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

Eriostemon

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

 

 

Available

 

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

Bupluerum

Cattails

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

Gardenias

Gloriosa short - Dutch

Gloriosa long - Dutch

Gerbera - local

Gomphrena

Green Mist

Grevillea Foliage

Grevillea Flower - assorted only

Hellebores - green only- import & Dutch

Hosta - import

Hyacinth - import

Iris

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

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

 

 

Limited

 

Agonis

Artichokes - all size and colors

Brunia - silver - $$$$$

Chamomile/Matricaria/Feverfew

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

Larkspur

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

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

Nigella flower

Nigella pods

Ninebark

Orlaya

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

Strawflower

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

Buddleia

Cosmos - pinks, cream & whites

Cotinus flowering - all colors

Eucalyptus flowering

Delphinium Belladonna - white

Dogwood Flowering

Foxglove

Fruiting Branch - Blueberry

Fruited Branch - Raspberry

Fruited Branch - Blackberry

Genestra

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

Ninebark

Pieris Japonica flowering

Poppies - hybrid & Icelandic

Protea - white

Pussy Willow Fantail

Protea Pink Mink

Ranunculus - local

Shasta Daisy

Snowberry

Spirea - local, Dutch or Japan

Sterling Range Heather

Sweet Pea - Japan

Tallowberry

Thryptomene/Calycina - import

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

Viburnum Blooming all types

Viburnum Pink - Mary Milton

Viburnum Popcorn

Weigelia

 

 

Coming Soon

 

Blueberry foliage - purple

Dogwood, Curly Willow, Pussy Willows

Peony from New Zealand - 2 weeks away

Privet - black berries

Spring Bouquet Viburnum

 

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