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Posts With The Tag "Flower Spotlight"

Hello Hydrangeas! Dec 15, 2016 »

A beautiful blossoming shrub, the hydrangea has become known for its clusters of colourful flowers. The hydrangea comes in many different varieties, shapes, and sizes with the Hortensia variety being the most commonly found in bouquets and arrangements.

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Flower Spotlight: Calla Lily Nov 17, 2016 »

The calla lily is a unique flower that is used for many types of arrangements and occasions. They are most commonly found in white, but come in other colours, each with its own special meaning. Learn more about this beautiful flower, also known as the arum lily, trumpet lily, and many other names!

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Flower Spotlight: Anemone Oct 25, 2016 »

The anemone, also known as the windflower, is a staple for many florists. They have quickly become a favorite of brides, and make a lovely addition to any bouquet. Keep reading to learn a little more about the origin and meaning of these delicate blossoms!

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Flower Spotlight: Protea Sep 15, 2016 »

Take a trip back in time to learn about the history and origins of the protea. This flower is rich in meaning and can only be found in certain parts of the world.

Origins and Symbolism

The protea flower is native to the southern hemisphere, particularly South Africa and Australia. This mysterious and beautiful flower was named by Carl Linnaeus, the father of taxonomy.

He named the flower after Proteus, a Greek god who could change his form and apperance at will. The name is appropriate…

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Flower Spotlight: Iris Aug 25, 2016 »

Many people are familiar with the iris but don't know the rich history and symbolism behind the bloom.

The unique shape and soothing fragrance of this flower has been sought after for centuries.

Keep reading to learn more about this popular flower!

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Flower Spotlight: Kangaroo Paw Jul 06, 2016 »

The Kangaroo Paw may not be exactly what you'd expect to find in your flower arrangement, but this unique bloom can add a truly spectacular look to your bouquets. Find out more about this unusual flower and where it gets its name.

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Flower Spotlight: Lilies Jun 01, 2016 »

Let's start the winter off by learning about the fourth most popular flower in the world, lilies. Lilies are popular for their large trumpet-shaped petals and strong scent. This flower comes in a variety of different shapes, sizes and colors. With over 100 genuses in the Liliaceae family there is much to learn!

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