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Quercus

Quercus, also known as Oakleaf, is a beautiful bouquet filler. With the addition of a few branches, the bouquets get a remarkable Autumn look. Everyone recognizes an Oak tree, with…

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Brown

Combine a lot of colors together, in the end it always ends brown. It’s a real nature color and has a beautiful color palette. Since prehistoric times brown has been…

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Dahlia

The beautiful Dahlia flower is native from Mexico and is their national flower since 1963. It belongs to the Asteraceae family and is related to the Chrysanthemum, Zinnia, and Helianthus. Long…

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Amaryllis

Amaryllis, also known as Hippeastrum, originally comes from Central America and the Caribbean. The name Amaryllis comes from the Greek word ‘amarussein’, what means sparkling. This beautiful flower is part of the Daffodil family, and like the whole family, it grows from a flower bulb.

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Orange

The name orange is originative from the Persian Narang (the Spanish Naranja), what means orange (like the fruit). In English, French, and Spanish we use the same name for the…

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Calla Lily

Rarely a flower is known by so many different names. Besides Calla Lily, we also know the flower under the names Calla, Zantedeschia, Arum Aethiopicum, and Arum Lily. The latter name refers to the origin of the flower and the shape (calyx) of the flower. The name Zantedeschia comes from the Italian botanist G. Zantedeschi (1773 – 1846). It’s discoverer, Kurt Sprengel (1766–1833), called it like this as a tribute. Calla refers to the Greek word for beautiful, and also Aethiopicum has a Greek origin and means ‘sunbathed.’

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Pincushion

Once this flower only grew in South Africa on the rocky coast of Cape Point (Cape of Good Hope). Nowadays, fortunately, many more people can enjoy this beautiful bloom. The flower belongs to the Leucospermum family, a family with more than 50 species.

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Ilex

Ilex is a species of 400 flowering plants out of the holy family (Aquifoliaceae). The plant is originally from the eastern part of North America and the southeast in Canada. Native Americans used the berries for medical purpose. That’s the reason the plant got the nickname fever bush. One of the other names of this plant is winterberry. The plant loses all his leaves in the winter, the only thing what remains are the typical berries. But be careful! Those berries are mildly toxic to humans.

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