Floral Friday ~ Marigolds

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Floral Friday ~ Marigolds October’s birth month flower, the marigold, is a member of the Tagetes genus. Most of us know that their pungent smell is a wonderful insect deterrent but did you know petals from certain varieties can be edible? India Marigold garlands can be seen hanging everywhere especially during ceremonial occasions. It is often referred to as the … 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