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Flower Spotlight: Ranunculus

The artistic ranunculus petals are frequently seen gracing bridal bouquets and in stunning wedding reception centerpieces. This high-end flower is gorgeous standing alone or paired with other blooms. With rose like features and unique colors, there is much to admire about the dazzling ranunculus.

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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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Flower Spotlight: Poinsettia

The Poinsettia is an icon of Christmas and can be found in many homes across the United States during the holidays. Do you know why the Poinsettia is associated with Christmas? Keep reading to learn more about this beautiful flower and how it became so popular!

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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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5 Flower Arrangements That Say, “I Love You”

Three little words hold so much meaning in a relationship. Being in love is a whirlwind journey full of challenges, adventures and happiness. Through every stage in a relationship, “I love you” holds different meanings. To a couple that is battling sickness it could mean, “I’m here for you.” To a newly engaged couple it could mean, “I’m excited about our future.” Every underlying meaning is special and unique to the couple in love.

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What Does Your Flower Sign Say About You?

Do you believe in astrology? The study of celestial objects to understand information about human affairs dates back for centuries and is believed to reveal powerful insight to personalities and character traits. Certain flowers are even believed to appeal to certain Zodiac signs. See which flower corresponds with your sign and what it says about you!

Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)

Aquarius is considered an extrovert sign. People born under this sign have an independent spirit and are highly intellectual. The orchid represents strength and beauty and is the perfect match for this personality type.

Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)

Imaginative, selfless and intuitive are three words to describe Pisces. People born under this sign are also very artistic which is why the beautiful violet, rich in colors is appealing. This flower brings joy and peace to the inquisitive mind.

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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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Flower Spotlight: Gladiolus

Beautiful and sophisticated the gladiolus flower stands tall and is packed with symbolism. This trumpet-shaped flower has much to offer florists and flower enthusiasts. Keep reading to learn more about this unique bloom!

Origins and Symbolism

The gladiolus flower originates in sub-Saharan Africa, but in the 17th century it was brought to Europe in large quantities. Due to this flower’s long thick stems it is also referred to as the “sword lily.” The term gladiolus actually stems from the Latin word gladiolus, which means sword. Old legends say that the gladiolus came from the swords of fallen Roman gladiators. Even today, people say that receiving this flower means that you have been, “pierced with love.”

This flower symbolizes remembrance, strength of character and dignity. It is also associated with the 40th anniversary.

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Birthday Flowers For Her


At any stage in a relationship there are always appropriate flowers to give for a birthday present. From a couple that has only been on a few dates, to a relationship that has lasted twenty years, you can always find flowers that will make her feel special!

Buying flowers for her can be overwhelming. There are so many different types of flowers and colors to choose from. We have narrowed it down to three of the most popular flowers for a birthday. Out of this list you can choose the right flowers for your relationship. Remember that flowers have a magical way of making people feel loved and special. No matter what you choose, she will appreciate the time and thoughtfulness that went into the birthday gift.

Gerbera daisies

The gerbera daisy signifies cheerfulness and optimism. This fun flower is a great birthday present option if you are happy in your relationship and excited about its future potential. You can even pick out blooms in her favorite color with this flower since there are so many options.

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10 Weird Facts About Peonies

The peony is frequently used in arrangements because of its large beautiful blooms. Despite its popularity there are some weird facts that you may not know about the peony!

You might be surprised at what you learn!

  1. Peonies come in every color but blue.
  2. Peony plants can live to be 100 years and still produce flowers in optimal conditions.
  3. The pink flowers are more fragrant than the maroon flowers.
  4. The root and seed of the peony was frequently used in the past for treatment of headache and asthma and to relieve pain associated with childbirth.
  5. Peonies require extra potassium for stem strength and disease resistance.
  6. Partially cooked and sweetened petals of peony are consumed as dessert in China.
  7. Peony is state flower of Indiana.
  8. Peonies are known as Northern flowers because they prefer  harsh winter temperatures.
  9. Peony blooms from late spring to early summer.
  10. Peony signifies wealth, elegance, romance and honor.

Every flower is truly so unique! Have peonies on the mind now? Call your local florist to enjoy a beautiful arrangement of pink peonies for your home!


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