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The Fragrance Subscription Box is for all the flower lovers who are looking to fill the house with the fragrance of fresh flowers. Our Fragrance Subscription Box had the following flowers and fillers –
These gorgeous, tropical and colourful plants are named for the beautiful, orange crane-like flowers that they produce, like the bird - birds of paradise. These Flowers are native to Southern Africa. Under the right conditions, including full, southern light exposure, proper humidity and temperature, Birds-of-Paradise can grow indoors, too.
This bulb produces tall flower spikes with numerous tubular blooms and a fragrance that is rich. With Mexican origins it's not hard to understand how this plant is ideally suited to warm weather gardening, but northern gardeners with a warm sunny site can grow tuberose, too. Give them sun, heat and time and you'll get back beautiful blooms with fragrance fit for the gods.
Chrysanthemums, or mums, are a staple in fall gardens. Native to China, this herbaceous and hardy perennial is an easy addition to give a gorgeous pop of colour in your fall garden landscape. A white chrysanthemum is a symbol of loyalty and devoted love. This type of daisy was initially grown as an herb associated with the power of life. The chrysanthemum flowers range from dazzling whites to deep bronzes, and the hardy plants are highlighted with full, dark green leaves.
Lilies, one of the most beloved bulbs for the summer garden, burst in with kaboom blossoms at an interlude when most flowers are in a holding pattern. They offer sweet scents, strong stems and substantial petals. They are native to the Northern Hemisphere. Grown from bulbs, lilies are perennial flowers that will return year after year and require minimal care, provided that you plant them in the right place. They come in many beautiful colours, including pink, gold, red, orange, and white. lilies are associated with rebirth and motherhood.
Orange Chrysanthemum Button
A Chrysanthemum button is one of the different varieties of chrysanthemums. Chrysanthemums grow best and produce the most flowers if they are planted in full sunshine. They respond to plenty of food and moisture. There are hundreds of varieties of Chrysanthemums, giving you a multitude of options for height, colour, flower size and time of bloom. In Japan they consider it to be a symbol of the sun and it is celebrated in a yearly festival. Chinese highly regard the bloom as a noble flower.
Eryngiums are also known as sea holly: they grow well in coastal areas and have spiny leaves and a characteristic ruff around the flowerheads. The thistle-like flowers are made up of tiny flowers packed together in a tight cluster. With colours ranging from grey to intense cobalt blue, eryngiums are striking plants. Eryngiums make good winter silhouettes and the flowerheads are great for cutting and using in fresh and dried arrangements. They are native to Southern America. They are a symbol for admiration, independence, severity and attraction.
The Leather leaf Fern is an evergreen herbaceous fern species growing up to 2 to 4 feet depending on the growing conditions. The dark green-coloured, lacy-looking, finely cut, glossy, and triangular-shaped fronds give the plant a tropical appearance. It is native to a diverse range of countries in the Caribbean, South America, southern Africa, Australasia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, and islands in the West Indian Ocean. The plant is typically grown in gardens as well as indoors. The leathery fronds of this fern stay fresh for lengthy periods after cutting, making them a florist's favourite.
Grown for both its colourful flowers and its everlasting calyx (the green leaf that encloses the flower bud), statice is also considered an herb, referred to as "sea lavender". Statice is commonly used in dried flower arrangements as well as fresh bouquets. In the language of flowers, statice symbolizes remembrance. Blooms develop in mid to late summer. The history of the statice flower indicates the bluish-purple colour has long been the most popular when using statice as cut flowers. However, cultivars of statice are now found in whites, yellows, pinks, violet and orange colours. It is native to many continents.
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