The Helleborus "King" collection from Special Plant Zundert has been awarded with the Colour your Life Award IPM 2014.
The award was handed over at the Dutch Bizz Holland stand by jury president Egon Galinnis to Johan Jansen of Special Plant Zundert.
Second was Hydrangea macrophylla Black Diamonds from De Jong Plants, Boskoop and the third was Laurus nobilis from Gova BV, Nispen.The other nominated plants were: Hydrangea macrophylla Forever & Ever from Viva la Vida BV in Udenhout, Duofruit from Fruithof Kapelle, Dianthus Memories from Whetman Pinks, Evercolor from Fitzgerald Nurseries, Camellia japonica from Flora Toscana, Hydrangea paniculata from Alex Schoemaker Boomkwekerij, Syringa 'Agnes Smith" from Lakei boomkwekerijen, Skimmia reevesiana from Roland van der werf and Kinder im Garten from BKN Strobel, Holm.
Judges were Egon Galinnis (IPM), Sabine Müller (Deutsche Baumschule/Haymarket ), Ute Busch (Ass. German Gardencenters VDG), Wolfgang Bohlsen (Mein schöner Garten/Burda), Frank Teuber (Flowercouncil Holland ), and Michel Verbeek (FloraHolland).
The Colour your Life Award IPM 2014 contest is a collaboration between fair organizers IPM, Flowercouncil Holland and Bizz Communications.
Colour your Life is being rebranded as 'The Joy of Plants' as of now with full backing from the Flower Council of Holland.