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The story of Devil’s Ivy Hanging, climbing - Devil’s Ivy, also known as Scindapsus, can grow in all directions. This houseplant stands out thanks to its heart-shaped satiny leaves with silver, pale green, yellow or whitish spots, or a flame pattern. it’s also a reliable companion: if looked after well, this domestic wonder can grow very old and remain beautiful. The plant also gives something ...Read more
A late summer party in the garden: Hebe Hebe (Speedwell Shrub) is the ideal plant for giving your garden and patio boost in the late summer. White, purple, pink, or lilac flowers instantly lend a fresh energy, and Hebe’s foliage varies in colour from pale green to dark green, and very pale grey. In the winter and spring some varieties even have claret leaves. Thanks to the somewhat random ...Read more
Summer is associated with colour, warmth and happiness: beautiful sunny days welcome blooms Delphinium, Allium and Gladiolus. Consumers will find lots of inspiration and information on Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk. August is the perfect month to present these flowers, typical of this wonderful season. The origin of these summer flowers Delphinium is a typical horticultural product of the English, ...Read more
The story of succulents Highly decorative, eye-catching and extremely easy to care for: there’s a lot to be said for succulents such as Echeveria, Crassula, Kalanchoe, Aeonium, Aloe, Haworthia and Rhipsalis. They’re all succulents, which means that they are able to store water in their roots, stems and thick leaves. This enables them to effortlessly cope with dry periods, so a relief for when you ...Read more
We're already past the first half of the year, and we celebrate the warmer months with the elegant lily in the Flower Agenda in July. That way we can enjoy the feeling of a blooming spring for a little while longer. Show your customers the lily’s remarkable qualities over the coming weeks. Origin of the lily Lilies are not only varied in terms of colour, shape and size, but also in where they ...Read more
It’s June, and that means it’s time for the gorgeous peony! This beauty will be shining in many vases this month, but can also be seen extensively in bridal bouquets and striking centrepieces. The peony’s colours and shapes Anyone who falls for the charms of the peony is in luck: there are more than 1000 varieties available in all sorts of shapes and colours. They come with a single row of petals ...Read more
The story of the chrysanthemum The chrysanthemum is widely known as a cut flower, but it is also an amazing houseplant, with a bushy structure, beautiful green leaves and fabulous flowers in all sorts of colours and shapes. It’s also an easy plant that remains radiantly upright even in higher temperatures. In the wild, chrysanthemums flower in late summer and autumn. Growers mimic those short ...Read more
It’s easy to create a pick-your-own garden with climbing fruit A pick-your-own garden with climbing fruits like blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and grapes do not require much room. These plants grow upwards along a wall, fence, frame or pergola, and can even thrive on a balcony. They offer attractive foliage and blossom early in the summer. During the summer the fruits develop, which can ...Read more
The story behind Zen plants Bonsai, Ficus Ginseng and Dracaena lucky bamboo all have powerful shapes, natural strength and a stylised appearance. All three fit well with the growing interest in bringing more calm and meaning to our lives. They’re also perfect feature plants in the minimalist interior trend which is still very popular. Zen plants are easy to look after, attractive to look at and ...Read more
The Flower Agenda will focus on the elegant Calla Lily in May. Your customers can read all about this flower that combines style, simplicity and cheerfulness. Will you be surprising your customers over this coming period with the Calla's fantastic looks and styling possibilities? Origin The Calla used to go by the impressive name of the Ethiopian arum lily. It originates from an area extending ...Read more