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Seasonal flowers

Seasonal flowers are often associated with certain seasons and are popular choices for floral arrangements and various celebrations. Find them in a row here.
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Seasonal flowers

Seasonal flowers are flowers that naturally bloom during certain times of the year and are commonly available during the seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Seasonal flowers are often chosen for bouquets, arrangements and various floral designs as they are fresher, more readily available and usually cheaper due to their natural abundance at certain times. Seasonal cut flowers are generally better suited to the weather and have better quality compared to out-of-season flowers that may need to be imported or grown in controlled environments. They are also considered more sustainable.

Once you start working with flowers, you probably know all available seasonal flowers by heart. And you need to, because every wholesale flowers works to the rhythm of this constantly blooming clock.

The seasonal flower calendar below is based on availability in the Netherlands, as Verbeek & Bol is based near Flora Holland.

Spring flowers

Spring is a season known for its fresh and colourful flowers. The season spans March, April and May. Spring cut flowers mark the transition from the cold and often dormant winter months to the warmer and livelier times of the year.

Spring flowers

Seasonal flowers for spring

Here are some popular spring cut flowers to consider:

Plant nameLatin nameDescription
TulipTulipaWell-known and distinctive seasonal flowers that symbolise spring and new beginnings. Tulips come in a wide range of colours. They come in different shapes and sizes, including frilly and parrot tulips. Available from late February/early March.
HyacinthHyacinthusPopular spring flowers known for their fragrant flowers and bright colours. Available from late February/early March.
DaffodilNarcissusSeasonal flowers for spring: Daffodils are a symbol of spring and are often associated with renewal and joy. They are available in white, yellow with orange heart, white with pink heart and also double daffodil varieties. Available from late February/early March.
Anemone or WindflowerAnemoneThese cut flowers are known for their delicate and vibrant blooms. Anemone is available in different colours such as white, pink, red, purple and blue. Anemones are available in autumn, winter and spring, with spring being the best season.
RanunculusRanunculus asiaticusRanunculus flowers are characterised by their numerous layers of delicate, papery petals that give them a full and lush appearance. They are popular choices for floral arrangements and weddings because of their striking and elegant appearance. The best season is from spring to early summer.
Viburnum or SnowballViburnumViburnum is known for their ornamental qualities, including attractive foliage, beautiful flowers and often colourful berries. Best season spring.
PeonyPaeoniaThese lush, romantic flowers are highly sought after in spring. They come in a variety of colours and are known for their large, layered petals. Peony season usually starts in late April or early May and continues until June.
Vip RosesThese unique flowers are known for their beautiful colours, striking shape and durability. These seasonal flowers are only available from April to November.

Seasonal flowers for Summer (Summer flowers)

Summer is a season of warmth, abundance and vibrant energy. This season spans June, July and August. Summer flowers bring a distinct atmosphere and a variety of blooming beauties.

Summer flowers

Here are some popular summer flowers to consider

Plant nameLatin nameDescription
HydrangeaHydrangeaHydrangea is known for Its large, striking flower clusters.
They come in different colours and will be available from June.
SunflowersHelianthus annuusSunflowers are iconic and cheerful flowers known for their large, vibrant yellow flowers that resemble the sun. The season starts in early July and others end in late October.
GerberaGerberaGerberas have large, vibrant and colourful daisy-like flowers. They are popular ornamental flowers used in various floral arrangements and bouquets. Gerberas are available all year round, with summer being the best season.
Delphinium or LarkspurDelphiniumThese cut flowers are known for their tall buds with vibrant, showy flowers in various shades of blue, purple, pink, white and occasionally yellow. Available from June.
Eustoma or LisianthusEustomaMuch sought after for their elegant, rose-like flowers. This
flowersare popular choices for floral arrangements, weddings and other special occasions. They come in a variety of colours and are available all year round, with summer being the best season.
DahliaDahliaLoved for their diverse and showy flower shapes, vibrant colours and extensive choice of sizes. Dahlias come in almost every colour, from vibrant red, orange and yellow to soft pink, purple and white. Some varieties even have multicoloured or bicoloured flowers. Seasonal flower from July to mid-October.
GladiolusGladiolusKnown for their tall, striking flowers that bear multiple, colourful blooms. Definitely a summer flower, the Dahlia's season is from late June to mid-October.

Autumn flowers

Autumn is a season of transition, change and natural beauty. Autumn flowers become available after summer and marks the shift from warmth to cooler temperatures. This season covers September, October and November. In general, seasonal flowers have for autumn deeper colours and tend to be firmer than summer flowers.

Autumn flowers

Seasonal flowers for autumn

Here are some popular autumn flowers to consider:

Plant nameLatin nameDescription
AstersAsterAsters have a characteristic daisy-like appearance with a central disk surrounded by petals. The petals can be different colours, including shades of blue, purple, pink and white. The season starts in late August or early September.
FuchsiaFuchsiaFuchsias are generally known for their pendulous, tubular flowers that come in a range of vibrant colours. This makes them ideal seasonal flowers for autumn. The season starts in late August or early September.
ChrysanthemumsChrysanthemum morifoliumChrysanthemums are known for their showy and abundant blooms, making them an important part of floral bouquets and arrangements. They come in every colour and are available all year round, with autumn being the best season.
AmaryllisHippeastrum reginaeEye-catching flowers in different colours. They are often associated with the festive season and can add a festive touch to winter arrangements. The season runs from the end of October to the end of December.
LiliesLiliumLilies are cherished all over the world for their striking beauty and elegant appearance. Available in various colours and available all year round, with autumn being the best season.

Winter flowers

Winter is a season of contrasts, characterised by cold temperatures, shorter days and a unique beauty accompanied by festive celebrations. This season spans December, January and February. Many winter flowers have a long vase life, allowing you to enjoy them in the room for weeks.

Seasonal flowers for winter

Flowers considered winter flower:

Plant nameLatin nameDescription
RosehipRosa CaninaRose hips are the small, round, berry-like structures that develop on rose plants after the flowers have flowered and faded. Rose hips can be incorporated into wreaths, garlands and other crafts for a rustic and natural look. Available in early autumn and all winter.
CarnationDianthus caryophyllusCherished for their longevity as cut flowers and suitability for various occasions. Carnations are available in a wide range of colours, including white, pink, red, yellow, orange and even bicoloured or variegated varieties. Available all year round, with winter being the best season.
Helleborus or Christmas roseHelleborusHelleborus produces bowl-shaped or saucer-shaped flowers that come in a variety of colours, including white, pink, purple, green and various shades in between. Seasonal flower for December and April.
IrisIrisIris are known for their distinctive, eye-catching flowers that come in a variety of colours and patterns. Available in numerous colours, including shades of blue, purple, white, yellow, orange and even multicoloured flowers. Available all year round, with winter being the best season.
AlstromeriaAlstromeriaAlstroemerias are popular choices for bouquets and decorative purposes because of their beauty and long vase life. They are available in a wide range of colours, including shades of white, yellow, orange, pink, red and purple. Available all year round, with winter being the best season.
Red Naomi RoosEven Red Naomi Rose is available year-round, it high season is February. Because giving a red rose to your sweetheart is a common way of showing love.

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