Monday, November 28, 2011

Flower market in Singapore


This weekend we drove to one of my favorite places- the flower market. This flower market consists of many shops selling huge selection of cut flowers from all over the world, plants and potted trees, vases and garden decoration accessories. It is a little away from the city but the destination is worth the long drive.. 
I just couldn't resist taking pictures of these beautiful flowers...



Rainbow roses from Ecuador.. Aren't they pretty!! They are made by a special technique.. splitting and then dipping the stem into different color water.. I had never seen any rose like these before!!



Tulips from Holland...

Roses from India..


Rosa chinensis or China Rose from China..


They have a huge variety of other flowers like hydrangeas, chrysanthemums, lilies, orchids, gerberas and other exotic flowers..Apart from this there is a huge selection of leaves of various shapes and sizes. 

I bought roses from India and some beautiful leaves to create a simple arrangement in a tall vase for the dining table..


Plants and flowers arrive here according to festivals..Christmas trees and Poinsettia are the flavor of the season now.. You can buy carnivorous plants as well which are so amazing to look at:)

If you are looking for plants like hydrangea or mandarin then you will have to wait for the Chinese New Year.. That is the time when the market is full of all beautiful variety of exotic plants!!!

This  is a wholesale market which means apart from the huge variety , it is also quite reasonably priced compared to the flower shops in the city and online as well. It is very tempting to buy more than what you really had in mind for!!

This flower market is at 555 Thomson road, Singapore. 



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17 comments:

Reshma at masalamangomantra.blogspot.com said...

Felt like I was just transported to a garden! Envy you...here its autumn in Canada and so chilly and the only colors we can be happy with are the orange and red leaves on the trees!
Do you find the flowers to be expensive?

Bhargavi said...

wow! so pretty.. are those rainbow colored flowers for real? So vibrant and psychedelic..I heart them!

Purnima@a creative project said...

Hi Reshma!! The fall colors are pretty too.. I do miss the winter here!the flowers are quite reasonably priced.. it is a wholesale market..so most of the flowers range between SGD $8-20 except for the Ecuador flowers which were SGD $30-50.

Purnima@a creative project said...

Hi Bhargavi.. yes the rainbow roses are real.. they are made by cutting the stem and dipping into diffrent color water.. See here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_rose

SV said...

Great shop for flowers. Loved your flower arrangement!

Emreen said...

What a beautiful flower arrangement... !! Very creative purnima... Love the china roses...

notyet100 said...

The flower arrangment looks so good

Nisha said...

purnima they are lovely and love their beauty and feeling happy to see them....

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Daanish said...

one word :wow :)

Candy "Sweetstuff" said...

Oh my goodness your photos made me feel like I was there! Incredible beauty at that market. Thank you for sharing!

Kinetic said...

Lovely to see that part of the world...beautiful!

Cornersandmoments said...

Loved your blog - thanke for sharing the journey with me, I love anything and everything creative and will surely follow your journey and would love to share mine with you.

arul said...

wow! amazing pictures

Anonymous said...

Hi, do you know what is the operning hours at the flower market?

Purnima@a creative project said...

Hi Anonymous.. If I remember correctly the market opens 9 am. If you are driving I suggest going early on weekends before 12 pm as it gets very crowded and is difficult to find parking.

Ratz Alphe said...

Hi, dose the flower market open from monday to sunday?

Ratz Alphe said...

Hi, dose the flower market open from monday to sunday?

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