Friday, August 21, 2015

Flower of the Week: Lisianthus

This week we chose Lisianthus to be our flower of the week!

Known for various different names such as Texas Bluebells, Pairie Gentian and Lira de San Pedro, Lisianthus can symbolize appreciation. This makes them the perfect thank you gift.

This beautiful flower originates from Texas and Mexico. Its colour varies from purple/violet, to pink or white.

If you are planning a wedding, Lisianthus are your flowers to go for your centrepieces.

Visit us and get a free Lisianthus when you walk into our boutique!

Lisianthus from The Flower Pot

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Flower of the Week: Dahlia

This week, we are going to talk about Dahlias!

This beautiful flower comes in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes. They can be yellow, purple, orange, white, red or pink with round or pointed petals. 

Dahlias are perfect for any floral design, from landscapes to wedding bouquets. Most people believe they express dignity, commitment and elegance. 

We cannot forget to mention that Dahlias are also Mexico's national flower!


Friday, August 07, 2015

Flower of the Week: Kniphofia

This week, our chosen flower is the Kniphofia.

Also known as Torch Lilies or Red-Hot Poker, these flowers are typical from the South of Africa. They are very unique for their narrow shape, beautiful bright colours and also for the fact that they can grow up to 5 ft (1.5m) tall in the field or garden.

Kniphofias, or Tritoma in Latin, are very seasonal flowers. Turning from yellow to orange, and then to finally scarlet, Kniphofia is the perfect flower to light up your garden and home!

Want to know a fun fact about Torch Lilies? Butterflies and Hummingbirds love them! 

Kniphofia at The Flower Pot

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Flower Crowns - Osheaga Special

It is finally here! After waiting for months, Osheaga weekend starts today. 

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, this amazing Montreal summer festival brings a huge variety of artists and entertainment close to you.

Source: The Gazette

Now, we are sure you've been planning what to wear for days.The perfect fashion accessory to wear to any outdoor musical festival is a floral crown. 

These decorative headpieces have their history rooted in the hippie generation and even further back to mythology. Today, they are making a comeback being seen everywhere from runaway models to festivalgoers and are a must have for Osheaga.

They are cute, girly, and are made with beautiful flowers. How can we not love them?

We selected our favourite inspirational styles for you to get inspired too!

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Flower Of The Week: Sunflowers

It is that time of the week when we choose a fitting flower as our Flower Of The Week. This week, our focus is on the Sunflowers.

We all know that this beautiful flower with amazing bright colours, seeks and follows the path of the sun. This is why it is called Sunflower. Traditionally, the Sunflower symbolizes adoration, loyalty and long-life. 

Sunflowers are extremelly unique. They come in different sizes and its colour can vary from yellow to red. 

Known as "happy" flowers, they are the perfect gift to put a smile on someone's face. 

Come visit us and get a free Sunflower when you walk into our boutique!

Sunflower at The Flower Pot