Dogwood: Flower of the Week

  Spring, along with the Dogwood blossoms, is in full swing in East Tennessee. With the coming of these blooms and the month of April, we in Knoxville also celebrate the Dogwood Arts Festival┬áthat consists of numerous events throughout the month. One of the greatest of these events is set for this coming weekend in … Continued

Ranunculus: Flower of the Week

Ranunculus, our flower of the week, is currently trending as a flower used in wedding designs. Their size, variety, and unique texture make them a perfect choice for any bride; because they pair well with many other flowers, and can be used as either your focal point or an accent flower tastefully. The ranunculus symbolizes … Continued

Ornamental Cabbage: Flower of the Week

Ornamental Cabbage, as well as Ornamental Kale, are currently trending for natural-themed weddings. They provide a burst of color, while still giving your arrangement an earthy look. This cabbage variety is still edible, but doesn’t taste much like traditional kale, cabbage and lettuce. Because it hasn’t been used in floral design until recently, Ornamental Cabbage … Continued

Tulips: Flower of the Week

Spring seems to have finally sprung in East Tennessee, and tulips are the perfect way to bring the blooming season indoors. Having over 3,000 varieties, you can find a tulip to match any home or wedding. The best thing about tulips is that they are usually available year-round, so can be used for any wedding, … Continued

Calla Lilies: Flower of the Week

Calla lilies have been favorite cut flowers for decades, mostly because of their year-round availability, and their wide variety of colors and sizes. They used to be most often used for funerals, but have become more popular for weddings and other special occasions. Oddly enough, calla lilies are not true lilies. The botanist naming the … Continued

Hydrangea – Flower of the Week

Hydrangeas are a classic choice for floral arrangements and wedding decorations. They provide body to an arrangement, either filling in empty spots or being the main flower. Hydrangeas are the perfect flower for Spring weddings and events, and a used quite often as dried flowers. The hydrangea has many different meanings, and there is some … Continued

Leucospermum – Flower of the Week

  Like scabiosa pods, Leucospermum is a strange flower that is quickly making a rise in popularity, especially for wedding flowers. However, Leucospermum has a different style than scabiosa pods, usually being paired with richer greens, oranges, and reds rather than the pastel colors that scabiosa pods are most often. Leucospermum is a variety of … Continued

Scabiosa Pods – Flower of the Week

Featured in a previous post of ours about flowers that are just a bit odd (which you can read here), the Scabiosa Pod deserved its own post! To start off, Scabiosa Pods aren’t technically a “flower”, because they are actually the seed pod of the plant; meaning that what you see is what’s left after … Continued

Top Five Flowers that Say “I Love You”

With Valentine’s Day just a couple days away, you should decide on what flowers to give to your loved one. You could always ask her what her favorite flower is, or you could represent something special with your arrangement. We’ve made a list of the most popular flowers that represent love, along with their more … Continued

Rose: Flower of the Week

Everyone knows that the rose is the classic Valentine’s Day flower, so we thought it appropriate to be this week’s Flower of the Week. But did you know that roses don’t all have the same meaning? Each different color variety of roses represents something different than the rest. Red – The red rose is the … Continued