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Determining Which Flowers are Appropriate for Certain Occasions

While flowers are always a matter of personal preference in terms of variety and color, there are some good guides that can help you if you are not sure if a particular flower might be better for certain occasions. Here is a guide plus some examples from our floral design collection available through our online flower shop and all of our San Diego florist locations. Anniversary Focus on colors like pink and red, which represent love and passion. It’s best to stay away from yellow as it represents friendship. Of course, if your love happens to like yellow, then it is okay. Flower choices can include roses, iris, and lilies. Lavish Love featureTop of Forms red roses and spray roses along with pink Asiatic lilies in a stylish glass vase. Birthday This is the time for fun, festive colors that are bright. You can pick the birth flower for the recipient’s birthday month, such as larkspur for July and gladiolus for August or just simply get what you know your loved one enjoys. Happy Birthday Tulips and Balloons features a bright display of tulips in many hues along with a 'Happy Birthday' Mylar balloon. Funeral and Sympathy For funerals, blue,

July 27th, 2015|Categories: Flowers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Determining Which Flowers are Appropriate for Certain Occasions

Fresh-Cut Summer Flower Arrangements Add Color and Cheer to Any Room

While a San Diego day is pretty bright anyways, it could still use with more color and cheer by adding some fresh-cut summer flower arrangements to any room. Here are some ideas to decorate your home this summer: Sunflowers This bright and cheerful flower looks great in the foyer to welcome guests as well as in the kitchen with its rustic country look. You can also add sunflowers to a patio, porch, or balcony to welcome the morning sunrise. Bowl Full of Sun Diego is full of sunflower in a bubble bowl. Sunflower Fun offers a dozen sunflowers that have been accented with folded aspidistra leaves in a clear glass vase. Del Mar Sunflowers includes sunflowers, ocean blue delphinium, and alstromeria into a stunning display. Roses Roses make an elegant statement and work in more formal rooms like the dining room as a centerpiece or a library. They are also romantic and go nicely in a master bedroom or guest room. Exquisite Roses includes 36 long-stem roses and white hydrangea blooms with clusters of green hypericum berries in a clear glass vase. Blushing Rewards brings together fuchsia roses with pale pink spray roses, pastel pink hydrangea, and greenery in a

July 21st, 2015|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Fresh-Cut Summer Flower Arrangements Add Color and Cheer to Any Room

Southern California’s Favorite Tulip Arrangements

Tulips are a real favorite in Southern California, and Allen’s Flowers & Plants has numerous tulip arrangements that make great gifts for any special occasion or as a “just because.” These tulip arrangements also can be used for a wedding or event as well as special décor during the spring and summer seasons. Here is a roundup of our tulip arrangements: Tulips Together is a trio of tulips each bunched by colors that include red, yellow, and purple. Each bunch of tulips has been tied with bear grass and then displayed in a rectangular glass vase. Vivid Tulips Bubble Bowl contains 20 tulips from Holland. You pick the available colors and enjoy this fresh, vivid floral display. Amazing Tulips has four fresh groups of 15 multi-colored tulips, offering up a total of 60 blooms in one special flower arrangement. It’s a truly spectacular way to display tulips. Deluxe Fresh Holland Tulips offers up bright spring colors in a glass vase in available colors. On top of these favorite tulip arrangements, you can also opt to create your own tulip flower arrangement for a gift, décor, floral centerpiece and more by working directly with our floral design team at any of

July 13th, 2015|Categories: Tulips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Southern California’s Favorite Tulip Arrangements

Flowers & Gifts for July Special Days

You may not realize it but July is full of special family celebration days. These include Cousin’s Day on July 24th, Aunt & Uncle Day on July 26th, and Father-in-Law Day on July 30th. Each is an opportunity to stop, reflect, and share what it is that makes these family members so special to you. Whether you are close by or far away, you can take the time on these days to send a gift of love and appreciation for your family members. To provide you with some beautiful ways to show how you feel on these three special days in July, here are some gift ideas: Vivacious is a bright celebration of hot pink roses, stargazer lilies, and pastel gerbera daisies in a designer vase. The Roses and Gerbera Daisies Bouquet is a stunning design composed of yellows solidago and greenery that accents the combination of roses and gerbera daisies. You can choose three different sizes with nine, 14, or 19 stems hand arranged in a glass vase. Flower Fields of San Diego highlights some of the many beautiful flowers found in the fields and flower farms near Carlsbad in Northern San Diego County. This flower arrangement has roses,