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US: At First Lady’s Luncheon, American Grown flowers take center stage

American Grown flowers were the subject of delight — and even friendly competition — for about 1,850 Congressional spouses and associates this week in Washington, D.C.For the third year, Certified American Grown, a coalition of U.S. flower farms, organized the floral décor for the Congressional Club’s First.....

Theme Keukenhof 2019: Flower Power

Keukenhof had another successful season in 2018. Visitors gave the flower exposition a 9.0. The park was visited by 1.4 million people, just as many as last year, according to the organisation.More young people visited Keukenhof. The average age fell from 48 years to 46 years because of more families with.....

Florensis takes over Osteospernum Dalina

Florensis has taken over the commercial Osteospermum Dalina varieties and gene pool from PanAmerican Seed per May 1. Florensis is happy with this great addition to its assortment, which will strengthen the market position of their Osteospernum even further. PanAmerican Seed recently had taken over the Dahlia.....

Saija Sitolahti wins Helsinki Open 2018 International Floristry Competition

The Finnish Florists’ Association’s Helsinki District organized Helsinki Open 2018, an international floristry competition, during the SpringFair at the Expo and Convention Center in Helsinki. The competition took place in Lasigalleria on Saturday 14th of April and consisted of three different tasks, all of.....

Danziger launches International Gypsophila Wedding Challenge

Flowers are an inseparable part of weddings. Whether in a bridal bouquet, a corsage or aisle decoration, flowers create the atmosphere of the event, adding liveliness and color. In correlation with the retro mega-trend, together with the appetite for a more natural, wild-style setting, Gypsophila is being.....

US (NY): Huge bouquet decorates Broadway

Terrain Work unveiled 'Broadway Bouquet' on April 21, 2018 for the NYC Car Free Earth Day Event sponsored by the City of New York and NYC DOT. 'Broadway Bouquet' was a 40' feet long by 8' high temporary public art installation that was displayed at the intersection of Broadway and 24th Street in the Flatiron.....

UK: Peonies to take centre stage at royal wedding

Flowers are always going to play a starring role in any wedding, however for the UK’s sweethearts Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the blooms have been so carefully considered they have even broken royal traditions.By royal appointmentRumours have it, Philippa Craddock who is the official florist for the big.....

FleuraMetz partner of Floral Fundamentals platform

Recently, FleuraMetz has become a partner of the Floral Fundamentals platform. This platform wants to inspire florists across the world and show them how to create commercial designs with high quality flowers, plants and hard goods.These products are supplied by the partners of Floral Fundamentals. By.....

Russian Florist Cup highlight at upcoming FlowersExpo

“Russian Florist Cup 2018”, the 19th Russian Championship on Professional Floristics being the major event for most local florists, will take place in the International Exhibition Center “Crocus Expo”, 11-13 September. The Championship will be held within the frameworks of the “FlowersExpo’2018”.Winners of.....

Florint partners with Korea’s Goyang International Flower Foundation

Florint, the International Florist Organisation, is starting an official collaboration with Korea’s Goyang International Flower Foundation. An official Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the two parties during the Horticulture Goyang flower show in Korea. It expresses the intent of both parties to.....

Mother's Day sales are looking good

NL: Orchid prices up by 1 euro

"It's been incredibly busy the last few days. Last week we shipped a few big orders that came in at the last minute, and we've been getting up to 1 euro more per plant. For us and our colleagues it's finally some positive news again," says Jan Termeer from Hoog Bos orchid nursery. On Sunday it's Mother's Day.....

Royal wedding flower predictions

The wedding you’ve been dreaming about is almost here — no we’re not talking about your wedding, we’re talking about the royal wedding! In just a few weeks, Prince Harry will wed Meghan Markle and, quite literally, the eyes of the world will be on them.If there’s one thing the royal family has become well.....

Chinese florists' growing IPR awareness

After three decades in the flower business, Yang Yuyong even has a variety of Chinese rose named after him. Yang, 63, is a florist in southwest China's Yunnan Province where the mild climate has allowed the cultivation of a booming floral market.The province has 200,000 flower growers, creating 800,000 jobs.....

Chinese florists' growing IPR awareness

After three decades in the flower business, Yang Yuyong even has a variety of Chinese rose named after him. Yang, 63, is a florist in southwest China's Yunnan Province where the mild climate has allowed the cultivation of a booming floral market.The province has 200,000 flower growers, creating 800,000 jobs.....