Floral Friday ~ Hydrangea

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Floral Friday ~ Hydrangea The ever popular hydrangea…. It has become an essential flower in today’s floral arrangements.  The large blooms and head size cover a larger area thus giving you more bang for your buck! Hydrangea are available in a wide array and shades of colors from white, pinks, blues, lavenders, purples and greens maturing into the antique varieties.  … 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 ~ Amaryllis

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Floral Friday ~ Amaryllis Amaryllis has tall, elegant stems with trumpet-like blooms.   No wonder they are a Christmas favorite! Here some things you might not know about amaryllis: Amaryllis means to sparkle in Greek. In nature, amaryllis bloom in spring or summer, but are commonly forced into early bloom for the holidays. The U.S. imports more than 10 million amaryllis bulbs every year, mainly … Read More