And with Brassica season reaching its peak, you'll be spoilt for choice. Just how wonderful is this particular variety of ornamental cabbage with its fringed leaves called First Lady? It's available at Zest Flowers.
Over at Pratley, you'll continue to find plenty of British blooms including these colourful mixed dahlias, certain to add a pop of vibrancy to a design.
And all lined up neatly in their boxes are these striking homegrown chrysanthemums, with their incredible petal structure. For more information about this well-known bloom, head over to this special report.
Or how about this very dainty white gypsophila? A perfect filler flower for adding a touch of lightness to an arrangement.
If you're looking for a flower for a much softer colour palette, perhaps for a wedding, then head to Dennis Edwards Flowers for this beautiful Lisianthus Alissa Light Apricot.
Over at Zest Flowers, just how pretty is this variety of phlox, called Isabella, with its pinwheel shaped white and magenta blooms?
Another accent flower which you may like to consider is this Eupatorium Lucky Pink at Dennis Edwards Flowers, with its almost puffed florets.
Do make the very most of dahlias this month as their peak season begins to come to an end. Have you seen this variety before? With pink and cream petals, it's called Café au Lait Royal and is related to the ever-popular Cafe au Lait, both of which you'll find at Bloomfield.
There's an incredible range of imported chrysanthemums at the Flower Market too this month, in a wide array of different colours.
And with a much smaller head size than regular Eryngium is this exquisite variety called Blue Glitter.
Walking around Bloomfield, Dutch buckets full of this flower stopped me abruptly in my tracks. The scent of this tuberose was so heady and intoxicating!
Macrophylla varieties of hydrangea can be found aplenty at Nine Elms this month, including Rodeo and Glowing Alps. Plus there are also different types of paniculata, like this one called Kyushu, with its large conical-shaped panicles of white flowers.
A sure sign that the season of autumn has reached New Covent Garden Market is the arrival of crab apples, at not only our flower wholesalers but also our foliage wholesalers. This particular variety can be found at GB Foliage, where they've got a new layout to their stand.
Over at Porters Foliage, there are containers brimming full of homegrown viburnum. And yes, their Christmas stock is also on display, if you're starting to consider door wreath samples!
Containers loaded with variegated berried ivy can also be found at the market this month...
...together with large leaf eucalyptus.
If you're on the hunt for burgundy foliage, perhaps to combine with pale ivory blooms, then how about this Physocarpus opulifolius Diabolo?
Perfect for adding a splash of colour to window boxes are these fabulous Solanum plants at L.Mills. That's where you'll also find pansies in a wide range of different shades.
Make your way to Quality Plants for Croton plants, with their brilliantly coloured, glossy, leathery leaves.
They also have a great range of ferns including this variety with greenish-red fronds called Pteris quadriaurita Tricolor. By the way, if you missed it last year, you may like to take a read of this special report focusing on ferns.
Next door at Arnott & Mason, check out these amazing assorted Cacti!
Whilst over at Evergreen Exterior Services, there are trollies chock-a-block with pots of Erica gracilis plants.
Christmas has also arrived at The Flower Store, part of Bloomfield! But this month, I'll just share with you some of their gorgeous new glassware ranges including these geometric effect vases...
...plus these brown palm leaf vases, which have such a retro 70s feel.
So, I hope you’ve enjoyed this edition of the In Season blog and it’s given you lots of inspiration! Don't forget, it's just an overview of availability. You'll also find Chocolate Cosmos, Sedum, Japanese Anemones, Tricyrtis, Carthamus tinctorius Zanzibar, Anthuriums, Miscanthus, Skimmia, Peperomia columella and Alocasia plants, English go-go and even shelves upon shelves of Christmas baubles at C Best!
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