My creative workbook

Christine de Beer Floral Lifestyle Design

Agapanthus  - African Lilies, African blue lily and Lilies-of-the-Nile

Agapanthus

African Lilies, African blue lily and Lilies-of-the-Nile

Alstroemeria - Inca lily, Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas

Alstroemeria

Inca lily, Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas

Ansellia Africana - Leopard Orchid

Ansellia Africana

Leopard Orchid

Anthurium - Anthurium, Tailflower, painters palette, Flamingo flower

Anthurium

Anthurium, Tailflower, painters palette, Flamingo flower

Brassia - Spider orchid

Brassia

Spider orchid

Bupleurum rotundifolium: - Bupleurum, Thoroughwax

Bupleurum rotundifolium:

Bupleurum, Thoroughwax

Cattleya - Cattleya orchids

Cattleya

Cattleya orchids

Ceropegia woodii - Rosary vine,  Chain of Hearts, Collar of hearts and String of hearts

Ceropegia woodii

Rosary vine, Chain of Hearts, Collar of hearts and String of hearts

Chrysanthemum - Chrysanthemum or

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum or "mums"

Cyclamen - Cyclamen, English sowbread

Cyclamen

Cyclamen, English sowbread

Cymbidium - Cymbidium, Boat Orchid

Cymbidium

Cymbidium, Boat Orchid

Delphinium - Delphinium or Larkspur (a smaller variety)

Delphinium

Delphinium or Larkspur (a smaller variety)

Dianthus - Pink, Carnation, Clove Pink, Chinese Pink

Dianthus

Pink, Carnation, Clove Pink, Chinese Pink

Dracaena sanderiana - Lucky Bamboo, Ribbon Dracaena, Belgian Evergreen, Ribbon Plant

Dracaena sanderiana

Lucky Bamboo, Ribbon Dracaena, Belgian Evergreen, Ribbon Plant

Echiveria - Echiveria, Hen and chicks

Echiveria

Echiveria, Hen and chicks

Equisetum - Scouring Rush, Horsetail, snake grass, puzzle grass

Equisetum

Scouring Rush, Horsetail, snake grass, puzzle grass

Eryngium  - Sea holly

Eryngium

Sea holly

Eucomis - Pineapple flowers or pineapple lilies,  the Afrikaans names for the flowers are Wildepynappel or Krulkoppie and the Zulu name is Umathunga

Eucomis

Pineapple flowers or pineapple lilies, the Afrikaans names for the flowers are Wildepynappel or Krulkoppie and the Zulu name is Umathunga

Eustoma - Lisianthus, Texan Poppy, Texas Bluebell, Tulip Gentian, Prairie Gentian

Eustoma

Lisianthus, Texan Poppy, Texas Bluebell, Tulip Gentian, Prairie Gentian

Freesia - Freesia, freesias

Freesia

Freesia, freesias

Gerbera - Transvaal Daisy, Gerbera Daisy, Germini

Gerbera

Transvaal Daisy, Gerbera Daisy, Germini

Gladiolus - Gladiolus, Sword lily, Corn Lilies, gladioluses, glads,  plural: gladioli

Gladiolus

Gladiolus, Sword lily, Corn Lilies, gladioluses, glads, plural: gladioli

Gloriosa - Glory or Flame lilies, Fire lily, Superb lily, Climbing lily, and Creeping lily

Gloriosa

Glory or Flame lilies, Fire lily, Superb lily, Climbing lily, and Creeping lily

Gypsophila - Baby’s breath, soap wort, Gyp, Gypsophila

Gypsophila

Baby’s breath, soap wort, Gyp, Gypsophila

Helianthus anuus - Sunflower

Helianthus anuus

Sunflower

Hydrangea - Hydrangea, when cultivated as a cut flower rather as a plant it is often revered to as Hortensia

Hydrangea

Hydrangea, when cultivated as a cut flower rather as a plant it is often revered to as Hortensia

Iris - Dutch Iris or widow iris are the best known varieties used as cut flowers

Iris

Dutch Iris or widow iris are the best known varieties used as cut flowers

Kalanchoe - Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Kalanchoe

Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Lathyrus - Sweet pea

Lathyrus

Sweet pea

Lentinula edodes - Shiitake Mushrooms

Lentinula edodes

Shiitake Mushrooms

Leukospermum - Pincushion

Leukospermum

Pincushion

Lilium - Lily

Lilium

Lily

Narcissus - The white variety is referred to as paper white, the yellow is known as a daffodil.

Narcissus

The white variety is referred to as paper white, the yellow is known as a daffodil.

Oncidium - Dancing lady

Oncidium

Dancing lady

Ornithogalum - The Afrikaans name is tjienkerientjee (named after the sound the stems make when rubbing together in the wind) Chincherinchee, wonder-flower (because they last so long), star-of-Bethlehem (biblical reference to the Christmas star)

Ornithogalum

The Afrikaans name is tjienkerientjee (named after the sound the stems make when rubbing together in the wind) Chincherinchee, wonder-flower (because they last so long), star-of-Bethlehem (biblical reference to the Christmas star)

Paeonia - Chinese peony, peony or paeony

Paeonia

Chinese peony, peony or paeony

Papaver - Poppy with poppy seed heads

Papaver

Poppy with poppy seed heads

Paphiopedilum - Lady Slipper, Slipper orchid

Paphiopedilum

Lady Slipper, Slipper orchid

Passiflora - Granadilla, passionflower, passion vines

Passiflora

Granadilla, passionflower, passion vines

Phalaenopsis - Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Phormium - Flax, New Zealand flax

Phormium

Flax, New Zealand flax

Phragmipedium longifolium - The Long-Leaf Phragmipedium (longifolium means long leaf), Phrag

Phragmipedium longifolium

The Long-Leaf Phragmipedium (longifolium means long leaf), Phrag

Physalis - Chinese lantern, cape gooseberry, Peruvian cherry, Inca berry

Physalis

Chinese lantern, cape gooseberry, Peruvian cherry, Inca berry

Prosthechea cochleata - Octopus orchid,  Clam shell or Cockle Shell orchid, it is the national flower of Belize in Central America, where it is called the ‘Black Orchid’.

Prosthechea cochleata

Octopus orchid, Clam shell or Cockle Shell orchid, it is the national flower of Belize in Central America, where it is called the ‘Black Orchid’.

Protea - Protea (but each variety also has a common name)

Protea

Protea (but each variety also has a common name)

Ranunculus - Buttercup, Persian buttercup, water crowfoots, spearworts, Coyote’s eyes

Ranunculus

Buttercup, Persian buttercup, water crowfoots, spearworts, Coyote’s eyes

Rosa - Rose

Rosa

Rose

Saintpaulia - African violet

Saintpaulia

African violet

Salix matsudana

Salix matsudana "Tortuosa"

Curly Willow, Chinese Willow, Tortured Willow, Globe Willow, Dragon's Claw, Hankow Willow

Senecio Rowleanus  - String of Beads, String of Pearls

Senecio Rowleanus

String of Beads, String of Pearls

Solanum Integrifolium - Pumpkin tree plant, pumpkin-on-a-stick or pumpkin bush, Japanese golden egg, Chinese scarlet eggplant, Hmong eggplant or tomato eggplant.

Solanum Integrifolium

Pumpkin tree plant, pumpkin-on-a-stick or pumpkin bush, Japanese golden egg, Chinese scarlet eggplant, Hmong eggplant or tomato eggplant.

Strelitzia - Crane Flower, Bird of Paradise, Birds, Strelitzia

Strelitzia

Crane Flower, Bird of Paradise, Birds, Strelitzia

Tillandsia - Air plants

Tillandsia

Air plants

Tillandsia Usneoides - Spanish moss, Florida moss, long moss, or graybeard

Tillandsia Usneoides

Spanish moss, Florida moss, long moss, or graybeard

Tulipa - Tulip

Tulipa

Tulip

Typha - Cattail, graceful, ribbon grass

Typha

Cattail, graceful, ribbon grass

Zantedeschia - Calla Lily, Arum Lily

Zantedeschia

Calla Lily, Arum Lily