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Anthuriums are not only beautiful, but they also ensure a healthier environment.

The plants remove toxic substances such as benzene, formaldehyde and ammonia from the air. They exude substances that kill moulds and viruses thus keeping us healthier.

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Carmen

Carmen shows you all the things you can do with plants and flowers in the home. The possibilities are endless and for that you really don’t need to have green fingers!

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Barbara

This creative all-rounder writes about the most interesting, most inspiring sustainable ideas with flowers and plants: from decorating your own vases with the children to hanging plants in the kitchen. All about green issues, and easy reading.

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Peter

As a passionate modern nurseryman Peter has a clear vision of what durable cultivation should be. His passion comes out in his blog when telling about the origin of the Anthurium, how to give the best care and the vast assortment.

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Hetty

Hetty is the Anthurium ambassador. All the flowers and plants in Hetty’s home are in perfect condition. How does she do that? Hetty reveals her secrets and shares the best care tips and tricks.

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Jordy

Cheerful, passionate, ambitious and always in search of interesting events and forms of recreation; that’s Jordy in a nutshell. As far as he’s concerned there will be no shops or restaurants in the near future without plants or flowers. This growing trend makes him very happy.

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Bob

This creative guy with his infectious enthusiasm has turned his passion into his work. Right from a young age Bob was passionate about plants and flowers; and he’s now been the owner of a flower shop for more than 15 years.

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Re-assemble: a style trend with lots of colour and creative contrasts

Last year, the Tuinbranche Nederland, the Branchevereniging VHG, iBulb and Flower Council Holland consulted trend watcher Aafje Nijman to present three style trends for 2018: ‘Punk Rebooted’, ‘Re-assemble’ and ‘Romance 3.0’. Read more

Punk Rebooted: a style trend that breaks the rules and catches the eye

Last year, the Tuinbranche Nederland, the Branchevereniging VHG, iBulb and Flower Council Holland consulted trend watcher Aafje Nijman to present three style trends for 2018: ‘Punk Rebooted’, ‘Re-assemble’ and ‘Romance 3.0’.  Read more

Use these 4 tips to give your plants a long happy life

The Urban Jungle trend is really great, but it could be hard to keep those plants alive if you don’t have green fingers. That’s why we’ve put together a number of tips that will guarantee you a house full of living plants.  Read more

Taking beautiful pictures of flowers

We recently shared 6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for flower lovers: each and every one is bursting with gorgeous original flower pictures. So captivating, they could almost make you jealous! Read more

Looking for greenspiration? Here are 6 great blogs about houseplants

Sometimes, ideas just don’t easily come to mind. You want a room to look different, but where to start? Consider plants as a solution. Read more

Father’s Day: tips for giving flowers to men

Father’s Day is just around the corner: 17 June. This is the day when we show one or more of the most important men in our lives how much we appreciate them. Although a gift of flowers comes to mind for Mother’s Day, we don’t often associate them with a gift for Father’s Day. But why not? You might choose somewhat different flowers for a man, but we can assure you that flowers will also please men! We have 3 tips for you. Read more

How to create an urban jungle in your bathroom

The urban jungle trend was a big hit in 2017 but it’s still going strong in 2018. You see it particularly in living rooms because that’s where you usually spend most of your time and can enjoy it most. But have you ever thought of turning your bathroom into an urban jungle? Read more

Flower arranging 2.0: How to create a beautiful bouquet

Flower arranging might seem a little tedious or old-fashioned, but it doesn’t have to be. Actually, it can be a delightful opportunity for some ‘me time’. Besides this, your flowers will both look prettier and last longer. Read more

How to make a bunch of cut flowers last even longer

Have you received (or bought for yourself) a nice bunch of cut flowers, and are they wilted and ready for the bin within a week? What a shame, especially when there’s a solution! If given the right care, you could enjoy them much longer.  Read more

Here are the 10 newest Anthuriums for use as pot plants and cut flowers

Several new Anthurium varieties have been developed lately. Each and every one is special, distinctive and useful for various purposes whether it be a grand arrangement or a modest bouquet. To keep you both informed and inspired, here are the 10 newest Anthurium varieties for use as pot plants and cut flowers! Read more

How to use flowers to wrap gifts beautifully

A gift is always that bit nicer when it’s beautifully wrapped. That’s how you make sure that giving it is just as much a surprise as unwrapping it. Use flowers for example: they give instant joy. Read more

3 reasons why flowers always make women happy

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, a lot of children are wondering what to buy for their mothers. We say: don’t make it too difficult for yourself, and surprise her with a pretty bouquet! Read more

With these plants you bring spring into the house

Now that spring has begun, the sun begins to show itself more often. Wonderful! We are well and truly ready to venture outside without a jacket, put on our sunglasses and grab a seat on a terrace. Read more

Romanticism in Keukenhof: the world’s largest spring-flowering park

If you’re passionate about flowers and plants, you won’t want to miss a visit to Keukenhof. Although Keukenhof is famous for its fantastic tulip displays, it also has much more to see and enjoy. Read more

What should I do if my Anthurium plant is producing green flowers?

Anthuriums are very easy to care for. They demand so little to remain attractive for so long! Sometimes, however, their leaves can become discoloured, take on a different texture or look rather dull. Read more

Endless Anthurium: these are the different types of the Anthurium

Anthurium varieties are extremely diverse: they are available in a wide range of sizes and versions. You can choose from pot plants and cut flowers, and the shape of their flowers can vary as well.  Read more

Give your home a spring update

Spring is here! The first rays of sunshine are peeking through the clouds and we’re all getting a case of spring fever. Now that the spring cleaning is all done, it’s time to spruce up your home with a new look – including fresh flowers and plants. Read more

An Easter brunch with lots of flowers: 4 tips to set an inviting table

The Easter holidays come early this year: on 1 and 2 April! A perfect time to spend quality time with friends and/or family. All of you around the table loaded with wonderful food and enjoying each other’s company: these are the ingredients for a wonderful long weekend. Read more

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for flower lovers

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for flower lovers

Instagram has many communities of people who share the same interests. Plants are one of them, but flowers are right up there as well! Could you use a little #flowerinspiration? Here are six Instagram accounts for flower lovers.  Read more

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for plant lovers

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for plant lovers

Instagram is the perfect place to get lost for hours as you scroll through all those beautiful pictures. Here you can find lots of large communities made up of people who have the same interests. Plants are one of them. Could you use a little #plantspiration? Here are six Instagram accounts for plant lovers. Read more

4 gifts that will make anyone who loves plants happy

4 gifts that will make anyone who loves plants happy

What do you buy as a birthday gift for someone who loves plants? A plant, but their house is probably already full of them. Fortunately, there are plenty of other plant-related gifts around! Here are some of them – things that every plant lover will also be very pleased to receive. Read more

4 reasons why the anthurium makes the ultimate flower or plant for Valentine's Day

4 reasons why the anthurium makes the ultimate flower or plant for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, the day on which we have 24 hours to show how much we appreciate the ones we love. There could be no other flower more associated with this day than the rose. But….did you know that the anthurium is absolutely perfect for showing your love on Valentine’s Day? Read more

Anthurium potting compost: is it necessary?

Anthurium potting compost: is it necessary?

The Anthurium originated in tropical regions where it grows in a moist warm climate. The humidity in most living rooms, however, is very low. This is why it’s a good idea to keep an eye on the Anthurium’s potting compost now and then. Here are some tips! Read more

What should I do if my anthurium plant is producing green flowers?

These plants provide cleaner and fresher air in your home

Did you know that houseplants not only add oxygen to the air and make a room look more inviting but that some of them can also purify the air? Read more

Home decorating tips: how to use anthurium plants

Home decorating tips: how to use anthurium plants

Who could imagine a home without plants? They make any room more inviting, and they’re also good for your health. Plenty of reasons, therefore, to have plants in your home. Read more

6 manieren om de Pantone trendkleur van 2018 in je interieur te verwerken

6 ways to use the Pantone trend colour of 2018 in your home

Every year, the Pantone Color Institute announces its trend colour of the year; for 2018, this is Ultra Violet. This vibrant colour will undoubtedly be showing up frequently this year in fashions, make-up and home decor. Read more

Five interesting facts about the anthurium

5 interesting facts about the anthurium pot plant and cut flower

In addition to its decorative good looks and modest care requirements, there are even more interesting facts about the anthurium that you might not know. So wouldn’t it be nice to be able to tell the guests at your next dinner party a little more about these special plants? Read more

5 anthurium gift-giving days to note on your calendar

Everyone gives presents on Valentine’s Day, Christmas or a birthday – it’s pretty much expected. Sometimes, however, it’s nice to surprise someone on a day when it’s not anticipated at all. Read more

What to do when an Anthurium is attacked by disease or pests

The Anthurium is not that vulnerable to diseases but it can be subject to root rot or can become infested with aphids or scale insects. Here are some tips for the best measures to take in these cases: Read more

Good-bye Christmas tree, hello Anthurium pot plant!

Good-bye Christmas tree, hello Anthurium pot plant!

It’s hard to get used to not having a Christmas tree in your home anymore. That place where the tree and all its pretty decorations stood is now a big empty spot. But don’t fret: there are enough ways to fill it up. Here are just a few. Read more

Christmas decoration with anthurium

4 ideas for incorporating anthuriums in Christmas decorations

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings. Read more

Trend: a botanical Christmas decoration using anthuriums

Trend: a botanical Christmas decoration using anthuriums

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings.  Read more

Good-bye Christmas tree, hello Anthurium pot plant!

Use the anthurium in a unique and colorful Christmas wreath

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings. Read more

3x the Anthurium like you have never seen before

3x the Anthurium like you have never seen before

Anthuriums are available in many different sizes, shapes and colours. You can buy them as pot plants or cut flowers in large or small-flowering varieties. Their flowers also vary in shape: choose from heart-shaped, tulip-shaped or elongated flowers. Read more

How to Prune an Anthurium plant?

How to prune an anthurium plant

Anthuriums are long-lasting plants, especially when given the right care. When the plant has glossy green leaves and is producing new flowers, you can assume that it’s getting exactly what it needs. By pruning your anthurium now and then, you can enjoy it even longer. Read more

To buy an Anthurium: a few tips

Where can you buy an anthurium?

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Anthuriums are available in many varieties and sizes. You can buy them as pot plants or cut flowers, in lots of flower shapes and a wide range of colours including pink, orange, purple, yellow, salmon, brown and even black. But where and when can you buy an anthurium? Read more

Cutting Anthuriums

How to propagate anthuriums by cuttings?

Do you have an anthurium plant that’s so pretty that you’d like to have another just like it? Well, you can, just by taking a cutting from the one you have. It’s easier than you might think – and fun to do, too! Read more

Use anthuriums to set your Christmas dinner table

Use anthuriums to set your Christmas dinner table

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings. Read more

No tropical bouquet is complete without anthurium

When we think of summer, we think of clear blue skies, bright sunshine, cheerful colours and all the flowers in bloom. The evenings are longer and we spend much more time outdoors – the holidays are here. Read more

Anthurium flowers set the scene for haute couture show

On the evening of 4 September couturier Ronald Kolk transformed the large Piquézaal at Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, into a living canvas to display his 2017 winter collection. Read more

Get more out of your plant

Your plant looks good on the windowsill, but there are so many ways of doing more with plants in your interior. Here are a number of interesting tips about plants in the home. The possibilities are endless and for that you really don’t need to have green fingers! Read more

A colorful spring bouquet in a few steps

Every season you can add your creativity to new and colorful bouquets with Anthuriums. Let us inspire you with pictures and see how you can easily create those bouquets yourself in a few steps. Read more

Availability

Anthuriums are available in all sizes and varieties: from pot plants to cut flowers and in large and small flowered varieties. The flower shapes also vary; from heart-shaped to tulip- and elongated forms.

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Anthuriums are not only beautiful, they also ensure a healthier environment

Anthurium plants remove toxic substances such as benzene, formaldehyde and ammonia from the air. They exude substances that kill moulds and viruses thus keeping us healthier. Read more

Varieties

There are two kinds of Anthurium; the so called ‘painted anthurium’ and the flamingo flower plant. In this article you’ll read all about these varieties. Read more

Origin

The genus name Anthurium is derived from the Greek ‘Anthos’ and ‘Oura’. The literal translation of this is ‘flowering tail’. Read more

FAQ

Always wanted to know how long a anthurium blooms or how many varieties there are? Here you will find an overview of questions & answers. Read more

Repotting your anthurium

Repotting your Anthurium

If your anthurium plant has grown too big for the pot, then repotting is a good idea. Read more

What to do if the leaves of your anthurium become discoloured?

With the proper care and optimum conditions, a healthy anthurium has glossy, heart-shaped leaves. Sometimes, however, its leaves can become discoloured, take on a different texture and look rather dull. Here are the best solutions for discoloured leaves. Read more

Flowering

With the right care and regular fertilisation, the anthurium plant produces new flowers throughout the year, but generally flowers for about three months.  Read more

How to water

Anthuriums like water, but in moderation.  Read more

The best position for a happy Anthurium

Anthuriums like to stand in a very well lighted place, but do not like direct sunlight. Read more

Anthurium June houseplant of the month

The anthurium is the houseplant of the month for June. Thus rugged, strong plant with its stylish air is attractive to look at and has a timeless beauty: the anthurium is the sort of housemate you can never get enough of!
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Bringing ‘City jungle’ to your home with blue Anthuriums

No matter whether it is clothing, household appliances, flowers or plants, trendwatcher Sandra Könings always adds a personal touch – always looking for ways to make products more beautiful.  Read more

Anthuriums bring back the peace of the past

From London to Paris, trendwatcher Alex Speelman is seeing a significant number of interiors and fashion stores that are making extensive use of plants for their styling again. And Anthuriums are thereby doing well as a ‘bringer of peace’. Read more

Stylist Elize Eveleens’ remarkable bond with Anthuriums

Stylist Elize Eveleens has had innumerable quantities of flowers and plants in front of her lens for her work. But these two photographs with Anthuriums are amongst her personal favourites. Read more

Revival of the flamingo flower – from elegant to cool

Floral designer Klaus Wagener is fascinated by the anthurium’s versatility. Design and trends are his business. Read more

Wildernis shows how well anthuriums fit into their range and interior

The new houseplant and urban garden shop Wildernis shows how well anthuriums fit into their range and interior.  Read more