Plant Trends and Award winners

All the latest plant trends and the latest winners of plant awards including Four Oaks Trade Show, RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Plantarium and more.

Plant trends news

Tropical plants boom as Britons take more staycations

Tropical plants boom as Britons take more staycations

Gardeners are turning to tropical plants for the feel of a summer holiday without leaving home.

Flower Council Holland trends 2022 show fresh ideas post-pandemic

Flower Council Holland trends 2022 show fresh ideas post-pandemic

The Horticulture Sector Trends for 2022 for flowers, houseplants and outdoor plants show post-pandemic thinking.

Chrysanthemums back in fashion as sales rise

Chrysanthemums back in fashion as sales rise

One chrysanthemum grower is 60% up as the 1970s favourite comes back into vogue.

Earley Ornamentals reveals 2021/22 gardening trends

Earley Ornamentals reveals 2021/22 gardening trends

UK young plant producer Earley Ornamentals has revealed its colour and plant trends highlights for 2021-22, aiming to ensure that on-trend plants for UK gardens will be available for consumers to buy in the coming seasons.

Loofahs tipped as quirky gardening sales trend on BBC

Loofahs tipped as quirky gardening sales trend on BBC

Loofahs are being sold by WD Smith & Son and Suttons Seeds and sold as young plants in garden centres such as Alton.

Polemonium 'Golden Feathers' tipped for top sales

Polemonium 'Golden Feathers' tipped for top sales

The variegated plant, developed in Australia, is one of Graham Spencer's top tips for 2021.


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Latest Plant Award Winners

Fleuroselect 2021 gold medal winners announced

Fleuroselect 2021 gold medal winners announced

Each one of the breeding breakthroughs obtained an outstanding score on innovation, beauty and garden performance, convincing Fleuroselect judges to award a gold medal.

Lomandra longifolia White Sands wins best novelty at Groen-Direkt

Lomandra longifolia White Sands wins best novelty at Groen-Direkt

The visitors to Groen-Direkt Spring Fair in Holland have proclaimed Lomandra longifolia White Sands bred by Hoogeveen Plants BV in Hazerswoude as the best novelty.

Adenium obesum Fairy Tree Concept wins IPM award

Adenium obesum Fairy Tree Concept wins IPM award

Adenium obesum Fairy Tree Concept from Spanish company Plantal Producciones has won the Show Your Colours Award at IPM Essen 2020.

Fleuroselect gold medal winners revealed

Fleuroselect gold medal winners revealed

Fleuroselect 2021 gold medal winners include a Celosia, Delphinium and Rudbeckia.

IPM Essen best new plants awarded

IPM Essen best new plants awarded

Agapanthus 'Poppin Purple', entered by Plantipp BV and grown by UK nursery Fairweather's has been awared the best perennial prize at IPM Essen.

Lubera wins novelty bedding prize at IPM Essen

Lubera wins novelty bedding prize at IPM Essen

Lubera has won the award for Best Novelty Bedding Plant at IPM Essen Trade Show.


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