Flower Expo

PLANT NOVELTIES COMPETITION

 
Join us in the Plant Novelties Competition, organized as part of the International GREEN IS LIFE Exhibition!

The competition aims to extensively promote new and interesting varieties of trees, shrubs, climbers and perennials. Participation in the competition brings a number of benefits associated with the promotion of novelty plant varieties, as well as recognition of the exhibitors and their businesses. Portraits of plants, along with information about the entity that submits a plant in the competition, are posted on Polish Nurserymen Association website and www.e-katalogroslin.pl, visited by more than 600 thousand users per month. New products are promoted in various gardening magazines, also in the form of inserts, as well as via social media. Awards and prizes are conveyed during a ceremonial opening of the exhibition in the presence of numerous Polish and international journalists. The excellent location of the stand that features the novelty plant varieties, ensures that most visitors to the exhibition begin their visit to the fair right from this stand.

In accordance with the competition rules, new varieties mean taxa that are just being brought to production and/or they are being produced in Poland fairly recently, or after a long interruption. Plant varieties submitted in prior Plant Novelties Competitions cannot be the subject of the Competition.
Specific requirements and other details, as well as eligibility terms are set forth in the Rules.

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AWARDED PLANTS 2004-2017 >>


PLANT NOVELTIES 2018

GOLD MEDAL
Weigela florida LIME MONSTER ‘BRS1’PBR

 

weigela florida lime monster brs1 fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A Polish variety of Weigela which is characterized by extremely big leaves with an interesting, light green (lime) color. The shrub grows up to 1.5 m in height. Young shoots are pretty thin, upright, covered with reddish skin. The leaves are very big, can measure up to 25 cm in length, they are slightly corrugated and misshapen. They resemble exuberant leaves of basil which makes the plant look stunning and exotic. In the late summer red blushes appear in the leaves. The flowers are not numerous, pink, without a big significance. The soil is to be moderately moist, averagely rich with neutral pH. Hardiness zone: 6a. Th variety is recommended for home gardens, parks and urban  greenery areas. It can be planted in groups or along with other shrubs or perennials The shoots with big leaves can be used for floristic compositions
Breeder: Bronisław Jan Szmit, Poland
Applicant: Szkółka SZMIT, ul. Kwiatowa 18, 06-400 Pęchcin k. Ciechanowa, Poland

SILVER MEDAL
Cercis canadensis THE RASING SUN JN2’

cercis canadensis the rising sun jn2 fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A small tree with yellow-orange leaves and with a spreading habit which reaches 3-4 m in height. The blades of leaves are big, heart-shaped, set on long petioles, the youngest ones are intensively orange, they become light green as they are older. In summer in one tree we can see the leaves in all phases of development, thanks to which the plant remains multi-color attractively almost for the whole season. The pink flowers develop together with leaves at the turn of April and May, they are gathered in clusters in bunches. The flowers grow directly on trunks and branches and young twigs. The plant requires warm and protected, sunny locations, soil with neutral up to alkaline pH, on average rich and moderately moist. The variety is resistant to drought, heat and more resistant to frost than a parent specie. Hardiness zone: 5. The tree is recommended for small gardens in the cities or patios or to be planted between the buildings.
Breeder: Ray and Cindy Jackson, USA
Applicant: Szkółkarstwo Ozdobne OLSZEWSCY, ul. Strażacka 20, 42-262 Poczesna, Poland.

SILVER MEDAL
Betula pendula FASTIGIATA JOES 'Jolep1'

betula pendula fastigiata joes  jolep1 fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A tree with narrow columnar habit, growing up to 10 m in height. All shoots and branches are upright, they grow from trunks at acute angle. In case of older plants, the trunk, covered with white bark is decorative.  The leaves are typical for the species, diamond-shaped, pointed at the ends, green, glossy outside, in the fall they turn yellow.  In the early spring the male golden inflorescences are ornamental. The tree does not require much as regards soil and is resistant to diseases, it is recommended to be grown in sunny locations. Hardiness zone: 2. It is perfect for planting along the streets and alleys in housing estates, use in parks and around office buildings as well as in small private gardens.
Breeder: John de Lepper, The Netherlands
Applicant: BREEDERPLANTS V.O.F., Botterwerf 14, 2804 MK Gouda, The Netherlands

BRONZE MEDAL
Echinacea 'Delicious Nougat’PBR

echinacea delicious nougat fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a perennial with upright and stiff, well-branched stems, which creates compact clumps growing up to 50 cm in height. The leaves are heart-shaped, dark green, rough to the touch, they create densely arranged rosette, from which at the turn of spring and summer the inflorescence shoots grow. At their tops the inflorescences in the form of heads with convex bottom, filled with short white ray flowers. At the edges of the inflorescences the long white ligular flowers develop. The perennial blooms from June to August luring butterflies. It requires sunny locations, moderately moist, clayish soil, rich in humus. Hardiness zone: 4. The variety is recommended to be planted as a bedding plant in home gardens and garden plots. It is perfect for colorful compositions in shades of white.
Breeder: Marco van Noort, The Netherlands
Applicant: VITROFLORA Grupa Producentów Sp. z o.o., Trzęsacz 25, 86-022 Dobrcz, Poland

BRONZE MEDAL
Ajuga tenorii  PRINCESS NADIA 'Piotrek01'PBR

ajuga tenorii princess nadia piotrek01 fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

Law, thick perennial, creating rosettes of colorful, half evergreen leaves, while blooming it reaches 10-20 cm in height.  It grows with runners. The leaves are obovate, rounded on tips, grey and green, surrounded with irregular, white cream border on the edges, in case of young leaves with a pink one. Basal leaves are smaller, thinner and longer, stem leaves are wider. The stems of inflorescences grow in May, flowers are numerous, small, blue and purple, set in tiers and interwoven with small leaves. The plant is easy to grow. It requires moist, fertile and well-drained soil, slightly acidic and semi-shady location Hardiness zone: 6b. It can be used as a perennial in small gardens and also as a seasonal plant to create compositions in bowls and balcony containers.
Breeder: Piotr Szczęsny, The Netherlands
Applicant: PLANTLINE B.V., Reijerskoop 160, 2771 BT Boskoop, The Netherlands

DISTINCTION
Monarda BEE PRETTY

monarda bee pretty fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A perennial with unique, elongated, violet and purple flowers gathered in head inflorescences at the tops of the upright shoots. The stems are four-angular, leaves are oval-shaped, pointed at the ends, dark green, placed facing each other. It blooms abundantly from June to August, luring numerous butterflies and bees. It grows fast, by creating dense clumps up to 80 cm in height. The whole plant is pleasantly aromatic. It requires sunny locations, moist to moderately moist, clayish soil, rich in humus, with 5.8-6.5 pH. The variety is resistant to frost. Hardiness zone: 4. It is distinguished by the increased resistance to mildew. The plant is recommended to be grown in traditional perennial flowerbeds, in rustic, modern gardens as well as for plantings friendly to insects.
Breeder: AB Cultivars, The Netherlands
Applicant: VITROFLORA Grupa Producentów Sp. z o.o., Trzęsacz 25, 86-022 Dobrcz, Poland






DISTINCTION
Rosa
ANIA (MISS TANGO) ‘Wekaltlive’PBR

rosa miss tango ania wekaltlive fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

Floribunda rose with upright dense habit growing up to 80 cm in height. It creates stiff shoots covered with thorns, dark green, glossy leaves and intensely fragrant flowers. The flowers are pretty big, semi-double, gathered in clusters on tops of the stems. The shrubs bloom in June and repeat blooming until October. The locations should be sunny with good circulation of air. Soil rich, with humus, clayish and well-drained. Hardiness zone: 6a. The variety is recommended for home gardens, parks, urban and housing estate greenery areas.
Breeder: Weeks Roses, USA
Applicant: Szkółka Krzewów Ozdobnych Bogdan HAJDROWSKI, Mników 290, 32-084 Morawica, Poland

hydrangea runway bride snow white ushyd0405 fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

PRESS AWARD
Hydrangea
 RUNAWAY BRIDE SNOW WHITE ‘USHYD0405’PBR

A hybrid variety obtained thanks to cross-breeding of hydrangea with one of the Asian species, it is distinguished by atypical for the existing hydrangeas manner of inflorescences creation, which flower not only at the end of the stems, but also from all lateral buds along all shoots, both one-year and from the previous season. The inflorescences are flat, created from numerous, white sterile flowers surrounding inconspicuous fertile flowers. The flowers turn slightly pink as they get older. It starts blooming in June, blooms up to the fall. The shrub with wide-stretching habit, grows up to 50-100 cm in height. It requires sunny to semi-shady locations, well-drained, constantly moderately moist humus soil. Hardiness zone: 7. It is recommended to be planted in home gardens and in containers placed in terraces. The abundant flowering together with wide-stretching, overhanging habit make the plant look well while being planted in high containers.
Breeder: Ushio Sakazaki, Japan
Applicant: PLANTPOL Sp. z o.o. Produkcja i Hodowla Roślin Ozdobnych, Jezioro 33-35, 32-600 Zaborze, Poland





Actinidia arguta ‘Chang Bai Giant’

actinidia arguta chang bai giant fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A variety which produces exceptionally big, green fruit (so called mini kiwi) which can be eaten with its skin. This is a strongly growing creeper climbing with pliable shoots around supports, growing up to 8 meter high. Annual shoots are 2-3 meter long. Leaves are oval, dark green, and in the fall they change color into yellow.  The plant blooms in May, it produces exclusively female flowers, therefore pollination and fruit set requires a near growing male plant of the same specie e.g. male ‘Weiki’. Fruits are big, flatten, they are 4-5 cm long and weigh up to 20 g, they ripen in October, they are very tasty. Fruiting starts 3-4 years after planting.  It requires warm positions, protected from wind, sunny, fertile, moist and well-drained soil. Hardiness zone: 6. The plant is sensitive to spring frost. It can be planted on arbors, pergolas, wire fences and be trained on the wires stretched between poles
Breeder: Chang Bai Mountain Research Institute, China
Applicant: CLEMATIS Źródło Dobrych Pnączy Sp. z o.o. Sp. k., ul. Duchnicka 27, 05-800 Pruszków, Poland

Betula pendula MAGICAL GLOBE ‘Globe’PBR

betula pendula magical globe globe fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a dwarf tree with a round crown, usually offered for sale as a half standard tree (in a form of a graft on a low rootstock). A variety found as a shrub shoot mutation. It grows slowly, after 10 years it creates a crown with a 1 meter diameter. The shoots are short, strongly branched, leaves are small, older ones are dark green, young shoots are lush green. The tree is not very demanding as regards soil, it can be an interesting alternative to other spherical varieties of the species with more requirements in the sunny and semi-shady locations. Hardiness zone: 2. The variety recommended to be planted in small home and housing estate gardens, allotments and containers used to decorate balconies and terraces.
Breeder: James Colin James, Australia
Applicant: Szkółka KOSTKA Karol Kostka, ul. Topolowa 12, 44-177 Chudów, Poland

Buxus microphylla 'Rococo'

buxus microphylla rococo fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a dwarf, evergreen shrub with flattish round habit. After 10 years it reaches 50 cm in height. As it gets older it becomes wider. At the beginning its small, elongated leaves are intensively light green and glossy, later they become darker, matt, they grow at acute angle on stiff, upright shoots. The shrub has small requirements, grows best in well-drained soil, with neutral or alkaline pH. It tolerates drought and polluted air. It grows well both in full sun and semi-shady and shady locations. It is worth covering the shrubs which grow in sunny locations with sun shading net in winter. Hardiness zone: 6a. An attractive shrub recommended to be grown in a natural or trimmed form in historical gardens, particularly suited for low borders or covering small areas. It can be planted in pots
Breeder: the variety is introduced to production in Poland after a long break
Applicant: M.M. KRYT Młody Materiał Szkółkarski, ul. Działkowa 14, 05-505 Wola Prażmowska, Poland

Cercis canadensis ‘Alley Cat’

cercis canadensis alley cat fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A small tree with ornamental, mottled leaves and with a spreading habit which reaches 3-4 m in height. The blades of leaves are big, heart-shaped, set on long petioles, distinctive because of white streaks which create decorative, marbled patterns. The intensive variegation of leaves is stable and the leaves are not sunburnt. The pink flowers develop together with leaves at the turn of April and May, they are gathered in clusters in bunches. The flowers grow directly on trunks and branches and young twigs. The plant requires warm and protected locations, from sunny to semi-shady ones, soil with neutral up to alkaline pH, on average rich and moderately moist. Hardiness zone: 5. The tree is recommended for small gardens in the cities or patios or to be planted between the buildings.
Breeder: Allen Bush, USA
Applicant: Szkółkarstwo Ozdobne OLSZEWSCY, ul. Strażacka 20, 42-262 Poczesna, Poland.

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Drooping Solo'
chamaecyparis lawsoniana drooping solo fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is an evergreen small coniferous tree with a drooping habit. It grows slowly, after 10 years it reaches 3.5 m in height and 2 m in width. It is distinguished by the overhanging, thin shoots, which create an interesting, open-work crown with a regular conical shape. The long, dark green or blue-grey shoots are  filiform, covered with small scales. The tree grows well in fertile, moderately moist and well-drained soil in sunny or slightly shady locations. Hardiness zone: 5b. This is the attractive variety used as a sole plant in parks and private gardens.
Breeder: Wiel Linssen, The Netherlands
Applicant: Szkółka NOWACZYK, Wyganów 1, 63-740 Kobylin, Poland.





Hemerocallis EVERYDAYLILY RED RIBS

hemerocallis everydaylily red ribs fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a clumpy perennial plant with attractive, arching even leaves and big, red and orange flowers. The flowers are funnel-shaped with orange throat, made up of 6 red sepals with a visible, light line running along each of them. The external sepals are narrow, the internal parts are wide. The flowers are set on long bare stems growing above the leaves, they develop in June and July. The plant is easy to grow, it grows well in sunny and semi-shady locations in each garden soil, but not very infertile and dry. Hardiness zone: 4. The variety recommended to be planted in home gardens, urban and housing estate greenery zones as well as in containers.
Breeder: Heemskerk Vasteplanten BV, The Netherlands
Applicant: Gospodarstwo Specjalistyczne PANEK, ul. M. Dąbrowskiej 12, 05-800 Pruszków, Poland

hydrangea arborescens ruby annabelle  ncha3 foto materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

Hydrangea arborescens RUBY ANNABELLE 'NCHA3'PBR

The shrub with very stunning and long-lasting flowers in dark pink color which is seldom found in this specie. The flowers are gathered in flattish round inflorescences set on tops of the one year, strong stems. The shrubs bloom from the end of June to August. Their additional ornamental virtue are dark green, oval shaped leaves. The fast growing variety which reaches 1.2 m in height. In spring it requires to be cut. It best grows in constantly moderately moist soil, well-drained and rich in humus. The plant is tolerant of the sun. Hardiness zone: 5b. It can be used both in private gardens and parks as well as in urban greenery areas.
Breeder: Thomas Green Ranney, USA
Applicant: Szkółka Krzewów Ozdobnych Bogdan HAJDROWSKI, Mników 290, 32-084 Morawica, Poland

Parthenocissus quinquefolia KIRIGAMI

parthenocissus quinquefilia kirigami fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is the first variety of Parthenocissus with strongly reduced, ornamental leaves. The climber attaches to supports up to 10 m in height  by means of tendrils tipped with adhesive pads. The leaves are complex, five-pinnule, single pinnules are deeply incised, dark green, in the fall they turn to bright red color. The flowers are small and inconspicuous, they develop in May. The plant is not very demanding, very tolerant of soil and location. Hardiness zone: 5a. This is a perfect climber to cover walls of the buildings, pergolas and fences, trellises, it can also picturesquely hang from big containers and walls.
Breeder: Minier Innovation Developpement, France
Applicant: PEPINIERES MINIER – Minier Solutions PRO, Route des fontaines de l’Aunay, 49 250 Beaufort en Vallée, France

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln Gold'PBRpennisetum alopecuroides hammeln gold fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a perennial grass that forms wide-stretching clumps of narrow, arching leaves with original, lemon color. This is the first variety of Pennisetum with yellow leaves. It grows up to 50 cm in height. In July it creates inflorescence shoots ended with cylindrical, spike inflorescences resembling bottle brushes. The inflorescences and leaves stunningly wave in the wind. The plants look beautifully in late summer and fall when in the misty mornings dew drops settle on the awns. It requires sunny locations or only slightly shady. Soil moderately rich, moist, with slightly acidic or neutral pH. Hardiness zone: 6. A variety recommended to be planted single or in groups as a colorful element in perennial flowerbeds, to be planted in the form of borders or in containers placed in balconies and terraces.
Breeder: Michael Merz, Germany
Applicant: Gospodarstwo Specjalistyczne PANEK, ul. M. Dąbrowskiej 12, 05-800 Pruszków, Poland

Phlox paniculata 'Narwiański Wir'
phlox paniculata narwiański wir fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a Polish variety of phlox with two-color leaves and big, pink flowers. It is a high perennial with stiff, not branched shoots growing from short rhizomes, growing up to 100 cm in height. It creates ornamental, dark green leaves with yellow and green inside. In July and August the nice smelling, big, pink flowers with a dark centre, gathered in paniculate inflorescences bloom at the tops of shoots. A variety with small requirements, tolerates most of moderately moist garden soil, sunny to slightly shady  locations. Hardiness zone: 5b. It best looks in groups, planted in perennial beds or together with annual plants. The variety is recommended for rustic gardens.
Breeder: Przemysław Godlewski, Poland
Applicant: OGRODY O ZIELONYCH PROGACH Przemysław Godlewski, ul. Zegrzyńska 80, 05-140 Skubianka, Poland

Pinus nigra SUMMER BREEZE ‘Aron’PBR

pinus nigra summer breeze aron fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a slow-growing, dwarf variety of black pine, creating a dense, oval-shaped crown with bristly texture. After 10 years the tree reaches 1 m in height. The needles are long, dark green, gathered in two on short shoots. This is a new variety, in which cones have not been observed so far. The plant requires highly sunny locations, it is very tolerant of soil but it does not like wet and not drained soil. Hardiness zone: 5b. The variety is perfect to be planted in pots placed in sunny balconies and terraces, in small home gardens, together with heathers and in rock gardens.
Breeder: Gabor Nemeth, Hungary
Applicant: BREEDERPLANTS V.O.F., Botterwerf 14, 2804 MK – Gouda, The Netherlands

Rhododendron ‘Lidia’PBRrhododendron lidia fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A Polish variety of Japanese azalea, which creates low, dwarf, but vigorously growing shrubs which can be a cover plant.  It creates numerous flat arrangements of  shoots, covered with small evergreen dark green leaves. The shrub grows up to 20 cm in height. It blooms in May by creating funnel-shaped, orange and red flowers gathered on tops of shoots in clusters in loose inflorescences. It blooms very abundantly. It requires acid, humus, well-drained, constantly moderately moist soil. Sunny to semi-shady locations. Hardiness zone: 6b. The variety meant for growing together with heathers, in rock and oriental gardens. Blends in with other low coniferous plants very nicely.
Breeder: Jerzy Smolin, Poland
Applicant: Gospodarstwo Rolniczo-Ogrodnicze Szkółka Drzew i Krzewów Ozdobnych Jerzy SMOLIN, Ligota Dolna, ul. Wołczyńska 54, 46-200 Kluczbork, Poland

Rosa NEWSFLASH ‘KENdutch’PBR
rosa newsflash kendutch fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a climbing rose with very clear, orange color of flowers. It grows strongly, creates long shoots covered with thorns and big, dark green and glossy leaves. It grows up to 1.5-2 m in height. The flowers are big, semi-double, made up of numerous petals with the original coppery and orange color. They are gathered in clusters on tops of the stems. The shrubs bloom in the early summer and repeat blooming for the whole season. Non-fruiting. It requires sunny and warm locations, protected from wind, rich, clayish, well-drained and moderately moist soil with humus. The variety is resistant to fungal diseases. Hardiness zone: 6b. The rose is recommended to be planted in home gardens, growing on pergolas, fences, trellises and other supports.
Breeder: David Kenny, Ireland
Applicant: RosaPLANT Kamila Rakowska-Szlązkiewicz, Ul. Nowołęczna 3, 05-100 Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Poland

Rosa rugosa ANGELIA PURPLE ‘Minrugo4’PBR
rosa rugosta angelia purple minrugo4 mid n4 1 fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

A shrub with dense, wide habit, creating straight, slightly branched prickle shoots, it reaches 1.5-2 in height. It expands with root suckers. The leaves are dark green, wrinkled, in the fall they turn into orange. The semi-double, purplish red and slightly fragrant flowers develop from June to August. The red, flattish round fruits ripen in August, the shrub is very decorative thanks to them until winter. The rose is very resistant to drought and frost, tolerant of the soil. It requires sunny or slightly shady locations. Hardiness zone: 3. The variety is decorative for the whole season to be planted in cities along the streets, for strengthening embankments as well as to be planted in home gardens.
Breeder: Minier Innovation Developpement, France
Applicant: PEPINIERES MINIER – Minier Solutions PRO, Route des fontaines de l’Aunay, 49 250 Beaufort en Vallée, France

Salvia nemorosa 'Rose Marvel’PBR
salvia nemorosa rose marvel fot materialy konkursu roslin nowosci zszp

This is a low bushy perennial with upright habit and intensely pink flowers and involucres. While blooming it grows up to 30 cm in height. It creates small, elliptical leaves with corrugated edges. The blades of leaves are green and wrinkled. The flowers are pretty big, dorsiventral, pink, gathered in straight ear inflorescences. The plant blooms in June and July luring bees and butterflies. When overblown inflorescences are removed the plant is stimulated to form new flower buds, which extends its blooming period. The perennial is tolerant of ground, it grows well in moderately moist to dry soil, in the sunny locations. The variety is resistant to frost, Hardiness zone: 5. It is recommended to be planted in groups in the perennial beds, in rock gardens and in containers.
Breeder: Darwin Perennials, USA.
Applicant: Gospodarstwo Specjalistyczne PANEK, ul. M. Dąbrowskiej 12, 05-800 Pruszków, Poland

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