Integrated Natural Business.
Carthamus—an exciting new product for 12th September 2006
Special points of interest:
A new product to add novelty to ??Carthamus—a new product
your arrangements ??Flower Power—website
Carthamus tinctorius (also ties. The stem is long ??Integrated Natural Business
known as the Saffflower) has (between 70 and 80cm),
become popular as a cut straight and very strong.
flower in recent years. Its Leaves should be removed
brightly coloured, fluffy from the stem as they dry out
heads add novelty and texture quickly. The flowers are
to any arrangement. Cartha- brightly coloured and come
mus is used extensively in three main colours—
throughout the world for dy- yellow, orange and white. The Carthamus tinctorius
ing purposes. The flower flowers last between 10 and
heads produce a chemical 15 days, and their life can be
called Carthamin which is the extended if the product is Integrated Natural Business
main ingredient of the dye. dried. Carthamus flowers add
The seeds yield an edible oil brightness to any arrange- Flower Dynamics if focused on the development of an
integrated linkage between local and international production
rich in vitamin E. These seeds ment, as well as a fineness of
and end-consumer demand. With this as a central tenet of the
are also used as a nutritious texture due to their fluffy
business, we strive to bring you the top quality products you
feed for livestock. heads. This product is avail- require.
able through our sales of-
fice—please contact us should
As a cut-flower, Carthamus you want to purchase this
has many outstanding quali- novel product. Happy Birthday
Israel Baffin (our Quality Controller at Flower
Dynamics) and Gerard Cully celebrated their
birthdays in August. Happy Birthday to them.
Flower Power Website Launch
Our newest exciting project
door in a specially de-
is set to launch on the 1st signed, trendy box.
of October this year. These attractive boxes of
‘Flower Power—your flowers are perfect cor-
online florist’ . Same-day porate gifts, as well as
deliveries of bouquets, for personal occasions
roses, plants and other flo- such as birthdays, anni-
rist gifts for any occasion versaries, mothers day
and more. Visit our web-
are guaranteed. The flowers
site at www.flowerpower.co.za Israel Baffin
are delivered direct to you
Integrated Natural Business.
beautiful and original. Special Points of Interest
?? Ethiopian roses
Ethiopian revenue from the several of the Ethiopian roses
?? Our Auction team
sale of cut-flowers has grown on offer. The head sizes are
significantly over the last few large and there is a striking
years. The climate in Ethiopia array of colours. Some of the
is ideally suited to floriculture, varieties we offer are Indian
as well as to agricultural pro- Sunset (deep orange tips with Team
duction. The climate is warm yellow at the base of the Situated at Mulitflora in City
Deep, Johannesburg, our
and water is easily available. flower), Shanti (pink with a red
Indian sunset Auction Team provides key
Large tracts of land are leased frill on the petal), Soraya services to our customers.
out by the government for long (bright yellow) and Sweet They unpack product for
auction sales, operate buy-
term rentals at attractive Candia (pink). These varieties
ing services and organize
prices. Labour is accessible are very popular as they are of wholesale and bulk party
and foreign investment into high quality and outstanding orders. Please contact Rich-
ard Small on (011) 613
the country has increased with beauty. Please contact our
1504 for further information.
improved economic condi- office should you wish to order
tions. In the light of this posi- these superb products.
tive picture of growth and pro-
gress, the cut-flower industry
throughout the world is being
exposed to new products that
are exciting and of excellent
quality. Recently, Flower Dy-
namics has been bringing in
Zimbabwe— still going strong.
Despite the political difficul- flower production. Despite be available in the upcom-
ties in Zimbabwe, the pro- these confounding factors, ing months, just in time for
duction of flowers for the farmers continue to supply summer sales. We will
cut-flower industry is still us with excellent quality keep our customers up to
going strong. Winter is a Solidago tara, Hypericum date with new arrivals on
difficult time for farmers, as and Roses. New crops are our variety list.
the cold temperatures and in the fields for production
frosty conditions hamper of Sunflowers which should
Integrated Natural Business.
The Beautiful Art of Floristry
Dynamics we have our own in-
Floristry is a highly skilled art. A feel for
house florist. Pauline has several years of
design is essential, as well as knowledge
experience, and an excellent sense of style.
about the product you are working with.
She produces bouquets of all sizes, bunches
Florists need to understand factors such as
and essentially any type of arrangement you
flower treatment, cutting and vase life.
require. Flowers are combined with beauti-
The skills of a florist don’t stop there.
ful materials such as beads, silk and ribbons
Understanding the needs of the customer
to produce an exceptional product, perfectly
as well as the trends occurring in the mar-
suited to your needs. In addition to these
ket place are vital in order for the florist
services, Pauline will be involved in training
to best provide an excellent end-product.
our staff in the arts of floristry. Our staff are
Arrangements range from the classic and
therefore gaining skills that can be directly
simple bunch to complicated bouquets
used to add value to our products and there-
and wreaths. Almost any taste can be ca-
fore to our service to you. Please contact our
tered for by a skilled florist. The use of
Auction branch should you have any enquir-
‘timeless’ flowers (such as the ever-
popular Rose) in arrangements always ies regarding this service.
results in a delightful outcome, while new
and unusual flowers can add extra interest
and novelty. Overall, a florist is a multi-
talented person with an eye for design,
fashion and creation as well as an in-
depth knowledge of products and cus- Some of Pauline's beautiful arrangements.
tomer and market relations. At Flower
Pot-plants to enhance your home
Pot-plants bring the outdoors indoors. Bromeliads are striking for their unusual
They are low maintenance and bring life and bright flowers, and the leaves are
and beauty into your home. There are so beautifully glossy. Pot-plants also make
many varieties of indoor pot-plants to excellent gifts. Cyclamen are exotic to
choose from these days, that the sky is the look at and have fascinating flowers, a
limit when you are looking for an interest-
lovely gift for any occasion. Flower Dy-
ing plant. Varieties have been bred specifi-
cally for indoor conditions, so that they namics can provide you with an excel-
will flourish in your home. Colourful flow- lent range of top-quality pot-plants. Visit
ers are always popular – Chrysanthemums our website at
and Violets are the most well-known of www.flowerdynamics.com to view our
indoor flowering plants. They add a splash range. These products can add value to
of colour to any part of your home. More your florist shop and attract the attention
unusual plants can add interest and a focal of any customer.
point to a room.
Head Office: (011) 390 2026
Fax (011) 394 3329
Guzmania (a type of Bromeliad)