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Flower Spotlight: Dusty Miller

Although it is more plant than flower, we felt that Dusty Miller (Senecio cineraria) deserved its place in the spotlight. This underrated foliage has taken the bridal world by storm, and had been a staple in the floral industry for many years. [Read more…]

5 Gorgeous Valentine’s Day Arrangements

Are you looking for some floral inspiration this Valentine’s Day?  Check out these five arrangements! You’ll find everything from the traditional, to whimsical. [Read more…]

Keep Calm with These Relaxing Flower Colors!

Ready for spring to arrive? Enjoy a little slice of nature with some flowers from your local florist. Add an extra calming element to your arrangements with flowers in these colors! [Read more…]

What’s Blooming This Wedding Season: Spring and Summer 2017

With spring and summer coming up, it’s always good to know what flowers will be in season as you plan your wedding. You may have the perfect vision of what your wedding flowers are going to look like, but upon planning, discover that some flowers may be out of season. This could potentially conflict with your entire color scheme! This is when knowing what flowers are in season when your wedding takes place comes in handy.  That’s why we put together the top 4 flowers that are in season for spring and summer. This will help you plan your wedding flowers with ease! [Read more…]

3 Ways to Blossom Up Valentine’s Day!

We’ve put together a list of 3 ways to blossom up Valentine’s Day with flowers. Below you can read about 3 romantic gestures you can do with flowers to express your love.

Valentine’s Dinner at Home [Read more…]

10 Weird Facts About Gerbera Daisies

Being the fifth most popular cut flower in the world, gerberas are a sight to see. They have a long vase life and a wide array of color options. While this flower has gained widespread popularity, there are still many surprising facts left to discover. Keep reading and see if you learn something new about the Gerbera Daisy.

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How to Buy Eco-Friendly Flowers for Your Wedding

Many couples that hold eco-friendly lifestyles are opting for simple and conservative weddings rather than extravagant and expensive events. Brides are looking for ways to choose eco-friendly wedding flowers without compromising their dream look. Learn how to make your celebration an eco-friendly one by using local, in-season flowers.

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The Best Fragrant Flowers For Your Home

Instead of relying on artificial air fresheners and sprays to make your house smell sweet and clean, try something more natural. The aroma that comes from fresh flowers can’t be beat. See how their refreshing scent can make entire rooms (yes, even your son’s room) smell like you are walking into a field of blooming flowers. Here are five of the sweetest smelling flowers for your home.

Freesia

Many people compare the fragrance of freesia to strawberries or other fresh fruit. This trumpet-shaped flower is also described to have intriguing undertones of honey and mint.

Gardenia

The intoxicating smell of gardenias is pleasing to most people, but overwhelming to some. Their scent is typically compared to thick orange-blossom honey. If you have a room that is especially stinky, try a flower arrangement filled with gardenias!

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Flower Spotlight: Rose

The rose has been a classic symbol of love for many years. This bloom has earned the title of the most popular flower in the world. Many countries rely on the rose as a vital source of income. Want to learn more about this amazing bloom? Keep reading!

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10 Weird Facts About Alstroemeria

We see alstroemeria in flower arrangements all the time. Their beautiful striped petals have a special way of lighting up a room! There are some weird facts about this flower that make it extremely unique. Keep reading to find out, you might be surprised at what you learn!

1. Alstroemeria is commonly called the Peruvian Lily,  Lily of the Incas or the Parrot Lily.

2. Not all Alstroemeria have striped petals.

3. Alstroemeria is a symbol of wealth, prosperity and good fortune!

4. Alstroemeria stops producing flowers if they get too hot.

5. Alstroemeria flowers have no fragrance. (Great flower if you have any pollen allergies!)

6. There are about 50 species of alstroemeria.

7. The flower is named after the Swedish botanist Baron Klas Van Alstroemer who collected the seeds on a trip to Spain in 1783.

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