Introduction of 3 new Begonias

18 August 2015

 

We are herewith introducing 3 new Koppe Begonias to you.

Valentino Pink® 

Valentino Pink® has a truly remarkable flower: it really has a heart of gold.  Due to the bright colours, this variety livens up any living room.

It is characterized by a deep pink flower with a big bright yellow heart. Valentino Pink® is at its best during spring and summer. It’s not just a beautiful indoor plant. Valentino Pink® is also very well suited to be enjoyed outdoors.

 

Ilona Romance

Ilona Romance needs the same cultivation as the other Ilona types. It is one of the faster and bigger Ilona types.

Ilona Romance has a fresh vivid colour, good branching and vigorous growth.

 

Barkos XL:

Barkos XL is suitable for 14 cm pots or bigger. Of course there will be less plants per m2 than Barkos and needs a longer culture time. It is a more intense colour than Barkos. No pinching is needed and PGR is applied the same as Barkos.

Please enjoy the pictures of these beautiful Begonias.

 


Knud Jepsen A/S, Green Entrepreneur of the Year!

14 June 2015

Frands Jepsen, owner of the company Knud Jepsen A/S in Denmark, has been awarded the title of ‘Green Entrepreneur of the Year 2015’ during the first edition of the Green Inspiration Event ‘Pot and Bedding Plant Industry’. Last month, the jury of six members went in search of the best pot and/or bedding plant grower in the world.

The jury firmly believed that Jepsen should be the winner: Five of the six jury members chose him as the most inspiring entrepreneur in the international pot and bedding plant industry. The jury praised, for instance, Jepsen’s clear vision, mission and ambitions. “Professional marketing with a clear branding strategy under the Queen umbrella. A focus on the customer is the guiding principle and is well implemented in the business processes. Jepsen always keeps the end customer in mind and furthermore a close collaboration with retailers guarantees a higher turnover thanks to the Queen concept”, were some of the opinions of the jury.

Click here for the complete jury report.

 


New in 2015: Exacum ‘Kandy’

12 February 2015

Exacum ‘Kandy’ is a tropical beauty, producing profusion
of lovely flowers throughout the spring and summer months.
Striking features are the compact form, the abundance of blooming flowers and the stability of the unique flower color. It flowers at its best, when kept as a patio plant. Preferably in a spot that is either well protected or is only receiving sun in early morning or from late afternoon.

In United States and Canada only available from Greenex.

 


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