Surprising Uses for Eucalyptus

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Eucalyptus makes a beautiful addition to a flower arrangement (we keep it in stock all of the time), and its fresh scent perks me up. But there are many benefits to eucalyptus beyond how it pleases the senses. Last month, my indoor/outdoor cat came home with fleas, and I went through the hassle of washing all […]

Bridal Bouquet Styles: Tropical Flowers

Tropical flowers have such stunning shapes and bold colors that that simple bouquet designs show them off best. Try to upstage an anthurium or orchid with a complicated assemblage of many varieties of blooms and in the end you’ll wish you had left well enough alone. Case in point: a cluster of dendrobium orchids (pictured […]

The History of Mother’s Day

With all the planning and celebrating around Mother’s Day—the spa visit, nail salon, fine dining and flowers—have you ever wondered how this holiday began? Contrary to some beliefs, this holiday was not invented by Hallmark! In 1907, Anna Jarvis started a letter-writing campaign to ask ministers, businessmen and congressmen to make Mothers Day a holiday […]

Tips for making cut Freesia last

We almost always have freesia in our coolers because it is so fragrant, and we love to include a few in our garden-style vase arrangements. The only problem is that the first bloom on the stem tends to wither and die, and we have to pluck it off. Or that’s the way it was until recently […]

Spring in Florida

Spring is right around the corner, and here at Bay Hill Florist in Orlando we’re celebrating with flowers. There are a flower varieties that come available this time of year that are worth highlighting. One of our favorites this time of year is the Florida snapdragon. They are locally-grown, and have perkier blooms and more […]

Valentine’s Day Blog

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We want to send a big giant hug out to all our fantastic customers, who made Valentine’s Day so fun and busy. We appreciate and love you all! ————————————————————————————————————————————– Ever feel like you need a bit of inspiration when you’re writing a note to attach to flowers? These handwritten cards from men to their ladies […]

Something to Consider on Valentine’s Day

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Here’s a thought: Small business owners throughout the U.S. (and beyond) are working tirelessly to serve their customers, and this is true of florists. Flower shops have a long history of bringing joy and satisfaction to customers by buying in the freshest flowers from their suppliers, carefully taking orders from our customers, creating beautiful flower […]

Our Valentine’s Day Roses

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You’ve heard about our roses: ‘Her Majesty’ is a stunning red rose that comes from our favorite farm in Ecuador, and we‘re the only florist in Orlando where you can find it. ‘Her Majesty’ opens beautifully and has a deep, rich color, making it a favorite among rose connoisseurs. This regal long-stemmed rose shouts romance from […]

Tips for Ordering Roses

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Looking for some tips on how to order roses? There are three things to consider: the rose variety, the type of filler flower, and the style of vase. 1. There’s nothing wrong with long-stemmed red roses, but you’ll wow her if you choose an unexpected color like lavender or white.           […]

Bed of Roses

Life might not be a walk in the park but it sure can be a bed of roses. For only $10, you can delight your Valentine by sprinkling the sheets with a bag of rose petals. Guys, we’re talking MAJOR romance points here. Stop by the shop and pick up a bag on your way […]

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