Flower of the Week: Quicksand Rose

This week we’re featuring a unique rose variation called Quicksand. Its color is a creamy, champagne-tinted blush, which can even appear slightly gray at times. This bloom is fairly new to the floral market, but is rising in popularity. It goes well with both softer colors (such as white or pastels) and vibrant greens, pinks, … Continued

Flower of the Week: Anemone

{Photo Credit: Dani Rose Photo} ¬† This week’s flower has a unique style and shape. The colorful petals and black centers of Anemones create a sharp, attention-grabbing contrast. They are the perfect bloom to feature in a bouquet, centerpiece, boutonniere or other arrangements. Anemones can be purchased year round, so they could be mixed into … Continued

Feverfew – Flower of the Week

Feverfew is a flower that is best known for its uses in herbal medicine, often as a treatment for headaches and migraines. However, feverfew has grown in popularity (especially in weddings) over the past few years in floral design because it instantly adds a natural, wildflower feel to any arrangement. Isn’t it just adorable? While … Continued

Lavender Roses: Flower of the Week

The unique lavender-hued rose is less often used that traditional red and pink roses, but it is no less beautiful. Just like with other colors of roses, there are many different variations of lavender roses, some being fuller than others, and one even dark pink at the tips of the petals. Roses have different meanings … Continued

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¬†that 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