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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Bloom of the Week: Dogwood

Bloom of the Week: Dogwood

November 14, 2019

Dogwood flowers grow on small trees that are wider than they are tall. The Dogwood tree is an extremely common ornamental plant that offers beautiful flowers and unique fruits. These blooms are native to eastern North America and northern Mexico. The flowers individually are very small and inconspicuous. Each flower head actually...

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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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