the Concepts category, Plant'n'Relax® Bio Tube by Roses for Ever from Denmark
has won the Plantarium Press Award.The jury felt that the Plant‘n‘Relax® Bio Tube concept was both "original and practical, consumer-friendly, handy and trendy and very suitable for online sales".

The Plantarium press awards were presented by the chairwoman of the jury, Ester Nunziata from Il Floricultore in Italy.
 
In the Garden Plants category, second place went to Echinacea Fatal Attraction by F.N. Kempen from Mijdrecht and third place was awarded to Clematis 'Zoprika' (PRINCESS KATE) by J. van Zoest BV from Boskoop.

In the Concepts category, Eucalyptus ‘Azura’® and Vaccinium ‘Red Candy’, both by Van Son
& Koot BV from Kaatsheuvel, won second and third place respectively.

Campsis 'Takarazuka Fresa' from Hoogeveen won best new plant. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Deep Purple' by De Jong Plant BV from Boskoop and Nandina domestica 'Lemon-Lime' by Kolster BV from Boskoop also won golds. The Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society provided judges for the 131 entries.

Van Son & Koot won best stand.


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