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Gold at Chelsea for chrysanthemum solar system

Zentoo and Deliflor have worked together to supply the flowers for the Chrysanthemum installation at RHS Chelsea. John Peace from the National Chrysanthemum Society used their mums to build a Solar System. National Chrysanthemum Society: “The Solar System is the inspiration for the Society’s floral exhibit.....

UK: Peonies pop up at New Covent Garden Flower Market

With the month of May heralding the start of the much-anticipated peony season, you'll find many varieties starting to appear at New Covent Garden Flower Market.Look out for 'Shirley Temple', Command Performance, Odile and Pecher to name but a few. And if that isn't enough excitement in the world of flowers,.....

Bangladesh: Despite global demand, flower industry yet to gain momentum

Despite being a favourable region for the flower industry, Bangladesh is yet to gain momentum in this sector, experts said on Wednesday.Speakers made the observation at a seminar on investment opportunities in the flower industry, organized at the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) auditorium by.....

UK: Peony is on the Flower Agenda in June

It’s June, and that means it’s time for the peony. This beauty will be shining in many vases this month, but can also be seen extensively in bridal bouquets and striking centrepieces. Consumers can read all about the peony at Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk.The peony’s originWe have been enjoying the peony in.....

Kenya: United Selections starts planting in Naivasha showhouse

After a few months of hard work, United Selections announces the start of planting their varieties in a brand new location in Naivasha. "A special thanks goes to the flower business park and Panda flowers team. They were of great support during this period", says Christopher Makomere. "We transferred an.....

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.....

Australia: 42,000 sunflowers grown to raise awareness for stillbirth

Lauren and Pete McNaughton, from the North Burnett region, started growing sunflowers for the first time in order to raise awareness and funds for the Stillbirth Foundation Australia—a charity dedicated to stillbirth research.Several years ago, the couple’s best friends, Sam and Carlee Cook, lost their son,.....

US: Lavender a popular color for Mother's Day flowers

Jet Fresh Flower Growers has a new update from their rose farm. Carlos and their farm team have been working extra hard this season getting orders ready for Mother’s Day. Along with the busy holiday rush, they’ve planted new mother plants of different varieties coming soon to Jet Fresh Flower Growers. And.....
Floridata: broader export increases demand for international market information

Top 30 Dutch export countries of floral produce

Floridata participants received access to the top 30 export countries for cut flowers and pot and garden plants after the month end of March. Benchmarking within the sector is possible, because in addition to the industry numbers, individual figures are also displayed in the portal.In recent times Floridata.....

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.....

NL: A look inside Bibo Flowers

VIDEO The Hydrangea season is in full swing and Dutch flower exporter Anton Spaargaren visited their top supplier Bibo Flowers. They made the video below to give a little insight in Bibo Flowers' range of Hydrangea. For more information:Anton SpaargarenT +31 (0)297 - 515400F +31 (0)297 -.....

Rosa Plaza introduces new rose: Patz

NL: "The perfect orange rose"

Monday, April 23, Rosa Plaza introduced their new orange rose Patz on the auction clock of Royal Flora Holland Aalsmeer. "After years of testing we have found the perfect orange rose and there is finally a rose available that has approached this ideal color orange: the Patz.""Naturally, the Patz also meets.....

Tjerk Veening, Könst Alstroemeria

Scadoxus is looking for grower

Ever heard of scadoxus? According to the internet it's also called the paintbrush lily or bloody lily, and botanists know it as the Haemanthus Katharinae. It is a wonderfully exotic, very exclusive and little known flower. And this flower is looking for a grower.Tjerk Vening of Könst Alstroemeria: "Which means.....

Israel: Phlox season in full swing

The Phlox is nearing its peak season and this means busy times for the growers of Aviv Harmonie. Their growers' club consists of three farms; Dvir Farm, Peleg farm and Y.Z.M Lev flowers and in addition to the standard whites, pinks and purple, they also produce orange and bi-color novelties. On the left:.....