Bloom of the Week: Star-of-Bethlehem

Bloom of the Week: Star-of-Bethlehem

December 19, 2019

Star-of-Bethlehem is the common name for the genus of plants Ornithogalum. The name is based on the flower’s star shape and is named after the Star of Bethlehem that appeared in the biblical account of the birth of Jesus. The Star of Bethlehem is a winter flower that blooms in late spring or early summer...

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Bloom of the Week: Poinsettia

Bloom of the Week: Poinsettia

December 12, 2019

No flower says Christmas like the beautiful poinsettia. These gorgeous flowers are a well-recognized symbol of Christmas. While these flowers used to only be available in red, now there are over 100 varieties of poinsettia that range in color from the traditional red and white, to pink, purple, yellow, orange and salmon...

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Bloom of the Week: Christmas Cactus

Bloom of the Week: Christmas Cactus

December 05, 2019

Late fall is Christmas Cactus season! These drooping cacti have weeping willow-like arms and flowers that are neon pink. The blooms of these plants are some of the most exotic-looking flowers in the plant kingdom...

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Bloom of the Week: Winterberry

Bloom of the Week: Winterberry

November 21, 2019

Unlike the iconic ‘holly and berries’ we think of, winterberry holly is not of an evergreen variety and loses its leaves in the fall. After the leaves dry out and drop off in the fall, you are left with a breathtaking view of thousands of brightly colored berries clinging to every stem...

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