My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

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

Kalanchoe

Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanch√∂e or Kalancho√ę

Lathyrus

Sweet pea

Lentinula edodes

Shiitake Mushrooms

Leukospermum

Pincushion

Lilium

Lily

Narcissus

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

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),...

Paeonia

Chinese peony, peony or paeony