Coming this spring: Calliope® geraniums designed with gardeners in mind

  • Developed specifically to meet gardeners’ needs
  • Provides excellent garden performance, lasting from spring until first frost
  • More vibrant, non-fading flowers make Calliope® the easy way to colour your life

Enkhuizen, The Netherlands, March 12, 2018 – Bigger, brighter and bolder, Calliope® geraniums are debuting in retail garden centres across the U.K., Germany and France this spring. Syngenta Flowers is proud to introduce this unique, long-lasting geranium to the European market. Created with gardeners in mind, Calliope® geraniums are easy to care for, non-fading and come in a multitude of colours and sizes to best match gardeners’ needs.

“We are delighted to introduce Calliope® to gardeners in the European market because it has been bred to specifically deliver what they have asked for,” said Michael Kester, Global Head of Syngenta Flowers. “Whether a beginner or avid gardener, our research has found they desire an easy-to-care-for geranium with vibrant colours. Calliope® will exceed their needs with its long-lasting garden performance and low-maintenance upkeep.”

Geraniums Calliope Syngenta

Geraniums have been around for hundreds of years, but Calliope® is the first of its kind. With nutrients conveniently included in the pot, Calliope® will thrive from April until first frost. It offers superior garden performance and produces more non-fading flowers compared to traditional geraniums, leading to fuller flowers in vibrant, intense colours.

Additionally, Calliope® has astounding weather tolerance and requires minimal upkeep in the garden. It will be available in five sizes and 34 spectacular colours.

For more information including information about where Calliope® can be purchased, visit www.Calliope.Flowers. Join the conversation online by following CalliopeFlowers on Facebook and Instagram.

About Calliope Flowers

Calliope® is unlike any other geranium with more flowers in vibrant and intense colours, super easy to care for, and longer-lasting for you to enjoy from April until the first frost. Exclusively available through FloriPro Services to growers and retailers, Calliope® is available at a store near you from Spring 2018. To learn more, please visit or join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram @CalliopeFlowers or using #CalliopeMyLife.

Media Contacts:

Marleen van Balkom
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