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img_1293Lily also known as Asiatic lily and oriental lily, is a trumpet shaped flower. It grows to a six inch diameter with the stems growing up to three feet long. It carries four to eight blossoms. Many of the lilies live up to two weeks. Lilies come in various colors like white, yellow, pink, red and orange. There are 10 different species of lilies. They are highly toxic to cats and safe for humans. Since 12th century lilies have been considered a symbol for purity. They can be grown indoors and outdoors. Lilies come in different colors like, red orange, pink, white and yellow. They are forced to grow all throughout the year to meet the demands. A lily is one of the most popular flowers in the world. It has various medicinal and non-medicinal properties. It has different meaning and symbolisms in different cultures. Read More →

image-ban-1These flowers are the most sustainable one with longer flowering periods. It is not difficult for them to survive like other flowers. They can be arranged beautifully in a florapak, holder or in a mesh of wires. They do not need any particular alternative. They can stand successfully while resisting conditions like central heating, easy to make arrangements with different size of stems. Larger arrangements require Chrysanthemum on a larger scale.

Reason behind the prominence of Chrysanthemums over other flowers

One of the reasons behind its popularity is availability of this flower in unbelievable large number of colors. These colors are varying from white, orange, creamy white, skin, lemon yellow, golden and sunshine yellow, also available in all the different vibrant orange colors. White Chrysanthemum is widely used for festivals and cremation. These flowers are most valuable part of wedding, where florist makes the most out of them.

These flowers can be arranged alone or together in group with roses, anemones, carnations and orchids to provide beautiful combinations. These flowers also stand as a best option, when you are deciding to visit someone at hospital. These flowers will change the atmosphere in the room of the patient and will provide fresh air to come in.

You can make a group of Chrysanthemum flowers by arranging two or three original flowers in foliage. It would be better if you cut the stems of the flower in different sizes to provide a perfect cleave scene. If you are out of budget and planning to meet someone after a long time a single Chrysanthemum flower can do a lot.

image-ban-1Gerbera Bouquet

A bouquet, which is arranged with Gerbera looks amazing for weddings or home decoration. They also last longer if you add sufficient water to dip its stem. But you need to dip only a small part of its stem and not the whole stem as it can decay it faster. The flower bouquet can last for weeks.

Meaning of Gerbera Flower

This beautiful flower symbolizes innocence, beauty and purity. However, since it is found in so many colors it represents cheerfulness.

Form of Gerbera Flowers

Gerberas are divided into four groups depending upon their different forms:

  • Single flower: This Gerbera type does not have overlapping petals. It has a green centre in between. These are most commonly found in the florist shops in Amritsar.
  • Double flower: This type consists of two rows of overlapping petals. The inner row contains black, dark red or green eye. It can also contain more than one inner row.
  • Crested Doubles: This type of Gerbera has double rows of overlapping petals. There is one or more inner row of petals containing green, dark red or black eye.
  • Full Crested Doubles: This Gerbera type contains overlapping petals that are solid. It has an inner row that reduces in size and covers the entire eye.