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What you need to know as a florist about the Carthamus

  • Colourful splendour

    The Carthamus is available in different colours, such as red, yellow, orange and white.

  • Stylish applications

    With its striking prickly texture and vibrant flower heads, Carthamus is an eye-catcher in any bouquet.

  • Symbolic meaning

    Carthamus symbolises love, passion and happiness. The flower is often associated with warm feelings and is used to attract positive energy and joy.

All about the Carthamus

If you are looking for a real exotic, then the Carthamus is for you. The flower is a real eye-catcher because of all the spines coming out of it. This beautiful plant, also known as safflower, not only looks beautiful, but is also used as a dye, for example.

The Carthamus is a plant native to the Middle East and is characterised by its bright red or yellow flowers and spiny leaves. Carthamus grows well in dry, warm conditions. This plant also has several symbolic meanings. In the language of flowers, carthamus symbolises strength, passion and friendship.

Are you looking for a flower that exudes passion and friendship? Then take a look at the Carthamus. With its cheerful and striking colours, you'll make the most beautiful creations!

Sales inspiration for the florist

The Carthamus is a beautiful flower often used in mixed bouquets. You can find more inspiration here.

Sales advice for the florist

In-store sales advice for Carthamus

There are several techniques you can apply to the Carthamus. Think of making arrangements, a bouquet, a mono-bouquet or drying.





When choosing the right bouquet, it is important to consider the meaning of the Carthamus. Ideal for special occasions. Read the meaning of the flower under 'Product information'.

Give care tips

Give advice on caring for Carthamus, so the customer knows how to keep the flowers fresh for as long as possible. Read the care tips under 'Care' for the best advice.

Inspiring stories from growers, florists and experts

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