Alstromeria - Wealth; Prosperity and Fortune. Also known as a Peruvian lily. It has small multiple lily-like blooms on each stem. Available in a rainbow of colors from pink, to white, to red. Available year round. Flowers can last up to 2 weeks.
Anthurium - is the symbol for hospitality. A heart shaped waxy looking exotic flower. Available in white, red, pinks, and variegated colors. Before placing anthurium in a vase soak the flower head in room temperature for 15-20 minutes. Avoid placing anthuriums in temperatures below 12 degrees C. Very long lasting tropical flower with a vase life of 2-3 weeks.
Bells of Ireland - Good Luck. Tall stems of green bell shaped flower with multiple blooms climbing the stem. Sweet smell. Lasts 7-14 days. Generally used as a filler green or exotic green filler flower.
Bird of Paradise - This strange and wonderful flower represents the feeling of joyfulness. Also known as strelitzia. Tropical flower with a long pointed waxy bloom. Flower bloom is orange and blooms upward from the flower. If the fan-like blossom is not open when you purchase them, soak the flower head in water for about 20 minutes. Next gently reach into the base of the head and lift out the blossoms into a fan shape. Avoid temperatures below 10 degrees C.
Carnation - (general) - fascination, woman love, bonds of affection, health and energy. Also called dianthus. Strong stem and long lasting flower. Available year round in a rainbow of colors. Some types, such as most purples, are very fragrant.
Calla Lily - Beauty Also called zantedeschia. Long lasting cone shaped, thick petaled flower. Available in yellows,reds,and pinks.Very thick stems commonly found in white.
Chrysanthemums China - Come in a rainbow of colors. Tall multi-bloom flower. Last 1-2 weeks.
Chrysanthemums Daisy - symbolizes fidelity, optimism, joy and long life. Come in a rainbow of colors. Tall multi-bloom flower. Last 1-2 weeks
Cymbidium Orchid -Love; Beauty; Refinement; Beautiful lady; Flower of magnificence. Also known as orchidaceae. Cymbidium orchids are thick, waxy flowers with five pointed petals on each bloom. Available in a rainbow of colors. Last 7-14 days. Keep above 7 degrees C.
Casablanca Lily - symbolizes purity and refined beauty. Largest of the oriental lilies. Longer in cultivation than any other plant, the tall and stately lily was known in gardens 3000 years ago. Very strong sweet fragrance. Weak stems can be supported by a stick. Last for 7-14 days.
Dahlia -Dignity; Elegance; Good taste; Instability. Multiple petals in a daisy-like shape. Available in a rainbow of colors. Last around 7 days. Keep away from fruit. After cutting the stem, sear a moment in a flame or boil some water and scald the bottom inch of the stem.
Delphinium - Shorter of the delphinium. Available in dark blue, light blue, and white. Small blooms in the shape of downward pointing bells climb the stem.
Freesia - Innocence; Trust; Friendship. Small fragrant flower with multiple blooms. Available in yellow, white, purple, and pink. Last 5-10 days. Remove dead blooms to allow small blooms to live. Gipsy Dianthus-Long lasting flower with multiple mini blossoms at the top. Available in white, pink, purple, and red.
Gerbera - conveys and cheerfulness. Are amongst the top requested flowers. They originated in Africa, Madagascar and Indonesia and grow in a brilliant variety of colours.
Gardenia - You're Lovely, Secret Love. Large round waxy flower. Very fragrant and short lived. Keep sprayed with water. Don't touch petals with hands because the oils will cause it to yellow.
Gladiolas -Strength of character; Sincerity; Generosity; Natural grace. Consists of about 250 to 300 species of gorgeous, tender perennial corns, which are mainly natives of South Africa. Some are found wild in west and central Europe, the Mediterranean, south west and central Asia, and northwest, and east Africa. These plants range in height from 2 to 6 feet, blossom in spring, summer or all and can produce two dozen or more flowers on a single stem.
Heliconia - Large thick stemmed tropical flower. Bloom is orange and yellow. Last around 2 weeks. Do not keep below 12 degrees C.
Hyacinth -Games; Sports; Rashness. Short, heavy flower with multiple star-shaped flowers on the stem. Extremely fragrant. Available in pink, blue, purple, and white. Last 8-14 days.
Hydrangea - Thank you for understanding, Frigidity and Heartlessness. Puffy cloud-like flower. Available in blue, white, pink, and purple. Last 7-12 days.
Iris - Faith; Wisdom; Valor; Promise; My compliments; Hope; Message. Short living flower. Available in white, blue, purple, and yellow.
King Protea - stands for change and transformation. It signifies daring and resourcefulness. It is symbolic of diversity and courage. Largest of the protea family. Strong stem. Last 1-2 weeks.
Lisianthus - Also known as eustoma. Has rounded bell-like flowers with multiple blooms per stem. Comes in white, pink, purple, and variegated colors. Removing old dead blooms can help small buds open. Lasts around 7-10 days.
Lobster Claw - Large exotic heliconia. Claw-like reddish orange bloom. Lasts 7-12 days.
Liatris - Tall spike of fuzzy purple mini blossoms. Last 7-14 days.
Leucadendron -Green with a reddish plant-like bloom. Last 7-14 days.
Pincushion Protea - Strong stem exotic flower with needle-like soft petals. Available in yellow and orange. Last 7-15 days.
Pink Mink Protea - Large exotic strong bloom. Very strong stem. Pink with black tips. Last 1-2 weeks.
Phalaenopsis Orchid - Also known as moth orchids because of their shape. They come with multiple orchids on a stem. Commonly used in corsages because they are somewhat fragile. Available in white, pink, and lavender. Last 1-2 weeks.
Peony - symbolizes bashfulness, compassion, indignation or shame. Also it symbolizes a happy life happy marriage, good health and prosperity. Large rose-like bloom on a strong stem. This flower starts off as a large ball and then opens up to be approximately 3-4 times the bud size. Available in white and pink shades. Peonies last 4-8 days.
Protea - Exotic flower with a strong wooden stem. Large pink bloom. Lasts over 2 weeks.
Rose - symbolizes love, it signifies love in its various forms. Medium/small bloom. Rose opens fully. Always cut rose stems at a sharp angle underwater. If a rose appears wilted cut and put in hot water while holding the head straight. After about 20 seconds the water will reach the top of the rose and revive it.
Snapdragon - symbolizes graciousness and strength. Also known as antirrhinum. Tall thirsty flower with blooms reaching the top of the flower. Available in red, pink, yellow, white, and variegated colors. Live around one week.
Sweet Pea- Also known as lathyrus. Short delicate flower with light pastel blossoms. Last 5-10 days.
Stock - symbolizes lasting beauty and happy life. Also called matthiola. Very sweet peppermint smelling flower. The stems are thick and need to be smashed at the bottom for best results. Remove all lower leaves. Lasts 5-8 days. Stephanotis- White small blooms used mostly for wedding work.
Tiger Lily - Wealth; Pride; Prosperity. Also known as asiatic lily. Tall lily with little fragrance. Available in yellow, white, pink, and orange. Last 5-14 days.
Viburnum -Green flower with puffy light green blooms. Smash the bottom of the stem for best results.
Wax Flower - Also called chamelaucim. Several small waxy blooms per stem. Sweet smelling and long lasting flower. Available in white, pink, and purple. Often used as a filler flower.