amaryllis

Flowering Tropicals

Did you know that poinsettias are flowering tropical plants that thrive here in Central Florida? Some locals plant their poinsettias in the yard after Christmas and are pleased to discover that they grow year-round. This year, we have a wonderful selection of poinsettias as well as other flowering plants like orchids, Christmas cactus and amaryllis. [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:54+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Florist’s Secret: Get Rid of Lily Dust

Look at the pale yellow stains on these amaryllis petals. That’s from dust released by the stamens. Here’s what lilies and amaryllis have in common: they both have stamens that sprinkle magical orange dust (a.k.a. pollen) everywhere. What makes it magical? It’s next to impossible to remove that stain once it’s smeared. Because [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:47:40+00:00 December 18th, 2012|Blog|1 Comment