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Birth Month Flowers – November – Chrysanthemum

When one thinks of fall, it is hard to overlook Chrysanthemums. They are practically perfect next to your fall gourds and pumpkins on your porch or fireplace and the color varieties that can be found are stunning; lush and sumptuous. Chrysanthemums are highly varied, coming in many shapes and sizes, and the large blooms you […]

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Birth Month Flowers – October – Calendula and Marigold

The October Birth Month flower is a colorful representative of the changing from Summer to Fall, a perfect fit: the Calendula and the Marigold. While this bloom is not typically found as a cut flower, it is similar to our Gerbera Daisies, Mums, and Asters we carry at the shop throughout the fall. It may be […]

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Birth Flower of the Month – August – Gladiolus

We enjoy highlighting a favorite flower and especially sharing the meaning behind some of these flowers. The Birth Flower of the Month post is a great way to do that! Gladiolus are a genus of species native to sub-saharan Africa, “Gladiola” meaning sword lily. They grow from a corm rather than a bulb and are only […]

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Birth Flower of the Month – July – Delphinium

While you may only see a couple types of delphinium at the florist or nursery, there are over 400 species of Delphinium! Native to the Northern Hemisphere and the mountainous African tropics, these tall and colorful flowers are actually part of the Ranunculus Family. The name Delphinium originates from the Greek word for Dolphin based […]

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In Focus: Tropical Houseplants

At the Trillium, we pride ourselves on having lots of different unique and interesting gifts. Not only do we sell and specialize in cut flowers, we also have many home decor gifts and a variety of indoor houseplants. We offer these all year round for walk-in or delivery and can customize them just for you. […]

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Forcing Branches

This time of year, we get in many different types of branches like Forsythia, Curly Willow, Pussy Willow, peach blossoms and more. These branches go in arrangements, wreathes, bunched to sell, and more. Many do not know that these branches do have an afterlife when the flowers have expired. Curly Willow especially readily roots and […]

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Valentine’s Day is this Saturday the 14th

Valentines Day is celebrated around the world in many ways, but, where did Valentine’s Day come from anyways? Valentine’s Day began as a Christian celebration in the 3rd century of Rome of one or more early saints Valentinus. Several martyrdom stories were invented for this holiday, for example, the story of the Saint Valentine of […]

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The Meaning of Roses

The symbolic and legendary meanings of flowers dates back to the Elizabethan era, but it was the Victorians who actually assigned simple messages to individual flowers. Flower Language was Introduced to the Swedish court in 1714 by Charles II, and the Victorian mode of flower language spread quickly throughout Europe. While each flower has its […]

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