Floral Friday ~ Ranunculus

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Floral Friday ~ Ranunculus Ahhh, the ranunculus!  Such a little beauty of a flower has become a most sought after commodity.  This hearty bloom can last weeks in a vase if properly handled and hydrated.  From small Elegance to large Cloni varieties, the ranunculus has made its mark in wedding, event, prom, and everyday floral work.  Once considered to be a specialty flower, it … 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

Floral Friday ~ Ornithogalum

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Floral Friday ~ Ornithogalum When someone asks for “ornithogalum”, what first comes to mind?  Is it the black-eyed star flowers, the ever so popular white star-of-Bethlehem or yellow/orange star-shaped dubium?  Those are all species of Ornithogalum, more commonly known as star-of-Bethlehem, wonder flower or Chincherinchee. The name is derived from Greek, “ornis” (a bird) and “gala” (milk) ~ meaning something amazing. … Read More