Always wanted to know more about a specific type of flower, green or branch? Our #flowerwiki blog section helps you to enrich your knowledge!
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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Vanda is one of the most mystical orchid varieties. The plant is discovered in 1613 by Alvin Semedo, who called him ‘tiao hua’ (translated air plant). The plant originally grows…Mehr lesen -›
Celosia is part of the Amaranthus family (Amaranthaceae) and is native to the subtropical in America, Africa, and Asia. Celosia is derived from the Greek word kelos, which means translated…Mehr lesen -›
The beautiful Dahlia flower is native to Mexico and is their national flower since 1963. It belongs to the Asteraceae family and is related to the Chrysanthemum, Zinnia, and Helianthus.…Mehr lesen -›
Here at Holex Flower, we adore Tulips. We are proud to be one of the major suppliers of the most iconic flower from Holland. And we wish to share this…Mehr lesen -›
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.Mehr lesen -›
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.Mehr lesen -›
In the floral industry, Eucalyptus (yoo-kah-LIP-tus) is one of the most popular foliage types that is used by florists. The reason for this popularity is the delicious smell and beautiful…Mehr lesen -›
The origin of the Hyacinth is in the East, around the Mediterranean, between Lebanon and Turkey. The cultivation shifted slowly to France and from France to The Netherlands in the bulb region. This region, with dune ground, proved to be extremely suitable for the cultivation of this flower (bulb). Under these excellent conditions, the production seriously started, and the rest is history. Nowadays there are over 2000 varieties.Mehr lesen -›
Ranunculus comes from a large family called Ranunculaceae, a family with many famous flowers. Aconitum, Delphinium, and Peony also belong to this family. Ranunculus is originally from Central Asia. How the flower finally found her way to Europe is not clear. Probably the flower looked so good that sailors took the flower back home.Mehr lesen -›
Fritillaria is part of the Lily family and is grown from a bulb. Originally, Fritillaria flowers come from Europe and Asia, while some species are from North-America. There are around…Mehr lesen -›
What a winter discovery is the Helleborus! All the different species have beautiful flowers, who are actually all family of the Ranunculaceae. The most famous Helleborus is the Christmas Rose…Mehr lesen -›
The queen of the flowers, and by far the most popular cut flower is the rose. Roses have been praised for centuries for their beauty, the history of this flower goes far back in time. The Egyptians, Greeks, Persians, and Romans were already familiar with this flower and used the flower in different rituals.Mehr lesen -›
Daffodil, or Narcissus, is one of the most famous flowers from the Netherlands. This unique flower is embedded in our culture, and we like to tell you all that you…Mehr lesen -›
This Senecio entry is more of a “leaf wiki” than it is a flower wiki. But what is a good bouquet without some luxurious greens to add a natural touch?…Mehr lesen -›
In this Sedum wiki entry, you’ll learn everything you need to know about this beautiful and multifunctional succulent. Here at Holex, we love Sedum as a cut flower for its…Mehr lesen -›