Peter's Weekly Menu Episode #35

See this week's flowers from Aalsmeer!

By: PETER VAN DELFT | 29-04-2020 | 1 min read
Check out all the products 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.

What did I see in week 18, 2020? A lot of peonies of course, so we start with these spring beauties. I also spotted pink lily of the valley, some awesome ranunculus and fritillaries you must see. Enjoy!   Peter's weekly Menu 18 - Peonies - Monsieur Jules Elie - Cut Flowers - on Thursd for Peter's weekly M Monsieur Jules Elie peonies are amazing. These come from grower Brockhoff Flora.  

Command Performance from Emiel de Wit from the Netherlands.


Claire de Lune Peonies from Mantel in Andijk, the Netherlands.


And Ivory Victory from Mts Verburg.

Now we move to the amazing fritillaria from grower A. Verschoor. two varieties:

Fritillaria Purple Dynamite.


And Fritillaria Acmopetala.

  Peter's weekly Menu 18 - Tulips Queensland - Cut Flowers - on Thursd for Peter's weekly M

Queensland tulips from grower Dolf de Wit.

  Peter's weekly Menu 18 - Tulips Pink Pigeon - Cut Flowers - on Thursd for Peter's weekly M (1)

And Pink Pigeon tulips from grower GJH de Winter.


Ranunculus Minerva Pon Pon from Mts v Velden Seuneke, the next one Pon Pon Mignon is from the same grower.


Ranunculus Pon Pon Mignon.


Last on the Menu in week 18: Convallaria Majalis Rosea from JH Meiland.

See me next week? All the best, Peter.

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Peter van Delft

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

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