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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


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





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



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


Gloriosa short – Dutch

Gloriosa long – Dutch

Gerbera – local


Green Mist

Grevillea Foliage

Grevillea Flower – assorted only

Hellebores – green only- import & Dutch

Hosta – import

Hyacinth – import


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 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






Artichokes – all size and colors

Brunia – silver – $$$$$


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


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

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

Nigella flower

Nigella pods



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


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


Cosmos – pinks, cream & whites

Cotinus flowering – all colors

Eucalyptus flowering

Delphinium Belladonna – white

Dogwood Flowering


Fruiting Branch – Blueberry

Fruited Branch – Raspberry

Fruited Branch – Blackberry


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


Pieris Japonica flowering

Poppies – hybrid & Icelandic

Protea – white

Pussy Willow Fantail

Protea Pink Mink

Ranunculus – local

Shasta Daisy


Spirea – local, Dutch or Japan

Sterling Range Heather

Sweet Pea – Japan


Thryptomene/Calycina – import

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

Viburnum Blooming all types

Viburnum Pink – Mary Milton

Viburnum Popcorn




Coming Soon


Blueberry foliage – purple

Dogwood, Curly Willow, Pussy Willows

Peony from New Zealand – 2 weeks away

Privet – black berries

Spring Bouquet Viburnum


Flower 411: October




Finished / Not Available


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



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


Clematis – local

Cosmos- pinks and whites

Cotinus Blooming

Delphinium Belladonna Light Pink

Delphinium Belladonna White


Euphorbia Dog Eye

Festival Bush

Fruiting branches – blueberry

Garnet Kings/ Peter Johns- Grower went out of business

Heather – white or pink

Honey Suckle


Hydrangea lacecap white

Kumquats – restricted movement by the Department of Agriculture

Lace Flower


Marguerite daisy

Oregano Kents Beauty

Pieris Japonica

Peony – finished

Pineapple – all sizes


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



Stephanotis Vines

Sunflower chocolate

Sunflower Teddy bear

Yarrow tansy button






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


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


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


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





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


Birds- import only

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



Campanula- import only $$$$$

Celosia Feather- import and local

Clematis- Import only- no White

Cosmos Chocolate

Cotinus foliage, purple only

Coxcomb- Import and 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


Lily of the valley- import only $$$$

Lysmachia- import

Magnolia-local California and southern

Millet-green and black upright, green hanging



Ornithogalum- white, yellow orange- Import

Ornithogalum Arabicum- Portland

Passion vine


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 Pods- Local

Scented Geranium- CA or Portland

Sedum- Oregon is finished , down to Califonia

Southern Smilax



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

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