Proving to be a huge hit are Butterfly Ranunculus! Check out this beautiful example above at Zest Flowers. The different varieties in this relatively new collection of cut flowers are named after Gods and this one's called Charis. As well as orange, you'll also find them in pink, white, yellow, red and apricot.
With two important dates for flowers this month, International Women’s Day on Saturday, 8th March and Mother’s Day on Sunday, 31st March, these dainty blooms would be perfect to include in hand-tieds.
Snowflakes, also known as Leucojum vernum, with their white and green bell-shaped petals can be found at Pratley.
Also grown on UK shores are heavenly scented Narcissus Erlicheer. Plus there are Paperwhites and Narcissus Avalanche. And on the daffodil front, you'll find boxes upon boxes of Golden Harvest, Dutch Master, Carlton and Edward Buxton...to name but a few. Head over to the Pratley Instagram account for Saul's regular updates on new flowers on their stand.
The incredibly impressive orange blooms of Fritillaria imperialis 'Orange Sweet' can be found at Bloomfield. They really are a statement flower, aren't they?
In line with the current trend for nude, beige, peach and apricot designs, how about this Grevillea Cal Gem for adding texture? It's full botanical name is Grevillea Caloundra Gem.
Or you may decide to choose this Limonium sinuatum Sinuet Honey Apricot, also known as Statice?
There's still a large array of different Hellebores currently at Nine Elms, including this pretty variety called Helleborus sternii.
Also known as Snake's Head Fritillary, Fritillaria meleagris with its chequered burgundy and white petals is currently available. If you'd like to read more about this particular family of spring flowers, here's a special Fritillaries Report.
You may have seen all the comments on Instagram recently about a new range of dyed brown flowers? Well, Anthony at A Goodchild (The Floral Garden Group) has sourced dyed tulips called Brownies and they're going down a storm. There's also a close-up photo below.
The warm weather is helping magnolia bud come into bloom and you'll find containers brimming full of bundles of it at GB Foliage.
Over at Porters Foliage, there's homegrown single white prunus blossom, together with double blossom, which in bud.
You'll also find box, pictured below, rhododendron and go-go.
Just how striking are the striped petals on these British Delft Primroses at L Mills? They're also sometimes aptly referred to as zebra primroses.
With green leaves freckled with silvery-white spots, these Begonia maculata plants at Quality Plants are also known as Trout Begonia. And yes, that is a fish on their labels! By the way check out how many orchids Quality managed to fit in their truck recently for a delivery. Very impressive...
Virtually indestructible is how these large Philodendron xanadu houseplants are described. I can't mention them though without name-checking Olivia Newton John and ELO, can I? Incredible to think the film was first released in 1980!
A sure sign that spring is here is when you start seeing pots of beautifully fragrant lily of the valley plants at the Flower Market. Head to Evergreen for trolleys brimming full of them. Whilst you're there, check out all their different varieties of Hellebores in bloom and Narcissus in bud.
And if you're looking for an instant display, check out their trays of miniature potted Snow Baby Narcissus.
The Flower Store, which is part of Bloomfield, have got lots of new stock in this month including these fabulous glass vases in different shapes, sizes and colours. You'll find them in brown, dark grey, green and purple.
If you're looking for wicker baskets, they stock a great range in different sizes.
So, I hope you’ve enjoyed this edition of the In Season report and it’s given you lots of inspiration! Don't forget, it's just a small snapshot of availability this month. You'll also find anemones, French tulips, genista ... and much, much more!
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P.S. Have you seen the lovely video about our Art Night at the Flower Market, which took place last summer?