The flower varieties below are an indication of what is
available in Cyprus in the times shown, this is not hard and
fast and is meant as a general guide only. But these are the
kinds of flowers you can expect to find in a bouquet from
Also find below some tips on how
to get the best from your cut flowers in the hot weather in a climate
such as Cyprus'. Please be aware that the general 'good condition' of
cut flowers is by consensus from 2 to 4 days in the summer, whilst in
the winter one may expect double that and with certain hardy flowers
such as chrysanthemums and some strains of carnation, even longer.
Do consider a pot plant or
arrangement of plants in a basket as an alternative to cut flowers. They
January, February, March
Anemone, Astromeria, Apple Blossom, Bachelor
Button, Carnation, Cherry Blossom, Daffodil, Fern, Fresia,
Iris, Ivy, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Peony, Quince, Roses,
Sweet Pea, Tulip, Violet.
April, May, June
Aster, Astromeria, Bachelor Button, Bells of
Ireland, Calla Lily, Carnation, Dahlia, Kaisy, Delphinium,
Fern, Fuchsia, Geranium, Gladiola, Honeysuckle, Hydrangea, Ivy,
Orange Blossom, Roses, Zinnia.
July, August, September
**We are a VERY hot country in
the summer. Flowers do not last very long unless kept in a
fridge, which all florists do. Sometimes, depending on the journey to
deliver them and whether the recipient has air conditioning, a bouquet
may only last from 1 to 4 days, so we do recommend that you send a plant
instead of cut flowers if the recipient may get upset at the complete
waste of money.
Aster, Astromeria, Bachelor Button,
Bittersweet, Carnation, Celosia, Chinese Lantern,
Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Fern, Fuschia, Hydrangea, Ivy,
Marigold, Montbretia, Roses, Zinnia, Asiatic lillies, Birds of paradise, Protea
October, November, December
Amaryllis, Astromeria, Bachelor Button,
Camellia, Carnation, Daffodil, Fern, Ginestra, Hyacinth, Ivy,
mimosa, Orchid, Paperwhite Narcissus, Roses
Daisy, Delphinium, Gardenia, Lily, Orchid,
flowers and gifts selections here
care of your cut flowers in Cyprus in hot weather:
1) Wash the vase each
day and fill with fresh, clean water.
2) Cut a little from
the stems at a 45 degree angle, with a sharp scalpel or
scissors, preferably underwater.
3) Put a little drop of bleach
or methyl bromide in the water.
4) Put a little sugar
in the water.
5) Keep out of direct
6) Put them in the
fridge at night.
7) Do not allow any
leaves to remain below water level.
8) Be nice to florists.
These tips will keep
any flowers you receive in Cyprus, even in the hot weather
of July and August in the best condition that can be