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Flower 411: December

Flower 411 December

 

PRODUCT UPDATES – 11/29/2017

 

This month in the world of wholesale flowers…

 

 

Finished / Not Available

 

Allium- all types finished except bullet

Anemone Japanese

Calendula

Chamomile yellow daisy- no one grows this anymore

Clematis – local

Cosmos- pinks and whites

Cotinus Blooming

Cotinus Foliage- Dutch only and expensive

Crocosmia Flower

Crocosmia Pods

Delphinium Belladonna Light Pink

Echinops

Eremurus

Fruiting Branches – Blueberry

Fruiting Branch Pomegranate

Ginger Beehive

Grevillea Asplendifolia- Magnolia type

Hellebores – New Zealand

Honey Suckle

Hydrangea lacecap

Hydrangea peegee

Kumquatsrestricted movement by the Department of Agriculture

Lace Flower

Leucadendron Jester

Millets

Oregano Kents Beauty and Hopley’s pink

Pampas Grass

Poppy Matilda

Poppy oriental

Poppy Pods

Protea – Protea Blushing Bride

Protea Waratah

Rain Tree pods

Riceflower

Snowberry

Spirea

Stephanotis Vines

Thryptomene/ Calycina- Import

 

 

Limited

 

Agonis

Anemone- import & local

Artichokes all size and colors  GAPPING

Birch Victorian

Calicarpa- Beauty Berry

Delphinium Belladonna White

Delphinium hybrid all colors, especially white

Eucalyptus Gunni

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

Freesia Super- local -$$$$

Gardenias

Gomphrena White

Hydrangea – local Limited,  mostly antique greens

Nigella

Papyrus Lions Head- advance notice required

Poppy asst Icelandic- import only and extremely limited

Protea King white (SUPER Limited)

Protea white  import and local but limited

Strawflower- yellow, bronze/orange, purple only

 

 

Available

 

Alchemilla Mollis – import

Allium-bullit- import only (Dutch)

Amaranthus

Amaryllis – Import

Aster Matsumoto

Astilbe – Import

Banksia – menziesii Local only

Banksia- Coccinea and Formosa- Import only

Bear Grass Super

Birds – local

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

Brunia Silver

Bupluerum

Campanula – import only $$$$$

Chamomile/ Matricaria/feverfew

Clematis – Dutch only- no White

Cosmos Chocolate

Cotton

Coxcomb – Import

Craspedia – local and import

Cyclamen Blooms – Import

Cymbidium – Large or Mini

Delphinium Bella dark and light blue – limited locally

Dianthus Green trick or Green Ball – local or import

 

DAHLIAS:

Greenhouse dahlias from our year-round dahlia growers now available.  Basic Colors, Burgundy, red, light pink, pink, Hot pink, purple (dark lavender-lagoon), limited orange, White & Café au Lait

Ball Dahlias – are done for the season

Any Ball Dahlias on requisition will be filled with decorative Dahlias                                                                                                                                                          

Dogwood branches- (not blooming) – leafless

Godetia- Import $$$$

Gomphrena – all colors still available

Foliages – lots of varieties painted gold and silver

Festival Bush

Freesia local just starting $$$, plenty from Holland

Freesia Super $$$$

Fruited Branch Persimmons

Hyacinth- import

Hyacinth- Muscari blue or white- import

Jasmine vine no flower

Ilex- Red

Ilex – Yellow or Orange- Dutch

Iris

Kalanchoe Local

Kochia – import

Lisianthus – Local or Import- white, purple, pink, yellow

Lisianthus Import only- black, blush, brown, peach

Lily of the valley- import only $$$$

Lunaria

Magnolia-local California and Florida

Millet-green and black upright, green hanging

Orlaya

Ornithogalum- white, yellow, orange- Import

Ornithogalum Arabicum- Import

Passion vine

Pepperberry hanging and upright

Peony- all colors available

Phlox – import

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

Privett- black berries

Protea Pink Ice

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum)

Ranunculusimport- Dutch and Italian

Rose Hips –Red

Scabiosa locally is hit and miss…mostly miss at this point

If you must Scabiosa go Dutch

Scabiosa Pods – Local

Scented Geranium

Southern Smilax

Statice – blue not available for the rest of the year

Stephanotis

Sweet Pea – Dutch

Sunflower – black center, green center, tinted red, chocolate

Trachelium Import

Tulips single, double, lily-shaped, parrot, frilled, French – local and import

Tweedia local or import

Veronica- Local and Import

Viburnum Snowball – Import

Waxflower – local

Xmas Bush-Red

 

 

Just Starting

 

Cottage Yarrow – white – import

Genestra – local and import

Heather White

Flowering Branch-Tulip Magnolia Blossoms

Narcissus/ Paper Whites

Ranunculus Local

Scabiosa – Japan

Sweet Pea – Italy and Japan

Viburnum Tinus

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

 

Flower 411: October

 

PRODUCT UPDATES – 9/28/17

 

Finished / Not Available

 

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

 

Acorns

Artichoke Blooming

Birch Victorian – comes back in late November

Blackberries – vines available but no fruit

Buddlea – will return in October

Chamomile Cushion, chamomile yellow daisy

Chestnuts

Clematis – local

Cosmos- pinks and whites

Cotinus Blooming

Delphinium Belladonna Light Pink

Delphinium Belladonna White

Echinops

Euphorbia Dog Eye

Festival Bush

Fruiting branches – blueberry

Garnet Kings/ Peter Johns- Grower went out of business

Heather – white or pink

Honey Suckle

Hops

Hydrangea lacecap white

Kumquats – restricted movement by the Department of Agriculture

Lace Flower

Lupine

Marguerite daisy

Oregano Kents Beauty

Pieris Japonica

Peony – finished

Pineapple – all sizes

Pokeweed

Poppy pods

Poppy Matilda

Poppy oriental

Poppy Icelandic- no poppy of any type available

Rain Tree pods

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

Shasta Daisy

Snowberry

Spirea

Stephanotis Vines

Sunflower chocolate

Sunflower Teddy bear

Yarrow tansy button

 

 

Limited

 

Agonis-$$$$$

Anemone Japanese (local) – pink

Artichokes – all size and colors

Aster Matsumoto – all colors

Banksia- orange only

Chamomile/ Matricaria/feverfew- white daisy only available – no buttons

Chinese lanterns “Fresh “ ending soon

Cottage Yarrow- white, peach, cream

Dahlias- Burgundy – supply is limited

Dahlias – White- both decorative & ball- heavy demand but supply is a little limited

Delph Belladonna light blue- extremely limited

Delph hybrid all colors, especially white

Diablo Nine Bark

Eucomis- portland- expensive

Eucalyptus Gunni

Eucalyptus Small leaf

French Tulip- finished in Holland, only one local vendor limited amounts and colors

Freesia Super- local

Fruiting branches blackberry/ raspberry

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

Gardenias

Gomphrena White

Hydrangea Peegee/lime light green only

Larkspur – almost non existent for a few weeks – all colors

Matsumoto-all colors- no white or yellow and Peach

Nigella

Papyrus Lions Head- advance notice required

Pampas Grass- large orders-advance notice required

Protea King white – SUPER Limited

Protea Waratah

Protea white – finished locally

Scabiosa white annual – Scabiosa black, burgundy, perennial white

Smilax

Strawflower- white, light pink and peach

Sunflower- Bi Colors

Sweet Pea- Dutch only, limited color selection

Tulips- if you do not see it listed below- it is not available

Tulips- Local- Single Bloom- (white, purple, light pink, yellow, orange, yel/red bi color) double lavender, super parrot.

Tulips-Dutch- Single Bloom ( Black, Hot Pink, Pink, Red) Double Bloom ( Carnival De Nice, Cream, Purple, Dark Pink, Pink ) Parrot (Orange Bi color, Red, Salmon, Super Parrot) Frilled (Queensland)

Viburnum berry- black- import only

 

 

Available

 

Alchemilla Mollis – import

Allium- import only (dutch)

Amaranthus- upright bronze- CA or Portland

Anemone- import

Asclepias- local and import  (orange is limited)

Bear Grass Super

Berzillia

Birds- import only

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

Bupluerum

Calendula

Campanula- import only $$$$$

Celosia Feather- import and local

Clematis- Import only- no White

Cosmos Chocolate

Cotinus foliage, purple only

Coxcomb- Import and local

Craspedia-local

Crocosmia Flower- import

Crocosmia Pods- import only

Delph bella dark blue

Dianthus Green trick or Green Ball- Import

Dahlias ~  Most Decorative Shape Dahlia colors are available but limited

Ball shapes,  colors limited, but still available

Ball shapes- burg and white limited

Café available

Dinner Plate- limited colors…a little hit and miss

Oregon dahlias – Swan Island will not be available this year

Echinacea pods

Eremurus- import only

Fall leaves are in between, showing some color but not quite there, best choice is vine maple or viburnum foliage for color

Gomphrena available in 8 colors- Portland- white is limited

Grass 5ft Zebra or Miscanthus- Portland

Freesia-local finished, import only

Hydrangea Local going to Antique

Hydrangea lacecap- only available in green/antique

Hydrangea Peegee- green only

Iris regular – no light blue

Jasmine vine no flower

Lisianthus

Lily of the valley- import only $$$$

Lysmachia- import

Magnolia-local California and southern

Millet-green and black upright, green hanging

Ninebark

Orlaya

Ornithogalum- white, yellow orange- Import

Ornithogalum Arabicum- Portland

Passion vine

Persimmons

Phlox- import

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

Pin Oak is bright green, no fall color

Pomegranates- Large only

Privett- green berries only

Protea local asst pinks limited

Protea Pink Ice

Protea- Protea Blushing Bride- import

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum) orange -import

Ranunculus- import

Red Rover Disbuds

Rose Hips -Green, red

Scabiosa

Scabiosa Pods- Local

Scented Geranium- CA or Portland

Sedum- Oregon is finished , down to Califonia

Southern Smilax

Statice

Stephanotis

Strawflower, good supply on fall colors, white pink peach very limited

Sunflower- black center, green center, tinted red

Thryptomene/ Calycina- Import

Trachelium local and Import

Tweedia local

Veronica- Local and Import

Waxflower- local finished- go import

Woodland oats show fall color (copper colored)

Yarrow yellow- local

Flower 411: Dahlias in Full Force

Flower 411 August

 

PRODUCT UPDATES – 8/29/17

 

Finished / Not Available

 
Allium – import finished, local drumstick only available

Artichoke Blooming

Bells – Dyed red – nobody is dying them right now

Buddlea – returning in October

Chamomile Cushion – chamomile yellow daisy

Cotinus Blooming

Delphinium Belladonna Light Pink

Delphinium Belladonna White

Festival Bush

Fruiting branches – blueberry

Heather – white or pink

Kiss me Over the Garden Gate

Kumquats restricted movement by the Department of Agriculture

Lace Flower

Lupine

Matsumoto- Peach

Peony – finished

Pineapple – all sizes

Pokeweed

Poppy pods

Poppy Matilda

Poppy oriental

Poppy Icelandic – no poppy of any type available

Riceflower

Shasta Daisy

Spirea

Super Bear Grass – grower discontinued this item

Viburnum berry- blue, black

 

Just Starting

 

Pieris Japonica

Rose Hips – red/orange

Sedum Pink

Snowberry – Local

Ornamental Peppers

Pumpkins on a stick

 

 

Plentiful/ Flushing

 

Assorted wild grasses

Green Mist

Millet hanging green and upright black or green

Pincushion Protea

Queen Anne’s Lace – White or Chocolate

Safflower – orange

Safari Sunset

Snow on the Mountain

Sunflower black center

 

 

Limited

 

Agonis

Banksia – orange only

Chamomile / Matricaria / Feverfew – yellow button

Cosmos – pinks and whites – extremely limited / almost finished

Cottage Yarrow- white, peach, cream – go import

Delphinium hybrid White

Delphinium Belladonna light blue – extremely limited

Dianthus green ball or trick

Echinops

Eucalyptus Gunni

Eucalyptus Small leaf

French Tulip – finished in Holland / only one local vendor – limited amounts and colors

Freesia Super – local

Fruiting branches – blackberry / raspberry

Foxglove – all colors very limited

Gardenias

Gomphrena White

Honey Suckle

Jasmine vine with Flower

Lilac – White color only, bunches grade only – import only

Nigella

Papyrus Lions Head – advance notice required

Pampas Grass – large orders – advance notice required

Pieris Flower

Protea King white (SUPER Limited)

Protea white – finished locally, import only

Oregano Kents Beauty

Scabiosa white annual

Smilax – limited

Strawflower – white, light pink and peach – all three are very limited

Sweet Pea – Dutch only – limited color selection

Tulips – only single bloom tulips available locally for the next two weeks

-Our local vendor is gapping on frilled, double and parrots for 2 weeks

Yarrow cottage- import and local

 

 

Available

 

Ageratum Blue

Alchemilla Mollis – import

Allium – local drumstick only

Anemone- import

Artichokes – baby red limited

Asclepias – local and import

Atriplex – red and green

Berzillia – green and red available

Birds – import only

Bouvardia- very limited locally (not light pink)- go import (has all colors)

Bupluerum

Calendula

Campanula- import only

Celosia Feather – import and local

Clematis – local  (white limited) and Dutch (don’t grow white)

Cornflower

Cosmos Chocolate

Cotinus foliage – purple only

Coxcomb – Import and local

Craspedia – local

Crocosmia Flower – import

Crocosmia Pods – import

Delphinium – Bella dark blue

Eucalyptus – small leaf moon lagoon

Hybrid delph- dark blue, purple, light blue, lavender, mauve- local short 24-30” Tall (white limited)- Tall only available import

Dahlias ~  Most Decorative Shape Dahlia colors are available

  • Ball shapes, good selection of colors. Availability is ok
  • Ball shapes – need advance notice for large orders
  • Café available
  • Dinner Plate- White, Lavender, Orange, Burgundy available only

Oregon dahlias – Swan Island will start the last week of September

Echinacea pods

Eremurus – import only

Eucomis – local

Freesia-local finished, import only

Hops – 2 weeks left

Hydrangea – Nice solid Colors – Import & Local starting to go antique

Iris regular – no light blue

Jasmine vine – no flower

Lisianthus – Dark Brown/ Black/ Peach – now local

Lily of the valley- import only Lysmachia- import

Magnolia – local California

Millet – green and black upright, green hanging

Ninebark – foliage only

Passion vine

Persimmons

Pomegranates – Large only

Protea – local assorted pinks limited

Protea Pink Ice

Protea – Protea Blushing Bride- import

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum)orange and yellow – import

Ranunculus- import

Rose Hips -Green, red

Scabiosa

Scabiosa Pods- Local

Southern Smilax

Statice

Stephanotis

Sunflower – black center, green center, tinted red, bi-color

Thryptomene/ Calycina- Import

Trachelium local and Import

Tweedia local

Veronica – Local and Import

Waxflower – local finished- go import

Yarrow tansy button

Yarrow yellow – local

Zinnia – white, peach, bi colors limited

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

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