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The story of Rhipsalis Very unusual: Rhipsalis is actually a cactus, but without the spikes. This houseplant is a fast grower that hangs down in long messy tendrils or grows upwards in a bushy form. Dark green at the top, a bit wispy at the ends, fabulous for exciting peepholes and tabletop meadows. The plant is also known as mistletoe cactus, and is virtually maintenance-free. Rhipsalis copes ...Read more
Skimmia, the four seasons wonder This shrub (officially called Skimmia japonica) constantly manifests itself in new ways throughout the year. In November the plant displays the buds of its sturdy, attractive flower spikes. The colour and the buds continue to look beautiful all winter long. In April/May the buds open and Skimmia flowers with white/pink flowers with a strong scent: bees love them. ...Read more
It is all about chic orchids in November, with special guests like the Vanda, Cymbidium and Phalaenopsis. Your customers will quickly discover these elegant beauties in the Flower Agenda on Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk. So, surprise your customers with this glamorous flower’s many styling possibilities. The orchid’s origin You never ask a lady’s age, so no one can really say how old these beauties ...Read more
The Queen of Flowers presents herself in all her glory during October. The incomparable beauty of the rose makes her a special guest for all occasions and interiors. The public will be seduced by this magnificent flower on Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk with inspirational images and information. Surprise your customers by showing off all the beautiful varieties of roses available. Origin of the rose ...Read more
The glow of autumn: Pyracantha Pyracantha (also known as firethorn) is a shrub with flaming berries in the autumn and green leaves in the winter and early spring. In May and June the plant blooms with a host of cream flowers, so that the shrub provides beauty in the garden all year round. Pyracantha likes to grow against a wall or frame, and is also suitable as a hedge plant. It’s a spectacular ...Read more
The story of Pet-friendly plants We have selected five pet-friendly plants for October especially for the owners of dogs, cats, rabbits and birds who sometimes fancy a little nibble on something green. Chlorophytum (spider plant) , Cyperus (umbrella plant) , Hordeum (cat grass) , Beaucarnea (elephant’s foot) or Bambusa (bamboo) are all attractive to look at - including for those who don’t have ...Read more
The story of Phalaenopsis Phalaenopsis is an elegant orchid with flowers that are a bit reminiscent of moths - hence the commonly used name, moth orchid. The plant as a whole is more like a green ballerina. An opulent flower branch grows from an elegant tall stem and starts to bow gracefully as more flowers appear. The flowers can be both large and small, and often have fabulous patterns. Some ...Read more
Enjoy an Indian summer with garden palms Sizeable, lusciously green, and with an exotic look the keeps that summer feeling going for longer: Garden palms bring the right vibe to September to help you carry on enjoying the outdoor life a little longer. The selection includes a True Date Palm (Phoenix caneriensis) with green feathered leaves and a distinctive trunk. The Chinese Windmill Palm ( ...Read more
Warmth, colour and joy are brought to you by the Chrysanthemum. This flower keeps summer going for a little longer in the month of September. On the site Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk the public will find everything there is to know about this flower. Do not hesitate to offer a wide range of choice of Chrysanthemums to your customers. Origin of Chrysanthemum The flower, which originates from China ...Read more
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