Sympathy Flowers for Loss of a Cat

Sympathy Flowers for Loss of a Cat

Cat owners may grieve the loss of their sweet and cherished feline friend. A flower arrangement can honor the special relationship between cats and their humans.    Cat-safe sympathy flowers Many cat owners don’t stop at just one cat. In fact, 52...
Florida’s Fall Flowers

Florida’s Fall Flowers

In Florida’s climate, many plants provide fall and winter colors. Florida’s fall and winter-blooming plants come in a variety of sizes, colors, and growing habits. Some plants that wilt in the summer heat grow well in Florida’s mild winters. Annuals Sweet William One...
Sympathy Flowers for Loss of a Dog

Sympathy Flowers for Loss of a Dog

Did you know that psychological studies have shown that 77 percent of dog and cat owners view their pet as a member of the family? People who regard their pets as family members instead of possessions often end up seeing both physical and mental health benefits. ...
Filler Flowers for Wedding Boutonnieres

Filler Flowers for Wedding Boutonnieres

There are so many choices to make when planning your wedding! Flowers on the alter, flower centerpieces, flowers for the bouquet and the boutonniere … flowers, flowers, flowers! Then, once you’ve chosen the perfect flowers, they need accent or filler...
Unique Boutonniere Choices

Unique Boutonniere Choices

There are so many different styles and arrangements of boutonnieres because there are so many unique and amazing flowers from which to choose! Here are some of the more unique boutonniere choices that you might consider for your wedding. This should help all the men...
Classic Wedding Boutonnieres

Classic Wedding Boutonnieres

Boutonnières are a floral decoration worn by men to accessorize their suit or tuxedo look for a formal event, especially a wedding. It accentuates the groom’s suit, but it also carries an important meaning that ties him with the bride.  The history of the...
Dramatic centerpieces

Dramatic centerpieces

You don’t have to be a drama queen to want your wedding to make a statement. And dramatic centerpieces are a perfect way to do just that. After all, your guests will spend more time at the reception than they do at the ceremony. So make sure that your table...
Centerpieces

Centerpieces

By definition, the centerpiece is the most important part of (something.) So that means that the centerpieces you choose for your wedding are (at least one of) the most important part(s) of your wedding. Centerpieces set the tone for an entire...
More ideas for bridal bouquets

More ideas for bridal bouquets

The bouquet is the crown jewel of any bridal ensemble and one of the most-photographed details. No matter what your season, color palette, or floral preferences are, we’ve got you covered.  Besides being a wedding tradition, the right flowers can help...
Bridal Bouquets

Bridal Bouquets

Flowers and weddings are such an essential pairing that you just can’t have one without the other. Your Big Day is supposed to be one for the books, and the perfect blooms should complement one of the most perfect moments of your life! Besides being a wedding...
Lovely Lilacs

Lovely Lilacs

Lilac flowers are a true sign that spring has arrived in full force. Most lilac trees and shrubs produce their bloom mid-spring. Once the blooms open, this striking shrub is hard to miss. The flowers often come in shades of purple and white. They emit a...
The Flower of the Holy Spirit

The Flower of the Holy Spirit

Peristeria is a highly famous orchid. Flowers of this stunning orchid resemble a dove, hence comes its common name, the Dove Orchid. This orchid is also frequently referred to as the Holy Spirit Orchid, or the Holy Ghost Orchid. Nicknamed “The Flower of the...
Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day, we all take the time (or should take the time) to appreciate our mothers for the immeasurable contributions they make to our lives. It could be said that the relationship with our mothers is more important than any other in our lives. Male or female,...
Heartfelt Hydrangeas

Heartfelt Hydrangeas

Hydrangea is a class of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas. Most are shrubs that grow to be 1 to 3 yards tall, but some are small trees, while others can reach up to almost 100 ft by...
Wide World of Peonies

Wide World of Peonies

Peonies are one of the greatest traditions of the spring garden. Soft, colorful, fragrant blooms have a richness that make them as treasured in the garden as they are in vases in the house. The peony is beautiful in bloom from spring to summer—with lush...
The beauty of lilies

The beauty of lilies

Lilies are one of the world’s most easily recognizable flowers. They look beautiful in bouquets of cut flowers, and in planters or your garden. They are long lasting, too. The common names of flowers can be one of the more appealing and colorful aspects of...
Easter Flowers

Easter Flowers

Easter is the celebration of rebirth. It’s a spring holiday and spring is all about nature coming back to life. Is there any better way to celebrate a return to life than with flowers? Nowhere is the idea of rebirth more evident than in our gardens. From...
The Legend of the Easter Bunny

The Legend of the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny brings back great childhood memories. As adults, we enjoy watching our children and grandchildren enjoying the same traditions that we enjoyed as kids. It’s a known fact that the egg-laying Easter Bunny goes hand in hand with Easter...
It’s a happy spring with hyacinths

It’s a happy spring with hyacinths

From the garden to the container to the forcing vase, there’s no shortage of ways to grow gorgeous Hyacinthus. Hyacinths are spring-blooming bulbs with richly colored flowers. They have a beautiful fragrance that can perfume your entire garden. This perennial...
The Greek Goddess, Iris

The Greek Goddess, Iris

Add some spring color to your garden by including iris flowers in your landscape. This beautiful plant takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, which is also the name for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris. Irises are perennial...
Time for Tulips

Time for Tulips

Tulips are among the world’s favorite flowers, and one of the most recognized. The classic egg shaped blooms add elegance and sophistication to the garden or the vase.  With a dazzling array of colors and flower forms, tulips can add elegance,...
Let’s talk orchids

Let’s talk orchids

Orchids are enchanting and charismatic. They are unlike any other flowering plant in nature.  They are sophisticated and elegant. They make striking decor for any home. Orchids stand out due to their decorative blossoms, elegant stems, and the perfect...
Flowers for St Patrick’s Day???

Flowers for St Patrick’s Day???

Absolutely!  Flowers make a great gift any day of the year.  They are sure to put a smile on the face of anyone who receives them. Parades, leprechauns, and corned beef & cabbage may be the popular traditions of St. Patrick’s Day, the patron saint of...
Love Stories Through the Ages

Love Stories Through the Ages

We are still focused on love here at SuEllen’s Floral Company. As our florists have been talking to lovers about their wonderful relationships, I am reminded about the history and importance of romantic love in both fictional stories and history itself. Today, I...
A History of Valentine’s Day

A History of Valentine’s Day

Ah, February. The month of love and romance. Cupid is abound, shooting his arrows around Cape Coral. So today on The Blooming Blog we look at the lovely, romantic history of Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day originates from the Feast of Saint Valentine,...
Flowers and Emotions

Flowers and Emotions

Flowers have a lot of benefits. They smell good, they look good, they brighten up any room. But did you know that flowers also scientifically reduce stress and boost your mood? There are a number of studies that have now definitively and scientifically proven the...
The BRIDAL Blog

The BRIDAL Blog

When it comes to brides and weddings getting the flowers has to be one of the top things after her finding her dress. SuEllen’s Floral Company feels very lucky to be a part of such a beautiful addition to the wedding. There is a lot of communication...
Wedding Wearables

Wedding Wearables

Ah, love. We usually think that the month of romance and passion is February. Valentine’s Day lies smack-dab in the middle of the month, and that tends to be the time that lovers express their unbridled feelings to their significant others. The marriage...
Orchids

Orchids

Happy New Year, My Flowery Friends! Last year has now come and gone, and I think we should start this year with some color shall we? And what better way to ring it in with one of the most colorfully diverse (and biologically diverse) family of flowers we have at...
Wreaths

Wreaths

It may be hanging on your door or wall right now. A beautifully adorned circular ring of leaves, flowers, twigs, and possibly even some fruits. The wreath is almost as familiar to Christmas as the Christmas tree and mistletoe. But it also has the most unique history...
The Meaning of the Holidays

The Meaning of the Holidays

Did you know that the chopping down of the Christmas tree represents the death of Christ? Did you know that putting it back up represents the miracle of His resurrection? Did you know that the wreaths we hang on our front doors are infinite circles that represent...
Poinsettias

Poinsettias

It’s the Christmas Season! The most wonderful time of the year! All this month, The Blooming Blog will be spotlighting some of the popular flowers and plant ornaments we have here at SuEllen’s Floral Company. Today, our Christmas Spotlight is on the...
Helianthus

Helianthus

What do you think of when you hear the word Helianthus? Perhaps you never heard it before. Am I describing an ancient Greek poet? Perhaps a spell from the Harry Potter series? You may know the helianthus by it’s more common name, the “sunflower.” Ah...
Rose

Rose

Welcome to the very first Blooming Blog from SuEllen’s Floral Company. Each week, we will be providing you with fun and unique trivia about the many flowers we carry, as well as some tips and tricks as to how to care for and manage these flowers. Just for...

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