Pratley have an extensive selection including these echinops, also known as globe thistles, with their spherical steel blue flower-heads.
Read on to discover which other flowers, foliage, plants and sundries you can expect to find on your next visit to the Flower Market.
Trolleys brimming with pastel pink British hydrangeas greet you at Porters Foliage this month...and what a wonderful sight they are!
And staying with the softer colour palette, you'll find beautifully scented pinks...
...plus frothy astilbe at Zest Flowers.
How wonderful is the colour and texture of these poppy seed heads?
Bupleurum, with its bright chartreuse blooms, is the perfect filler to add to designs with jewel tones. You'll find it at Zest Flowers.
If you're planning on creating an arrangement with hot colours like red and orange, how about this Crocosmia 'Lucifer'?
And yes, boxes of mixed British dahlias have started to come in at Pratley!
Lofty, one metre tall dahlias are also available at Nine Elms this month. Perfect for large scale designs, they're available at Dennis Edwards Flowers.
Upstairs at the Flower Market, there are ten florists and one of them is Smith & Green, a wholesale florist. They provide a 'personal shopping' service for florists, delivering mainly in the London area.
Contact Jack if you'd like to chat about how they can help your business...whether you're looking for flowers for events, parties, weddings, flower festivals or shop sales. And I should also mention that Smith & Green are holders of the prestigious Royal Warrant to her Majesty the Queen!
If you're searching for garden roses in a range of different colours, check out these mixed wraps at Dennis Edwards Flowers.
Now, if ever there was a flower more aptly named, it would be this one. 'Angel Cheeks'...could there be a more perfect way of describing this pretty peony? You'll find it at Bloomfield, where although the peony season is starting to come to an end, they still have a great selection.
If your bride-to-be has set her heart on a lilac colour scheme for her big day blooms, then how about these 'Sterling Sensation' spray roses...
...or Scabiosa caucasica 'Lisa'?
These elegant pale pink 'Momoko' bloom chrysanthemums stopped me in my tracks at J H Hart Flowers!
And I adore the colour of this Daucus carota 'Dara' at Bloomfield.
Rubus 'Chester' can already be found at Nine Elms.
On the search for small pure-white filler flowers? Then look no further...check out this Achillea millefolium 'White Beauty', also known as yarrow, at Bloomfield.
Just how exquisite is the perfect petal structure of these 'Karma Maarten Zwaal dahlias?!
And have you seen these vibrant yellow thistle-like flowers before? They're Centaurea macrocephala and you'll find them at A Goodchild.
Seasonal foliage can utterly transform your floral designs! How about this Portuguese laurel at GB Foliage?
Or if you're looking for berries, check out this guelder berry at Porters Foliage.
For a lighter shade of green, there's sorbus, also known as white leaf.
The scent of mint at the foliage wholesalers this month is heavenly! There are several varieties including apple mint.
At L.Mills, sizzling vivid colours are definitely the flavour of the month! There are trays upon trays of bright zinnias...
...and Celosia plumosa, otherwise referred to as Prince of Wales' Feathers.
As well as mint, another scent which greets you at the Flower Market this month is chocolate! Head to Evergreen for Cosmos atrosanguineus plants, with their velvety, deep crimson flowers.
Or if you're looking for tall blooms to add height and structure, check out these Digitalis purpurea 'Double Beauty' at Quality Plants.
Looking for diddy plants with trailing foliage? Then how about this Bacopa 'Snowflake' at Evergreen, with masses of small white flowers.
How gorgeous are these Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' plants at Quality Plants with their cool-green flower heads?
They also have these prickly cacti plants, Echinocactus grusonii, amusingly also known as mother-in-law's cushion!
If you're looking for on-trend houseplants, then Ficus lyrata or fiddle-leaf fig plants, are exactly what you need. Arnott & Mason have several varieties in different heights. For example, standard and single stem.
They also have these impressive Alocasia plants, also known as Elephant’s Ear plant due to the shape of its big leaves. It's just the trick if you're looking to fill a large space.
New stock is always arriving at C Best. Have you seen these clear glass vases which have come in recently?
If it's rustic pots you're searching for, they have a wide range in various shapes and sizes.
And let's not forget their faux flower room. What an incredible selection they have available!
So, I hope you’ve enjoyed reading this month’s report and it’s given you lots of inspiration! As always, we’d love to hear from you if you have any comments or questions. Simply fill in the boxes below.
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