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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…]

Color Their World with Carnations

Roses may be the giant of the floral world, but carnations are the backbone. Carnations come in a range of colors. They have a mild fragrance, and are lovely alone or as accent flowers. They are the official flower of Mother’s Day, and have been treasured for thousands of years. [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…]

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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