I hope you had a lovely weekend. This week, we’re starting off with a look at chrysanthemums. I took these photos when I was in Holland last November at a floriculture trade fair. They’re called single-headed bloom chrysanthemums and they were on show on DecoNova‘s stand. There are so many different types of this well-known flower, with new varieties coming on to the market all the time. The first five are the incurve type, so called because their petals curve upwards creating a domed bloom.… Read more
Whilst in Holland earlier this month, I spotted some very unusual varieties of gerberas which I thought I’d share with you today. They were on Gerbera United‘s stand at the FloraHolland Trade Fair.
The variety above, with feather-like petals, is called ‘Pasta Romana’ and comes from the ‘Pasta’ series. The two varieties below are Spider Gerberas, with overlapping rows of spiky slender petals.
I particularly loved the ‘Moon Kick’ variety below with its layer upon layer of creamy white petals.
Do look out for these quirky gerberas the next time that you’re in a florist shop. … Read more