Growers and retailers warned against unlicensed handling of Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow

International plant breeders' agent - Plants for Europe Limited - has warned of legal action against the unlicensed handling of Euphorbia martini Ascot Rainbow.

Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow. Image: Plants for Europe Ltd.
Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow. Image: Plants for Europe Ltd.

The variety was bred by David Glenn, and the propagation, marketing, sale, distribution, import and export of the plant are controlled under Plant Variety Rights (PVR) overseen by Plants for Europe.

Director of the plant breeder’s agent, Graham Spencer said:  "We are concerned that there are plants in the trade that are not carrying PVR informati,on, either on the label, on delivery notes or in catalogues.

"We wish to gain the support of growers and retailers to ensure that all plants are correctly marked, in accordance with current regulations."

Ascot Rainbow is a compact, bushy and hardy plant with brightly variegated foliage.


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