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Bloom of the Week: King Protea
Bloom of the Week: King Protea

November 07, 2019

King protea blooms are absolutely stunning! “Prehistoric,” “Dinosaur-like,” “Out of this World,” “Star Wars Flowers.” When people see these flowers for the first time these are some of the (surprisingly accurate) things they say! 

Ancestors of these plants date back to 100 million years ago and therefore are considered some of...

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Bloom of the Week: Calla Lilies
Bloom of the Week: Calla Lilies

October 31, 2019

Calla lilies are popular garden and household plants native to South Africa. Their botanical name is Zantedeschia and they are mainly grown for their beautiful, asymmetrical, “spathe” shaped blooms. Each flower’s colored petal-like leaf is cup-shaped shaped and wraps around a typically yellow finger-like stalk...

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Bloom of the Week: Coneflowers
Bloom of the Week: Coneflowers

October 24, 2019

Coneflowers are members of the daisy family. Coneflower is actually a nickname for the more formal Echinacea. These Echinacea are tough little flowers that draw butterflies, bees and birds to gardens! 

This bloom is native to America, specifically to the eastern United States. It grows to be between two to four feet high and...

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