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Toasting Summer with Summer Flower Arrangements and Bouquets

Now that it's the middle of summer, this is a good time to make sure your house or office is overflowing with beautiful summer flowers. Plus, there are many special days, occasions, and events where summer flowers can also enhance the effect that you are trying to achieve.  Our San Diego flower shops are filled to the brim with all types of gorgeous summer flowers many of which make up our new summer flower collection created by our incredible, award-winning floral design team. Here are some highlights from our summer flower collection with numerous products now on sale and available to order in our San Diego flower shops, by phone, or through our online ordering system: CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE This homage to the Sunshine State includes yellow roses along with green hydrangeas, a locally grown succulent, and other local accent flowers. SPECIAL SOMEONE Anyone who receives this spectacular summer flower arrangement is sure to feel special. It is arranged in a pave style and offers an array of pink hues. Flowers include roses, spray roses, and gerbera daisies. Also featured are red gerberas and ranunculus in a leaf-lined glass vase. SWEET SAN DIEGO Pink Oriental lilies, tulips, larkspur and gerberas are arranged

July 16th, 2017|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Toasting Summer with Summer Flower Arrangements and Bouquets

Celebrating Summer in San Diego with Seasonal Flowers

Summer officially kicked off on June 21st so it's in full swing at all of our San Diego flower shops with the arrival of our summer flower collection. This year's collection includes new floral designs and unique ways to display summer flowers in your home or office as well as special summer arrangements that make great gifts for loved ones or that offer a stunning ambiance to your summer wedding or summer event. We even have patriotic summer flower arrangements for the Fourth of July!   Here are some highlights from our summer flower collection to get you in the mood to place an order today and take advantage of our special pricing on many of our summer flower bouquets: CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE This bright summer flower arrangement includes yellow roses that have been combined with green hydrangeas, a locally grown succulent, and other local accent flowers. RAINBOW SORBET Blooming with vibrant colors, this summer bouquet features orange and pink roses, blue and green hydrangea, gerbera daisies and more are the perfect gift for any occasion.  You can select from three sizes.  ROSES AND GERBERA DAISIES BOUQUET The Roses and Daisy Bouquet comes with a choice of nine, 14, or 19

June 28th, 2017|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Celebrating Summer in San Diego with Seasonal Flowers

Summer Flowers Add Color and Texture

You can change up the look of your entire house just by adding seasonal flowers like those available from our San Diego flower shops for the summer. This gives you an affordable way to add texture and color to a room like a family room, gathering room, or kitchen without redesigning the entire look of your home. And, when the summer season is over, you can then change it up with fall colors. Until then, we have a number of great examples of summer flower arrangements from our summer flower collection that is sure to fit your style, design and color choices, and budget. Check out these summer blooms: Garden Sunset comes with sunflowers, Peruvian lilies, roses and summer fillers and is displayed in a glass vase. This has a country feel. Another relaxed, yet beautiful, summer flower arrangement is the Roses and Gerbera Daisies Bouquet. It comes with assorted roses, gerbera daisies, yellow solidago and greenery. You can opt for nine, 14, or 19 stems when you place your order. Purple Pride is a sophisticated floral display with cream roses and royal purple Monte Casino asters and lisianthus arranged with greenery in a glass vase. Mood Changer is a

Celebrating Special Days in July

Beyond the 4th of July celebrations and other special events, the month of July is filled with special occasion days that are celebrated each year. Many of these special days in July have to do with celebrating certain family members who have shown us love, mentored and protected us, and enhanced our life. In July, the special family-oriented days include: July 24 is Cousin’s Day and Parents’ Day July 26 is Aunt and Uncle Day July 30 is Father-in-Law Day While it’s good to give them a card or other gift that tells them just how much you appreciate them, we also think that summer flowers make for a special gift. Since July is peak season for summer flower season, all of our flower arrangements feature a wide array of these bright, beautiful blooms. Here are some great gift ideas for these special family celebration days in July: Cymbidium Sophistication has three fresh-cut cymbidium orchid sprays arranged in a modern vase. This long-lasting gift will be a reminder for months to come beyond the special day in July. La Jolla Tropics has birds of paradise, heliconia, red ginger and yellow oncidium orchids along with a variety of tropical foliage. It’s

July 1st, 2016|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Celebrating Special Days in July

Summer Flowers Have Arrived Just in Time!

Summer starts today – Monday, June 20th. We’ve got a large supply of summer flowers from our trusted flower partners locally and internationally. It’s time to start thinking about how to decorate for all those upcoming summer celebrations, including patriotic flowers for the 4th of July. Here are some of our summer favorites now in stock along with some examples of the types of summer flower arrangements available: Roses With June as National Rose Month, this summer favorite offers a beautiful way to celebrate the summer. You could get a patriotic set of color-dipped roses or create some stunning arrangements for your home or a special occasion like these: Feel the Love is bursting with color. There are bright rose colors like yellow, orange, pink and red along with greenery in a clear glass vase. You can choose from flower arrangement sizes that contain 12, 18, or 24 roses. Yellow Roses provides 12 or 24 bright yellow premium roses mixed with solidago and greenery in a clear glass gathering vase. It is like a container of sunshine that is sure to cheer the recipient or brighten a room in your home. Orchids Another beautiful flower to enjoy in the summer

June 20th, 2016|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Summer Flowers Have Arrived Just in Time!

Celebrating National Smile Week

The second week of August has been designated as National Smile Week. When you see a smile, it often makes you smile so this celebration is designed to focus on the positive. You can celebrate with your family, friends, colleagues and neighbors. After all, everyone can use a smile. Check out these cheerful flower arrangements that are sure to garner a smile: Sunflower Garden bring together a cheery floral selection of roses, lilies, sunflowers, stock, alstroemeria and more in a cylinder vase. Peony Pleasure includes pink and white peonies that are combined with dusty miller in a cylinder vase. Symphony includes roses, orchids, tulips and pastel-colored hydrangeas along with curly willow. A Sweetest Blooms Bouquet has fuchsia roses and yellow Asiatic Lilies pop along with yellow and white traditional daisies, green button poms, and fresh greenery that are all arranged in a clear glass vase and accented with a satin hot pink ribbon. Roses and Gerbera Daisies Bouquet has numerous colors of roses and gerbera daisies accented with yellow solidago and assorted greenery. It comes in three sizes: Standard (9 stems), Deluxe (14 stems), and Premium (19 stems). Summer Sunflower Cube includes Top of Formsunflowers, delphinium, alstroemeria and more bright

August 13th, 2015|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Celebrating National Smile Week

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

Summer Flowers to Celebrate 4th of July

With summer already in full-swing, it’s time to turn our attention to the biggest party of the summer, which is the 4th of July now only a couple of weeks away. To add a festive touch to your barbecue, block party, or get together, we have an array of summer flowers available in each of our San Diego flower shops. RED TULIPS LOVE Ten, twenty, or thirty romantic red tulips come hand arranged in a clear glass vase. These are a beautiful way to celebrate this holiday. PREMIUM LONG STEM ROSES Deliver two dozen of the finest Premium 60 cm long stem red roses available. Arranged in a clear vase, these roses are 100% guaranteed fresh and long lasting with 100% guaranteed satisfaction. These were the very same roses that came from the Ecuador farm that serves the Miss America pageant. Besides two dozen, you can also opt for smaller or larger quantities. CRYSTAL WHITE LILIES This stunning display includes a tall vase of 15 Oriental lilies that is great for décor or as party décor for the big Independence Day celebration. LA JOLLA ELEGANCE White callas, white hydrangea, and green cymbidium orchids are hand arranged in a tall glass

June 25th, 2015|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Summer Flowers to Celebrate 4th of July

Gerbera Daisies are a Favorite Summer Flower

One of our favorite summer flowers among staff and customers is the gerbera daisy because its bright coloring reflects the season. Here we provide a little background on this flower variety and introduce you to some of our best flower arrangements that feature this stunning flower. All about Gerbera Daisies The Gerbera Daisy is also known as the African Daisy since it is native to South Africa. However, it is grown in North America as well. The name for the flower is thought to come from the 18th-century German naturalist, Traugott Gerber. Known as herbaceous perennials, these flower have large blooms with yellow central disks. The petals are often red, orange, or yellow, but you can find other colors like pink, white, and violet. They can reach just over one foot in height. For indoor care, gerbera daisies will bloom for approximately four to six weeks with proper care. They should be placed in a sunny window and watered thoroughly. Like all flowers, make sure not to overwater. Our Gerbera Daisy Collection Be sure the view our selection of these bright and bold flowers that are perfect for any occasion – from a gift to an event. Here are some

July 18th, 2014|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Gerbera Daisies are a Favorite Summer Flower

Enjoy the Start of Summer on June 21st with the Summer Solstice

Summer officially starts when the summer solstice arrives, typically on June 21st.  This is when Earth is most inclined toward the sun, which only happens twice a year. This date and time has many traditions attached to it, but to most of us it simply means that we can officially start saying summer is here. For us, at Allen’s Flowers and Plants, we not only enjoy the fact that summer brings us even lovelier weather in San Diego and we can take advantage of the bay, beaches, and inland areas, but it also means we can focus on enjoying the beautiful summer flowers and summer celebrations where our flowers are often features, including events, parties, and weddings. June is National Rose Month To kick off the summer, June is National Rose Month. This stunning flower variety is perfect to give a loved one or to use as part of your summer wedding or event. This month, we are helping you to celebrate National Rose Month by putting most of our rose arrangements on sale. This includes everything from a single rose to multiple dozens of roses to flower arrangements that combine roses with other luxury flowers. Remember that our roses

June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Summer Flowers|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Enjoy the Start of Summer on June 21st with the Summer Solstice