Variety Central: Bright And Shiny Bulbs
We present new bulb varieties that will catch the attention of retailers and consumers.
November 30, 2009
|International Flower Bulb Centre|
|From the Triumph group, 'Spryng' is a tulip with a large flower that is rich clear red in color. It is a short plant with broad leaves and is suitable for mid and late forcing. 'Spryng' can be grown in a short cold period for pot plants (14 weeks).|
|Tulip 'Orange Princess' comes from the Double Late group and boasts a soft orange-flamed-with-purple flower and dark leaves. 'Orange Princess' is good for late forcing and as a pot plant.|
|The 'Blushing Bride' caladium is a strap-leaved variety with bright deep pink veins and translucent laminar areas. Useful in 4-inch pots, de-eyed 'Blushing Bride' looks great in a hanging basket and appeared sun tolerant in trials.|
|Zabo Plant USA|
|The vivid white 'Icedancer' is an easy growing variety with strong floral characteristics, especially in a hotter growing season.|
|An unique pink-white, 'Candy Club' has a strong stem and is useable from bulbsize 14-16 and on.
In hotter periods of the year, it can be shorter and sidefacing. Growing period of 'Candy Club' is relatively short, which makes this lily desirable to produce.
|Another lily of the Orientals group is the deep pink 'Lodi.' With good length, strong stems and always-upfacing buds, Oriental 'Lodi' is a good variety for warm periods of the year. The buds are large and well colored before opening.|
|The 'Teletubby' tulip is a new variety, which was baptized in Spring 2007 by Anne Wood, the creator of the famous children's television program, Teletubbies. 'Teletubby' has a very intense orange color and can be used for forcing throughout the season.|
|Jansen's Overseas B.V.|
|'Double Pam' is a short, firm double white-yellow flowering Daffodil. This flower lasts twice as long as a regular daffodil. Suitable for Easter cultivation, 'Double Pam' will reach a height of 12 inches.|
|'Red Sparks' is a variegated leaf double flowering tulip, which lasts up to 5 days longer as a regular tulip. Suitable for Easter to Mother's Day cultivation. Plant height reaches 12 inches.|
|'Sweet Pink' is a nice double-flowering pink tulip comes out of the same "breeding pond" as Red Sparks with no variegated leafs and has the same good habits.|
|'Matchpoint' is a firm and short multiflowering double-fringed tulip. Suitable for Easter to Mother's Day cultivation, 'Matchpoint' will reach 12 inches in height.|
|Fred C. Gloeckner & Co.|
|'Golden Joy' is a genetic dwarf Asiatic hybrid lily variety. Its large flowers are a deep yellow color with
a golden throat. The foliage is deep green and leaves are long, broad, and very dense.
|'Victory Joy' and 'Push Off' are also of the genetic dwarf Asiatic hybrid lily variety. 'Victory Joy' has vibrant orange flowers with a splash of golden orange in the center. The foliage is dark and the leaves are very broad and long.|
|'Tridex' is a genetic dwarf Asiatic hybrid lily variety. Deep ruby red flowers show up distinctively with the dark, green leaves that are long, dense.|
|'Acoustic' is a genetic dwarf Oriental hybrid lily variety. Huge deep pink flowers with a white heart are held upright on sturdy stems with exceptionally broad, long and dense foliage of deepest green.|
|'Push Off' showcases bright white flowers that are splashed with burgundy spots and brushmarks, making these flowers eye-catching. The leaves are medium green in color, broad and long.|