(Cotton plant)

What you need to know as a florist about the Gossypium

  • Colourful splendour

    The Gossypium is available in different colours, such as white, yellow and pink.

  • Stylish applications

    The Gossypium, stands out because of the cotton on top. With its delicate flowers and soft texture, the Gossypium adds a touch of elegance and softness to a bouquet.

  • Symbolic meaning

    The Gossypium symbolises purity, comfort and well-being.

All about the Gossypium

Are you looking for a surprise in your shop? Then the Gossypium is just the thing for you. This is because the Gossypium is known as the Cotton plant. Cotton is of course best known for its role in the clothing industry, however, this plant also has beautiful flowers that are perfect in a bouquet.

The Gossypium has yellowish, white or pink flowers that resemble bell flowers. These flowers have a long stem and usually bloom in the summer months. When the flowers have finished blooming, capsules appear on the plant that are filled with cotton fluff. The flower is related to the Malvaceae.

Aside from its beautiful appearance, there is also symbolism attached to the Gossypium. In the floral world, cotton symbolises purity, tenderness and comfort. This makes it a good option for wedding or birth bouquets, for example.

In short, the Gossypium is a beautiful flower with symbolic meaning that is definitely worth including in your assortment. Add this versatile flower to your bouquets and arrangements to create an elegant and stylish look perfect for different occasions.

Sales inspiration for the florist

The Gossypium is a beautiful flower often used in bridal bouquets birth bouquets. You can find more inspiration here.

Sales advice for the florist

In-store sales advice for Gossypium

There are several techniques you can apply to the Gossypium. 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 Gossypium. Ideal for special occasions. Read the meaning of the flower under 'Product information'.

Give care tips

Give advice on caring for Gossypium, 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.

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