Flower Library

Muscari, a.k.a. “grape hyacinth”

Posted by adrianne on Apr 19, 2012 in Flower Library, Spring | No Comments |

They may speak softly, but they carry a BIG stick!  Although super dainty and petite, (their stem length tops out at 10″-12″, seriously) muscari’s unique, fairy-like appearance make them an impressive, not-to-be-overlooked, springtime sweetheart…they truly are the little flower that could!  Muscari bulbs are planted in sandy soil. Once their sprouts hit the soil’s surface, they take delight in full [...]

Ranunculus

Posted by adrianne on Apr 9, 2012 in Fleuriste Events, Flower Library, Spring | No Comments |
Ranunculus

  Aaahhh, spring…when it has sprung, these delightful blooms are singing right alongside the sweet songbirds whose music fills the air with happiness.  Ranunculus are a local favorite here in San Diego.  We are blessed every spring to see them growing just east of the I-5 freeway at the Carlsbad Flower Fields…a hillside rainbow of cheery colors such as plummy-violet, [...]

sweet peas

Posted by adrianne on Mar 29, 2012 in Fleuriste Events, Flower Library, Spring | No Comments |
sweet peas

What’s not to love about sweet peas?  So ruffly, feminine and filled with the most delightful fragrance – aaahhh.  When I was a little lassie, sweet pea seeds were given to me by my mother…it was the first flower I ever grew.  Watching them trellis up our garden fence filled my little 6 year old [...]

craspedia billy balls

Posted by adrianne on Aug 18, 2011 in Fleuriste Events, Flower Library, Spring, Summer | One Comment |

photo: Delphine Craspedia, commonly known as Billy Balls, are a whimsical touch to rustic garden style wedding bouquets as well as for modern inspired events. Billy Balls come only in sunshine yellow. They dry well and are available for spring and summer arrangements.

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