CHENGDU, China: Benary’s inaugural Flower Trials event in China was held in Chengdu, Sichuan from April 25 to 27, 2019. Entitled ‘New Gardening Power’, the 40,000m2 show included around 550 new flower varieties including 100 new Begonias.
An absolute crowd-pleaser was the beautifully designed Benary Garden planted with 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.
Chinese government officials, representatives of the German consulate of Chengdu as well as the Jinpin and Benary management were invited to cut the ribbon on stage.
Over 1,100 growers, landscapers and young plant producers from the Greater Chengdu area attended the flower show and showed keen interest in Benary’s latest breeding breakthroughs and educational programme including presentations on new cultivation techniques and scientific research.
Benary’s versatile and hassle-free BIG Begonia was the star of the show. BIG begonias is becoming a prominent plant cityscapes and container plantings.
The exhibition was staged by Jinpin Flower Seedling Co. – Jinpin means “golden quality” in Chinese –, which is located in Pixan, part of Chengdu city, in the Sichuan province, co-organized by Benary and Ican Seed: both shareholders of Jinpin. Jinpin is focused on providing young plants to the rapidly growing Chinese bedding plant market.