Everything you wanted to know about this season's favourite flowers
Woolly jumber? Check. Pumpkin spice lattes? Check. Autumn flowers with soft textures and stems in deep colours? Double-check! Bring some extra warmth and cosiness in your home this autumn with a gorgeous bouquet filled with unique autums beauties. Get ready to cocoon in no-time.
The Amarine is a true fall bloomer and a mix between the Amarillys and the Nerine. With her long stems, she proudly stands out from the other flowers and is therefore a party in your vase.
Tip: When properly cared for, the Amarine can stay beautiful in your vase for up to twelve days. Make sure that you cut a bit of the stem everytime when you refresh the water. Repeat every three days.
Brassica queen crane
Family: Brassica oleracea
You might expect this green queen on your plate but the Crane Queen is actually a stunner in your vase. Originally from Japan where they eat this cabbage quite often in various dishes because of its mild taste. Found one in your bouquet? Then we'd like to remind you that it's not an edible one. And that's a good thing as she's far too gorgeous.
Tip: Cut a bit of the stem everytime when refreshing the water (about every three days). This is way you can enjoy her longer.
Chrysanthemum 'Vienna pink'
The Chrysanthemum has been used in China for hunders of years BC as a medical herb. In 1700 the flower arrived in Europe. First only in the wellknown golden yellow colour, but when the flower grew in popularity, growers used them and new kinds came to life. In Japan the flower is so popular that they even named the Chrysanthemum the national symbol.
Tip: Chrysanthemum are super strong and also have a very long vase life. Sometimes up to two weeks. Make sure to cut off all the leaves that are under the rim of the vase. This way you keep the water clean and the stems can flourish at their best.
This amazing beauty is a feast for the eyes. You can't take your eyes off the special shapes and colours of the flower petals of the Dahlia. Round, spikey, monochromed, striped or polkadotted: Dahlia lovers are spend for choose with so many different kinds. Dahlias were the favourite flowers of Queen Victoria but they originate from Mexico. When they were first exported in 1600 to the West they were known for their Mexican name ‘Acoctli’.
Tip: Remove the leaves and buds that are under the rim of the vase, giving all the power to the flower.
The Physalis (groundcherries) is a beaken of light during autumn. Forget about dark and gloomy autumn days - with a Physalis in your vase you immediately have that cosy autumn feeling in your home. The little lanterns are a few inches big and look like they are made from paper. They serve as protective layer for the orange groundcherry inside. This little cherry has a sweet and sour taste ans is packed with vitamins, Mind you the Physalis in your bloomon bouquet is non-edible.
Tip: Make sure that all the little laterns are placed high in the vase. This way you keep the water clean and the stem healthy. Refresh the water every three days to prevent bacteria growth.
Doesn't this Rosa Corallo make you long for autumn? The little berries on this branch are the ""fruit"" of roses, because the Rosa Corallo is a rosebush. This bush mainly grows in Italy, where its nicknamed 'frutti di l'amore'. This means 'fruit of love' and is a cynical Italian joke: the bush has a lot of thorns.
Tip: The Rosa Corallo is a strong branch – odds are that she will outlive the rest of your bouquet. Place her in a mini-vase and make that autumn feeling last even longer.