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Flower 411: Peonies Finishing Up, Ranunculus Available

ranunculus - wholesale flowers

 

We hope you are all enjoying yourself over the holidays, but as you gear up for 2017 events, we wanted to share the most recent Product Availability information from our Purchasing Department!

 

FINISHED/NOT AVAILABLE

 

Artichokes – all colors and sizes  finished until February

Bear Grass -Super

Cotinus

Crocosmia pods

Dahlias- BALL DAHLIAS ARE FINISHED!!

Eremurus White

Festival Bush/ Xmas Bush

Figs

Flannel Flower

Godetia

Kumquats

Lisianthus Brown

Lophamyrtus

Lysmachia- sub veronica

Nagi

Ninebark

Orlaya

Pineapple Baby- off crop for a bit

Pokeweed

Pomegranate

Poppy pods

Protea Blushing Bride

Safflower

Saracena (cobra lily)

Sedum all shades

Snowberries

Thryptomene/ calycina

Tullip Parrot-Black

Yarrow Yellow

 

 

LIMITED

 

Agonis-very limited

Amaranthus upright

Banksia – assorted only- limited

Delph Bella/waltz White- extremely limited

Delph Hybrid White- extremely limited- import only

Delph Hybrid Colors- hardly any locally- go import

Eucalyptus parvifolia

Iris

Ivy tree variegated

Jasmine- non flowering- vine only

Larkspur white-extremely limited

Larkspur colors- Limited

Lisianthus Local- Available import

Genestra white local -limited

Fern Shoots- limited and price increase

Peony– finishing up!

Protea King white and pink (Extremely Limited) DON’T PROMISE ON ORDERS

Protea pink ice

Protea white 

Smilax

Stock Local- available import

Trachelium- limited locally- available import

Tulip Frilled- White

 

 

JUST STARTING

 

Blackberries

Genestra- Italy- a week or 2 away

Sweet peas – Import

 

 

AVAILABLE

 

Birds- available locally

Campanula

Clematis – import only  lavender, dark pink, purple

Coxcomb- import only

Dahlias- winter production- basic colors- limited

Eremurus- yellow and orange- import

Gerbera- red and white, if you need only red or white go import. Locally you will get white and red as a percentage of assorted, cannot get straight red and white – locally.

Helleborus- green only, no colors

Hydrangea – Nice Colors-Import

Lavender- English- has gotten to the point in the season where it has natural browning mixed in with the open flower. Order at your own risk. NO CREDITS

Japanese Product- still limited

Kangaroo paw- import only

Lilac- available import

Lily Casablanca, Crystal Blanca from Premium Grower- Limited

Lisianthus- blush and peach are the same thing- only getting a champagne/peach

Passion vine- vine only

Persimmon

Portland- berries and sticks only!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ranunculus

Rosehips- red only available

Scabiosa- pricey depending on what import area they come from

Statice- tissue limited, sinuata available

Viburnum- available import

Your Holiday Guide to Poinsettia Care

 

The holidays are a time for traditions, and that is no different for the flower industry. This time of year, people fill their homes with garlands, wreaths, holly and of course, poinsettias! But how do we keep the spirit going and help our favorite Christmas flowers last past the holidays?

WFFSA has come to the rescue and put together this helpful guide! Enjoy!

 

Flower 411: New Garden Rose Varieties

 

Holland: New Garden Rose Varieties

In early November, Mayesh took a trip to Holland for the International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair. Here is a little taste of the new garden rose varieties that will be coming to Mayesh soon which are not on the market yet!

Flower 411: Anemones, Hydrangea & More

 

Wondering what’s available in the flower world? Check out our most recent product update from our Purchasing Department!

 

PRODUCT UPDATES 11/30/2016

 

Please note as the weather gets colder and wetter, the California field crops will slowly start to disappear.

 

  • Agonis very limited- going off crop
  • Amaranthus upright burgundy limited
  • Anemone- Japanese- local starting, limited quantities of white
  • Anemone- Available
  • Artichokes all colors and sizes  going off – very limited until February
  • Banksia – Orange extremely limited- no green, coccinea avail import
  • Bear Grass -Super- off crop
  • Birds- available locally
  • Blackberries-finished
  • Campanula- avail import
  • Clematis- import only  lavender, dark pink, purple
  • Cotinus– finished
  • Crocosmia pods- not available
  • Dahlias— winter production- basic colors- limited
  • Dahlias- BALL DAHLIAS ARE FINISHED!!
  • Delph Dark Blue- prices going up
  • Delph Bella/waltz White- extremely limited
  • Delph Hybrid White-extremely limited
  • Eremurus- white only-import
  • Euc parvifolia- not available
  • Fern Shoots- limited and price increase
  • Figs-finished
  • Flannel Flower- extremely limited
  • Genista- white local limited
  • Gerbera- red and white limited and pricey
  • Godetia– finished
  • Helleborus—- green only, no colors 
  • Hydrangea- nice color hydrangea starting Dec 1st
  • Hypericum- not able to fill orders for COCO Avanti, Casino and Uno
  • Iris- limited
  • Ivy tree variegated- LIMITED, green is available (had seed pods)
  • Jasmine- non flowering- very limited
  • Kangaroo paw- Dutch only
  • Kumquats– finished
  • Larkspur- White limited
  • Lavender- English- has gotten to the point in the season where it has natural browning mixed in with the open flower. Order at your own risk. NO CREDITS
  • Lilac- available import
  • Lisianthus- blush and peach are the same thing- only getting a champagne/peach. Brown is import only.
  • Lysmachia- import only
  • Nagi –off crop
  • Ninebark- Finished
  • Oriental Lily whites- limited and prices going up
  • Oriental Lily Casablanca, Crystal Blanca – Very Limited
  • Orlaya- Finished
  • Passion vine- available
  • Peony—available
  • Persimmon- available
  • Pokeweed- finished
  • Pomegranate- finished
  • Poppy pods – finished
  • Portland- berries and sticks only!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Protea Blushing Bride- Finished
  • Protea King white and pink very Limited
  • Protea pink mink limited, finishing up
  • Protea white very limited, mostly not available 
  • Ranunculus -California starting limited colors, no white and Import is starting.
  • Raspberries- finished
  • Rosehips- red only available
  • Safflower- orange available
  • Saracena (cobra lily)- not available
  • Scabiosa- white very limited locally. Burgundy is starting to get limited locally. Import has white, pink lav, black available $$$
  • Sedum all shades– finished
  • Smilax- limited
  • Snowberries- finished
  • Statice- tissue limited, sinuata available
  • Sweet peas- extremely limited locally
  • Thryptomene/ calycina—- finished for the season
  • Tulip Frilled White- not available
  • Viburnum- available Dutch
  • Waxflower continued- starting locally basics, pink, white, purple, Import are finished
  • Yarrow Yellow- Finished

Flower 411: Peonies Available, While Scabiosa Limited

Flower 411 Peonies 

 
As promised, we’re teaming up with our awesome Purchasing Department to bring you Flower 411, product updates on a more consistent basis! Here’s the most recent as of this weekend. Enjoy!

 

PRODUCT UPDATES 11/12/16

 

  • Agonis- very limited- going off crop
  • Amaranthus- red hanging limited
  • Anemone Japanese- finished
  • Banksia – Orange extremely limited- no green, coccinea avail
  • Bear Grass -Super- off crop
  • Birch Victorian- just starting
  • Birds- avail
  • Blackberries-finished
  • Buddleia- finished
  • Campanula- avail
  • Cone Flower- finished
  • Cotinus- finished
  • Dahlias- winter production- basic colors- limited
  • Dahlias- Ball are finished
  • Delph Dark Blue- prices going up
  • Delph Bella/Waltz White- extremely limited pre book only
  • Delph Hybrid White- extremely limited pre book only
  • Echinops- hit and miss-very limited
  • Fern Shoots- limited and price increase
  • Figs- finished
  • Flannel Flower- extremely limited – only one source with small numbers- very hit or miss
  • Gerbers- white and fall colors limited
  • Godetia- finished
  • Grass wild foxtail- finished after hurricane
  • Heather- hot pink and white avail
  • Helleborus- green only, no colors 
  • Hops- finished for the season
  • Iris- blue available- colors very limited
  • Ivy tree variegated- not available, green is available
  • Jasmine- non flowering- very limited
  • Kangaroo paw- Dutch only
  • Kochia- Dutch only (Israel will start soon with better pricing)
  • Kumquats- finished
  • Larkspur- White extremely limited, cant fill req numbers. Larkspur in general is expensive right now
  • Lavender- English- has gotten to the point in the season where it has natural browning mixed in with the open flower. Order at your own risk. NO CREDITS
  • Lilac- white only available
  • Lisianthus- blush and peach are the same thing- only getting a champagne/peach. Brown is pre book only!!
  • Lysmachia- Dutch only
  • Nagi- off crop
  • Ninebark- Finished
  • Oak Leaves fresh- finished
  • Oriental Lily whites- limited and prices going up
  • Orlaya- finished
  • Paper whites- starting
  • Passion vine- available
  • Peony- available
  • Peppers-Chili-Black- not seeing any
  • Persimmon- available
  • Pokeweed- finished
  • Pomegranate- limited
  • Poppy pods-  finished
  • Portland- berries and sticks only!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Protea white- extremely limited!!!!
  • Pumpkin- no more shipments- what is available in inventory is what we have
  • Rovers —– This year the California growers have developed a rust problem so will not have any production, so please put your needs into Komet as a prebook. Please keep in mind that rovers grown in Colombia are generally more expensive than California grown.
  • Raspberries- finished
  • Rosehips- Pumpkin from Oregon finished, only red avail locally- green and orange are finished
  • Saracena (cobra lily)- not available
  • Scabiosa- white very limited locally. Burgundy is starting to get limited.
  • Sedum all shades- finished
  • Smilax- limited
  • Snaps- There is NO peach snap being grown locally- if you req it you will get talisman. Pinks- please either req for light pink or dark pink, if you req for pink you will get buyers choice.
  • Snowberries- finishing- pink only
  • Stock- limited- yellow, red, fuchsia extremely limited
  • Sunflowers- chocolate- not available
  • Statice- tissue limited
  • Sweet peas- not available
  • Thryptomene/ calycina—- finished for the season
  • Tulip Frilled White- not available
  • Viburnum- finished
  • Vine Maple- finished (liquid amber is available)
  • Yarrow cottage- peach finished
  • Yarrow Yellow- finished locally

 

Flower 411: Dahlias, Ranunculus & More

 

It’s been a little while since we posted our last Flower 411, but from now on we are going to do our best to get these up for you on a more consistent basis! Thanks for the info, Purchasing!

 

PRODUCT UPDATES 10/31/16

 

Agonis very limited- going off crop

Amaranthus- the only thing readily available is hanging green

Anemone—- Chile finishing and dutch starting

Banksia – Orange extremely limited- no green, coccinea import

Birds- local are coming on

Blackberries-finished

Buddleia- finished

Cotinus- last week

Cymbidium- NZ has yellow, orange, brown, pink only- all other colors go DUTCH

Cymbidium Mini- Dutch only now

Dahlias— winter production- basic colors- limited

Dahlias- Ball are finished

Delph White- extremely limited import- none avail locally

Delph Hybrid White- limited locally and skinny stemmed, Big open cut available of out Holland and expensive!!

Echinops- extremely limited locally (hit or miss)- not on the Dutch offer

Fern Shoots- limited and price increase

Figs-finished

Flannel Flower- extremely limited – only one source with small numbers- very hit or miss

Gerbers- white and fall colors limited, prices going up

Godetia- finished

Heather- hot pink avail, white a few weeks away

Helleborus- Chile is now done, Holland has green only

Hops- finished for the season

Hydrangea- local and Dutch are turning antique

Iris- blue avail- colors very limited

Ivy tree variegated- not available, green is available

Japanese Product- Looking to start end of November/ Start of December

Jasmine- finished until year!!!

Kangaroo paw- Dutch only

Kochia- Dutch only

Kumquats- finished

Larkspur- White extremely limited. Larkspur in general is expensive right now

Lavender- English- has gotten to the point in the season where it has natural browning mixed in with the open flower. Order at your own risk.

Lisianthus- blush and peach are the same thing- only getting a champagne/peach. Brown is Dutch only!!

Lysmachia- Dutch only

Nagi –off crop

Ninebark- Finished

Oak Leaves fresh- finished

Passion vine- available- use as a sub for jasmine

Peony—available

Peppers-Chili-Black- not seeing any

Persimmon- available

Pokeweed- finished

Pomegranate- ending

Poppy pods – finished

Portland- berries and sticks only!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Protea white- extremely limited!!!!

Pumpkin- no more shipments

Ranunculus—- Chile is finished, Dutch and Italy are starting

Rovers —– No California production due to rust problem. available through Colombia (pre-book)

Raspberries- finished

Rosehips- Pumpkin from Oregon finished

Scabiosa- white very limited locally, if it is a “must have” go Dutch. Burgundy is starting to get limited.

Sedum- finished

Smilax- limited

Snaps- Pricey. There is NO peach snap being grown locally

Stock- extremely limited- apple blossom, peach, lavender, cream/yellow, red, fuschia, burgundy, White very limited. pinks,  purple are ok.

Sunflowers- chocolate- only can get limited quantity

Statice- Limited on sinuata or tissue

Sweet peas- not available local or Holland, not available out of Japan yet

Thryptomene/ calycina—-  finished for the season

Viburnum—- last week from Chile

Vine Maple- extremely limited- going off crop

Wax —- Peru only has tinted. Other colors avail through Australia still at a higher price point. Local not available.

Yarrow cottage- peach finished

Mayesh Minute: Flower History Books

flower-books

In this edition of the Mayesh Minute, David shows us a few books that he has collected throughout the years that have invaluable information about floral care and floral design. The internet is so saturated with information and this shows that picking up a good book can have so much more to offer.

What are some of your favorite flower books?

Wholesale Flowers: Bombastic Garden Spray Rose

wholesale flowers - bombastic spray garden roses

In this edition of the Mayesh Minute, David sings to us how he feels about Bombastic garden spray roses!

p.s. Sorry for the vertical video …we know better 🙂

 

Mayesh Minute: Hydrangea Time

mayesh minute: hydrangea time

In this edition of the Mayesh Minute, David walks us through the different varieties of wholesale hydrangea that are currently available. These aren’t your run of the mill hydrangea – don’t miss out!

Featured hydrangea varieties: Magical Revolution, hot pink, Rodeo Classic, lavender Popcorn, Pinky Winky, Lace Cap and Lime Light.

Mayesh Minute: Queen Anne’s Lace

Blog-queen-annes-lace (3)

Today, David reviews many different types of Queen Anne’s Lace: Ammi majus or Green Mist that is very hardy and can be harvested all year long; Ammi Queen Anne’s Lace that is the standard; Chocolate Lace that comes in various of shades of white, marsala pinks and deep burgundy; and Wild Lace that is only available during the summer months.

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