International Publishing Rights and Co-publications

Briza has a rich catalogue of titles suited for international markets. Our yearly attendance at international book fairs have resulted in the sales of rights for a wide range of our books, which are now available in a variety of languages around the world. We have also bought rights and co-published a range of books for the South African market.  

Cut Flowers of the World

Cut Flowers of the World is a full-colour photographic guide describing and illustrating more than 330 different species of commercially important flowers, foliages and potted flowers. The emphasis is on flowers that are commonly used in the cut flower industry and the book gives useful hints about the selection and handling of these flowers.


ISBN: 978-1-875093-68-7 
EXTENT: 400 pages
FORMAT: 240 x 168 mm (Hardcover) 
More than 700 full-colour photographs


The book includes:

  • Detailed descriptions of more than 330 plant species and their close relatives. For each flower, the following information is given: description of the plant; geographical origin; historical overview; cultivation; cultivars; properties such as colours, scent and vase life; quality criteria (how to select for quality); and the proper care and handling of the flowers.
  • More than 700 excellent full-colour photographs, showing the beauty, colour variation and diversity of the flowers. Important foliage plants and potted flowers are also included, making this a useful reference guide for florists, retailers and wholesalers.
  • Introductory chapters on basic aspects such as cultivation methods, harvesting and shipping techniques, cultivar development, modern trends in marketing (including the role of colour in customer preferences) and perhaps most importantly, the basic principles of the selection, handling and use of flowers and foliage.
  • Separate common name indexes to the most familiar and well-known cut flowers, foliages and potted flowers, a comprehensive index to all the scientific and common names mentioned in the text, a glossary explaining specialist terms and a list of references for further reading.

International Versions

Cut Flowers of the World Book Cover Briza Publications

Briza Publications

ISBN: 978-1-875093-68-7 
EXTENT: 400 pages
FORMAT: 240 x 168 mm (Hard cover) 
More than 700 full-colour photographs

Cut Flowers of the World Book Original Cover Briza Publications

Timber Press 

PRINTED: 2010 
ISBN: 978-1-60469-194-8
RIGHTS: USA, Canada & UK

Contact us for regional and language rights

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