Press Releases

  • 05/03/2019

    Benary Flower Trials in China, the Officials standing in front of huge letters that are forming in the word Benary

    Benary Flower Trials in China

    One of the top highlights of the trials was the beautifully designed Benary Garden displaying major seed and cutting raised varieties such as Begonias, Lupins, Grasses, Petunias, Verbena, Helianthus, Dianthus, Lavandula as well as Osteospermum, Pelargonium, Thunbergia, Dahlia and many more.
  • 01/03/2019

    Inauguration of the New Chile Facility and Celebration of 175 Years of Benary

    New Production Site in Chile

    At the beginning of November 2018, Benary opened its new production site in Chile in the presence of the main shareholder Klaudia Benary-Redlefsen. Benary has been producing flower seeds in Chile for decades.
  • 05/24/2018

    Bert® - Helianthus annuus

    New Varieties at Flower Trials® 2018

    As you stroll along Benary’s “New Variety Alley” you can explore 5 new series, new color additions and product relaunches which are available to the market again since April 2018.
  • 04/12/2018

    Die 6. Generation bei Benary. Klaudia und Matthias mit ihren vier Kindern Hans, Marianne, Käthe und Friedrich

    175 Years of Excellence in Breeding

    Could you imagine riding your bike through Europe collecting seeds? This is how it all began new with Benary after World War II. After the family had lost all of their company and personal belongings Friedrich Benary decided to start from scratch in the western zone of divided Germany in 1946.
  • 01/13/2017

    Dr. Matthias Redlefsen with the chinese partners of Ican Seed and Jintian Seedling

    Benary Announces Joint Venture in China

    Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH is pleased to announce that they are partnering with Jintian Seedling Company and ICAN Seed to create a new company focused on providing young plants to the rapidly growing Chinese bedding plant market.
  • 07/11/2016

    Funky® Pink - impressive in hanging baskets

    Funky® - The perfect plant for generation "Y"

    Funky® Pink – Benary’s new compact semi-trailing interspecific begonia - will be introduced by Benary in 2016 to the professional horticulture industry. The breeding idea behind this new begonia was to create a novelty begonia type from seed that forms nice baskets but also is easy to ship and can be transported without damage to the plants.
  • 06/06/2016

    Foto der Funky® Pink im Topf auf einer Terrasse

    5 new begonia varieties from Benary

    Begonias continue to trend upward — Renowned worldwide as a leader in begonias, Benary remains its main focus on begonias this year. We are introducing new, novel varieties as well as expanding on current series. Gardeners love begonias for a variety of reasons.

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