The Show Your Colours Award 2016 will be presented during IPM ESSEN 2016. All the IPM ESSEN exhibitors were invited to submit a plant and its background story. Thirteen plants and/or concepts will be competing for the award:
Buxus sempervirens BUXUS JEANS OF GARDEN, Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Blue Moon', Fascicularia bicolor GARDEN BROMELIA, Gaultheria procumbens GAULTIER PEARL (‘SPECGP11’), Hebe GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY ('Lowag'), Hibiscus syriacus in varieties, Hydrangea macrophylla hybride, Hydrangea macrophylla MAGICAL in varieties, Loropetalum chinense EVER RED (‘Chang Nian Hong’), Paeonia RICH AND SPARKLING (Itoh Group) in varieties, Ribes/Rubus/Vaccinium in 100% organic cardboard pot, Skimmia japonica DWARF Series and Viburnum plicatum KILIMANDJARO SUNRISE (‘JWW5’).
People can vote for the 13 nominees online. At the fair, visitors can also vote at the BIZZ Holland stand and at the East entrance to the fair. In addition plants and their stories will be judged by an expert jury. The award ceremony will take place at 3.30 pm on the afternoon of Thursday 28 January, on the BIZZ Holland stand (hall 12, stand 12A13).