Alstro

 

Name:   Alstromeria

Common Name:   Peru Lily
Family:    
Origin:   Columbia, Peru, Canada, USA, Holland
Characteristics:   Exists in some 100 varieties in solid colours or two-tone. The stem has from 3 to 5 flowers, depending on the grade.
Longevity:   5 to 10 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Aster

 

Name:   Aster

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   South America, USA
Characteristics:   This family of flowers exists in some 50 varieties. The flowers can be 3 to 4 cm.
Longevity:   5 to 7 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Bird of
paradise

 

Name:   Bird of paradise

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   Central America
Characteristics:   Each head has at least two flowers; when the first one dies, the second blooms.
Longevity:   5 to 10 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Chrysanthemum

 

Name:   Chrysanthemum

Common Name:   Pompon
Family:    
Origin:   South America, Holland, Canada
Characteristics:   This family of flowers can have from 1 to 10 flowers per stem, depending on the type. There are over 300 varieties.
Longevity:   10 to 14 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Delphinium

 

Name:   Delphinium (Larkspur)

Common Name:   Lark’s Foot
Family:    
Origin:   South America, Holland, USA
Characteristics:   Available in blue, mauve, pink and white
Longevity:   5 to 8 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Freesia

 

Name:   Freesia

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   Canada, Holland
Characteristics:   This delicate flower is particularly well-known for its lovely scent.
Longevity:   3 to 5 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   Local production makes this flower abundant in the spring, but it is also available all year long.

 

Gerbera

 

Name:   Gerbera

Common Name:   Transvaal Daisy
Family:    
Origin:   Holland, South America, USA
Characteristics:   This flower exists in two sizes (germini and gerbera).
Longevity:   5 to 8 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Godetia

 

Name:   Godetia

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   USA, South America
Characteristics:   This flower, with fragile-looking petals, has a very long life.
Longevity:   10 to 14 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   Available especially in spring

 

Gypsophile

 

Name:   Gypsophile

Common Name:   Baby’s breath
Family:    
Origin:   South America
Characteristics:    
Longevity:   5 to 10 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Iris

 

Name:   Iris

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   Holland, Canada, USA.
Characteristics:   An ephemeral flower that portrays spring.
Longevity:   3 to 5 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   Especially spring.

 

Lily

 

Name:   Lily

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   Holland, South America, Canada, USA
Characteristics:   Lilies have four different structures and come in a variety of colours
Longevity:   5 to 10 days
Care and advice:   Remove the stamen from the flower to avoid staining.
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Protea

 

Name:   Protea

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   Australia, USA
Characteristics:   This rustic flower from Australia has many different varieties.
Longevity:   9 to 15 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   January, February, March

 

Renoncule

 

Name:   Renoncule

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   USA, Holland
Characteristics:    
Longevity:   5 to 7 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   Spring, summer

 

Snapdragon

 

Name:   Snapdragon

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   Canada, Holland
Characteristics:    
Longevity:   5 to 7 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   Spring, summer

 

Statice

 

Name:   Statice

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   South America, USA
Characteristics:   This flower maintains its colour as it dries and can therefore be used in dried flower bouquets.
Longevity:   Once dried, over a year
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long

 

Tournesol

 

Name:   Sunflowers

Common Name:    
Family:    
Origin:   Canada, USA, South America.
Characteristics:    
Longevity:   5 to 8 days
Care and advice:    
Flowering Season:   All year long