Posts Tagged ‘fresh-cut tropicals’

A Calyx Trademark Tropical | Island Swirl Tropical Bouquet

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Island Swirl Tropical BouquetI love a good tropical bouquet and this summer’s debut of the Island Swirl Tropical Bouquet was no exception. This shot captures the exotic beauty of flowers from around the world. Simplistically styled in a clear glass vase with subtle swirling, a handful of ruby red marbles adds an effortless touch of color to balance the look.

Featuring:

Heliconia
Parakeets
Red Ginger
Ti Leaves
Phoenix Palms
Monstera Palms
Anthuriums in pink/green & red/green

Anthuriums!

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

How much do you know about Anthuriums?  Well, let us fill you in!

Gorgeous Red Anthurium Plants

Pistachio Anthurium Bouquet

Common names for the Anthurium are Flamingo flower, Tail Flower, Oilcloth Flower, and Painters palette. Anthurium leaves are actually waxy bracts called ‘spaths’ and are heart shaped.  While most known for being red, Anthuriums come in burgundy, pink, hot pink, dark pink, red-orange, orange, salmon, yellow, green, purple, cream, white, brown, and multi-colored!

These tropical flowers can last in your home from 8 to 21 days.  Surprisingly, the longer the stem the longer the stem life.

Anthuriums really are a taste of the tropics – they are only native to tropical rain forests of Central and South America.

So, as the weather starts to cool down – bring a real piece of the tropics into your home with an Anthurium bouquet!  You’ll be able to tell all of your guests who comment how beautiful they are all of the fun facts you learned here!

Close-up of an Anthurium bloom