New for Spring at Florissa!
The new year is well underway, and that means it's almost time to get back into the garden. During the darker, cold winter days, all we can think about is those sunny spring days in the garden! Enjoying blooms, fruits, and vegetables that you've grown is such a reward. Best of all, trying new varieties in your garden is so
8 Magenta Plants for Your Garden
Long live magenta! Every year Pantone comes out with a Colour of the Year. This year, the colour is Viva Magenta. This vibrant yet deep magenta pink can be found in so many different plant families. So why not try out magenta plants in your garden? With lilies, hemerocallis, astilbe, dahlias and more available in magenta hues, you’ll be able
Favourites for Fall: What’s on Our ‘Must Plant’ Lists
A favourite quote from Audrey Hepburn is “to plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Nothing is more the case than planting bulbs in the fall with the promise of blooms, 4-6 months away in spring. The fall planting season is always an exciting time. There are so many bulbs to choose from. Shopping for spring flowering varieties is
Top 10 Fall Bulbs for a Spring Cut Flower Garden
Having a cut flower garden is so rewarding! There is nothing better than bringing your homegrown flowers indoors to enjoy. Bouquets of flowers bring instant colour to a room and make the perfect gift for friends and family. There are so many flowers available it seems like an endless selection. However not all flowers are best for cutting, so we’re here
Summer Bulbs are Back! Check Out These New Varieties!
If you're like most people, you can't wait to get your hands on some summer bulbs. This year, there are some really cool varieties to check out. With new dahlias, gladiolus, ranunculus, lilies and more, there is sure to be something that suits your style! These varieties are specifically chosen for their cut flower potential so you can enjoy them
6 Tulips for Every Garden
Fall is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about planting your tulip bulbs so that they can bloom brightly in the spring. Tulips are one of the most popular spring-blooming flowers for gardens because they can add lots of colors and many have a great spring aroma. With so many varieties, colors, and options, we’ve
Summer Cut Flowers: Gladiolus
Gladiolus is one of the most dramatic yet sophisticated summer cut flowers. They take center stage when placed in a large vase, engaging an entire room with orchid-like blooms opening along sword-like stems. They’re available in many gorgeous colors, some also have fringed or ruffled edges. You can buy gladiolus flowers from grocery stores as a mid-summer treat, but you’ll
Florissa’s Choice: Dahlia Myrtle’s Folly
This summer put Dinnerplate Dahlia Myrtle’s Folly at the top of your must-have list. You’ll be impressed with the ever-changing variations in these gorgeous blooms. Myrtle’s Folly opens up with beautiful raspberry buds to reveal blooms of hot pink with orange, pink, and yellow hues. Zany petals twist and turn, splitting slightly at the tips. Each bloom is a supersized puffball and