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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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…Show me the full post »
We brought a visit to our trusted Asparagus grower Van der Valk Groenesier in Pijnacker, the Netherlands. This growers grows beautiful Asparagus varieties like Densiflorus Cwebe, Meyers, Sprengeri, Falcatus and…Show me the full post »
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…Show me the full post »
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…Show me the full post »
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…Show me the full post »
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…Show me the full post »
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…Show me the full post »
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 flower…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 »