Romantic Bouvardia

ROMANTIC BOUVARDIA With her stunning appearance and star-like shaped flowers, the Bouvardia can make any wedding bouquet sparkle. The flower symbolizes enthusasism and is there for often used during time of celebrations. The sweet scent and exceptional shape of the flower was used to attract Hummingbirds in the regions where it is grown - Mexico ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  06/21/2018 at 10:30 am

June Flower of the Month: The Peony

JUNE FLOWER OF THE MONTH: THE PRETTY PAEONIA (PEONY) The charming Peony captures the heart of all flower lovers every year thanks to its wonderful scent and luscious looks. This seasonal flower is very much an indication of summer, as its availabilty period is limited which means the flower is much sought after. The Peony originated in Chin ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  06/08/2018 at 08:00 am

Dianthus: The Divine Flower

THE DIANTHUS: THE DIVINE FLOWER Dream away to a summery Mediterranean day with these romantic flowers! The origin of the dreamy Dianthus, also known as Carnation, comes from The Mediterranean region where they used to make the nicest eau de toile ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  06/01/2018 at 09:00 am

Florist Favourite: Freesia Wonderful White

GROWER SPOTLIGHT: AKERBOOM FREESIA Akerboom Freesia is a family run business established towards the late 40's, now led by the 2nd and 3rd generation. Akerboom is currently the worlds largest Freesia producer. They have the ability to develop their own varieties tha ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  04/10/2018 at 09:00 am

High Fashion Orchid & Anthurium Show

HIGH FASHION ORCHID AND ANTHURIUM SHOW In Keukenhof, Europes biggest Orchid and Anthurium show was unveiled on Thursday the 5th of April. Dutch fashion designer Ronald Kolk teamed up with the highly skilled florist Dries Lecke, both have worked together for many years. Kolk designed the haute-couture collection ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  04/07/2018 at 08:30 am

Grower Feature: Holstein Flowers

HOLSTEIN FLOWERS AND THE GERBERA The Gerbera is a classic in the ornamental flower range, everything a flower must be. It is a beautiful creation by mother nature and Holstein Flowers have a great passion for them.  ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  04/05/2018 at 08:30 am

Together2Grow is expanding

TOGETHER2GROW IS EXPANDING Together2Grow has opened up a new greenhouse and alongside breeder Royal Van Zanten introduced several new varieties of spray Alstromeria. ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  04/01/2018 at 11:00 am

Lisianthus Product Day

LISIANTHUS PRODUCT DAY Last week at Keukenhof Holland, Lisianthus partners across the Netherlands held a product day to inform about their wonderful product and how it was grown for the past 5 years. ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  03/31/2018 at 12:00 pm

The Gerbera: Flower of the Month

GERBERA: APRIL'S FLOWER OF THE MONTH  As April begins we mark Easter, it is a month filled with joy and happiness. The perfect setting for a colourful flower. After the Easter celebrations the wedding season slowly starts up so April is the perfect period for a cheerful flower like the Gerbera.   ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  03/30/2018 at 08:30 am

Freesia: February Flower of the Month

FEBRUARY’S FLOWER OF THE MONTH: THE ELEGANT FREESIA The month of love is upon us! Although February and Valentines Day may be synonymous with Red Roses the lovely Freesia stands out as a way to express your love! ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  02/09/2018 at 11:44 am

Hyacinthus: The Sweet Smell of Spring

THE DIFFERENCE IN HYACINTHUS FRAGRANCE The Hyacinthus, also known as Hyacinth, is known for its fascinating scent and pretty little flowers! But did you know each Hyacinthus has its own specific scent? To make it easy for you to pick your favourite fragrance, OZ Export made a special ‘Hyacinthus Fragrance Map’.  ...
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By Brian McCarthy
  02/08/2018 at 14:14 pm