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Always wanted to know more about a specific type of flower, green or branch? Our #flowerwiki blog section helps you to enrich your knowledge!
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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!

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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.

Care Tips

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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Daffodil

Daffodils are known as a spring flower, and many people associate the flowers with Easter. But the Daffodil (officially known as Narcissus) is so much more! The flowers are available…

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Hyacinth

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.

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Asparagus varieties green
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Asparagus

Asparagus comes in many shapes, and can really uplift a floral design by its delicate appearance and texture! They all have fresh-looking green leaves, but the leaf shape and branch…

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Brunia information | Holex Flower
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Brunia

Origin Brunia originates from the Cape region in South-Africa. It is common there on hills and mountain slopes. It grows in full sun, often in moist areas next to rivers…

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Euphorbia

Origin Euphorbia is a genus of plants in the Euphorbiaceae family. It contains at least 2,100 species. Succulent euphorbias are most diverse in southern and eastern Africa and Madagascar, but they…

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Matthiola

The story of the delicate flower Mattiola, commonly named Stock, is that it bears the name of Pietro Andrea Mattioli. Mattioli was a renowned botanist and physician who discovered many…

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Helleborus

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…

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Pieris

What a special gem, this Pieris cut flower. For some people it looks like Skimmia, and other people associated the flower with Convallaria (Lilly of the Valley). It belongs to…

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Physalis| Holex Flower
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Physalis

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…

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Quercus | Holex Flower
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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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