More than 7,000 visitors from 60 countries attended Proflora, Colombia’s biennial flower show, in October. One of the many highlights was the Outstanding Varieties Competition.

Flower breeders and growers submitted 431 varieties. A panel of seven judges, selected for their knowledge of floriculture, chose the winners.


Alstroemeria ‘Könst Record’ Photo: Könst Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria ‘Könst Record’
Photo: Könst Alstroemeria

The Grand Champion was Alstroemeria ‘Könst Record’, submitted by Flores La Serena.

First-place winners in the breeder category were:

‘Könst Record’, Flores La Serena

Standard Carnation
‘Dante’, SB Talee de Colombia

Spray Carnation
‘B707’, Breier & Son Ltd.

Spray Chrysanthemum
‘Rihanna’, Dümmen Orange

Gypsophila ‘Cosmic’, Danziger – “Dan” Flower Farm

Standard Rose
‘COB-0710-004’, De Ruiter Colombia Roses Ltda.

The first-place winners in the grower category were:

‘Himalaya’, Flexport de Colombia-Flores Funza

Standard Carnation
‘Nathalia’, Flexport de Colombia-Flores Funza

Spray Carnation
‘Ludona’, La Gaitana Farms

Disbud Chrysanthemum
‘Cavallini’, Flores El Capiro

Spray Chrysanthemum
‘Amethyst’, Flores El Capiro

Hydrangea ‘Madame Emilie’, FlorAndina

Garden Rose
‘Mayra’, Alexandra Farms

Standard Rose
‘Mother of Pearl’, Matina Flowers

Spray Rose
‘Kelly’, Flores Tiba

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