Flower 411: October 2018

 

October brings great new flowers, from peonies from Chile to local ilex! Read on to see what the latest product availability is.

 

*Please note: the Local California and Oregon cut flower season is winding down, product availability is limited.

 

 

Just Starting

 

Callicarpa – limited

Cone flower/Echinacea

Eriostemon

Hydrangea – hot pink, blurple, antique – local

Ilex – gold – Portland

Ilex – orange – local

Ilex – red with leaves – Portland

Lisianthus – light brown – import

Nandina – Oregon

Peony – Chile

Pieris buds – tight buds won’t open – Oregon

Pink Ice Protea – local

Pumpkin Rose Hips

Viburnum Snowball – Chile

Yarrow – yellow

 

 

Available

 

Acacia Foliage – purple feather

Acacia Foliage – Knifeblade

Alchemilla Mollis Local – import

Agapanthus – import

Allium- import

Amaranthus Hanging – green

Amaranthus Upright – green, red, bronze

Amaryllis – import

Anemone – limited burgundy – import

Asclepias – local

Astrantia – import

Banksia Protea – import only – local orange just starting

Begonia Leaves

Bell of Ireland

Bittersweet Vine – orange

Bouvardia – import

Broom Corn

Bupluerum

Cattails

Celosia Feather – limited colors

Camelia Foliage

Chinese Lanterns

Clematis Flower – no white – Dutch

Clematis Pods – import

Cornflower – blue

Cosmos – chocolate – local

Cotinus – purple foliage only

Coxcomb Large – Dutch

Coxcomb -smaller headed – local

Craspedia – local

Crocosmia Flower – local & Dutch

Crocosmia pods – import

Cymbidium – large or mini – New Zealand

Dahlias – burgundy and peach are limited

Ball Dahlias

Delphinium Belladonna – dark blue

Dianthus Green Trick or Green Ball – import

Dianthus Gypsy – hot pink and purple

Eremurus – import

Explosion Grass

Freesia regular – import

Fruiting Branch Persimmon

Fruiting Branch Pomegranate

Gardenias

Gloriosa short – Dutch

Gloriosa long – Dutch

Gerbera – local

Gomphrena

Green Mist

Grevillea Foliage

Grevillea Flower – assorted only

Hellebores – green only- import & Dutch

Hosta – import

Hyacinth – import

Iris

Kale – large – local & Dutch

Kale – mini – local

Kale Frilly – local & Dutch

Kangaroo Paw – import

Leis and Lei strands – orchids and stephanotis

Lilac – import only – $$$$$

Limonium – import or local (limited)

Lisianthus – regular colors (no brown) – local

Lisianthus – light Brown, dark brown – import

Lily of the Valley – import

Manzanita Natural & Sandblasted

Marigolds – yellow & orange

Nerine – import

Ornithogalum – white, yellow, orange – import

Ornithogalum Arabicum – import

Passion Vine foliage w/ flowers

Penny Cress – import

Pepperberry Hanging w/berries

Phlox – import

Privett Berry – green

Queen Anne’s Lace

Ranunculus – limited Burgundy – import – South America

Sages – culinary – Portland

Scabiosa Annual – black & white – local

Scabiosa Annual all colors – import

Scabiosa Perennial – white & blue – local

Scented Geranium

Sedum – pink/brown (almost finished)

Southern Smilax – Texas

Stephanotis

Stephanotis Vines

Sunflower – black center, green center

Tulips – double, frilled, parrots extremely limited – local

Tweedia – local

Veronica – blue & white, limited pink – local & import

Viburnum Berry Black – import

Viburnum Snowball – import only

Waxflower- purple – local, other colors import only

 

 

Limited

 

Agonis

Artichokes – all size and colors

Brunia – silver – $$$$$

Chamomile/Matricaria/Feverfew

Chocolate Lace

Delphinium Belladonna and Waltz – light blue

Delphinium Hybrid – local

Dusty Miller Lacey

Echinops – local

Eucalyptus Gunni

Eucalyptus parvifolia

Eucalyptus Small Leaf  (moon lagoon, gumdrop, bonsai) – extremely limited

Gardenia Foliage

Godetia – limited colors – import

Grevillea Flowering – asst only – local

Jasmine – foliage only – very limited

Larkspur

Lavender English – local production very limited, but plenty of French

Lily of the Valley – local 10st – $$$$$$$

Nigella flower

Nigella pods

Ninebark

Orlaya

Papyrus Lions Head – advance notice required – Costa Rica

Pieris Japonica – barely starting a few weeks out still

Peony Tree

Pokeweed with berries

Protea King white – limited

Smilax Bag

Snapdragons – no burgundy

Statice Sinuata – NO peach

Statice Sinuata

Statice Tissue – heat damage

Strawflower

Sunflower mini – black center

Sweet Pea – Dutch

Vine Maple

Yarrow Cottage – limited colors – import

 

 

Finished/ Not Available

 

Acacia foliage pearl

Amaranthus Yearning Desert white – we are no longer able to import this season because of California Agriculture

Anemone – local

Bear Grass – super length – only available in the late summer now

Bleeding Hearts

Blossom (blooming branches) – all

Chamomile Yellow Daisy – no one grows this anymore

Clematis – local – grower has severe damage – will not cut any for all of 2018

Buddleia

Cosmos – pinks, cream & whites

Cotinus flowering – all colors

Eucalyptus flowering

Delphinium Belladonna – white

Dogwood Flowering

Foxglove

Fruiting Branch – Blueberry

Fruited Branch – Raspberry

Fruited Branch – Blackberry

Genestra

Grasses from Portland

Heather – all colors, all types

Hellebores – all colors except green

Honey Suckle – gapping due to heat

Hops – all forms

Hydrangea Lacecap

Hydrangea Peegee

Japanese maple foliage – red

Kumquats restricted by the Department of Agriculture – not available until further notice

Lace Flower

Lunaria – finished for the year

Magnolia Blooming

Marco Polo Thistle

Marguerite Daisy – white

Mock Orange

Ninebark

Pieris Japonica flowering

Poppies – hybrid & Icelandic

Protea – white

Pussy Willow Fantail

Protea Pink Mink

Ranunculus – local

Shasta Daisy

Snowberry

Spirea – local, Dutch or Japan

Sterling Range Heather

Sweet Pea – Japan

Tallowberry

Thryptomene/Calycina – import

Viburnum Berry – red, yellow, green, blue, black

Viburnum Blooming all types

Viburnum Pink – Mary Milton

Viburnum Popcorn

Weigelia

 

 

Coming Soon

 

Blueberry foliage – purple

Dogwood, Curly Willow, Pussy Willows

Peony from New Zealand – 2 weeks away

Privet – black berries

Spring Bouquet Viburnum

 

One comment on “Flower 411: October 2018
  1. Hello,
    I took a wedding for December 31st and I was wondering if the week prior you might have dark red Peonies or be able to know this? Thank you. I realize the date is tough!

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