The international horticultureal industry meets at IPM ESSEN to present its innovations and novelties to the specialist public. The world's leading trade fair for horticulture is the platform for numerous awards ceremonies.

Novelties Show

Novelties show

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IPM novelties showcase

In the "IPM Novelty Showcase", exhibitors can inspire with plant novelties. The Novelties Showcase is located in Hall 1A. Prior registration is obligatory. The registration forms will be published here shortly.

In the spirit of this award, new breedings and new, previously unknown wild and growing forms (Cites certificate) will be presented.

Only the plants exhibited in the novelty showcase will be awarded a prize. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Cut flowers
  • Green houseplants
  • Flowering houseplants
  • Groves
  • Spring flowering bedding and balcony plants, which have a considerable frost tolerance and are used long before the ice saints (e.g. primroses, violas, bellis, myosotis) or spring flowering shrubs
  • Summer-flowering bedding and balcony plants
  • Herbaceous perennials
  • Tub plants

Evaluation criteria

The IPM plant novelty award is presented once per category.

A jury consisting of experienced horticultural experts is appointed for the evaluation. IPM exhibitors cannot be members of the jury.
Criteria and basis for the evaluation are:

  • Improvement and originality compared to the traditional assortment
  • Marketability
  • The exhibitor information on the novelty
  • Quality of the exhibited products

For further information please visit the website of Zentralverabdn Gartenbau e.V.