Favourite flowers to sell to Florists

florist favourites in June

#Britishflowers Hour – Monday 6th March 2017 – Favourite Flowers to Sell to Florists

This weeks’ hour was all about what flowers do your florists love! The hosts were Sara Willman (@myflowerpatch) and Lara Smith (MFCFlowers), with help from Mike Rogers (@sofaflyer) and notes by Jess Streeter (@SussexRoses).

Some florist favourites include:

  • Nigella – both flowers and pods
  • Ammi
  • Sedum
  • Cornflower
  • Trifolium pannonicular clover
  • Sweet peas
  • Phacelia
  • Dahlias – café au lait
  • Roses
  • Cornish Daffodils
  • Tulips
  • Clematis
  • Jasmine
  • Grasses – Briza, Panicum (frosted explosion).
  • Chocolate Cosmos (don’t like frost or wet)
  • Ivy (variegated)
  • Vinca
  • Scabious
  • Bupleurum
  • Sangusorbia
  • Achillea – be warned though, it does spread!
  • Craspedia
  • Chrysanthemums – specifically Allouise as completely different from the usual, available through Van Meuwen.
  • Dyers Chamomile / Anthemis Tinctoria (lasts ages in water once cut)
  • Daucus
  • Poppies.

Next weeks’ chat will be about what grows well without being under cover, hosted by @flowerpotpolly and @TeenyWeenyFarm. Do join us between 8pm-9pm on Monday’s with the hashtag #britishflowers !