Plantarium 2015 had 17,150 visitors, almost the same as 2014. The number of commercial trade visitors (10,905) was slightly higher than last year (in 2014, there were 10,650 trade visitors), an increase of 2.5 per cent. Provisional figures show that a quarter of the visitors came from abroad, from 40 different countries.
The highlights of the fair included the 106 plant novelties. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Ruby Tuesday' (MAGICAL RUBY TUESDAY) by De Jong Plant BV from Boskoop won the title of best new plant. Hydrangea macrophylla Music Collection and Cosmos bipinnatus 'Xanthos' won the press award and the stands by J.G. Cammeraat vof and TPK Media & Events (Retail Experience Shop) were awarded the title of best stands at Plantarium 2015.