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Flower 411: Ball Dahlias Finished, Kumquats just Starting!

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Happy Tuesday everyone! Check out the latest product update from our Purchasing Team!

 

FINISHED / NOT AVAILABLE

 

Basil

Bear Grass -Super

Cotinus

Crocosmia pods

Dahlias- BALL DAHLIAS ARE FINISHED!!

Dahlias- winter crop, basic colors and pricey

Eremurus White

Festival Bush/ Xmas Bush

Figs

Flannel Flower

Godetia

Heather Hot pink- persoluta type

Heather White

Honey Suckle

Laurel Varg.

Lophamyrtus

Lysmachia- sub veronica

Ninebark

Orlaya

Pepperberry Hanging

Peony- off crop until February- Israel will start (small heads)

Pineapple Baby- off crop for a bit

Pokeweed

Pomegranate

Protea Pink Mink

Rosehips

Safflower

Saracena (cobra lily)

Sedum all shades

Snowberries

Stephanotis- off crop

Thryptomene/ Calycina

Thyme

Tulip Parrot-Black

 

LIMITED

 

Agonis-extremely limited
Amaranthus upright

Artichokes all colors and sizes 

Banksia – asst only- limited

Bupleurum

Dahlia Café Au Lait- very limited

Delph Bella/waltz White- extremely limited

Delph Belladonna or Waltz light or dark blue- import only

Delph Hybrid White- extremely limited- import only

Delph Hybrid Colors- import

Euc parvifolia

Fern Shoots- limited and price increase

Heather Melanthra- only type of heather available for VD

Iris colors

Ivy tree variegated

Jasmine- non flowering- vine only

Lisianthus Local-extremely limited- Available import

Lisianthus Brown- Japan only

Nandina- Oregon is finished- only Florida available and it’s limited

Poppy pods- extremely limited

Protea Blushing Bride- very pricey- local only-very limited

Protea King white and pink (Extremely Limited)

Protea Pincushion- limited

Protea pink ice

Protea white 

Smilax- limited – check before taking large orders

Stock Local- limited locally-available import

Sunflowers and Mini Suns

Trachelium- limited locally- avail import

Tweedia- local- very limited

Vinurmun Tinus- pre-book only 10 days out

Yarrow Yellow-import only

 

JUST STARTING

 

Acacia Bagged

Kumquats

Nagi

 

AVAILABLE

 

Agapanthus- import only

Allium- Import only

Birds- avail locally

Bouvardia- Import only

Campanula- avail in KOMET

Clematis  Import only  lavender, dark pink, purple

Coxcomb- Import only

Craspedia- Import only

Dahlias— winter production- basic colors- limited

Eremurus- yellow and orange- import

Gerbera (through Valentines)– red and white  if you need only red or white you will have to go Import. Locally you will   –   get white and red as a percentage of asst, cannot get straight red and white – locally.

Genestra

Helleborus- import only

Hydrangea Nice Colors-Import

Iris Telstar

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- green only

Larkspur

Lilac- available import

Passion vine- vine only

Persimmon

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

Ranunculus -Local is in full swing, Japan is just starting

Scabiosa- very limited locally. import has white, pink lav, black, bi-colors- available $$, Japan has started

Scabiosa Pods- Import only

Statice- tissue limited, sinuata available

Viburnum- available Import

 

 

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: Anemones, Gardenia, Tulips & More

Flower 411

 

Curious as to what’s going on in the world of cut flowers? Here is a summary put together by our fabulous purchasing department – enjoy!

 

Product Updates
Acacia Bagged- available
Agonis Green- very limited
Agonis Brown- available
Almond branches- pink only available
Amaranthus Bronze – NOT AVAILABLE LOCALLY
Anemones- local are available
Apricot blossom- available
Artichokes – mostly green, chocolate are very limited
Artichokes Baby – mostly green, chocolate are very limited
Aster Matsumoto Lavender- very limited
Astilbe-import
Astrantia-import-frequently held
Bells- local are back on
Blackberries-Import
Boronia heather  not yet ~ probably sometime in March
Bouvardia- Local very limited, available Dutch import
Brunia Green- finished ( local berzellia)
Brunia silver-finsihed
Bupleurum- local limited
Calcynia/ Thrypotmine-local pink only
Celosia-not available
Cherry Blossom- available white and pink
Cosmos chocolate- import only
Coxcomb-not available
Craspedia- limited locally
Dahlias- EXTREMELY LIMITED!!!  Did I say hard to get?
Delph light blue and dark blue- Local is on
Delph White- almost impossible to get
Delph Hybrid- coming on locally, white as always is limited
Eremurus- import only- gets held frequently
Eucalyptus gunni/parvafolia- limited but seeing moon lagoon
Forsythia-available
Freesia- coming on locally
Freesia Super  heavy white, colors available somewhat limited right now…coming
French Tulip- Flaming Parrot- local coming on
Gardenia-numbers are coming back up
Genestra- import and local
Hydrangea – import
Jasmine- available but limited
Larkspur-  limited
Lisianthus- very limited locally but short and pricey
Magnolia blooming -NW still tight buds, maybe some in Calif more developed
Passion vine – available no flowers
Peach Blossom- available
Peony- import
Phlox-import
Piers Japonica- local just now hitting, will be gone quickly
Plum Blossom-not available
Poppy Hybrid- import
Poppy Pods- should start early march
Protea-Blushing Bride-finished
Protea- King Pink- very limited
Protea pincushion- coming on locally orange
Protea- Pink Ice – available
Protea- Whites  -extremely limited
Quince blossom- finished
Queen Anne’s lace – very limited
Queen Anne’s Lace- Chocolate-available
Raspberries-Not available (sub Blackberries)
Riceflower- hot pink only
Scabiosa Black/Burg- limited locally
Scabiosa White  limited locally
Scabiosa Pods- very limited
Smilax-Bag- available
Smilax- Southern – available
Snapdragon peach- almost impossible to get
Snowberry- not available
Statice – purple available, colors limited
Stock- #1 and #2 grade
Sunflower- green center- limited
Sunflower-black center- limited
Sunflower-bi color-limited
Sunflower- Chocolate-Limited
Sunflower mini-available black center only
Sweet pea-import
Trachelium-import
Trachelium green –import
Tulips regular- local and import available
Tulips-Frilled- good Dutch selection, white local only
Tulips- Parrot- good dutch selection, local limited
Tweedia- gapping locally, avail Japanese but pricey
Veronica local production starting…limited
Viburnum Berry – NZ redish/purple available only
Viburnum-import
Waxflower- Local is on, regular and hybrids- also tints

 

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