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daFlores.com presents its 2011 Father’s Day collection

daFlores.com presents its 2011 Father’s Day collection

Father’s Day is coming up on June 19. For the observant, that means your Dad’s special holiday is just two week away. Given that daFlores.com can organize same-day delivery in many cases, we’re not phased by that at all, but we do suggest you get your Father’s Day gifts organized in plenty of time. The closer we creep to the Sunday after next, the busier our international flower shops get. “What’s this?” we hear you say. “Florists get busy for…

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Poinsettias – the Christmas flower

Poinsettias – the Christmas flower

In their natural state, poinsettias grow in South America, south of the Equator, which is one of the reasons why this lovely flower crops up at Christmas. Down there, it’s the middle of summer; up in the northern hemisphere it’s a relief to see anything growing, let alone a beautiful poinsettia. The first poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) were introduced to the USA by Joel Roberts Poinsett in 1828, and it’s from him that they got their name.  In the United States,…

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