You recognise it right away, with its large green leaves, colourful bracts and spadix: the Anthurium. Its exotic appearance gives it away, the Anthurium originated in the rain forests of Colombia. The Austrian doctor and botanist Dr Karl van Scherzer had the honour of discovering the Anthurium. And took it with him to Europe, where it was cultivated. Since the 1960s, the Anthurium, which doesn’t needs much in order to shine, has been a highly appreciated cut flower.