Style trend 2024 Playful Construction: colourful, playful & creative
Every year, the Flower Council develops several style trends for the horticulture sector, in collaboration with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2024 consist of four style trends that focus on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Playful Construction, which is all about experimentation. Keep reading to get inspired! Read more
Dulux Colour of the Year 2024: Sweet Embrace
As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to explore the trends of 2024. In this article, we’ll delve into the Dulux Colour of the Year 2024. It’s a gentle blossom pink, called Sweet Embrace. Curious about how to style this trend colour in your interior? Keep reading for inspiration! Read more
Ms Styling Opts for Colourful Anthuriums
Gerdien Lodewijk of Drachten in the Netherlands regularly gives us a glimpse into her interior, under the pseudonym Mevrouwstyling (Ms Styling). Gerdien prefers a splash of colour over ‘safe white’. So it makes sense that her colourful Anthuriums take pride of place in her living room. Let’s find out more about Gerdien.
Style trend 2024 Gentle Paradox: contrasting interior
Every year, the Flower Council develops several style trends for the horticulture sector, collaborating with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2024 consist of four style trends that focus on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Gentle Paradox, which places contrast within interior design at its core. Keep reading to get inspired! Read more
The Journey of the Anthurium: From Nursery to Vase
Step inside the story of the Anthurium, where we continue our journey of discovery. This time, we bring you along to the Oosterzon nursery. Theo Oosterom, a passionate grower, tells us about the journey of cut Anthuriums: from a humble young plant to the stunning flower that will eventually grace your vase. Learn all about the careful steps each flower goes through in the nursery the dedication they receive, and how it all contributes to the exceptional beauty of cut Anthuriums.
3 Ways to Increase Natural Light in Your Home
In the autumn, it gets light much later in the morning and dark much earlier in the evening. This makes the indoors feel quite dark! It’s a good excuse to light some candles and snuggle up with a blanket in the evening, but during the day, light is essential and can do wonders for your mood. Do you want to increase the natural light in your home? Read on for 3 handy tips! Read more
How to Transform your Bedroom into a Relaxing Place
The bedroom is an important place in the home because a good night’s sleep is crucial to our well-being. This is when our body recovers and our mind comes to rest, so it is important to make your bedroom a relaxing space. An oasis of calm, where you can relax the minute you step inside. Read more
Style Trend 2024 Viva La Vida: celebrating life with passion & colour
Every year, the Flower Council develops a number of style trends for the horticulture sector, in collaboration with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2024 consist of four style trends that focus on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Viva La Vida, which embodies joyfulness, exuberance, passion, colour, and expressiveness. In other words: celebrating life! Keep reading to get inspired. Read more
From Roots to Flowers: The Enchanting Anthurium Plant
After a fascinating exploration of Anthurium flowers, the time has come to reveal the source of these stunning creations: the Anthurium plant itself. Although the flowers and plants share the same origin, the plant harbours a treasure trove of unique properties that often go unnoticed. In this next chapter, we take you on a journey from the deepest roots to the lush flowers, to reveal the enchanting world of the Anthurium plant. Step inside this story, where every root and every flower tells its own story.
Autumn inspiration with Anthuriums: 3 fun autumn DIYs
The anthurium is available in many different colours, including typical autumn shades. Think of burgundy red, purple, green, ochre yellow, and dark orange. By placing these in your home, you can instantly create an autumn atmosphere! Feeling creative and want to make a fun autumn DIY? Keep reading for autumn inspiration with Anthuriums! Read more
Exploring Anthuriums: A Look Behind the Curtain
This is where the journey begins, where we uncover the story behind Anthuriums, unveiling the fine details that shape their existence. Join us as we embark on a series of blogs that offer a look behind the curtain. We’ll delve into the captivating world of Anthuriums, exploring their unique characteristics, unravelling the secrets to their long-lasting splendour, and discovering the art of caring for these tropical marvels. Additionally, we’ll shed light on the sustainable practices that make Anthuriums a responsible choice. There’s more to these enchanting blooms than meets the eye.
Style Trend 2024 Meaningful Earth: a primitive interior with robust materials
Every year, the Flower Council develops a number of style trends for the horticulture sector, in collaboration with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2024 consist of four style trends that focus on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Meaningful Earth: a ‘primitive’ interior full of rugged and robust materials. Keep reading to get inspired! Read more
How different colours in a space can affect your mood
Ever stepped into a room and felt an instant sense of comfort? An unexplainable feeling that just clicks? If so, you’ve likely encountered the influence of colour! Colour breathes life into a space and significantly shapes the ambience and character of your interior. And guess what? Plants can play a pivotal role in this process! Read on for six examples that brilliantly showcase how different colours in a space can affect your mood. Read more
Style Trend Collecting Memories: cherishing memories that are dear to you
Every year, the Flower Council develops a number of style trends for the horticulture sector, in collaboration with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2023 consist of four style trends that focus on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Collecting Memories, which revolves around cherishing memories that are dear to you. Keep reading to get inspired!
How to combine Anthurium cut flowers with other cut flowers
Anthurium cut flowers are stunning on their own and hardly need any accompaniments. A few blooms in an elegant tall vase, and you have a perfect arrangement! However, it’s always fun to experiment with combining different flowers. In this article, we present two options for combining Anthurium cut flowers with other cut flowers. Read on for some inspiration! Read more
Anthuriums in the garden: essential tips & inspiration
Originally, Anthuriums grow outdoors – in the tropical rainforests of South America – but we know them as indoor plants. This is because they are accustomed to warmth and high humidity, and they cannot tolerate cold temperatures. When the temperature drops below 17°C, they feel “chilly.” However, this does not mean that Anthuriums can’t be placed outside. During the summer, you can place Anthuriums in the garden! Read on to discover essential tips and get inspired. Read more
Barbiecore: the hot pink trend of 2023
Barbie is hot! And we’re not just talking about the Barbie doll or the long-awaited Barbie movie, but also about the colour Barbie pink. This trend even has a name: Barbiecore. It’s all about pink, preferably in as many shades as possible. Initially confined to fashion and beauty, it has now made its way into the world of interior design. Keep reading to learn more about this trend! Read more
Style trend Vintage Folklore: repair and patch up with love
Every year, the Flower Council develops a number of style trends for the horticulture sector, in collaboration with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2023 consist of four style trends focusing on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Vintage Folklore, which represents attention to diversity and a product’s useful purpose. Keep reading to get inspired! Read more
Caring for Anthurium flowers in hot weather: 3 essential tips
It’s summer, and the sun is shining brightly—time to enjoy the weather! However, with the rising temperatures, it inevitably becomes warmer indoors as well. And flowers unfortunately aren’t particularly thrilled about the heat. In fact, temperatures around 22 degrees Celsius can cause them to wilt a little faster. But don’t worry! In this article, we’ll share some tips on how to care for Anthurium flowers in hot weather, so you can enjoy their beauty for as long as possible.
A Tropical Masterpiece: Anthurium Taking Centre Stage
Anthuriums have a tropical charm, elevating any space into a trendy hotspot. It adds an exotic touch that livens up the surroundings. What makes Anthuriums attractive are their vibrant and shiny leaves. With their cool and stylish colours, they take centre stage. As a low-maintenance houseplant, the Anthurium thrives with ease, making it the perfect addition to any interior.
Style trend Ode to Nature: embracing climate and sustainability
Every year, the Flower Council develops a number of style trends for the horticulture sector, in collaboration with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2023 consist of four style trends focusing on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Ode to Nature, which places a strong emphasis on climate and sustainability. Keep reading to get inspired! Read more
Anthuriums in the interior: from Minimalist Design to Urban Jungle
Anthuriums are known for their versatility. With various colours, sizes, and flower types, there’s a suitable Anthurium for everyone. And this applies to interior design as well. Whether you prefer a minimalist design or an urban jungle aesthetic, Anthuriums always provide the perfect finishing touch. Want to explore some examples of incorporating Anthuriums into your interior? Read on! Read more
How the Anthurium flower became the fashion flower of 2023
For years, the Anthurium has been a beloved guest in fashion shows and magazines. No wonder, because with its glossy green leaves, brightly coloured spathes and striking spadix, it makes a statement. However, the Anthurium has never been as prominent in fashion as it is now. It has even inspired an entire fashion collection! It’s clear: the Anthurium is the fashion flower of 2023. Read more
Style trend Layered Spaces: maximizing the use of space
Every year, the Flower Council develops a number of style trends for the horticulture sector, in collaboration with Tuinbranche Nederland, iBulb, INretail, and Bureau Nijman + Van Haaster. The Green Industry Trends for 2023 consist of four style trends that focus on flowers, indoor plants, and outdoor plants. In this article, we will explore the style trend Layered Spaces, which revolves around maximizing the use of space. Keep reading to get inspired! Read more
Anthuriums as royal flowers at the Vogue x Netflix Garden Party
Dozens of flowers graced the garden of Huize Frankendael in Amsterdam for the Vogue x Netflix Garden Party. The event was organised by Vogue Netherlands and Netflix, on the occasion of the Queen Charlotte series. Needless to say, Anthuriums were an essential part of all the royal flowers and festivities.
Create an exotic atmosphere at home with Anthuriums
Fancy creating an exotic atmosphere at home with summer approaching? Anthuriums are the ideal plants to give your interior a tropical touch. With their vibrant colours and striking flowers, they create an instant summer feeling! Besides, Anthuriums have beautiful shiny leaves that add a touch of green to your interior. Read on for some useful tips to create an exotic atmosphere at home with Anthuriums.
What to do with a bent Anthurium flower stem: 2 creative ideas
Anthurium flowers are known for their long-lasting bloom. They can stay fresh in a vase for up to three weeks! This is partly due to their sturdy stems. However, it’s possible for a flower stem to accidentally bend. But even when this happens, the flower itself can still thrive. You just need to find a different purpose for it, other than placing it in a large vase. We’ll give you two creative solutions for a bent Anthurium flower stem. Read more
Striking and unique: the Anthurium Clarinervium
The Anthurium Clarinervium is a real attention-grabber. With its large, dark leaves adorned with striking veins, your eyes are simply drawn to it. It’s also quite different from other Anthuriums, that have brightly coloured flowers. Curious about this extraordinary houseplant? Read on for its background, fun facts, and care tips! Read more
5 fun facts about the Anthurium you probably didn’t know
The Anthurium, also known as the flamingo plant, is a stunning indoor plant and cut flower celebrated for its vibrant colours and unique shapes. But did you know there’s much more to discover about this exotic plant? In this article, we’ll share 5 fun facts about the Anthurium! Read more
DIY: Amanda displays Anthurium in an original pot
Do you already know the Instagram account MijnHuisje? Amanda is the person behind this account. She lives in Dronten with her husband and one-year-old son. This creative lady’s interior design style is a mix of modern, contemporary and Scandinavian. She was looking to add a tropical feel to her home, so she went to work with Anthurium. She gave the plants a spot on her dining table and in the bedroom.
A fresh bedroom thanks to Anthurium plants
Getting a good night’s sleep can work wonders! And an important part of this is the air quality in the bedroom. Perhaps you ventilate your bedroom occasionally by opening a window, but there are other things that can help with this too. Like Anthurium plants! Curious about how this works? Keep reading.
How to transform your balcony into a green oasis in 3 easy steps
A balcony can be an oasis of tranquillity and relaxation, as long as it’s well-furnished. With the right plants and accessories, you can easily transform even the dullest balcony into a green paradise in no time. And this is even possible for the smallest balconies. Don’t believe us? Keep reading for our tips and create a green oasis on your balcony yourself! Read more
Stylish and sustainable: the Anthurium is a long-lasting flower
Nothing brightens up your interior more than a bunch of flowers. But what a disappointment if they wilt after only a few days. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about that with the Anthurium, because you can enjoy this long-lasting cut flower for weeks! Read more about this sustainable flower and follow our tips to keep them even longer. Read more
3 ways to add colour to your home without painting
Are you looking for creative ways to add colour to your home without painting? Painting can be a tough job that involves making a huge commitment. And it can be very messy and time-consuming too. Fortunately, there are other – easier – ways to add colour to your home! In this article, we share 3 tips. Read more
Everything you want to know about the strongest plant: the Anthurium
Looking for the strongest plant that blooms all year round? Although they might look high-maintenance, Anthuriums actually have very simple care requirements. And they flower several times a year. This makes it the ideal plant for people without a green thumb!
The indoor jungle
The tropical Anthurium is a must-have for your interior. You can easily create playful compositions with these powerful plants. And you don’t need a lot of room to create a veritable plant corner, as the Anthurium comes in different sizes. The beautiful colours make it a fun plant to play around with in designs that need a tropical touch.
How to increase the vase life of Anthurium cut flowers
Anthuriums are strong-cut flowers with a unique long shelf life. They can stay fresh for at least two weeks! However, there are a number of things that you’ll be able to do to increase the vase life of Anthurium cut flowers. Read our best tips in this article! Read more
Where to place an Anthurium? 4 of the best spots
Anthuriums are one of the longest-flowering houseplants. But in order to enjoy them for a long time, they have to be cared for in the right way. An important part of this is choosing the right spot. Wondering what the best location is to place an Anthurium in your house? In this article, we’ll share 4 of the best spots to keep your houseplant! Read more
Love is in the air
This Valentine’s Day, love was in the air – literally. On 14 February 2023, Flower Council Holland’s ‘Cupidrone’ circled above a shopping mall in the Netherlands to surprise shoppers with flowers and poems. What better way to spread love than with flowers? Anthuriums contributed as well. They say it all with their heart-shaped spathes.
How to combine Nordic Green in your interior
We have already mentioned Digital Lavender and Viva Magenta as trend colours for 2023, but there’s another one! Dutch hardware store Karwei picked Nordic Green as their trend colour for 2023. A fresh green-grey shade that is reminiscent of the sea and forest. If you are wondering how to combine this colour in your interior, read on for inspiration! Read more
Anthuriums are one of the longest-flowering plants and flowers
Did you know that Anthuriums are one of the longest-flowering plants and flowers? Where most plants bloom once a year, the Anthurium pot plant blooms for months and several times a year. And Anthurium cut flowers can easily last three to four weeks in a vase! This makes the Anthurium a sustainable choice, because you can enjoy them for an extra long time. Read more
Anthuriums for Valentine’s Day
On 14 February, it is Valentine’s Day. We felt this was an excellent reason to surprise Arielle (27) with Anthuriums in her favourite colour. Of course, Anthuriums are always a great gift, but because of it’s heart-shaped flowers, Anthuriums are indispensable on the ‘day of love’.
PRCHTG: no vowels needed
Fleur and Jessica are the ladies behind PRCHTG: this means beautiful, with the vowels left out. Both ladies love the colour pink, design, photography, and styling. Since 2021, they have had their own webshop with accessories such as resin parakeets, candlesticks, and vases. Beautiful to match with a few stems of Anthuriums!
How to keep your houseplants thriving during the winter
As the season changes outside, your plant care routine should change inside. Houseplants can be affected by several winter stress factors, like temperatures that fluctuate, dry air, and a reduced amount of light. Keep your houseplants thriving by modifying their care during the winter!
This is what leaves can tell you about a plant’s health
Did you know that you can tell a lot about a plant’s health by looking at its leaves? For example, they can turn yellow, get brown edges, and go drooping or curling. And everything reflects another need. Curious about what leaves can tell you about a plant’s health? Read all about it in this article!
Digital Lavender is one of the colour trends for 2023
Digital Lavender is the colour that we will see a lot in 2023, according to experts and forecasters WSGN and Coloro. It’s a subtle lavender shade, which provides calm and serenity. Curious how you can style this trend colour in your interior? Then read on for inspiration! Read more
Oh so beautiful: flowers on a platter
Do you love flowers and regularly bring a beautiful bouquet into your home? A few flower stems will do, less is more! Thera, also known as MyHomeOfZodiac, got creative with Anthurium and Cymbidium. Two exotic flowers that combine well. The result is beautiful in all its simplicity!
Viva Magenta is the Pantone Colour of the Year 2023
Viva Magenta has been dubbed Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2023. Every year, Pantone reveals the year’s colour based on trends in different industries, including interior and fashion. In 2023, that will be Viva Magenta: a brave, dynamic and vibrant hue. Curious how you can style the Pantone Colour of the Year 2023 in your interior? Then read on for inspiration! Read more
Christmas with colourful Anthuriums
About seven years ago, Wies started with her Instagram page @Dailydoseofgoldie. What started out as a hobby, resulted in a real job. Today, she has a large following she inspires with her colourful interior. Perfect to match colourful Anthuriums with! With Christmas in mind, we asked Wies to make it extra festive at home with colourful Anthuriums.
5 Christmas gift ideas for plant lovers
Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift? No worries! In this blog, you will find 5 nice Christmas gift ideas for plant lovers. You can’t go wrong with these ones!