Flower 411: November

 

Flower 411 November Product Availability

 

PRODUCT UPDATES – 11/1/2017

This month in the world of wholesale flowers…

 

California product is starting to dwindle down in availability. We will be moving to more import.

Oregon has had a frost so they are finished with all flower crops and deciduous foliages.

 

Finished / Not Available

 

Acorns

Anemone Japanese

Artichoke Blooming

Blackberry vines- foliage only

Calendula

Chamomile yellow daisy- no one grows this anymore

Chestnuts

Clematis – local

Cosmos- pinks and whites

Cotinus Blooming

Cotinus Foliage- last week

Delphinium Belladonna Light Pink

Echinops

Eremurus

Eucomis

Euphorbia Dog Eye

Fruiting branches – Blueberry

Fruiting Branch Pomegranate

Garnet Kings/ Peter Johns- Grower went out of business

Ginger Beehive

Heather white or pink- local starts end of November

Hellebore – New Zealand

Honey Suckle

Hops

Hydrangea lacecap

Hydrangea peegee

Kumquats- restricted movement by the Department of Agriculture

Lace Flower

Leucadendron Jester – finishing

Lupine

Maple Folaige

Marguerite daisy

Matsumoto aster- Peach, Yellow, White

Ninebark

Oregano Kents Beauty and Hopley’s pink

Pokeweed

Poppy Matilda

Poppy oriental

Poppy Icelandic- no poppy of any type available

Protea Waratah

Rain Tree pods

Riceflower – locally, no white, pink is barely 14” tall

Rose Hips Pumpkin

Rose Hips Magical

Rudbeckia

Sedum

Shasta Daisy

Snowberry

Spirea

Stephanotis Vines

Thryptomene/ Calycina- Import

Viburnum foliage

Yarrow tansy button

 

 

Limited

 

Agonis-$$$$$

Anemone- import

Artichokes all size and colors – gapping

Aster Matsumoto- White, Lavender, light/medium pink- almost non-existent

Begonia Foliage

Birch Victorian

Calicarpa – Beauty Berry

Celosia Feather – import , local is limited volume and color selection

Cottage Yarrow – white, peach, cream – go import

Dahlias – Burgundy – demand is insane, supply is limited

Delphinium Belladonna White

Delphinium Belladonna light blue

Delphinium hybrid all colors

Dianthus Green Ball- local is trickling in

Eucalyptus Gunni

Eucalyptus Small leaf  (moon lagoon, gumdrop, parvifolia, bonsai)

Freesia Super – local -$$$$

French Tulip- finished in Holland, only one local vendor limited amounts and colors (NO PEACH)

Foxglove- all colors very limited  white & htp finished… limited Illumination

Iris regular – no light blue

Gardenias

Gomphrena White

Hydrangea local Limited, mostly antique greens

Nigella

Papyrus Lions Head- advance notice required

Pampas Grass – large orders – advance notice required

Protea- Protea Blushing Bride- import- winding down

Protea King white (SUPER Limited)

Protea white – import and local but limited

Ranunculus – import

Scabiosa white annual

Scabiosa black, burgundy, perennial white

Scabiosa- Limited Local and Import

Strawflower- yellow, bronze/orange, purple only

Sweet Pea- Dutch only, limited color selection

Virburnum Spring Bouquet (tinus)

 

 

Available

 

Alchemilla Mollis – import

Allium- import only (Dutch)

Amaranthus

Asclepias- local and import  (orange is limited)

Aster Matsumoto- hot pink purple, red

Banksia prionotes and menziesii

Bear Grass Super

Birds – import only

Bouvardia- very limited locally (no light pink grown in usa) – go import (has all colors)

Brunia Silver

Bupluerum

Calla- calla supply is unpredicatable lately, heavu to flame and yellow-low on pinks and whites

Campanula- import only $$$$$

Chamomile/ Matricaria/feverfew

Chinese Lanterns – leafless

Clematis – Import only- no White

Cosmos Chocolate

Cotton

Coxcomb- Import

Craspedia-local and import

Crocosmia Flower – import – $$$$

Crocosmia Pods- import only

Delphinium Bella dark blue

Dianthus Green trick or Green Ball- Import

Dahlias – Most local outdoor dahlia crops should be finishing up.The supply of Burgundy from all growers is becoming limited and may hit a gap in between crops. Greenhouse dahlias from our year round dahlia growers are right around the corner.  This means basic colors.

Oregon dahlias – Swan Island will not be available this year

Dogwood branches- (not blooming) – leafless

Echinacea cones

Festival Bush

Gomphrena

Freesia – local finished, import only

Hepatcodium

Hibiscus pods – Red

Jasmine vine no flower

Ilex – Orange, Red

Laurel foliage – variegated

Lisianthus – Local- white, purple, pink, yellow

Lisianthus Import only- black, blush, brown, peach

Lily of the valley- import only $$$$

Lysmachia- import

Magnolia – local California and Florida

Millet – green and black upright, green hanging

Monkshood

Oak Leaves

Orlaya

Ornithogalum- white, yellow orange- Import

Ornithogalum Arabicum- Import

Passion vine

Pepperberry hanging and upright

Peony- all colors available

Persimmons- orange

Phlox- import

Pieris Bud-form pieris in good supply, still tight bud, no flowers until January

Poppy pods

Privett- black berries

Protea Pink Ice

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum) orange – import

Red Rover Disbuds

Rose Hips – Red

Scabiosa Pods – Local

Scented Geranium

Southern Smilax

Statice – blue not available for the rest of the year

Stephanotis

Sunflower- black center, green center, tinted red, Teddy Bear, Bi Color (Mahognay)

Trachelium – Import

Tulips- production locally and import going up

Tweedia local

Veronica- Local and Import

Vine Maple

Waxflower- local purple and pink available/ white limited

Waxflower Hybrid- Import

Wax – import

Yarrow yellow- local

 

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