Cutflowers

Lilie
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greenduck

The Lily, Latin name Lilium, belongs to the Liliaceae plant family. This family has more than 100 varieties and is still being developed: there are new varieties with or without pollen, longer vase life and delicate perfumes. What hasn’t changed is that the flower is full of symbolic meaning and is therefore suitable for many occasions.

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greenduck

The lush peony is the harbinger of summer. It is mainly available for sale in May and June. This makes this flower extra special. Did you know that there are at least a thousand different varieties of peony available, in a range of shapes and colours?

Gerbera
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greenduck

The unscented flower originates from South Africa, Asia, South America and Tasmania and is a member of the composite flower family Asteraceae or Compositae.

Freesia
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greenduck

The tuberous freesia was ‘discovered’ in South Africa, where it was called ‘Cape lily-of-the-valley’.

Roses
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greenduck

Meet the Queen of Flowers: the rose. The majestic rose derives this title from its worldwide popularity as the prettiest girl in the class. So whoever and wherever you are, roses are always welcome.

Tulip
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greenduck

This quintessentially Dutch flower actually originates from Iran, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan. When it arrived in the Low Countries, the tulip was enthusiastically embraced and tulip bulbs were even worth as much as an Amsterdam canal side house. Nowadays a big bunch of tulips is very affordable and brings us with it a healthy dose of spring fever.

Orchid
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greenduck

You can give your interior an instant, substantial style boost, with the classy orchid. Place an elegant stem in a large vase and you have an eye catcher in your home that will last for weeks.

Alstroemeria
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Author: 

greenduck

The Alstroemeria stands out because of its twisted leaves and beautiful, brightly coloured flowers. It symbolises friendship and is therefore the perfect gift to give to your best friends. Especially when you know how long the flowers are lasting.

Muttertag
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greenduck

Every mother is unique. That’s why Mother’s Day gifts can’t always just be bought straight off the shelf, but must be tailor-made to the recipient’s nature and desires. With flowers, there are no boundaries; use their favorite colors and varieties and even their placement preferences within the garden or on the terrace. 


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