Nominees for FloraHolland Award 2009 announced

Nominations for the FloraHolland Award 2009 were announced at the FloraHolland Trade Fair in Naaldwijk last week.

The seven entries, alongside the eight novelties that were nominated previously during the Aalsmeer Market 2008, will now go forward with wildcards in each category to compete for the award on 8 June.

The nominees are:

Cut flower category
- Freesia ‘Red Beauty' from Penning Breeding and Rosa ‘Joanna' from H. Valstar
Indoor plant category
- Codiaeum ‘Tamara' from Ammerlaan Grondcultuur and Sansevieria kirkii ‘Friends' from Plant Planet

Garden plants category
- Pot gerbera Landscape series from Kwekerij Ed van Wensen and breeder Florist and Gaulteria Winterpearls ‘Big Berry' from Gebr. H&P van der Salm

Product concepts category
- the outdoor bulb concept of Steijn-Damen

The judging panel consisted of Cok van Berkel (Noviflora), Olivier Mathys (Javado), Alex van Gils (Floris), Danny van Bergenhenegouwen (Fleura), Konni van Delft, Ed Mol (Waterdrinker), Lucas Jansen and Karina de Boer (Flower Academy).

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