Penning Freesia winner of 3 awards at the Keukenhof

27-03-2015. At the annual freesia show at the Keukenhof, our company has won three out of four available awards. Eleven different freesia varieties and selections in as many as nine different colors were presented this year, resulting in the award for the best freesia presentation at the show, granted by the freesia judging committee. In addition, the awards for the best double flowering freesia (for the orange ‘ Clementine’  ) and the best single-flowering freesia (for the exclusive, wine red ‘ Bordeaux ‘) were granted to our company.

In addition to these award-winning varieties, nine other varieties and selections were shown.

High quality vases of  the three nominated varieties for the Jan Goemans Freesia Trophy (granted this year to our colleagues of VandenBos Freesia with the double-flowering ‘ Expression’ ) were presented:  the bright white ‘ Ilse ‘, the soft pink  ‘ Pink Devotion ‘, and the light red, large-flowering ‘ Acapulco ‘. Attention was also attracted by  the double white, strongly scented variety ‘ Oregon’

Four new selections,to be introduced within the next few years,were also included in the presentation. The double blue ‘ B 09-89 ′, with a bright color and very large flowers almost beated price winner ‘Clementine’  with a score of 9.64.A new color in the already extended  freesia assortment was shown: the peach-coloured, double flowering  L 06-26.