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Fascinating Product Stories
We learn you all about the origin of products and their symbolism, which is often accompanied by beautiful stories. Stories you can tell your customers when they ask you for advice on how to fill a specific order, like a bridal bouquet, holiday centerpiece, or funeral tribute!
Did you know that the name “Amaryllis” comes from the Greek word amarussein, what means sparkling? What a beautiful name for a flower! Because it truly adds that extra little bit of sparkle to every floral Christmas design! And did you know there are more than 2000 Hyacinth varieties, which are almost all are grown in the Netherlands? Our little country proved to be extremely suitable for the cultivation of these gorgeous flowers, because of the dune ground!
Floral Design Suggestions
Next, to the theoretical enrichment, we also offer you practical input: which products match magnificently with each other? Gloriosa combines perfectly with Gerbera and Craspedia. Think of the gorgeous Ranunculus flowers, in combination with other romantic flowers like Tulip and Muscari. Lovely! Visit our floral design inspiration section for more design suggestions.
Now you have ordered all those stunning flowers, you must be sure that you treat them the right way, so rot and other trouble can be prevented. But how much water do you need to put into the bucket? This can differ per product!
Visit the product pages to see what applies to every product.
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Physalis Alkekengi, the famous orange lampion plant, belongs to the nightshade family (Solanaceae). This family is famous for its vegetables, such as potato, pepper, and tomato. The plant originally comes…Show me the full post »
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…Show me the full post »
This product is not getting the attention it deserves. Brassica, Kale or cabbage: it is all the same flower and part of the Brassicaceae family. The march of the Brassica…Show me the full post »
All the twenty species of Astilbe belong to Saxifragaceae family. This delicate looking flower is actually very strong and has few diseases. By origin it grew in mountain ravine and…Show me the full post »
Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae. There are about 250 species. The genus has a cosmopolitan distribution, with the center of diversity in South America. Common names include Eryngo and Amethyst Sea Holly. Many species of…Show me the full post »
From June to February we are all enjoying the charm of Classic Hydrangea. A beautiful palette of greyish pinks, purples, greens, reds, and blues are coloring our floral designs and…Show me the full post »
The spectacular bulb flower Eremurus is part of the Liliaceae family, relative to the lily. Native to western and central Asia and in particularly in the high altitude of Iran,…Show me the full post »
We brought a visit to our regular Delphinium supplier André Westendorp who is located in Klijndijk in The Netherlands. Take a look at the video that we made and be surprised!…Show me the full post »
Protea Blushing Bride is one of the most sought-after wedding flowers. Serruria Florida is commonly known as Blushing Bride and a flowering plant in the Protea family. They are native…Show me the full post »
Phlox is a delicious smelling little flower, which belongs to the Polemoniaceae family. There are around 67 species, but there are only a few we use in the flower industry.…Show me the full post »
The family Gypsophila contains eighty species and is family of the Dianthus. The plant initially grew in dry-dripping places along rivers and water puddles. In the wild, this plant still…Show me the full post »
We brought a visit to our regular Campanula Medium supplier Johan Kouwenhoven who is located in the beautiful Kwintsheul in The Netherlands. Johan grows a selection of high-quality Campanula Medium…Show me the full post »
Campanula is a member of the Campanulaceae family, which includes more than 50 species. It originates from mountain areas around the Mediterranean Sea and the Kaukasus mountains on the northern…Show me the full post »
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…Show me the full post »
Alchemilla, also known as Alchemilla Mollis or Lady’s Mantle, is a plant with a rich medical history and was used in different cultures. For example, the Germans related the plant…Show me the full post »