cut flower


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cut flower

n.
Any of various showy flowers that have been cut from the plant to be used in fresh arrangements.
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The unhappy Hook was as impotent [powerless] as he was damp, and he fell forward like a cut flower.
Contrary to some news reports, California's fresh cut flower growers are not receiving higher than normal prices for their products this Mother's Day season.
The following was issued by California Cut Flower Commission, December 15, 2000:
There has been a reluctance by the cut flower industry to make alstroemeria rhizomes available to the general public because of the flower's popularity and staying power; when everyone grows alstroemeria - a rapidly developing scenario in any case - no one will have to buy it.
Company's New Approach to Cut Flower Category Gives Consumers Direct Access To
Tip of the week: Do not make the mistake of putting Canna flowers in a cut flower arrangement; they will quickly wilt.
22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clinton Administration's reluctance to reimpose tariffs on the importation of Colombian fresh cut flowers is continuing to hurt California's $300 million flower growing industry according to Lee Murphy, president of the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC), a statewide organization of 430 commercial cut flower growers.
June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- To show its support for the local California growers, 1-800-FLOWERS and Conroy's/1-800-FLOWERS have launched a special joint promotion with the California Cut Flower Commission.
This year's parade theme, "Dreams Come True", is exactly what the Buy California Marketing Agreement (BCMA) and the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC) are hoping to realize someday when more float designers and builders opt-in for a California-Grown designation and truly take the parade back to its roots.
com)-- Harris Seeds' 2011-2012 Professional Vegetable & Cut Flower Growers' Seed Catalog has been published and mailed.
We accidentally found out during trials that it makes a fabulous cut flower and is particularly pretty in posies.
Hydrangeas have been a common garden plant for many years but their popularity as a cut flower is increasing.