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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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Phlox

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.…

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Gypsophila

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…

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Campanula | Holex Flower
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Campanula

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…

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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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Alchemilla | Holex Flower
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Alchemilla

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…

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Protea | Holex USA
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Protea

Protea originates from South Africa, where the Swedish botanist Karl Linnaeus discovered it in 1735. He named the flower after the Greek god Proteus. The story goes that Proteus could…

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All About Leather Leaf | #flowerwiki | Holex Flower
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Leather Leaf

Leather Leaf Fern, which official name is Arachniodes Adiantiformis, is a kind of wood fern. It originates from the tropical woods in South-America. The oldest remaining’s of fossil ferns are…

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Convallaria | Holex Flower
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Convallaria

What a unique flower, this sweet white Convallaria. Some people say that the flower belongs to the Asparagaceae family, other people say that its part of the Lily family (Liliaceae).…

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Eucalyptus | Holex Flower
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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a family of flowering evergreen trees with more than 700 species native to Australia. There are only 15 species of Eucalyptus that naturally occur outside Australia. It’s a…

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Bouvardia | Fresh Holland Flowers | Holex Flower
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Bouvardia

This beautiful flower is part of the Rubiaceae family, and there are around thirty species. Almost all of them originally come from Mexico, North- and Central America. This evergreen and…

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