Floral Friday ~ Amaranthus

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Floral Friday ~ Amaranthus Such a showy and exotic looking flower, amaranthus adds a distinct interesting texture to arrangements.  Today’s focus is on the ever popular hanging red and green as well as the creamy desert yearning varieties. Facts about Amaranthus Amaranthus cultivation reached its height during the Aztec Empire. For the Aztecs, the Amaranthus represented nutritional value, in both therapeutic and … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Craspedia

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Floral Friday ~ Craspedia On this second day of summer, let’s talk about these fun little orbs of sunshine, Craspedia aka Billy Balls or Billy Buttons.  Part of the daisy family, they are native to Australia & New Zealand.  Such a versatile flower, craspedia look fabulous in all types of arrangements from small clusters or nestled in those gardeny Boho looks. Craspedia … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Pincushion Protea

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Floral Friday ~ Pincushion Protea Pincushion Protea, or leucospermum, is another fun flower to add some texture to your floral arrangements.  Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but also very long-lasting! There are 48 species of pins of which all but three are native to South Africa.  They have become a very popular crop in the United States as well … Read More