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Fun Spring Flower Facts

Spring has sprung and so are the flowers. Flowers are so inspiring and spring is a great time to bring a new breath of inspiration into your home and life. Popular Spring blooms include tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, iris, daisies, lilies and many more.

Spring Tulip Bouquet by FTD

Spring Tulip Bouquet by FTD
Did you know that when the tulip flower first arrived in Europe, the English tried serving them with oil and vinegar and the Germans boiled and sugared the bulbs?

Spring Hyacinth Planter

Spring Hyacinth Planter

In the Victorian language of flowers the Hyacinth flower symbolizes sport or play, and the blue Hyacinth signifies sincerity.

Charming Daffodils

Charming Daffodils

Daffodils were brought to Britain by the Romans who thought that the sap from Daffodils had healing powers. Actually the sap contains crystals that can irritate the skin.

Blooming Iris Flower Bouquet

Blooming Iris Flower Bouquet

The Iris was named after the Greek Goddess who is considered the messenger Love and uses the rainbow to travel.

Mixed Daisies Vased

Mixed Daisies Vased

Daisy leaves are edible and can be used in salads.

Pink Lily Bouquet

Pink Lily Bouquet

In Europe, lilies were used as a remedy against a wide range of diseases and ailments.

Featured Flower Friday ~ Natural Wonders™ Bouquet FTD Bright Spring

Easter is on its way and I have been busy arranging for the family celebration of the holiday. In doing so, I think of all the family traditions such as the ham dinner, the colors of the seasons (soft pastels) and the religious aspects of the holiday. It is hard for me not to think of flowers when I think of all that Easter is about to me – dressing for church (boutonnières and corsages), ham dinner (table flower arrangement), and sharing the holiday with close in heart relatives that are far away (sending Easter floral arrangements). All of this is what led me to pick this week’s Featured Flower Friday flower arrangement – Natural Wonders™ Bouquet FTD Bright Spring

Natural Wonders™ Bouquet FTD Bright Spring

Natural Wonders™ Bouquet FTD Bright Spring

This garden basket is a display of the bright colors of nature.  Arrangement includes lilies, iris, daisies and more. Natural Wonders™ Bouquet FTD Bright Spring is your perefct gift for any occassion.

Start the New Year with your Love with Sensual Flowers

calla lilies
Birds of Paradise

Flowers have always been a sensual gift when given in romantic situations. They evoke all sorts of loving feelings in the receiver and leave a smile on their face and their heart. The gifting of flowers continues to increase every year, and with good reason – they are one of the best received gift a person can send with the lowest return or rejected rate ever!!! With flowers, you can never go wrong.

The gifting of flowers to those in fresh budding romances and even romances that have stood the test of time is a perfect gift for the New Year. Sensual flowers can evoke even more passion in a long time romance or even a brand new relationship.

Flower bouquets given as a gift on New Years Day is becoming more popular than a box of chocolates. Why? Because flower bouquets can be more personalized than chocolate, last longer, and instill so much more in the receiver. Other popular New Year Day’s flower gifts Flower Baskets and Flower Topiaries. Popular sensual flowers used in flower arrangements and bouquets for New Years Day are Roses, Lilies, Iris, Orchids, Birds of Paradise on top of your receivers flower favorites. If you want to make a long lasting impression for the start of the New Year, give the gift that gives so much back ~ Flowers!