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Peter’s Weekly Menu 2020 – week 31

See what’s hot in Aalsmeer this week

written by: Peter van Delft | 31-07-2020

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Seen by me, Peter van Delft, on the Aalsmeer market in the Netherlands, the world’s largest display of flowers and plants.

Every day I look around at trader Barendsen Flowers at the Royal Flora Holland Aalsmeer, the world’s largest flower auction. With an auction of around 34,5 million flowers and plants a day, I like to spot novelties and special products that are new and/or just coming in production.

This week, number 31, we have the summer flowers week

This assortment is huge and is really taking off now. Bright colors everywhere!
And, yes, we start with one of my favorite summer flowers; different Echinaceas! Enjoy!

 

Four Echinaceas

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Echinacea fatal Attraction - On Thursd.

 

This is the first Echinacea, it’s called Fatal Attraction, and it is grown by Damen from Hillegom in The Netherlands.

 

 

Same grower, different color. This is Echinacea Orange Passion

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Echinacea Purpurea - On Thursd.

 

Number tree of the Echinacea I saw this week is just called ‘Purpurea’, from grower Moonlight from De Kwakel, very close to the auction in Aalsmeer.

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Echinacea Virgin - On Thursd.

 

And number four is the variety ‘Virgin’ from grower Geerlings from Lisse

 

More Summer Flowers

To continue with….. Summer Flowers! Love it, so much to choose from these days!

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Eyngium Yucifolium Magical Green Globe - On Thursd.

 

This Eyngium Yucifolium ‘Magical Green Globe’ from Mooijweer is really something special. How amazing light in color!

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Hydrangea Paniculata Magic Candle - On Thursd.

 

Same color, and also Magical; from grower van Veen from ter Aar, The Netherlands; Hydrangea Paniculata Magic Candle!

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Boroga Officinalis - On Thursd.

 

Boroga Officinalis from grower Janson from Noordwijk

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Mentha Loes - On Thursd.

 

Mentha Loes, also from grower Janson.

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Helenium Autumn Fire - On Thursd.

 

Helenium Autumn Fire. Autumn? In summer. Why not? From supplier VDZ Flowers from Noordwijk.

 

Peter's weekly Menu 31 - Gypsophila Elegans Pink - On Thursd.

 

Ending this week with Gypsophila From grower Edelaar from Wassenaar.

 

 

All the best, Peter.


Peter van Delft

I am always on the lookout for new flowers, specialties, novelties, and products coming into the season. Working for Dutch wholesaler Barendsen Flowers enables me to see the prettiest flowers in the world, and I can say I really love it!

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