Here at Impala Flora, we are obsessed with everything related to flower arrangements. In this blog post, we give you six incredible facts about flowers that you might not have known:

  • 400 K Flowers

There are an incredible 400 000 different types of flowers in the world!

  • No. 1 Remains Roses

The no. 1 selling cut flower in the world is roses.  According to realtors, roses are the flowers that make your home the most irresistible to potential buyers.

  • Making Cut Flowers Last Longer Is Easy

One teaspoon of sugar along with a few drops vodka will keep your cut flowers looking good for longer in a vase. Just remember to change the water every other day.

  • 67,2% Will Buy Mom Flowers

Of those celebrating Mother’s Day, 67,2% will buy flowers for their moms. That added up to USD$2,3-billion in 2015.

  • 7 Million+ Flowers At Keukenhof Gardens

There are more than 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths that explode in brilliant colours over 79 acres at Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands. Over 800 000 visitors make the pilgrimage to Keukenhof Gardens in April to see the flowers.

  • Trading Land For Tulip Bulbs

12 acres of land was once traded for a single tulip bulb back when Holland was in full-on tulip mania in the 1600s.

We sell bunches of flowers, flower arrangements, edibles and gift baskets. Flowers are still a much-appreciated gift from everyone ranging from colleagues and new neighbours to loved ones. Order your beautiful flower arrangements from Impala Flora today.