Flower Facts

Flower Facts
Facts about Gardenias
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Facts about Gardenias
Gardenias have a waxy texture. Despite this, they are particularly delicate. They are a popular flower for weddings but they do need to be handled with somewhat greater care. While so many people opt for flowers like roses, carnations, or chrysanthemums, you can really spruce things up with these elegant blooms. Apart from their amazing […]
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All about Marigolds
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All about Marigolds
When you think about planning an event like a birthday or wedding, you might not think about ordering marigolds from your florist. While they are often grown in gardens, today they are often overlooked as bouquet flowers which is quite a shame. Not only do they add bright colour and texture to table arrangements, but […]
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Why do we wear corsages?
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Why do we wear corsages?
Years ago, the word corsage referred to the bodice part of a dress. Back then, flowers were worn on this part of the dress as a kind of accessory. Even in Ancient Greece, flowers were worn at weddings as their way of keeping evil spirits away. It was in the 16th and 17th centuries that […]
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About the beautiful Casa Blanca Lily
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About the beautiful Casa Blanca Lily
The Casa Blanca Lily is part of the same group as oriental lilies such as Stargazers. These flowers are known for their trumpet-shaped petals that extend out- and upwards. They are available in white and associated with purity. This is what makes them an incredibly popular choice for brides around the world. When ordering these […]
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Chrysanthemum flower history
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Chrysanthemum flower history
Chrysanthemums are one of the most popular flowers found at your local florist. There are so many different varieties that it’s no wonder they have remained so sought after over the years. Since so many people choose these blooms as focal or even mass flowers in their flower arrangements, florists tend to keep them in […]
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The beauty of Genista blooms
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The beauty of Genista blooms
Genista flowers are known for blooming in clusters along tall stems. These flowers have an abundant appearance which makes them perfect for various arrangements and occasions. In fact, these blooms can even be displayed all on their own in a vase. They work particularly well as line flowers and filler flowers too. Another bonus is […]
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All about Gloriosa Lilies
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All about Gloriosa Lilies
The Gloriosa Lily really lives up to its name with its truly exquisite appearance. The petals face upwards and they are a striking shade of pink. This makes them a great choice for occasions like weddings and important birthday parties. For the bride, you need only bundle a few of these blooms together and she […]
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Various types of orchids
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Various types of orchids
Orchids are known for their elegance and beauty. There are so many different types of orchids in this world and some of them do not have the usual appearance we have come to expect. Available in various colours, some orchids are easy to care for as potted plants while others require very special care. The […]
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How sunflowers benefit your health
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How sunflowers benefit your health
Sunflowers are like a great big smile. Apart from their sheer size, these blooms are also bright yellow with a contrasting dark centre which really makes them stand out. Florists love using sunflowers as part of colourful centrepieces as well as all on their own. Now, with this in mind, it’s also interesting to note […]
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Some interesting ways to use lilies
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Some interesting ways to use lilies
Like so many other types of florist flowers, lilies have more to offer than just their beauty. While they do look stunning in your garden or in a vase, these popular wedding flowers also hold a number of amazing secrets. So, the next time you enjoy a lovely lily bouquet, just think about these interesting […]