Colombian flower grower’s hydrangeas enter the international market

In the village (village) Betania Colombian María Rosmery Martínez’s “illusions” have been blooming since 2019, when she quit her job as a butler to start a hydrangea crop that she turned into a thriving agribusiness that it has successfully exported to the United States and Korea.

While good-sized sporting blooms and pretty leaves, Floriculture is proud of the 900 stems shipped the day before to Miami.

“I’m happy because I’m going to leave a legacy to my three boys (children),” Rosmery, who learned the trade and managed to run his company Los Cacahuates SAS, located in the municipality of Carmen de Viboral.

In this population of the department of Antioquia (northwest), hundreds of hydrangeas appear on every street corner, the scientific name of hydrangeas which, for their quality and beauty, are appreciated in international markets.


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