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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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How Syringa is grown
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How Syringa (Lilac) is grown

Who would have known that growing that gorgeous Syringa (also known as Lilac) takes so much time and dedication? Take a look at the nursery of Marcel Groeneveld, Syringa grower in…

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All About Muscari | #flowerwiki | www.holex.com
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Muscari

Origin Part of the Hyacinthaceae family, and known under the botanical name Muscari or otherwise as Grape Hyacinths, or Blue Grape Hyacinths. Muscari is derived from the Latin word ‘muscus’,…

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Viburnum Roseum | #flowerwiki | Holex Flower | www.holex.com
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Viburnum

Origin of the Viburnum There are around 175 species of Viburnum in the Adoxaceae family, most of them are shrubs. There are many species throughout the season, many have attractive…

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Forsythia | #flowerwiki | Holex Flower
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Forsythia

Origin of the Forsythia The flowering shrub Forsythia is discovered by William Forsyth, a botanist, and member of the Royal Horticultural Society. There are around ten species, who all belong…

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Syringa

Origin of the Syringa This flowering woody plant is family of the olive three (Oleaceae). Syringa originally only grew in Southeast Europe, specific in the Balkan area, it grew there…

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Amaryllis

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.

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Pinus

The Pinus belongs to the Pinaceae family, which is also known under the name ‘pine family’. Everybody knows these trees, and therefore the Pinus is indispensable for the winter season! The Pine has a broad distribution in the northern hemisphere: primarily in North America and Asia, many species occur.

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Chamaecyparis
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Chamaecyparis

Chamaecyparis belongs to the species Conifer and is part of the Cypress family Cupressaceae. This type of tree is native to eastern Asia, in specific Japan and Taiwan, and some Northern states of the United States. Chamaecyparis are dwarf growing Cypress trees.

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Hypericum

Hypericum is native to the Mediterranean region of Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East. There are hundreds of Hypericum varieties, in many different colors. The flower is also widely known as St. John Wort. This species, Hypericum Perforatum, is known for the beneficial effects and is being processed in various pharmaceutical products.

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