Cut flowers

Inara Prusakova | Dreamstime.com

The story of the ‘queen of flowers’

The rose has been associated with everything from debauchery to purity. Joobin Bekhrad explores the myths and meanings behind one of fashion’s favourite motifs. “It might well be said of this beautiful flower, that nature has exhausted herself in trying to lavish on it the freshness of beauty, of form,…

Passion Roses

US (OH): Passion Growers to get new flower sortation center

Air Transport Services Group subsidiary, TriFactor Solutions, has been awarded a contract to design and install a multi-divert sortation system in Xenia, Ohio, for Passion Growers of Miami. The project includes the design and installation of an automated system to sort inbound cases for Passion Growers’…

Morrisons

UK: Morrisons launches affordable letterbox flowers

Morrisons new letterbox flowers mean you can send them at any time, even if the recipient isn’t home to receive the delivery. They’re packaged securely inside a letterbox-friendly box, ready to be transferred to a vase and displayed at home. Morrisons’ Bright Box is £23 for a bouquet. The product…

Veiling Rhein-Maas

Fairtrade Roses from Bahati Premium Roses at Veiling Rhein-Maas

From Tuesday, 15 September 2020, Veiling Rhein-Maas will start with the auction of Fairtrade certified roses of the new supplier Bahati Premium Roses from Kenya. Daily from Monday to Friday, 60 cm long roses will be offered in the auction group 'Fairtrade Roses'. "The different varieties are a welcome addition to the…

Agriom

Royal Palace and Royal Wedding in the spotlight

There is a new video showing Agriom's cut hydrangeas in the HBA test greenhouse in De Kwakel. Curious about how Royal Palace and Royal Wedding look now? Check it out in this video. Assess the varieties yourselfAgriom cordially invites cut flower hydrangea growers and relations to take a look at Achterweg…

BloomsyBox

What are the ten most popular flowers?

Are you giving flowers as a gift for some occasion? Is picking out a great bouquet a little intimidating for you? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then you need to continue reading. The flowers described in the rest of this article are popular for a reason. These are the flowers you are…

Dümmen Orange float wins award at St. Petersburg Flower Festival

In the last weekend of August, the Flower Festival took place in St. Petersburg, Russia. In collaboration with PR agency Sobolj, a Dümmen Orange float was shown at the parade with the Pina Colada chrysanthemum as the belle of the ball. Pina Colada has proven itself as a well-known chrysanthemum that can…

Simonida Djordjevic | Dreamstime.com

What are the most popular birthday flowers?

Birthdays are actually a pagan tradition that began with the ancient Greeks. They thought that each person was given a spirit that watched over them from the day of their birth. Birthdays were a way of celebrating this spirit. As with many Greek traditions, the Romans continued it after they came to…

FloraLife Express products now available in Fairtrade-certified formats

FloraLife is announcing the availability of its FloraLife Clear ULTRA 200 and FloraLife Express Universal 300 products in Fairtrade-certified formats. FloraLife received…

Turkey developed its first rose breed, looking to trademark it to sell it to the Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Soner Kazaz from the Faculty of Agriculture Plants Department in Ankara University developed Turkey’s first local rose breed with his team of 17 people. The cut roses are developed through the hybrid method of various local roses in Turkey from nature and roses from abroad have been cultivated…

China: "Flower visitors" in Dounan

Dounan is located in Chenggong District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, on the east bank of Dianchi Lake. With the high altitude, low latitude, and sufficient sunlight, the natural conditions for planting flowers can be concluded as blessed. As a well-known hometown of flowers, Dounan flowers occupy 70%…

South Canterbury Cancer Society

New Zealand: More than 36,000 daffodils delivered around South Canterbury

Vintage cars dominated the streets of South Canterbury on Monday as part of the delivery of more than 36,000 daffodils to raise money for the Cancer Society. While the fifth annual Vintage Car Club Daffodil Rally for Cancer, meant to take place on Sunday, has been postponed – club members spent the…

Flower Circus translate Pantone themes into floral designs

An insight into some of the future floral trends

Dried flowers, single flower bunches and field bouquets are some the items that are expected to increase in popularity in the coming years according to designers Mark Frank and John Elstgeest of Flower Circus. During the PMA Webinar* Color and Design Essentials of last Wednesday, Laurie Pressman from the…

NAGC

How Jackie Kennedy’s criticism improved the gladiolus

Guess what is the one flower Jackie O disliked and didn’t want in any floral arrangements? It’s the flower of August – the gladiolus. However, since the legendary Jackie O was…

Edible rose named after pastry chef Jordi Roca

After long preparations and delays due to the epidemic situation, Pheno Geno Roses participated in a formal event to baptize a new edible rose from their ‘Taste of Love’ collection – Rosa ‘Jordi Roca’. "We are so proud to have Mr. Roca, a winner of ‘2014 World’s Best Pastry Chef Award’ and a bearer of…

Pheno Geno Roses

A new ice cream flavour with Serbian roses

PGR bred Edible Rose ‘Theo Clevers’ was used for making a new flavour of ice cream at the famous Ice cream parlour Moritz Ice. Moritz Ice follows innovative trends of the slow food movement with respect for tradition and cultural heritage. "We are truly delighted that they have recognized the potential…

The Founding Fathers’ favorite flowers

Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Alexander Hamilton were farmers, as were most men of their time – even if they became soldiers, lawyers and statesmen. Benjamin Franklin was a scientist with a deep interest in seeds as a source of American self-sufficiency. John Jay, who was president of the…

Agriom

Cut flower hydrangeas on show

HBA (Hydrangea Breeders Association) develops hydrangea cut flower varieties. The complete Royal range and new selections are tested at the test location in De Kwakel. Young plants of all Royal varieties are now being cultivated, to be delivered to interested growers in the autumn. In the video Erik van Rossum takes you into…

NARO

Data shows that viewing a flower promotes recovery from psychological stress

The National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) of Japan has demonstrated that viewing a flower image affects the brain activity and thereby induces psychological and physiological reaction, which supports recovery from psychological stress. The experiment put the subject group under a…


© FloralDaily.com 2020

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber