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We open this season with a warm heart full of gratitude and excitement. Gratitude is due to your positive feedback as well as your continued journey with us, which fuels our excitement and passion. Our hearts remain passionate to keep doing what we love and do best, create and share Agora, based on the authenticity of our fresh and quality products, which are cared for by our dedicated team and ...Read more
The story of Strelitzia Strelitzia is an eye-catching character with tropical looks that lives up to its nickname of bird of paradise flower. The plant has upright stems and sturdy upward-pointing greyish leaves. Strelitzia reginae's eye-catching inflorescence is characterised by horizontal bracts from which orange and dark blue petals arise. The plant flowers very late in the season because the ...Read more
Enormous flowers in white, pink or blue that change colour to autumnal shades of red, brown or green. Obviously we're talking about the hydrangea. This flower fits perfectly with September, the month in which summer cautiously gives way to autumn. That is why the flower is on the Flower Agenda this month. Origin The hydrangea is a member of the Hydrangeaceae family. The Latin name Hydrangea ...Read more
The dahlia can easily win any versatility competition. It doesn’t just thrash its rivals when it comes to colours; the enormous variation of size and flower shapes also makes it exceptional. Origin The dahlia is a tuberous plant that originates from Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. The flower made its way to Europe at the end of the 18th century. The name dahlia is a tribute to the Swedish botanist ...Read more
The story of Cacti Whether it’s the trendy geometric shapes or the air of unapproachability, Cactus is an exciting houseplant that has a big impact on an interior and often lives alongside its owners for generations. This classic plant’s comeback is particularly due to the fact that it’s a very easy houseplant with an unusual look. Origin of Cacti The spiky creations that we call cactuses ( ...Read more
Surprising colors pop into this season’s creations, bringing summer to life with nature. Splashing colors of aquamarine, jade, turquoise, lilac, and orange stretch across the spreads. Daring and bold colors collaborate beyond modern and beautiful settings, emphasizing a new season with new formulations. Discover our themes for summer Lookbook AGORA Summer 2020 !Read more
Sometimes it’s hard to choose, particularly when there are three magnificent summer flowers on offer. That is why the gladiolus, snapdragon and sunflower are on the Flower Agenda together as a trio in July. So different in terms of background, shape and colour, and so powerful together. The gladiolus originates from Africa and is a classic summer bloomer. The name Gladiolus comes from Latin and ...Read more
The story of Celosia This colourful array of cockscombs occupies a special place in the plant range. With its colours and extravagantly shaped flowers Celosia is an eye-catching character with an almost sensual look. The plant comes in various forms: with flaming torches, narrow spikes or a fairytale comb that looks like a brain. The colours are dazzling: white, red, yellow, pink, purple, orange ...Read more
The Greeks and Romans knew that the lily is a remarkable flower. You could use them to treat snakebites or get rid of wrinkles. Or eat them. Nowadays we prefer to place the flower in a vase, and on the Flower Agenda in June. Well-deserved, with so much beauty, symbolism and history. Origin In the wild lilies bloom in Korea, Japan, India and parts of Siberia. They also grow wild in most American ...Read more
The Alstroemeria - the flower that symbolises enduring friendship - will be on the Flower Agenda in May. And now this symbolism also refers to the friendship with Mother Earth: research is being carried out into how Alstroemerias can be produced in a climate-neutral way. Innovations in the greenhouse with LED lighting and better insulation mean that 30% less heat is required, whilst the yield is ...Read more