Flower of the Week: Coffee Berry

This week’s flower is one that is very popular during the Fall and Winter months, the Coffee Berry.   While the plant that the Coffee Berry comes from (Rhamnus Californica) has flowers, the part of the plant that is used in floral arrangements is oddly, not an actual flower, but the fruit of the plant. … Continued

Flower of the Week: Cockscomb Celosia

  The special flower in the spotlight this week is one of the most unique- Cockscomb Celosia, or Celosia Cristata! Cockscomb is a common nickname after the resemblance the wavy clusters of tiny flowers have to a rooster’s comb. It is also called Brain Flower or Wool Flower, for the texture and shape resemblance. The name Celosia … Continued

Flower of the Week: Green Hydrangeas

Lately Echelon has especially taken to the extremely intriguing green hydrangeas that have been cut slightly early by the growers. These hydrangeas have a greater variety of form and lines between the small buds and the larger petals that have bloomed. The buds have lovely, rounded petals tightly grouped together, and the full bloomed petals … Continued

Flower of the Week- Calla Lily

This summer wedding season, calla lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) , in all their vibrant color and size variations, are quickly becoming a favorite choice for outfit decorations, bouquets, room arrangements, etc. They are well suited for any ornamental need! Also called Trumpet lilies, Arum lilies, and Pig lilies, Calla lilies have an elegant, swooping curvature to … Continued

Flower Of The Week

The flower this week is a very unique one that goes by many names. Eremurus The common names for Eremurus are Desert Candle, Foxtail Lily, Bottle Brush, and Needle of Cleopatra. It’s a spring bloomer flowering from March to August. It comes in Peach, Orange, and Yellow. It is a long cylindrical, tapering flower with … Continued

Flower Of The Week

The flower this week is actually a flowering shrub that blooms in the spring. Azalea We’ll be seeing the azaleas bloom here in Knoxville very soon! We have some gorgeous potted azaleas here at the shop as well. They are in the Rhododendron family and like to be in the shade. The blooms can be one … Continued

Flower Of The Week

The flower of the week is an adorable little spring flower. Muscari Muscari is also known as Grape Hyacinth and blooms in the spring. It can be white or blue and only grows to be 8 inches tall. The the tiny blooms cluster together in a way that resembles an upside down bunch of grapes (hence … Continued

Flower Of The Week

This flower of the week can probably be found in your own backyard. (If not yours, then your neighbor’s.) Forsythia Forsythia blooms from January through April. The flowers are always yellow and grow along a 30 to 48 inch stem. The Forsythia plant grows as a bush and can be seen all around Knoxville. This … Continued

Flower Of The Week

This week’s flower has gotten a bad rap, but when used correctly it is quite beautiful. Gypsophilia Gypsophilia can also be known as just gyp, but is most commonly referred to as baby’s breath. It is usually seen in white, but it can also be pink. Everyone has seen it as a filler for rose arrangements … Continued

Flower Of The Week

This flower of the week is very sweet and soft, perfect for spring. It also is right on trend for 2013 weddings with the soft, pastel colors. Sweet pea is a spring & summer flower. It can be white, pink, lavender, and purple. It has papery, butterfly shaped petals. It has an almost ruffled appearance … Continued