Garden Plants Winter

Viola F1 (large-flowered) and Cornuta (hints of wild violets) There are approximately four hundred different sorts of Violets that occur in a temperate climate. Most sorts of violets are found on moist and somewhat shadowed areas. After blooming the full-blown flower turns downwards, after ripening the capsule opens up again. The dried seed capsule is…

Garden Plants Spring

These plants are available from April, but are sensitive to frost. So protect the plants from frost.   9 cm pots   Sorts from seed: Petunia, Tagetes, Impatiens, Lobelia and Begonia.     Petunia is the botanical name of a genus of plants of the family Solanaceae. The first Petunia came to Europe in 1823….

Garden Plants Summer

Campanula Portenschlagiana   The Campanula Portenschlagiana is a remaining, evergreen plant of the family Campanulaceae. The plant is native to Croatia, where they occur in the mountains of Dalmatia. In the Netherlands they do not occur in nature. The plant grows about 10 cm tall. Blooming time is from June till September. We produce this…

Garden Plants Fall Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemum (synonym: Dendranthema) is a genus of the family Asteraceae (Asteraceae of Compositae). The name originates from the Greek: ‘chrys-‘ meaning gold and ‘-anthemon’ meaning flower. The chrysanthemum is being used more regularly for general decorative applications because of the good shelf life and diversity of colors and types of plants that are available. In China…

Strawberry Plant

Fragaria – Strawberry plant  The botanical name Fragaria is derived from the Latin word ‘fraga’ which means strawberry. In symbolism the strawberry stands for momentary pleasure. In many old paintings the strawberry, therefore, is displayed to symbolize momentary pleasure. In the Netherlands both the culture- and woodland strawberry occur. We produce 3 sorts of strawberry plants in…

Pot Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum Indicum – Pot chrysanthemum   The pot chrysanthemum is available in several pot sizes from July till November: 23 cm pot (most common size), 9 cm, 12 cm and 13 cm pot. These plants are grown in the greenhouse. Most plants are produced in 1 color per pot, but we also produce mix-pots in…

Aster

Aster Novi-Belgii   The New-Dutch Aster (Aster Novi-Belgii) is a perennial of the family Asteraceae. The plant originates from North America. The plant blooms in fall, but is not suitable to be used as a cut flower. We produce the Aster in 2 pot sizes: 17 cm and 19 cm pot.   Nursing Tips Temperature:…

Poinsettia

Poinsettia     The Poinsettia (Euphorbia Pulcherrima) is part of the family Euphorbiaceae and is primarily purchased for Christmas. The generic designation ‘pulcherrima’ means ‘beautiful.’   We grow plants with bright red, pink or white bracts, which are situated around the flower buds in a star shape. The actual flowers are small and have a yellow color. The…