Press Releases

  • 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.
  • 07/20/2014

    The Flower BIG® blooms at Hampton Court Palace in England

    The Next BIG® Thing!

    The BIG® Easy - The Easiest Plant You’ll Ever Grow — It flowers on top of the foliage, showing more of that amazing color at retail and in the garden. Are you unsure of what plants to buy? You want “color” in front of your house, but who has the time? With so many choices how do you know what will work?

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