Floral Friday ~ Mokara Orchids

Floral SpecialistFloral Friday, Flowers

Floral Friday ~ Mokara Orchids Elegant yet exotic, orchids have fascinated plant enthusiasts for centuries. They have been dated as far back as the Jurassic period! Did you know that Mokara orchids (aka Smile Orchids) are a man made hybrid and did not occur in nature? They are a cross between 3 different genera: Ascocentrum, Arachnis and Vanda. Mokaras have a long … Read More

Floral Friday ~ Phalaenopsis Orchids

Floral SpecialistFloral Friday, Flowers

Floral Friday ~ Phalaenopsis Orchids PHALS The genus name is derived from the Greek phalaino (moth), and opsis (appearance), referring to the moth-like flowers of some species, hence the common name moth orchid.In the 1800s, the wealthy obsessed over orchids filling their conservatories with one-of-a-kind exotic species.  One such collector was George Vanderbilt who requested 800 species to fill the Biltmore Estate’s Conservatory. Today, thanks … Read More

Planning your Special Event Order

Floral SpecialistCustomer’s Corner, Flowers, Greens, Roses, Special Upcoming Events

Are you a registered customer interested in purchasing fresh flowers for an upcoming special event? How far in advance do I need to place my fresh flower order? More lead time always translates into a greater ability to source flowers precisely in accordance with your needs.  Hard-to-find or limited availability product may require more advance notice (i.e. garden roses, trendy … Read More