Great news! The by Green Works introduced and grown varieties Ranunculus Butterfly™ Ariadne® and Agapanthus Summer Love™ Blue® have reached the final of the Dutch Tulip Award 2017. This is an annual award in the Dutch flower industry for the best market introduction of the year.

The finalists are selected from among hundreds of new cultivars and concepts introduced annually at the auction. A professional jury intensively discussed and evaluated the products. The submissions were judged by the following aspects:

  • commercial attractiveness
  • good quality
  • logistics
  • loading
  • longevity

The winners will be announced on November 7 (Tuesday), prior to the Trade Fair Aalsmeer (November 8 - 10). We will be exhibiting there too. You can have a look at - among others - Agapanthus Summer Love™ Blue®. We are looking forward to meeting you at our stand (A.26). Read more about our special varieties below:

Ranunculus Butterfly™ Ariadne® has been nominated in the cut flower category. It is a soft pink coloured flower that looks great. This variety is unique because of its single flowers and because the stems can carry seven to twelve flowers each. The flower petals have a tiny layer of wax that gives them a sparkling appearance and a long vase life too. This cut flower suits the current time perfectly thanks to its natural appearance of a field bouquet.

The benefits of Ranunculus Butterfly™ are:

  • Many flowers
  • Long blooming time
  • Many flower stems (spray)
  • Produces 12 to 15 flowers stems per bulb
  • 1 flower stem produces 7 – 12 flowers
  • From tissue culture
  • Long vase life

Agapanthus Summer Love™ Blue® is a patio and garden plant that is being grown by Nolina Kwekerijen. It competes in the outdoor category. This variety is known for its beautiful blue flowers that are on top of the long stems. Its long green leaves complete the plant.

Other benefits of Agapanthus Summer Love™ are:

  • Continue flowering through the summer
  • Unique compact Agapanthus plant
  • Very beautiful patio plant
  • Early flowering
  • Strong stems
  • Virus free
  • Guaranteed flowering