Floral Friday ~ Waxflower

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Floral Friday ~ Waxflower Can you smell it?  The unique fresh scent of waxflower is due to the stem’s oil glands which give off a pleasant aroma when crushed.  Its hardiness especially when out of water for long periods of time, have made it a popular accent flower in bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres and floral crowns. Botanical Name: Chamelaucium uncinatum Colors white, … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Tulip

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Floral Friday ~ Tulip What pops in your mind when you think of tulips?  A windmill in the midst of endless rows of brightly colored fields in Holland?  A famous Dutch Master Painting?  Surprisingly enough, tulips did not originate in the Netherlands.  They were originally cultivated in the Ottoman Empire which is present-day Turkey. History When Carolus Clusius wrote the … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Carnation

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Floral Friday ~ Carnation One of the most well known cut flowers is the carnation, ranging from the basic palette to antiques, vibrant purples and novelty bi-colors.  It is January’s birth month flower as well as the official state flower of Ohio.  Their ruffly blooms give volume and lushness to any arrangment.  Not only are they easy to handle, they … Read More